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1Tsundoku

Tsundoku is a Japanese slang for buying books but letting them pile up in one's home without reading them.

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Categories: Books, Places

2Jack White

Jack White of the White Stripes was saving Seven Nation Army's guitar riff in case he got asked to do a James Bond theme.

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Categories: Movies, Music

3Marauder's Map

When designing the Marauder's Map, graphic designers decided to stray from the traditional rolled-up treasure map with burned edges, and designed it instead as a folding map with many layers, each representing a different level of Hogwarts Castle. The shapes of the various areas and objects depicted on the map are defined with written words as opposed to draftsman’s lines. The map was printed on white paper and subsequently “aged” using a rich blend of coffee in order to give the appearance of old parchment.

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Categories: Movies

4Photons

Photons do not experience time. They "hit" something the same instant they are created, regardless of how far they travel, from their own perspective.

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Categories: Nature, Science

5Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner caused a car crash that killed a woman while towing a vehicle. The case was settled with no charges.

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Categories: Death, People

6Criminal law

West Germany fully decriminalized homosexual acts between males only in 1994 after criminal law needed reconciliation with the law in East Germany, where it had been decriminalized since 1968.

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Categories: Countries, Law

7Hiram Maxim

Hiram Maxim, the inventor of the fully automatic machine gun, once received the advice " If you want to make a pile of money, invent something that will enable these Europeans to cut each others` throats with greater facility."

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Categories: Discovery, People, Weapons

8Queen

In 1974, a then largely unknown Queen was booed and heckled at a music festival in Australia. Freddie Mercury told the audience, "When we come back to Australia, we will be the biggest band in the world!" Queen would return after debuting their smash hit Bohemian Rhapsody just two years later.

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Categories: Music, People

9Geoffrey Tandy

Geoffrey Tandy, a cryptogamist (algae specialist) who was mistakenly hired by Bletchley Park, significantly contributed to breaking the Enigma cipher, utilizing his expertise to preserve otherwise unsalvageable codebooks from a torpedoed U-boat.

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Categories: People, Science

10Deuce the Devil Dog

Daredevil once had an animal sidekick, a seeing-eye dog named Deuce the Devil Dog. Foggy lost the dog in a poker game.

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Categories: Comics, Marvel

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