Koi fish have been known to live up to 226 years.

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Singapore has a mandatory organ donation scheme for people over 21. Anyone choosing to opt-out of it is given lower priority to receive a transplant if they ever find themselves in need of one.

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Dueling is still legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties are blood donors.

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The Boston University Bridge is the only spot in America where a boat can sail under a train moving under a car driving under an airplane.

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In 2018, a 30-year-old woman in Canada was shot in her left breast. Her silicone breast implant deflected the bullet away from her vital organs and left her with only some broken ribs ... and a damaged implant.

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Eighty-five percent of American shoppers go to their right when entering a store.

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In 2020, George Hood, a 62-year-old ex-Marine, set the world record for the longest abdominal plank, holding the position for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds.

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Early astronomer John Herschel reported seeing winged people inhabiting the moon through his telescope.

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Prior to 1900, prizefights lasted 100 rounds.

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You’re more likely to die on your way to purchase a lottery ticket than you are to actually win the lottery.

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In 2017, social robot Sophia was given citizenship by Saudi Arabia — the first robot to be given legal personhood anywhere in the world.

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A study revealed that people scored higher in a mental agility test while wearing a lab coat they believed was a doctor’s coat. The effect was not there when they believed the same white coat was a painter’s coat.

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Using &%#@$ instead of swear words is called a Grawlix.

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When you snap a whip, that sound you hear is the whip breaking the sound barrier.

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Swedish wasn’t the official language of Sweden until 2009.

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Lee Hadwin “sleepdraws” gorgeous works of art, of which he has no recollection afterward. He has been drawing in his sleep since he was 4 years old.

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The ancient Aztecs believed that Techichis, forerunners of today’s Chihuahua, would absorb their owners’ sins while escorting them to the afterlife.

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Newborn babies cry, but they have no tears. Their tear ducts aren’t formed until they are a month old.

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