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Sperm cells can live for up to 30 hours after a man has died. The sperm can be gathered and used for posthumous fertilization.
2Door head ants
There is a species of ant whose head has evolved into a "door" that can block the entrance to its nest.
A retired United States Marine Corps drill instructor named Donnie Dunagan managed to keep secret - throughout his entire career - that he was a voice actor in the Walt Disney's Bambi film, providing the voice of young Bambi.
James Franco took up a late-night job at McDonald's a while back in order to support himself and take acting lessons. While working there, he practiced accents on customers and stopped being a vegetarian.
In 1823, American fur trapper Hugh Glass was attacked by a grizzly bear during his exploration of the Upper Missouri River. After being thrown to the ground by the bear, he got up and repeatedly stabbed the bear with his knife until it died. He was left for dead 200 miles from the nearest settlement. He had a broken leg, cuts exposing his bare ribs, and festering wounds. He regained consciousness, set his leg, used maggots to eat his dead flesh, and crawled his way back to civilization over 6 weeks. He survived on roots, berries, and even chased wolves away from a bison carcass. When he returned home, he got his rifle back and continued his work as a trapper.
6Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology sponsored a car in the 1988 Indy 500. It crashed on the second turn.
Yawns are contagious not only between humans but also between humans and dogs.
The domain name ".tv" is actually the country code domain for Tuvalu, a country in Polynesia. Due to its popularity from its similarity to 'television', the Tuvalu government sought to capitalize on it and nearly 10% of its revenue come from royalties from .tv addresses.
The most skilled sniper in all of World War 1 was a Canadian Indigenous man, Francis Pegahmagabow. He had 378 confirmed kills, captured over 300 enemy soldiers, and spent his post-war life fighting for Indigenous rights. He remains the most decorated Indigenous soldier in Canadian history.
10Sewage Sludge Gold
Traditional prospectors would consider sewage sludge financially feasible due to the presence of commercially viable levels of gold, silver, and platinum in trace amounts. An 8-year research project discovered that one kilogram of sludge included around 0.4 milligrams of gold, 28 milligrams of silver, 638 milligrams of copper, and 49 milligrams of vanadium.