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In a meeting with President Nixon, Elvis Presley applied for a job as a narcotics detective.
The first lawn mower was registered for a patent as early as in 1830.
The word stepmother translated to Swedish is "Bonusmamma".
An ostrich could run a marathon in 45 minutes.
Furbies are banned to enter the buildings of the NSA.
Jimi Hendrix started his career with a one-string ukulele.
Pac-Man's original name is Puck-Man, in America he was renamed to avoid people naming it Fuck-Man.
If women quit taking the pill in the course of their partnership, they might get discontent when their partner isn't good looking.
In Texas, there is a place called "Bigfoot".
The Spanish word "esposas" means both "wives" and "handcuffs".
The English word "pencil" comes from the Latin word "peniculus", which means "small penis".
A three-year-old was mayor of Dorset in the US state of Minnesota.
Thanks to a successful advertising campaign, Japanese eat for Christmas traditionally at KFC.
The Briton Wendy Southgate is the most photographed person on Google Street View.
People in Spain and some Latin American countries eat twelve grapes at midnight of December 31 - each grape symbolizes good luck or a wish.
Originally the feast day of January 1 was called "Feast of the Circumcision of Christ".
At the St. John's Cathedral in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands is a statue of an angel holding a mobile phone in its hands.
Oscar winners (and their heirs) can not sell their statuettes without first offering to sell them back to the Academy for one dollar.
A baby has about 100 bones more than an adult.
The poison of the Brazilian wandering spider can cause an erection lasting for hours.
In a 1966 World Cup QF Argentine Antonio Rattin received the red card and refused to leave the pitch, prompting the police to escort him out.
The number seven is the most popular number around the world.
Rich criminals in China hire impostors or body doubles to stand trial and receive punishment in one's place.
The international phone code for Russia is 007.
The "Bank of America" was originally called "Bank of Italy".
In a space-suit it's not possible to whistle.
The Dane Olaf Bentzen died of laughing while watching a scene of "A Fish Called Wanda".
UPS painted its first delivery vehicles in different colors, in order to prove that the company had more than just 1 vehicle.
The actor Dolph Lundgren has a master's degree in chemistry and had a scholarship for MIT.
With almost $900,000,000, the least successful Harry Potter movie had more profit than the most successful Twilight film.
The real name of the former German Chancellor Willy Brandt is Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm.
After his death, Steve Jobs has been granted 141 patents more.