Random Fact Sheet #1 – 40 Awesome Facts You Haven’t Read Anywhere

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26Leonard v Pepsico Inc.

Leonard v Pepsico Inc.

Someone sued Pepsi for not letting him trade in 7 million Pepsi Points for a Harrier Jet, which had been previously advertised.

27. Half of American adults are in a law enforcement face recognition network. Its use is almost completely unregulated, as most agencies don’t even require suspicion of criminal activity before using the database for identification.

28. Cameraman, Frankie Biondo, has been filming Sesame Street since the first season and still operates Camera 1 on today’s set.

29. Saddam Hussein's son owned an actual iron maiden and used it against people he didn't like.

30. There is an uninhabited island in the Bahamas known as Pig Beach, which is populated entirely by swimming pigs.

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31Ely Parker reply when Lee surrendered

Ely Parker reply when Lee surrendered

When general Lee surrendered at the end of the Civil War he saw that Grant's military secretary, Ely Parker, was a Seneca Indian and said: “ I am glad to see one real American here.” To which Parker responded: “We are all Americans”.

32. The Zildjian cymbal company is one of the oldest companies in the world, started in 1623 in Constantinople, making cymbals for frightening the enemies of the Ottoman Empire.

33. 'Stu the IT guy' from the movie "What We Do In The Shadows" is actually an IT guy named Stu.

34. In 2005, an Ethiopian girl was kidnapped and beaten by 7 men until a pride of lions chased her attackers off. The lions then stayed and defended her until help arrived.

35. Extras from Planet of the Apes self-segregated during breaks and would only spend time with those wearing costumes of the same species.

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36Mascot disapperance from the Cheerios

Mascot disapperance from the Cheerios

General Mills cereal company removed the bee from boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios to raise awareness of declining bee populations

37. Randy Johnson is the oldest pitcher to pitch a perfect game and the only one who accidentally exploded a bird.

38. Chuck E Cheese was supposed to originally be a coyote, but instead, they received a mouse costume and went with it

39. A woman with Type 1 diabetes underwent an islet cell transplant. Since the transplant, her glucose levels have remained at a healthy level, and she was taken off insulin and has no dietary restrictions. “She is like a nondiabetic person but requires antirejection drugs,”

40. Before Joseph Stalin ruled Russia he performed bank robberies to fund the communist cause

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