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01. You should never put butter on a burn. Burns need to be cooled as soon as possible, and butter slows the release of heat from the skin. #Donts #List #AdultKnowledge #Nuclear #Butter
01. You should never put butter on a burn. Burns need to be cooled as soon as possible, and butter slows the release of heat from the skin. #Donts #List #AdultKnowledge #Nuclear #Butter
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01. Maximilien De Robespierre was signing a lot of people to the Guillotine for execution, even his own comrades. A bunch of other revolutionaries came to “arrest” him so Maximilien shot himself in the face, but only managed to shatter his lower jaw and didn't die. They left him to bleed for a while in a cell, healed up his bleeding as best as possible, then executed him the next day. #history #wtf #shocking #horror #weird #past #strangest Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Maximilien, Weird Stories, The Cell, Arrest, Revolutionaries, Jaw, Bunch
01. Maximilien De Robespierre was signing a lot of people to the Guillotine for execution, even his own comrades. A bunch of other revolutionaries came to “arrest” him so Maximilien shot himself in the face, but only managed to shatter his lower jaw and didn't die. They left him to bleed for a while in a cell, healed up his bleeding as best as possible, then executed him the next day. #history #wtf #shocking #horror #weird #past #strangest
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01. The world record for eating a 72-ounce steak was obliterated by a 120lb woman (Molly Schuyler) in less than 3 minutes. #food #health #record #fitness #women #woman #female #didyouknow #shocking Fascinating Facts, Crazy Facts, Schuyler, Blow Your Mind, World Records, Wacky, Did You Know
01. The world record for eating a 72-ounce steak was obliterated by a 120lb woman (Molly Schuyler) in less than 3 minutes. #food #health #record #fitness #women #woman #female #didyouknow #shocking
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01. The chicken nugget was invented by a Cornell University food science professor named Robert C. Baker who published the results academically instead of patenting them. #Random #Facts #knowledge #ChickenNugget #KFC #HSAM #FactRepublic Random Facts, University Food, Cornell University, Trivial, Food Science, Chicken Nuggets, Kfc
01. The chicken nugget was invented by a Cornell University food science professor named Robert C. Baker who published the results academically instead of patenting them. #Random #Facts #knowledge #ChickenNugget #KFC #HSAM #FactRepublic
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01. In World War 2, Finnish sniper Simo Häyhä, (nicknamed “White Death”) killed over 542 Soviet Soldiers in 100 days, all the while using only his rifle's iron sights and no scope. When asked what he felt when killing an enemy soldier, he responded, “The recoil.” #ww2 #worldwar2 #history #ancient #classic #animal #wtf #shocking #horror #rare #weird Simo Häyhä, Ww2 Facts, Iron Sights, Unbelievable Facts, Frontline, World War, Enemy
01. In World War 2, Finnish sniper Simo Häyhä, (nicknamed “White Death”) killed over 542 Soviet Soldiers in 100 days, all the while using only his rifle's iron sights and no scope. When asked what he felt when killing an enemy soldier, he responded, “The recoil.” #ww2 #worldwar2 #history #ancient #classic #animal #wtf #shocking #horror #rare #weird
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1. An average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools. #science #knowledge #education #health #fitness #dinosaur True Facts, Did You Know Facts, Average Person, 25th, Believe
1. An average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools. #science #knowledge #education #health #fitness #dinosaur
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1. The 50-Cent Party is a group of trained internet commentators who are paid 50 cents per post by the Chinese government to sway public opinion in their favor. #secret #society #club #shocking #strange #weird Ju Jitsu, Public Opinion, 50 Cent, Secret Society, Anti Social, Exist, Infographic, Government
1. The 50-Cent Party is a group of trained internet commentators who are paid 50 cents per post by the Chinese government to sway public opinion in their favor. #secret #society #club #shocking #strange #weird
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1. Octopus wrestling was a 1960's sport which involved diving into shallow water and fighting an octopus back to the surface. The 1963 record was a 57-pounder. #weird #sports #games #didyouknow #interesting #fascinating Competition, Fight, Wrestling, Surface, Sports Games, Mechanical Pencils
1. Octopus wrestling was a 1960's sport which involved diving into shallow water and fighting an octopus back to the surface. The 1963 record was a 57-pounder. #weird #sports #games #didyouknow #interesting #fascinating
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01. Sans Forgetica is a font designed to help you remember text better when studying and reading. The 'desirable difficulty' you experience when reading it prompts your brain to engage in deeper processing. #education #knowledge #food #health #animal #science #fitness Leatherback Turtle, Weird But True, Prompts, Knowledge, Animal Science, Text, Remember, Education
01. Sans Forgetica is a font designed to help you remember text better when studying and reading. The 'desirable difficulty' you experience when reading it prompts your brain to engage in deeper processing. #education #knowledge #food #health #animal #science #fitness
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There is a museum in Seoul, South Korea centered around poop. It's called Poopoo Land. Epic Facts, Funny Facts, Korea Country, Bedtime Reading, We Are The World, That Moment When, The More You Know
1. In South Korea to rent an apartment you have to pay a lump sum up to 80% of the value of it. You then live "rent-free" for two years, then get your money back. #southkorea #travel #living #world #adventure #country
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In 1474, in the Sundernagar district in the state of Gujarat in India, Rajput Parmar community sacrificed more than 200 men to save an injured but escaped partridge bird from hunters. Since then killing of partridge is banned in that area. Meteor Shower, Weird And Wonderful, 15th Century, Crime, Ten, Ancient, China China, History
1. In March or April of 1490, tens of thousands of people were likely killed by a meteor shower over China. #china #1400s #15thcentury #history #wtf #animal #crime #ancient
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A man sued Blue Man Group claiming he suffered permanent damage to his esophagus when the performers shoved a camera down his throat. It was revealed that it was a camera trick and nothing entered the man’s mouth as the live footage was actually a prerecorded medical video. Women In France, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, False Advertising, Prank Calls
1. There have been lawsuits against God. One suit, filed by State Senator Ernie Chambers in 2008, was eventually thrown out because the “Almighty was not properly served due to his unlisted home address.” #lawsuit #sue #weird #bizarre #strange #mystery #website #dating #relationship #spouse #divorce
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There is an extremely rare camera lens manufactured by Canon. It has 1200mm focal length and it costs roughly $90,000. Out Loud, Intel, Pixar, Giants, Snapchat
1. Snapchat was originally marketed as an app to send nude pictures called Picaboo. #app #application #technology #science #knowledge #education #apple #google #intel #pixar #adobe #intuit #company #corporation
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The Duplessis Orphans were children who were victimized in a mid-20th century scandal. The Quebec government and Roman Catholic Church falsely certified over approximately 20,000 orphans as mentally ill and committed them to mental institutions. Sting Operation, James Monroe, Newspaper Advertisement, Sign Off, Accusations, Roosevelt, Scandal
1. Franklin D. Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy signed off on what would be known as the Newport sex scandal. In an attempt to out gays in the Navy, sailors chosen for the sting operation were instructed by their superiors to engage in sex with targeted gay Naval personnel. #pinterest #aesthetic #love #photography #art
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1-3% of people are equipped with a mutated gene called hDEC2 which allows their body to get the rest it requires from just a few hours of sleep. Dna And Genes, Human Genome, Fruit Flies, Human Species
1. There is a “bacon gene”, which makes some people able to tell the difference between pork from female and male pigs and it makes them hate the smell of the latter. #genes #science #knowledge #education #dna #wtf #food
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For mother's day in Serbia, Children sneak into their mother’s room in the morning to tie her feet with ribbons so that she wouldn’t be able to get out of bed. Unusual Facts, Random Stuff, The Yanomami, Mind Blowing Thoughts, Hallelujah Chorus
1. If monsoons are delayed, in some parts of India Hindu priests sit inside barrels containing water as they perform special prayers in order to appease Varun Dev, the Hindu God of sky and water. #fiction #fantasy #custom #tradition #world #travel #living #world #adventure #india #japanese #women #female #woman
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Gordon Ramsay challenged James May from Top Gear to eat three delicacies as a "test of a man." The third delicacy was a rotten shark, which Ramsay spat out, while May finished and responded, "You disappoint me, Ramsay." Funny Weird Facts, Creepy History, Gangs Of New York, Day Lewis, Martin Scorsese
1. In 1922, Americans were consuming 1 million Eskimo Pies a day that resulted in the rise of the cost of cocoa beans by 50%. This single-handedly lifted Ecuador's economy out of a depression. #icecream #food #health #popular #famous #celebrity
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Some insects like the Pea aphid can explode themselves to frighten or kill enemies. They have been observed doing this after being eaten. Thick Skin, Insects, 40th, Stress, Crickets, Science
1. Crickets have twice the amount of protein ounce for ounce than beef, and three times the amount of iron. #insect #science #knowledge #education #wtf #animal
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Agloe, New York was an imaginary town that became real. Created on a 1937 map as a copyright trap (a fake location used to fool others copying the map), a visitor decided to open a store. Agloe became a real (if very small) location for 40 years, but the store closed and Agloe is now dead. Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Medieval England, Street Names, X Files, Prague
1. The Sedlec Ossuary is a church in Prague that is made up of the bones of over 70,000 plague victims in various forms of decor. Only theories surround the method of this madness. #weird #strange #mystery #rare #travel #living #world #adventure
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Sushi is the vinegared rice, not the raw fish (or other) it comes with when you order it. Slice of raw fish is called Sashimi when it isn't accompanied with rice. It is nigiri if there's rice under the raw slices of fish. Wtf Fun Facts, Bottom Of The Ocean, Read Later, Pga Tour, Anecdote
1. There are mysterious ancient stone cart tracks all over Malta, some of which disappear over cliffs and reappear at the bottom of the ocean. #mystery #weird #random #strange #rare #games
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DIDYOUKNOW INTERESTING FASCINATING KNOWLEDGE EDUCATION WTFFACT Types Of Plastics, Plastic Pollution, Ghent, Health Risks, University, Belgium, Piecings
1. Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year. Researchers from the University of Ghent in Belgium believe that microplastics accumulate in the body over time and could lead to a long-term health risk. #plastic #enivornment #wtffact #waste #pollution
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01. A total of 62 extras and crew members died after a fire broke out while filming the Indian historical drama “The Sword of Tipu Sultan (1989).” It is the largest number of on-set deaths in film history. #Deaths #Weird #Accidents #Bollywood #Baseball #Legends #Demise #WTFFunFacts Scary Facts, Crew Members, On Set
01. A total of 62 extras and crew members died after a fire broke out while filming the Indian historical drama “The Sword of Tipu Sultan (1989).” It is the largest number of on-set deaths in film history. #Deaths #Weird #Accidents #Bollywood #Baseball #Legends #Demise #WTFFunFacts
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01. There is a dish called "bang bang chicken" (bàng bàng jī) in China, which takes its name from the fact that the chicken is tenderized using a hammer or a big stick. #Chicken #Dish #Food #WhippeCream #Sauce #Fish #Cuisine #Recipe #FoodFacts Fish Sauce, Bbq Sauce, Candle Salad, Buko Pie, Bang Bang Chicken, Pickled Ginger, Rigatoni, Fried Fish, Slice Of Bread
01. There is a dish called "bang bang chicken" (bàng bàng jī) in China, which takes its name from the fact that the chicken is tenderized using a hammer or a big stick. #Chicken #Dish #Food #WhippeCream #Sauce #Fish #Cuisine #Recipe #FoodFacts
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CHRISTMAS XMAS NEWYEAR BLACKFRIDAY THANKSGIVINGDAY Strange, The Globe, Prevention, How To Become, Mindfulness, Seaweed
1. Korean superstition prevents students from eating seaweed soup before a test so that information doesn’t ‘slip’ from the mind. #superstition #bizarre #strange #myth #rare #weird #mystery
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CHRISTMAS XMAS NEWYEAR BLACKFRIDAY THANKSGIVINGDAY Normal School, U.s. States, You Never Know, Teacher Training, School Teacher, Small Towns
1. In the US state of Illinois, there is a town called "Normal". It was named after the "normal school" (teacher-training institution - which has the goal of instilling cultural norms within students) located there. The town's motto is "Everything Is Just as It Seems!" #usa #america #unitedstates #town #travel #living
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