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#85: 11 Little known interesting random facts

In 2006, in the former Upper Nile State of Sudan (today Republic of South Sudan), a man named Mr. Tombe was ordered by the council of elders to “marry” a goat named Rose he was caught having sex with. Additionally, Mr. Tombe had to pay a dowry equivalent of 50 US dollars to the goat’s owner. Tweet This


In Burundi, jogging is a crime. There are people in prison with long sentences, accused of using jogging as a cover for subversion. Tweet This



According to the Chinese law on the “Management Measures for the Reincarnation of Living Buddhas in Tibetan Buddhism” from 2007, Buddhist monks need to seek prior government approval before reincarnation. Tweet This



Interesting random factsBelieve it or not, crabs have 10 legs. Tweet This


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In 2016, the first ever all-female pilot crew of Royal Brunei Airlines landed in Saudi Arabia: a country where women are not allowed to drive. Tweet This


Some 14 years before the sinking of Titanic, the novel called Futility, or the Wreak of the Titan by Morgan Robertson had described a ship called Titan, travelling on the same route at almost the same speed, sinking after a collision with an iceberg. Tweet This


In 2013, a white US supremacist and racist, Craig Cobb, agreed to undergo a genetic test and receive the results on live television. He turned out to be genetically 14% Sub-Saharan African. Tweet This


In 19th century Scotland, “shit-faced” used to mean “to have a childish face”. Tweet This


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“Ascorbic” means anti-scurvy. Ascorbic acid in fact effectively prevents the disease. Tweet This


Interesting random factsSilk thrown at a brick wall would stick to the wall; cheaper artificial fabrics would normally slide down. Tweet This


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In 1913, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky (the founding leader of the Soviet Red Army), Josip Broz Tito (President for Life of Yugoslavia) and Sigmund Freud (the founder of psychoanalysis) all lived within a few kilometres of each other in Vienna, then Austro-Hungarian Empire. Tweet This



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