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1Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan practiced with strobe lights on so he wouldn't be distracted by camera flashes during the game.

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Categories: People, Sports

2Beauty Parlour Stroke Syndrome

Beauty Parlour Stroke Syndrome is an extremely rare phenomenon that describes a stroke caused by having your hair washed over a basin at a salon. It is thought to be the result of reduced blood flow to the brain caused by the sustained distortion of the neck during the washing process.

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Categories: Health, Humanbody

3Tootsie Rolls

During World War 2, Tootsie Rolls was added to soldiers' rations thanks to their durability in all weather conditions.

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Categories: Food, Military

4Dick Fuld

Dick Fuld, the former CEO of Lehman Brothers, got punched in the face and knocked out cold in the Lehman Brothers gym, the same night the Bank announced its bankruptcy.

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Categories: Corporation, Finance

5Llamas

The scientific name for llamas is Lama glama.

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Categories: Animals, Science

6Zdeno Chára

Zdeno Chára, the 6’ 9” tall captain of the Boston Bruins, speaks seven different languages, has a financial planning diploma from Algonquin College, and holds a license allowing him to sell real estate in the State of Massachusetts.

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Categories: People, Sports

7Martialis heureka

In the year 2000, a new type of ant named Martialis heureka was found in the Amazon. It was so unlike anything previously recorded that it was not only recognized as a new species, it also became the sole member of a new genus and subfamily.

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Categories: Animals, Places

8Orange juice

Orange juice tastes bad after brushing because toothpaste blocks your sweet taste receptors due to a foaming agent that changes the permeability of your tongue cells.

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Categories: Food, Humanbody

9Urban Spiders

City spiders are getting bigger. One study found that when spiders lived in urban areas they increased in size and had larger ovaries: Scientists have found increasing evidence that the selective pressures of city living are driving “physical and biological changes” in urban wildlife.

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Categories: Insects, Places

10Beyonce

Beyonce's hit song "Run the World (Girls)" is a heavily sampled version of a song by 3 men, and was co-written by 2 other men. The only female writer or producer involved in the song was Beyonce herself.

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Categories: Actors, Music

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