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#77: 19 Random fun facts you probably didn’t know

In New York, USA, it was illegal for men to show a nipple in public until 1936. Tweet This


Grab a calculator: dividing 1 by 998 001 gives you a really weird result. Tweet This



Eskimos use Danish if they need to count to more than 12. Tweet This



In July 2016, a Chinese tourist mistakenly applied for asylum in Germany when he actually wanted to report a theft. Tweet This


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There are still isolated tribes in the Andaman archipelago (between India and Malaysia) that cannot make fire. Tweet This


In South Korea, writing a person’s name in red ink traditionally means that the person is deceased. Tweet This


Random fun factsViolin strings are actually made of sheep or goat intestines, and not catgut. Tweet This


Berlin, Germany, has more bridges than Venice, Italy. Tweet This


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The Briton, Captain Robert Campbell, was captured by the Germans in August 1914. He was the only prisoner-of-war, who was given a short leave to see his dying mother in the UK. The officer kept his promise and returned to the camp afterwards. Tweet This


Ferdinand Magellan did not finish the circumnavigation of Earth, dying midway. It was his slave, Enrique De Malaca (aka “Henry the Black”), who did finish it. By the way, the latter is considered a hero in several Southeast Asian countries. Tweet This


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Careful readers will notice that, on average, James Bond has a drink every seven pages. Tweet This



In 2010, Bhutan banned tobacco sales and distribution. Tweet This


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One third of the inhabitants of Kaiserslautern, Germany, are American citizens. The city hosts one of the largest communities of US military. Tweet This


Hijab is now part of the official police uniform in Scotland and Canada. Tweet This


Random fun factsToday, children who are adopted from abroad by US citizens automatically receive citizenship. However, between the 1950s and 1980s more than 100 000 international adoptees were never naturalized. Tweet This


Many Olympic swimmers wear swim caps under their swim caps. Tweet This


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One third of the planet’s food goes to waste. Tweet This

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