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There’s a South African National Cleavage Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes All hail South Africa. Why? Well there’s a South African national cleavage day. It’s true, and sounds fun… Aah, I mean interesting and insightful. But why is there a national cleavage day in South African ? It is a pretty sexist thing to hold, and you don’t see anyone proclaiming a day to celebrate penises. …

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The Inventor of the Guillotine Was Killed by Guillotine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh dag nam it. How unfortunate is this? The inventor of the guillotine was killed by guillotine. As we know, the benefit of hindsight is a wonderful tool to have, but is of little use, especially in this case. But in saying that, would the¬†inventor of the guillotine have invented it if he knew he …

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The Eiffel Tower Was Almost Demolished In 1909

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Eiffel Tower was almost demolished in 1909. But why would the centerpiece of French culture and architectural innovation face the wrecking ball, and what saved it? Well, it was only designed for one purpose, and one of the most ordinary of devices prevented its ultimate destruction. When¬†construction work on the Eiffel Tower commenced in …

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Disney Employees Shared Underwear Until 2001

Reading Time: 2 minutes Up until 2001, Disney employees used to share underwear. That is a correct statement, as disgusting as it sounds, but there is far more to it than meets the eye. Sure, the dress code does sound extremely strict, and by all accounts it is, but the definition of underwear is not when it comes to …

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