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21IMAX

Avengers: Endgame (2019) and its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War (2018), was filmed entirely on digital IMAX cameras, making them the first Hollywood films shot entirely on IMAX cameras, in an exclusive open-matte aspect ratio of 1.9:1.

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Categories: Movies, Technology

22Thomas Jefferson

Ice cream, macaroni and cheese, French fries, and champagne were all popularized in or introduced to America by President Thomas Jefferson.

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Categories: Food, President

23Samaritans

In 1953, an Anglican priest founded the Samaritans, the world's first crisis suicide hotline. He was inspired to do so after serving the funeral of a 14-year-old girl who committed suicide because she had begun to menstruate and feared that she had a sexually transmitted disease.

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Categories: Death, Religion

24Tony Signorini

In 1948, people believed that a species of 15-feet tall penguins existed in Florida after 15-inch penguin footprints were found on Gulf beaches. Zoologist Ivan Sanderson invested and even claimed it to not be a hoax. It turned out that Tony Signorini was stomping around in the sand wearing 30-pound, 3-toed lead shoes as a prank for over 10 years.

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Categories: Animals, People

25Pi

In the 1870s William Shanks spent 15 years of his life calculating pi to 707 places, by hand. However, the last few years were wasted as he made a mistake after the 527th digit.

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Categories: Mathematics

26Van Cats

Van Cats of Eastern Turkey (a naturally-occurring breed) all have white fur, mismatched eyes, and love to swim.

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Categories: Animals, Countries

27Karl Marx

Karl Marx's last words were “Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!”

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Categories: Death, People

28Twin children

Young children, especially twins, will often develop their own language that they can understand but is unintelligible to any adult observers.

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Categories: Language, People

29Hamsters

It's illegal to own hamsters as pets in Hawaii.

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Categories: Animals, Countries

30Dead ants

Dead ants produce a chemical known as Oleic Acid that helps ants know if their buddy is dead. If you put some of this acid on a living moving ant, not only will all the ants around it be convinced that it is dead, but also that ant himself. The ant then won't object against throwing itself into ant graveyard.

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Categories: Death, Insects

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