Fact Cards

231-WONDER WOMAN-Wonder Woman has a black sister named Nubia. She was sculpted from black clay just as Diana was sculpted from white clay.

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232-MANSFIELD CUMMING-British spies used semen as invisible ink during WWI and this method was invented by Sir Mansfield Cumming.

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233-CROW GIFTS-Eight-year-old Gabi Mann of Seattle, Washington receives gifts from crows in her garden. She feeds the crows regularly and little

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234-NIKOLA TESLA-There is a statue of Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley that radiates free Wi-Fi.

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235-SPACESUITS-Spacesuits take 5,000 hours to make and cost around $1 million.

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236-BRITISH POUNDS-The British pound is the world's oldest currency still in use - it is 1200 years old.

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237-CAREGIVERS-In 2006, the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia launched a $1.2 million program to retrain prostitutes as nursing-home caregivers. A supporter explained they had “good people skills, aren't easily disgusted, and have zero fear of physical contact.”

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238-LEFT HAND BASEBALL-In baseball, a left-handed specialist is a relief pitcher who throws left-handed and specializes in pitching to left-handed batters. They frequently enjoy long careers since their pitching arm suffers less stress.

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239-ULCER-To prove that stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria, Barry Marshall drank broth filled with infectious bacteria, got ulcers, then cured himself with antibiotics. In 2005, he won a Nobel Prize.

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240-HIGHEST EARNING ATHLETE-The highest earning athlete of all time was a Roman charioteer named Gaius Appuleius Diocles. Adjusted, he earned approximately $15 billion in prize money alone.

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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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