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31-lyndon-b-johnson-President Lyndon B. Johnson once said,

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32-aldous-huxley-Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, took LSD on his deathbed and died tripping. One of the characters in Brave New World (Linda) died while high on soma, the hallucinogenic drug of choice.

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33-new-york-yankees-In 1957, the NY Yankees beat up a drunk bowling team because they were hurling racial slurs at Sammy Davis Jr. as he played at the Copacabana.

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34-mindful-exercise-Spending an average of 27 minutes each day practicing mindful exercise increases gray-matter density in the hippocampus, known to be important for learning and memory, and in structures associated with self-awareness, compassion, and introspection over an 8-week period.

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35-exercise-wheel-Researchers placed an exercise wheel in the wild and found it was used extensively by mice without any reward for using it. Other users included rats, shrews, and slugs.

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36-potato-jesus-The woman responsible for the botched

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37-forrest-gump-When Forrest gets up to talk at the Vietnam rally in Washington, the microphone plug is pulled and you cannot hear him. According to Tom Hanks, he says,

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38-royal-birth-Royal women used to give birth in front of an audience to prove that the child was indeed the fruit of the royal woman's womb. Wedding consummations for royalty were public too with only a thin curtain around the bed for privacy.

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39-georgian-warriors-Seven months after Russia declared war on Germany in 1914, a small band of Georgian warriors from a remote part of Georgia clad in medieval armor rode into the capital of Tiflis and up to the governor's palace, reporting for military duty, stating:

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40-piano-ss-soldier-When the Soviet Union was pushing towards Berlin, an SS soldier was forced to play a piano for his captors. They made it clear in sign language that he would be executed the moment he stopped. He played for 22 hours, after which he collapsed in tears. They congratulated him and shot him.

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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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