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In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Charlie Sheen Stayed Awake for 48 Hours to Appear Wasted

Reading Time: 2 minutes For his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Charlie Sheen did something that today would seem almost completely unnecessary, well at least for him that is. He stayed awake for 48 hours straight to get the correct look for his part. Actors going to extreme lengths to make their roles appear authentic is not necessarily …

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Nelson Mandela Was Removed from Terrorist Watch List in 2008

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nelson Mandela was removed from the US terrorist watch list in 2008! In another case of bureaucracy being way behind the times, the US looks like they were about 20 years behind the times with this late removal. However, the removal of Nelson Mandela from the terrorist list raises a couple of questions that must be answered. Firstly, …

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Leonardo DaVinci Bought Caged Animals To Set Them Free

Reading Time: 2 minutes Leonardo DaVinci bought caged animals at the markets just to set them free. This was an unusual trait for a man living in the late 15th to early 16th century. So why was he so different? Leonardo DaVinci is renowned for his intellect and artistic talent, creating masterpieces in art and invention. The intricate detail …

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Hennig Brand Discovered Phosphorus When He Tried To Make Gold From Urine

Reading Time: 2 minutes The discovery of phosphorus was made when an alchemist, Hennig Brand, tried to make gold from urine. It’s something that most people wouldn’t even think of trying to do, but back in the mid seventeenth century peoples general knowledge of chemistry was not as advanced as it is today. So why did he try to …

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Jackie Chan Starred In A Porn Movie And It Was His Only Movie Without Any Violence Or Stunts

Reading Time: 3 minutes Martial arts action star, Jackie Chan, starred in a porn movie in 1975. Not only was he in a porn movie, but it remains to this day the only movie he has ever been involved with that doesn’t include a fight scene or a stunt sequence. We know that Jackie Chan is famous for performing his …

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Longest Reigning Monarch in the World Ever Reigned for 82 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The longest reigning monarch in the world ever was Sobhuza II, King of Swaziland who reigned for 82 years and nine months. He managed to beat his closest competitor but just over a year. That is of course an insurmountable amount of time to spend as a head of state, spanning much longer than the average …

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The Top Crayola Crayon Maker Was Color Blind

Reading Time: 3 minutes Well here’s a mismatched job if ever there was one. The top mold maker of crayons at Crayola was color blind. We kid you not. This was certainly the case, and for many many years. So what was the deal with the top crayon maker at Crayola being color blind, and how did he get …

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The First Movie Sylvester Stallone Starred In Was A Porn Movie

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first movie Sylvester Stallone starred in was a softcore porn movie called “The Party at Kitty and Stud’s.” We kid you not, this was indeed the first movie Sylvester Stallone starred in. But given his huge success, blockbuster appeal, and often questionable talent, why would he ever consider starring in an adult movie? Oh alas, things …

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