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Stranger Things was allegedly based on Project Montauk, a supposed secret government program involving the kidnapping of children for use in mind control experiments.
In 1755, Oxford University burned a taxidermied Dodo bird, unaware that it was the last complete specimen in the world.
3Marvel's Clark Kent
Clark Kent is also a character in the Marvel universe, where he is actually just a mild-mannered reporter and nothing more
Anzac biscuits sold in Australia and New Zealand is legally required to be sold only if they are true to their original recipe and are never to be sold as cookies.
5Ghost Recon game
The 2001 video game Ghost Recon takes place during a fictional 2008 Russian invasion of Georgia. In reality, Russia would actually invade Georgia that year.
The duck-billed platypus has a gene mix of birds, reptiles, and mammals and genetically has 25 possible sexes.
The tradition of putting Christmas lights up outside started in Denver, Colorado on Christmas Eve, 1914. D.D. Sturgeon, the founder of Sturgeon Electric, wanted to give his ill son some Christmas joy, so he wrapped his pine trees with electric bulbs, which were dipped in red and green paint.
8Bill Gates' open letter to pirates
In 1976, Bill Gates wrote an open letter to computer hobbyists to stop "ripping off" his software. They told him when it's easier to pay for than to duplicate, it won't be "stolen."
Timothy Leary (American Psychologist) was able to get out of prison after he filled in a psych test which put him as low-risk...which he himself designed.
10Irish Banks strike
When Irish Banks went on strike for 6 months in the 1970s, people used pubs to cash their pay-cheques and to keep the economy running.