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1Hudson River Chain

George Washington had a massive chain strung across the Hudson River in order to keep to British from sailing upriver. Each link weighed 100+ pounds.

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2Irina Margareta Nistor

Irina Margareta Nistor is a Romanian woman that dubbed banned Western films during Romania's Communist regime, and by doing so, voiced Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Tom Cruise (among others).

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3Remote-control

Silicone oil leaches out of remote control buttons and gradually makes the controller less responsive.

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4Roman Tsepov

Roman Tsepov, a politically influential Russian who provided security to Vladimir Putin and others, fell sick on September 11, 2004, after a trip to Moscow, and died on September 24. A postmortem investigation found a poisoning by an unspecified radioactive material. He had symptoms similar to Aleksandr Litvinenko, another victim of radioactive poisoning allegedly by Russian security forces.

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5Christopher Lee

In the ‘50s, Christopher Lee was engaged to Henriette von Rosen, daughter of Count Fritz von Rosen. After hiring private detectives to investigate the actor and demanding references, the Count refused to allow his daughter to marry him unless Lee got the blessing of the King of Sweden. Lee got it.

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6Stephen King

Stephen King would do so much cocaine while writing his books that he had to stuff cotton up his nose to stop blood from dripping on his typewriter.

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7Samurais

Samurais used to wear a cloak that inflated when the wearer was riding a horse, which protected him from incoming arrows from behind.

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8Nanocyborg Uberholocaust

There is a band called 'NǽnøĉÿbbŒrğ VbëřřĦōlökäävsŦ' (pronounced 'Nanocyborg Uberholocaust') originating from Antarctica. It was formed by two scientists who happened to have similar tastes in music. Their first album, 'The Ultimate Fate of the Universe', was recorded at the exact south pole.

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9Lawrence Lemieux

During a sailing competition in the 1988 South Korea Olympics, the Singapore team’s ship capsized and the two-man team was thrown overboard. They were rescued up by Lawrence Lemieux, who went off course to reach them. Lemieux finished 22nd but was given 2nd place. He later received a medal.

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10Mayan Megalodon Tooth Legends

The Mayan people collected megalodon teeth and used them as sacred offerings. These teeth may have also served as inspiration for their sea monster myths.

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