32 Ridiculous Random Facts That Are True – Part 118

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26Mai Nhu Nguyen

A corrupt U.S. immigration official named Mai Nhu Nguyen once accepted 200 eggrolls in exchange for granting citizenship.

27. Hermit crabs form gangs to steal other hermit crabs' shells.

28. A woman named Jessica Sandy Booth mistook some cheese for cocaine and so she hired a hit-man to kill a house full of people to steal it. The hit-man then turned out to be a police officer.

29. Until 1953, New York City had a pneumatic tube mail network that spanned 27 miles and connected 23 post offices. At its peak, the system moved 95,000 letters a day.

30. When Liam Neeson read the script for the Taken movie, he thought the movie would go straight to DVD.

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31Simple Minds

In 1985, a rock band named Simple Minds rearranged and recorded "Don't You Forget about Me" in 3 hours then forgot about it until The Breakfast Club came out and it became a #1 hit.

32. In 1953, the City of Niagara Falls bought a plot of land called "Love Canal" for $1 from a chemical company that had used the area as a dump. Despite warnings from the company, a school was built on the land. From 1974–1978, 56% of children in the area were born with birth defects.


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