A statue of Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley radiates free Wi-Fi. It was created as an homage to his vision for wireless communication.

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Tulips can continue to grow as much as an inch per day after being cut.

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Johnny Cash’s estate was approached by an advertising company asking for permission to use “Ring of Fire” in an ad for hemorrhoid cream. The request was refused.

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A Mickey is the smallest detectable movement of a mouse cursor on a screen. The term was coined by computer scientists, who use it when programming mice and other input devices.

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“The Whole Shabang” is a brand of potato chips once sold only in jails and prisons. It was so popular that in 2016, due to demand from ex-inmates, it was finally made available to the general public.

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The majority of people will tilt their head to the right when they kiss.

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Alligators will give manatees the right of way if they swim near each other.

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The board game Cranium was the first non-coffee product to be sold at Starbucks.

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Out of the millions of creatures that inhabit planet Earth, humans are one of just three species capable of laughter, the other two being chimpanzees... and rats!

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Lipstick was considered an essential item for female nurses in the armed forces during World War II, both to remind women they were ladies first and military second, and because it might have a calming effect on the male soldiers.

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In 2007, Scotland spent 125,000 British pounds devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was: “Welcome to Scotland.”

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Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose once earned $8 an hour for smoking cigarettes, for a science experiment at California’s UCLA.

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Gatling gun salesmen went to Civil War battlefields to demonstrate their products in actual combat.

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A man with severe OCD and a phobia about germs attempted to commit suicide with a gun to his head. Instead of killing him, the bullet eliminated his mental illness without any other damage.

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