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Eminem tried killing himself in 1997 after he was fired from his job and couldn't afford a gift for his daughter.
In 2009, an Australian cattle dog named Sophie fell overboard in rough waters off of the Australian coast. She swam 5 miles to an uninhabited island, and survived for 4 months by hunting feral goats before she was rescued.
3Franz Von Werra
A Nazi POW named Franz Von Werra was transferred to Canada to deter his multiple escapes and recaptures. He escaped again in less than a month, traveling through the US, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, and Italy to become the only Western held POW to return to combat.
Every autumn you can exchange chestnuts and acorns against gummy bears at the HARIBO factory in Germany because the founder was a passionate hunter and wanted to give even poor children the opportunity for some free sweets
There is an autoimmune disease which mimics the symptoms of demonic possession, and it has only been identified in the last 10 years. It affects mostly young women and can come on with no pre-warnings whatsoever.
On the show Archer, the character Doctor Krieger is not a doctor at all. According to ISIS Applied Research Department records, his legal first name is Doctor.
Parasite (parasitus) was an accepted role in Roman society, in which a person could live off the hospitality of others, in return for "flattery, simple services, and a willingness to endure humiliation".
8Park Chung Hee
When in North Korea in 2011, graffiti saying "Park Chung Hee and Kim Jong Il are both dictators. Park Chung Hee was a dictator who developed his country’s economy, Kim Jong Il was a dictator who starved people to death” was found at a Pyongyang college, the entire city went into a 3 day lockdown
The white powder in Easy Mac is a starch intended to thicken the water so it doesn't boil over in the microwave.
The leader of Libya, Muammar al-Gaddafi, had a 40-member bodyguard contingent, known as the Amazonian Guard, which is entirely female. All women who qualify for duty supposedly must be virgins and are hand-picked by Gaddafi himself.