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#35: 18 hilarious random facts

1An asteroid nearly missed Earth in 1993. It passed only 120,000 km (75,000 miles) away. Tweet This


2In 1950s, some pregnancy tests involved injecting urine in the skin of male frogs. Tweet This



3Mastodon means “nipple tooth” in ancient Greek. Tweet This



4Hugo Boss designed the uniforms of the notorious SS. Tweet This


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5In the outskirts of the Solar System, our Sun is not the brightest star. Tweet This


6Scientists could split the atom before they were able to calculate the age of the Earth. Tweet This


7First nuclear waste was simply dumped by the U.S.A. and the USSR into the oceans in plain metal containers. When the containers wouldn’t sink, the navy would shoot at them to make them catch water. Tweet This


8If all the clouds rained down at once, it would raise the level of oceans by an inch (2.5 cm) only. Tweet This


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9When a traveling KKK member wanted to find fellows in a new town, he would ask for a “Mr. Ayak”—“Ayak” stood for “Are You a Klansman?”. Tweet This


10Some particle accelerators work at night only as they consume so much electricity. During the day, they would overload the grid. Tweet This


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hilarious random facts 11Florida and the southern part of Texas are the safest places in the United States when talking about earthquakes. Tweet This



12The inventor of the electronic microscope received a Nobel Prize with 54 years delay. Tweet This


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13The most expensive hole ever was dug in Texas. It cost over two billion dollars and was part of a discontinued project called Superconducting Supercollider. Tweet This


14In 1933, Hitler passed a law for animal protection. Along with stopping animal cruelty, it in practice outlawed the kosher food. Tweet This


hilarious random facts 15Each morning you are taller than the night before and you can feel it. Some mornings, the rear view mirror in your car needs adjustment, right? Tweet This


16Engineers in oil business knew decades before the geologists that continents move sideways. Tweet This


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17Nobody knows why the magnetic field of Earth shifts every 500,000 years. Tweet This


18Iceland is situated simultaneously on the European and American tectonic plates. Tweet This

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