Fact Cards

521-Wonder woman-Gal Gadot was a part of re-shoots for the movie Wonder Woman (including stunts) while being five months pregnant. Her baby bump was visible, so the crew created a costume which had a green screen around her belly, which was later removed during post-production.

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522-SouthAfrica dimantled nucler-In the 1990s, the South African government dismantled all of its nuclear weapons, the first nation in the world which voluntarily gave up all nuclear arms it had developed itself.

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523-Looney tunes-Looney Tunes was created to promote WB's music catalog in the 1930's. That's why it's

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524-Mashrooms-Pharmacists in France have been trained in mycology, so foragers take the mushrooms they have gathered to their pharmacist where, free of charge, the mushrooms are checked for toxicity.

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525-Operation yellow ribbon-On September 11th, 2001 when the US Airspace was shut down following the attacks, Canada took in 255 flights bound for the USA making this known as Operation Yellow Ribbon. There were over 30,000 people on all 200 flights. Many Canadians hosted the passengers at home for several days.

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526-Tesla-Nikola Tesla was able to do integral calculus in his head, leading his teachers to believe he was cheating.

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527-Arkansas-Arkansas is the only state where rentals don't have a warranty of habitability. So, landlords can knowingly rent dangerous or otherwise uninhabitable properties with no recourse for the renter.

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528-Undersea Ecosystem-Until 40 years ago, scientists believed all life and food chains ultimately depended on the sun for energy. The discovery of deep sea vents with whole ecosystems driven solely by chemical energy changed this view. Now it's thought that life may have actually originated from such systems.

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529-Gay letters-Hundreds of love letters between two gay WWII soldiers were found and are being made into a book. In one, one of them wrote,

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530-911 Samaritan Dog-A service dog bit 911 into a cell phone after her owner collapsed from a seizure. She became the first canine recipient of the VITA Wireless Samaritan Award, given to someone who used a cell phone to save a life.

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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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