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Fact Cards - 01-roman-toilets-Toilets in ancient Rome were bad enough to warrant prayers to the Gods of fortune, that were written on the walls. Problems included toilet explosion from the methane buildup and biting creatures emerging from below.

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Fact Cards - 02. Charles Mason-In 2014 Charles Manson was granted a marriage license, but the wedding was cancelled after it was discovered that 26 year old Afton Elaine “Star” Burton only wanted to marry Manson so she and her friend Craig “Gray Wolf” Hammond could use his corpse as a tourist attraction after he dies.

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Fact Cards - 03-disneyland-crash-When Disneyland opened, visitors had the option of arriving by highway or skyway (helicopter). However in 1968, 12 years after Disneyland opened, the skyway ended after a crash took the lives of 23 people (20 passengers and 3 crew members). It is the worst civilian helicopter crash in U.S. history.

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Fact Cards - 04-carrie-fisher-Carrie Fisher told her fans: “No matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.”

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05-genuine-leather-The term “genuine leather” isn’t reassuring you that the item is made of real leather. It as an actual distinct grade of leather and is the second worst type of leather there is.

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Fact Cards - 06-taylor-swift-In 2012 when Taylor Swift held a public vote for where she would visit and preform a free concert, 4chan users voted for a children’s school for the deaf and won the vote.

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Fact Cards - 07. Willie Nelson-When Willie Nelson’s assets were auctioned by the IRS, his fans bought the items and gave them back to Willie.

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Fact Cards - 08-civil-war-Diarrhea was the leading cause of death in the American Civil War and soldiers had an honor code against shooting someone who was pooping.

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Fact Cards - 09-yao-ming-A 2013 survey showed 91% of Chinese people in support of a nationwide ban on the trade of shark fins, largely as a result of campaigning by ex-NBA player Yao Ming.

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Fact Cards - 10. Steven Spielberg-Steven Spielberg wanted to direct a James Bond film, but he was turned down by the franchise’s owners. When he told his friend George Lucas, Lucas said he had a film “just like James Bond but even better.” It was a story about an archaeologist named Indiana.

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