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10 Amusing Facts Which You Probably Didn’t Know Till Now

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1. Typing ‘illuminati’ backwards followed by ‘.com’ in the address bar will take you to the US government’s National Security Agency website.

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*Opens new tab* *tries it* Approved, works!

 

2. Former US President Calvin Coolidge used to buzz for his bodyguards and would then hide under his desk as they searched for him.

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That’s really cool though.

 

3. During the 1930s depression, Australian businessman Sidney Myer provided Christmas dinner for 10,000 unemployed people, including a gift for every child!

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*applauds* Now that’s a nice way to celebrate Christmas.

 

4. In Finland, fines are income-based. In 2002, a Nokia executive was fined a $103,000 speeding ticket!

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I feel sorry for him.

 

5. The microwave oven was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar in his pocket melted.

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All great things start with Chocolates indeed!

 

6. Grand Theft Auto aka GTA, was originally a racing game called ‘Race n Chase’. However, a glitch made the police cars go crazy and they started ramming the player. The glitch was so popular that they rebuilt the game around it, creating GTA.

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It is truly inspiring to see how far they’ve come!

 

7. Once the Queen is deemed unfit to serve due to old age or disease, worker bees form a tight cluster around her until she dies from overheating, a process known as “cuddle death”.

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Nature has its own ways!

 

8. In response to China’s worsening air pollution, a Chinese millionaire started selling cans of fresh air for $0.80 and made over 6 million dollars in 10months.

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Sad to see what this world is heading to.

 

9. The ‘TomTato’ is a plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes!

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I would’ve name it ‘Ketchup N Fries’ instead!

 

10. In France, it is legal to marry a dead person!

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This one is quite intriguing. How will they know if the dead person is willing to marry them or not?

 

Well, That’s a few strange facts for today!

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Let us know the strangest fact you’ve come across in the comments below!

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Vijay Alagar
the authorVijay Alagar
Young and Ambitious; Better at Videogames than at life. Works as a creative writer by day, Batman at night.

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