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In 2016, it was discovered that Beyonce's "Empower Women" clothing line was made by women sweatshop laborers working on less than £5 a day.
In France, it is illegal to deny that the holocaust happened.
During the Cold War, a Soviet Navy officer named Vasili Arkhipov prevented Nuclear War by being the only one of three officers aboard the nuclear-armed B-59 to deny the launch of nuclear torpedos, as a unanimous decision of all three officers was needed to launch.
The oldest unbroken alliance in the world is between England and Portugal dating back to 1373
Tim Duncan loves Dungeons and Dragons so much that he wanted to be called Merlin when he joined the NBA.
16Man who died 35 years after being shot
In 2001, a man died of complications from the injuries caused by a gunfire in 1966. His death was ruled a homicide, despite it occurring 35 years after the death of the shooter.
JRR Tolkien’s great granddaughter, Ruth Tolkien, is the only blind person in the UK to be a competitive fencer. She is currently ranked the 186th best fencer in the country.
18The Night Gwen Stacy Died
After the 1973 storyline, “The Night Gwen Stacy Died,” premiered in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ comics, Stan Lee promoted his intention to bring her character back soon after. Forty years later, the character has yet to return in Marvel’s main continuity (aside from failed clones), as her death is regarded as one of the most significant moments in Marvel’s history.
19How the dog Doberman got its name
In the 19th century Germany there was a man who was both the local tax collector and caretaker of the dog pound. Since tax collecting was a dangerous job, he used the pound to make a new breed a dog that would protect him while collecting. His name, Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann.
20Snake Charming truth
Snake charming has nothing to do with the music being played but instead, has to do with the instrument's movement.