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When Robin Williams auditioned for the part of Mork, an extraterrestrial from the planet Ork, Williams sat on his head when offered a chair. He was hired on the spot, the producer later commenting “Williams was the only alien who auditioned for the role.”
The extinct Tasmanian Tiger could open its mouth wider than any other mammal.
Nymeria is long dead when the TV series starts, but she was a revered warrior queen who led the Rhoynar refugees and founded one of the seven kingdoms–a unified Dorne. Arya Stark is so inspired by Nymeria, she names her direwolf after her.
In the first study to show the hormonal bonding between humans and another species, it was found that staring into your dog's eyes causes a rise in oxytocin - the same hormone that bonds human mothers to infants.
5Las Vegas tunnels
Approximately 300 people live in the tunnels under Las Vegas in order to do drugs or be alone in general.
James Monroe, 5th US President ran for re-election unopposed in 1820 with 1 electoral vote short of a unanimous decision.
7Corporation Trust Center
A small, single-story building (Corporation Trust Center) at 1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington, Delaware is the registered home of over 6,500 corporations and 200,000 businesses, such as Google, American Airlines, Apple, GM, Coca-Cola, KFC, Verizon Internet Services, and Deutsche Bank.
8Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck was the respected commander of German forces in East Africa during WW1 who was offered a job by Hitler in 1935. He told Hitler to "go f*ck himself" though other reports say he didn't "put it that politely."
9Aum Shinrikyo cult
In May of 1993, a Japanese Doomsday cult (Aum Shinrikyo) situated deep in the Australian Outback reportedly set off some form of an explosion that registered as seismic activity.
Comcast (NBC Universal) owns 70% of Rotten Tomatoes (American review aggregation website) and Warner Bros the remaining 30%.