Fact Cards

371. Shakira-Shakira has been making music for more than 23 years and can play the guitar, drums, percussion and harmonica. She also speaks 7 different languages, is the founder of a charity called Pies Descalzos and is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.

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372. Steve Jobs-Steve Jobs could have avoided a premature death from cancer by having it properly treated. He refused treatment for 9 months, believing an alternative-medicine diet would be better. It was one of Steve Jobs' most notable regrets.

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373. Blackbeard-When Blackbeard captured the ship that would become Queen Anne's Revenge, there were 455 African slaves on board. Many of the African slaves would go on to become pirates rather than continue to be slaves. At the time of Blackbeard's death, nearly one-third of his total crew were former slaves.

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374. First Class Air ticket-A man from China bought a first class ticket which came with access to a VIP lounge that had free food. He rescheduled over 300 times in a year to enjoy over 300 free meals. When investigated, he canceled the ticket and got a full refund.

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375. Hole digging-In 2016, Cards Against Humanity raised over $90,000 in donations to dig a hole for no reason.

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376. Disney-In 1989, Disney threatened to sue three daycare centers in Hallandale, Florida for the unauthorized use of their characters. Universal Studios responded by giving the daycares the permission to paint their licensed characters, including those from Hanna-Barbera.

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377. Gedhun Choekyi Nyima-In 1995, the Chinese government kidnapped a 6-year old Tibetan boy (Gedhun Choekyi Nyima) called the Panchen Lama and replaced him with a Han Chinese

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378. Spatial recognition-Men have better spatial cognition than women and can put together IKEA furniture with or without the manual faster than women using the manual. Women's performance suffered greatly without the manual, but men's performance showed no major difference with or without the manual.

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379. Sitting Bull-After Sitting Bull was released from prison, he joined the Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show making $50 per week for riding once around the arena. Quickly getting annoyed with the audience, he quit and returned to his people saying

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380. Thomas Durrant-Sgt. Thomas Durrant posthumously received the Victoria Cross following a recommendation by the commander of an enemy ship that he fought against. He repeatedly refused to leave his exposed Lewis gun, drawing enemy fire towards him, receiving severe injury until the enemies boarded his ship.

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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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