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2645 Papercuts-Paper cuts hurt so much because the cut often bleeds very little or not at all, leaving the skins pain receptors open to the air. This is exacerbated by irritation caused by the fibers in the paper itself, which may be coated in chemicals such as bleach. Additionally, most paper cuts occur in the fingers, which have a greater concentration of sensory receptors than the rest of the body.

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2646 Guatemala-In 1954, a covert US operation overthrew a democratically elected government in Guatemala for the benefit of an American fruit company.

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2647 Clean shaven-In the US being clean shaven became popular after troops returned as heroes from WWI. They had been required to shave so gas masks would securely fit.

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2648 Abandoned Houses-There are four times as many abandoned housing units as homeless in New York City.

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2649 Franz Von Werra-Franz Von Werra, a Nazi POW who was transferred to Canada to deter his multiple escapes and recaptures. He escaped again in less than a month, traveling through the US, Mexico, Brazil, Spain and Italy to become the only Western held POW to return to combat.

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2650 Rachel McAdams-Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams hated each other while filming The Notebook.

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2641 South Carolina Secession-In the South Carolina Declaration of Causes of Secession, slavery is referenced 18 times. States’ rights is only referenced twice.

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2642 Astronaut John Young-Astronaut John Young got really bad flatulence from drinking orange juice during the Apollo 16 mission to the moon. Unknowingly, he broadcast this fact to the world. “I have the farts again. I got them again, Charlie.”

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2643 Camaro-When General Motors unveiled the Camaro name in 1966, automotive press asked Chevrolet product managers, “What is a Camaro?” and were told it was “a small, vicious animal that eats Mustangs.”

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2644 Richard Feynman-After Richard Feynman was named the world's smartest man by Omni magazine, his mother said, “If that's the world's smartest man, God help us.”

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2584 Gene Roddenberry-Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek, was once in a plane crash in the desert in Syria. With two broken ribs, he repeatedly went back into the burning plane to evacuate passengers and then organized search teams to look for civilization.

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2585 Massachusetts lottery-MIT students found out that by buying $600,000 worth of lottery tickets from Massachusetts' Cash WinAll lottery they could get a 10-15% return on investment. In 5 years they managed to game $8 million out of the lottery through this method.

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2586 Redheads-The reason we say “redhead” instead of “orangehead” for hair color is because English didn't differentiate between the colors until the 1540s, long after the term was coined.

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2587 Rambo-The 2008 film ‘Rambo’ provided a huge morale boost to the Karen Freedom Fighters in Burma, who even adopted dialogue from the movie (most notably “Live for nothing, or die for something”) as rallying points and battle cries.

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2588 Schizophrenia-People suffering from schizophrenia may hear “voices” differently depending on their cultural context. In the United States, the voices are harsh and threatening; in Africa and India, they are more benign and playful.

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2589 Christopher Lee-In the ‘50s, 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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2590 Masturbating-Masturbating more than 21 times a month can actually decrease your chance for prostate cancer. This was discovered after testing to see if increased masturbation was linked to an increase in prostate cancer.

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2581 Judge Dean L. Wilson-Judge Dean L. Wilson of Ohio each year moved a drunken-driving trial from his courtroom to a local high school as a cautionary tale to students. He was arrested himself on a DUI after he hit a County bus, failed to stop, then refused a sobriety test after being pulled over by police.

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2582 Elon Musk-As a child Elon Musk was bullied so severely that once he had to be hospitalized because of a beating from other students.

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2583 Hummer-Hummer sales fell 95% between 2006 and 2010.

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