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1NBA cheerleader payscale

The average annual salary of a professional NBA cheerleader is $56,000

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Categories: Finance, Games, People

2Dip Prasad Pun

Dip Prasad Pun, a Gurkha soldier, single-handedly fought off at least a dozen Taliban assaulting him. He fired more than 400 rounds, launched 17 grenades, detonated a mine, and used his tripod as a weapon when his gun failed.

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Categories: Military, Places, Weapons

3Typhoon after Hiroshima bombing

A month after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a massive typhoon hit the city, killing 2,000

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Categories: Death, Disaster, People

4Glowing forests

There is a forest in India, which glows in the dark during the rainy seasons

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Categories: Forest, Places

5Trading asbestos

Canada has sold hundreds of millions of tons of asbestos to developing and 3rd world countries with no regulations against cancer causing substance with no warning while knowing fully well the dangers of the product.

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Categories: Countries, Health

6Fake charity groups in WWII

During WWII British spies posed as fake charity groups to hand out special monopoly games to allied prisoners of war. These games had compasses, maps, real money, and other useful tools for escaping.

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Categories: Currency, Games, War

7Bashar al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad is an eye doctor

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Categories: Education, People

8James Gunn

After James Gunn announced Marvel’s legal team wouldn’t let him use the Sneepers species in Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2, fans began to protest the decision on the internet en masse. This led Marvel to admit that it wasn’t that big of a deal, with Gunn stating to “keep an eye out for at least one Sneeper” in the sequel.

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Categories: Corporation, Movies

9When Marijuana leaf was tested negative

An 11-year-old boy was suspended for a year for possession of a "marijuana leaf" that tested negative for marijuana three times.

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Categories: Drugs, People

10Before 1974 single women couldn't get credit cards

Until 1974, banks could (and usually would) refuse to issue a credit card to a woman unless she was married and her husband co-signed for the card. A divorced woman was considered too much of a risk because she "couldn't keep a marriage under control."

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Categories: Finance, Relationship

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