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171-jennifer aniston-Jennifer Aniston by 1994 had appeared in four failed TV sitcoms. The depressed actress approached Warren Littlefield of NBC at a gas station, wondering if she would ever succeed in Hollywood. The network executive encouraged her to continue, and later that year cast her in 'Friends'.

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172-The poison squad-From 1902-1907, a group of 12 scientists regularly ate dangerous, common food additives that had previously been untested, such as formaldehyde, and documented how they reacted to said additives. They were known as

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173-Racist superhero DC-DC Comics' original candidate for its first headlining black superhero was the Black Bomber, a white racist who would turn into a black superhero under stress. Comics historian Don Markstein called it

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174-US food pyramid-The original food pyramid given to the US govt by nutritionists was altered for the benefit of the food industry and grain growers.

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175-da vinci law of friction-Art historians dismissed some doodles in da Vinci’s notebooks as “irrelevant.” But in 2016 a Cambridge professor Hutchings found that one page of these scribbles actually contained the first written records demonstrating the laws of friction.

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176-stan lee-Marvel pays Stan Lee $1 million a year for life just for being Stan Lee.

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177-MI6 spy williams-In 2010 an MI6 spy Gareth Williams was found dead, his naked body inside a padlocked bag in his flat in London. The Metropolitan Police concluded that he had accidentally locked himself in the bag and died as a result.

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178-steve comisor solar dryer-A man named Steve Comisar sold a 'solar-powered clothes dryer' for $39.99. Once he received the money, customers were mailed a clothesline.

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179-star war kid ghyslain raza-The

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180-Led zeppelin-In 2005, the BBC asked readers to vote for individual band members to create an

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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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