Fact Cards

101 Aubrey Plaza-Aubrey Plaza (Parks & Rec, Scott Pilgrim vs The World) suffered a stroke leaving her temporarily paralyzed and aphasic (unable to speak) in 2004. Since then she has fully recovered.

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102 Beethovan Challenge-When Beethoven was challenged to an improvisation duel by one of his rivals named Steibelt, Beethoven took a piece of Steibelt's music, turned it upside down, played it, then improvised on that theme for over an hour. Steibelt simply left halfway through.

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103 Sikh Langar-Anybody can walk into a Sikh temple after prayers and partake of the free communal meal called Langar. The meal, a symbol of equality and community is given to anybody who wishes to partake, without any expectation of payment.

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104 Fart Contamination-A nurse wanted to know if her farts were contaminating equipment in the lab. The doctor and a microbiologist tested the hypothesis by having a colleague fart clothed then naked onto two Petri dishes. The conclusion was that clothing acts as a filter, but naked farts can cause contamination.

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105 Pregnancy Stem Cells-If a pregnant mother suffers organ damage during the pregnancy the fetus can send stem cells to help repair the damage.

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106 Ossip Bernstein-Ossip Bernstein was a famous chess grandmaster, who was sentenced to death by the Bolsheviks in 1918. While he was facing the firing squad, a Russian officer that heard his name offered him the chance to prove his identity in a game of chess. He beat the officer and was released.

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107 Maya Lin-Maya Lin, the designer of the Vietnam Wall, got a

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108 Bryan Cranston-The writers of Malcom in the Middle had a game called

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109 LOTR Party-After sweeping the 2004 Oscars, Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood skipped all official celebrations in favor of attending a LOTR fan party.

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110 Abraham Lincoln-Abraham Lincoln was an elite wrestler in his days before politics. He once challenged a crowd, saying,

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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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