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41-dihydrogen-monoxide-In 1997, 14 year old Nathan Zohner was able to get 43 out of 50 of his classmates to vote to ban

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42-88888-number-plate-Because the number 8 is considered very lucky in Chinese culture, a Chinese man spent the equivalent of $145,000 to secure a license plate reading '88888' in the hope of increasing his luck. On his first day with the plate, he was pulled over 8 times by cops who thought the plate was a fake.

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43-queen-driving-Queen of England once

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44-steven-tyler-In 1984, Steven Tyler heard an old Aerosmith song on the radio and didn't recognize it due to memory loss from years of drug use. He suggested to the band that they record a cover version. Joe Perry told him

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45-3-point-seatbelt-Volvo invented the three-point seatbelt and gave the patent away to save lives.

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46-south-park-When South Park did an episode on Tourettes, the Tourettes Association said they expected it to be offensive. After broadcast, they conceded there was

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47-tylenol-When Britain changed the packaging for Tylenol to blister packs instead of bottles, suicide deaths from Tylenol overdoses declined by 43 percent. Anyone who wanted 50 pills would have to push out the pills one by one but pills in bottles can be easily dumped out and swallowed.

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48-nikola-tesla-Nikola Tesla once paid an overdue hotel bill with a 'working model' of his 'death beam'. He warned the management never to open it without taking proper precautions to avoid detonation. After his death in 1943, the box was pried open and they found nothing but a bunch of old lab components.

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49-tic-tacs-Tic tacs are almost pure sugar but due to their weight are allowed to be labeled as zero sugar per serving.

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50-ice-bucket-challenge-With funds from ALS 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge, scientists found a gene called NEK1 and can now develop gene therapy to treat inherited ALS.

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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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