Fact Cards

611-April Ludgate-The role of April Ludgate was specifically created for Aubrey Plaza after the casting director met her and felt she was,

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612-Daylight saving-Losing an hour of sleep when daylight savings put the clocks forward causes a 25% increase in heart attacks on the following Monday. They reduce by 21% when clocks go back.

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613-Angus Young-When AC/DC was accused of backmasking Satanic messages in

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614-John Draper-In 1971, phone phreaker John Draper discovered a way to gain free minutes for long-distance, AT&T calls. He would blow a toy, ‘Captain Crunch’ whistle, which had the same 2600-hertz tone that indicated a trunk line was ready to be put through, and gain access to additional minutes.

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615-Black mamba bite-In 2012, Mark Laita, a wildlife photographer was able to survive a black mamba bite without antivenom, as the bite hit an artery in his leg and caused a torrent of blood to come spurting out, expelling the venom from the wound.

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616-Cholera londan-It was a physician named John Snow who deduced that the cause of spread of Cholera in London in the mid-nineteenth century, was contaminated water. His evidence included the 70 workers in the local brewery who only drank beer and all survived.

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617-Hugh Hefner playboy-After Esquire rejected a story about straight men being persecuted in a world where homosexuality was the norm, Hugh Hefner published it in Playboy. In response to angry letters, Hefner wrote:

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618-Northern Elephant Seals-Northern Elephant Seals were thought to be extinct until eight were discovered on Guadalupe Island in 1874 by a Smithsonian expedition. They then killed seven for their collections.

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619-Romans daylight-Since Romans used daylight and darkness to determine the time, an hour was 45 minutes in the winter and 75 in the summer.

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620-Sue Aikens-A grandmother named Sue Aikens was attacked by a bear. After the attack, she sewed her scalp, re-set her dislocated legs and then killed the bear...and ate it.

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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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