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41Broccoli

The reason you can't find canned broccoli, unlike most other vegetables, is because broccoli disintegrates into a pulp when cooked for periods of time above 200°F, and water boils at 212°F. The canning process cooks food once before and once after its canned. Broccoli would turn to mush.

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Categories: Food, Plants

42Spider-Man's mask

According to Stan Lee, one of the reasons Spiderman wears a mask is so his enemies can’t see when he’s afraid.

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Categories: Comics, Marvel

43Mike Tyson

In the fall-out with Don King, Mike Tyson discovered a fan-club that had been hidden from him for years. Among the fan letters was one from a boy dying of cancer, asking for a phone call. Mike called immediately but was a year too late. He broke down and cried.

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Categories: People, Sports

44Suomenlinna prison

At the Suomenlinna Prison in Finland, the only thing keeping the inmates in is a yellow picket fence.

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Categories: Places, Prison

45Love Commandos

In Delhi, India, there is a vigilante group of guys called the "Love Commandos" that protects young couples who are from different castes or religious backgrounds, but have fallen in love and want to marry.

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Categories: People, Places

46Giant hole in Mars

There is a large hole 150 meters across on Mars, who bottom has not yet been seen.

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Categories: Space

47Saladin

Saladin was a legendary leader of the Muslims during the Crusades, allowed Christians who wanted to leave Jerusalem to leave peacefully and those who wanted to stay, to worship freely. He even restored a church that was burned to the ground.

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Categories: Monarch, Religion

48PEP

If you are ever exposed to HIV, male or female, going to a doctor or ER and receiving the 'HIV Plan B', Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, will severely reduce your chances of contracting the disease.

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Categories: Disease, Misc

49Rudolf Hess

Rudolf Hess (Prominent Nazi politician) spent over 20 years as the sole inmate of the 600-cell Spandau Prison.

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Categories: Nazi, Prison

50Malabo city power plant

Former dictator of Equatorial Guinea Francisco Macias Nguema banned the use of lubricants in Malabo city power plant, saying he could run it using magic. The plant exploded.

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Categories: Disaster, People

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