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A Honey Badger in a South African Wildlife Center built towers out of rocks and sticks so he could climb over the wall and fight lions in the exhibit next to his.

 

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Henry Ford is the only American mentioned favorably in Adolf Hitler’s semi-autobiographical book “Mein Kampf.” In 1931, Adolf Hitler called Ford an “inspiration.”

 

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

 

Studies suggest that medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States.

 

The actor Creed Bratton went by his actual name in the TV sitcom The Office, playing Creed Bratton. He was also a member of the band The Grass Roots.

 

Creed Bratton, far right.

 

 

The Beatles had a specific clause in their contract, even in 1964, that stipulated they would never play for a segregated audience.

 

In the United States, 3% of the population own 50% of the civilian guns.

Dogs develop “bite inhibition”, the ability to control the strength of  bite, as puppies after learning that too harsh of a bite will interrupt play.

What’s a greater health risk than obesity? Loneliness. Loneliness increases the risk of premature death by 50% while obesity increases the risk by only 30%.

 

On Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album, the music on most of the tracks was played by the band Toto.
Kobe Bryant missed more shots than any player in NBA history.

 

If you are 6′-2″ you are taller than 94% of the people in the world.

The best state for single people is California, and the worst is Arkansas.

The skeleton isn’t inside you, you’re the brain so you’re inside the skeleton.

A different version of you exists in the minds of everyone who knows who you are.

A tourist dies in Hawaii about once a week, usually while snorkeling. Other causes are hiking and taking scenic drives.

If you sneeze while driving at 60-mph your eyes are closed for an average distance of 50-feet.

Magpies are one of the most intelligent animals on earth. They’re the only non-mammal species able to recognize itself in the mirror.

Bullfrogs never sleep.