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1Rainforest soils

Most rainforest soils are extremely poor in minerals and nutrients and the key to the luxuriant vegetation of these forests lies in the rapid nutrient cycling.

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Categories: Environment, Forest

2Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks is one of the last holds out big-name musicians refusing to put his music on iTunes because he disagrees with Apple's approach to selling music. He will only make his back catalog of hits and his new music available for download on his own website.

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Categories: Media, Music

3Lonely negatives

Words such as disgust, disheveled, inept and inert are known as “Lonely negatives.” These are words that, due to a prefix or suffix, appear as though they should have a positive root but none exists or it has vanished from usage.

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Categories: Language, Misc

4Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell hated the movie 'Fight Club' so much that she spoiled the ending on her talk show and urged viewers not to see it.

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Categories: Actors, Movies

5Female giant pacific octopus

A female Giant Pacific Octopus can lay 50,000 eggs. She quits eating and spends 6 months slowly dying as she tends to and protects them. On average, only 2 out of the 50,000 baby octopuses survive.

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Categories: Animals, Food

6Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali once spoke at a KKK rally where he stated that Nation Of Islam, and he himself, also shared their ideals on racial segregation.

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Categories: People, Religion

7Spa’am

The creators of Spam sued Jim Henson Productions for using the name “Spa’am” for one of Muppet Treasure Island’s pig characters. The judge dismissed the suit after trial for failure to prove damages, noting, “one might think Hormel would welcome the association with a genuine source of pork.”

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Categories: Corporation, Lawsuit, Movies

8Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan was fired as the editor of a popular British newspaper in 2004 after publishing fake photos of the torture of Iraqi prisoners by British soldiers.

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Categories: Actors, Television

9Billie Armstrong's father

'Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends' is actually a song dedicated to Billie Armstrong's father who died of cancer on September 1st, 1982.

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Categories: Music, People

10Haunted house attractions

Haunted house attractions didn't really go mainstream in North America until the Great Depression when parents began organizing haunted houses or trails to keep young men from causing trouble on All Hallow's Eve.

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Categories: Festival, People

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