Fact Cards

701 Jennifer Lawrence-After the release of 'The Hunger Games' and 'Brave' in 2012, women's participation in archery rose by 105%.

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702. Nietzsche-After Nietzsche's death his sister Elisabeth curated and edited his manuscripts, reworking Nietzsche's unpublished writings to fit her own German nationalist ideology while often contradicting or distorting his stated opinions, which were explicitly opposed to antisemitism and nationalism.

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703. Tyrannosaurus Rex vs Stregosaurus-We live closer to the time of Tyrannosaurus Rex than they lived to Stegosaurus. 65 million years separate us from T-Rex whilst 83 million years separate T-Rex from Stegosaurus.

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704. Nirvana Beunos Aires Concert-Nirvana played a concert in Beunos Aires where the crowd threw mud and trash at the all-girl opening act. Kurt Cobain was so upset that he sabotaged the show by playing mostly lesser known songs and teasing 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' without ever playing it.

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705. Coccaine Bear-In 1985, authorities found a dead bear in the woods of Lexington, Kentucky. The bear died after eating 76 pounds ($15 million worth) of cocaine.

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706. Thomas Edison Henry Ford Wheelchair Races-When Thomas Edison was confined to a wheelchair in the last years of his life, his friend Henry Ford bought one too, so that they could have wheelchair races.

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707. Chinese bile bear-About 12,000 bears are farmed for their bile in China, which is used in traditional Chinese medicine and generates $2 billion per year. Farming always involves surgery on the bears to insert a catheter or to cut a hole through the abdomen by which the bile leaks. Bear bile has no medicinal effect.

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708. Polar Express Inmate Torture-In 2010, a Florida jail forced some inmates to watch The Polar Express on repeat. One inmate filed a lawsuit claiming that

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709. Sheep off cliff-In 2005, one sheep decided to jump over a cliff, enticing nearly fifteen hundred others to follow. Only the first 450 were killed, as the remaining animals' falls were cushioned by the dead bodies below.

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710. Salamo Arouch-There was a Jewish boxer named Salamo Arouch imprisoned at Auschwitz. He was forced to fight fellow prisoners. The losers were sent to the gas chambers or shot. He survived more than 2 years and 200 fights, eventually being released when the camp was liberated.

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  1. Would you mind if I started to post these facts on iFunny? I really think people would love them and I would of course credit and link your website.

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