Sharks renew their teeth throughout their lives
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Sharks renew their teeth throughout their lives


Ground sharks can shed up to 35,000 teeth in a lifetime

 



A magnet falling through a pipe made of copper
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A magnet falling through a pipe made of copper


 



Hans Steininger tripped over his 4.5 foot beard and broke his neck
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Hans Steininger tripped over his 4.5 foot beard and broke his neck


It happened in 1567

 



Tumors with hair and teeth!
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Tumors with hair and teeth!


Teratomas are tumors that can contain hair and teeth. Sometimes even eyeballs, hands and feet.

 



Posthumous marriage is the act of marrying a dead person
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Posthumous marriage is the act of marrying a dead person


It was used a lot in France after WWI

 



The "cup" is a measurement unit used in the US
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The “cup” is a measurement unit used in the US


Beware not to mix your cups though: Legal cup, 240ml. Customary cup, 236.5882365. Imperial cup: 284 ml (or 19 international tablespoons, or 14.25 Australian tablespoons). There is a metric cup, also, just in case: 250ml.

 



A swarm of bees followed a car for two whole days
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A swarm of bees followed a car for two whole days


to rescue their queen, trapped inside the vehicle!

 



NASA has its own radio station
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NASA has its own radio station


It's called “Third Rock Radio” and it broadcasts not only NASA news but also Rock/Indie/Alternative music. http://thirdrockradio.rfcmedia.com/

 



Other people don't understand you as well as you think
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Other people don’t understand you as well as you think


Cognitive psychologists call this tendency the "illusion of transparency": It is a bias that leads everyone to believe that what they feel, desire and intend is crystal clear to the others, when actually, it is not.

 



Is your condition named after a Nazi doctor?
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Is your condition named after a Nazi doctor?


Maybe some years ago, but this is unlikely nowadays, as such eponyms have mostly been dropped

 



Active noise control used to silence people booing artists
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Active noise control used to silence people booing artists


at the 2015 Eurovision song contest

 



0.999... actually equals 1.
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0.999… actually equals 1.


 



A turtle high-five!
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A turtle high-five!


 



The Garden of Eden was in Kansas City, Missouri, according to...
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The Garden of Eden was in Kansas City, Missouri, according to…


the belief of the Mormons

 



A land in Antarctica is still unclaimed by any country
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A land in Antarctica is still unclaimed by any country


because it's so far away from everything