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The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
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Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.
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In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"
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The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
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President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.
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The first woman admitted to Harvard Medical School wasn't even from the U.S.
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Only two Coca-Cola executives know the beverage's secret formula.
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The world's most expensive fruitcake was worth $1.65 million.
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A Chinese woman quit her job and sold her house and car in order to adopt over 1,500 dogs and 200 cats.
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President Rutherford B. Hayes was the first president to use a telephone. His phone number was "1".
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Beethoven composed his Moonlight Sonata because he was in love with one of his students.
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Madagascar has a "forest" that is made entirely of stone.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger was so dedicated to working out that he used to break into the local gym when it was closed on weekends.
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14 Ford Anglias were destroyed to create the scene in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in which Harry and Ron crash into the Whomping Willow.
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An earthquake can shorten the length of a day.
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The Japanese planes that attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 were manufactured by Mitsubishi.
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Australians used to name their hurricanes after politicians they disliked.
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Fire escapes and windshield wipers were invented by women.
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In Orlando Florida, heavily-armed SWAT teams raided nine barbershops and arrested 34 people for barbering without a license.
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Walt Disney World is larger than 17 countries and outlying territories.
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