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All of the characters in The Simpsons have four fingers on each hand except for the cartoon portrayal of God, who has five (while never explained, it may be a subtle nod to the five-fingered animators that created the Simpsons universe).

All of the characters in The Simpsons have four fingers on each hand except for the cartoon portrayal of God, who has five (while never explained, it may be a subtle nod to the five-fingered animators that created the Simpso...

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Although Humpty Dumpty has been portrayed as an anthropomorphized egg for centuries now, the original nursery rhyme text makes no mention of what Humpty Dumpty actually is.

Although Humpty Dumpty has been portrayed as an anthropomorphized egg for centuries now, the original nursery rhyme text makes no mention of what Humpty Dumpty actually is.

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During World War II, the U.S. Navy operated two aircraft carriers in the Great Lakes for the purposes of training exercises.

During World War II, the U.S. Navy operated two aircraft carriers in the Great Lakes for the purposes of training exercises.

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The only point where the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales converge is at -40 degrees when the same absolute temperature is designated by identical numbers on both scales.

The only point where the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales converge is at -40 degrees when the same absolute temperature is designated by identical numbers on both scales.

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When wolves howl together, they harmonize rather than chorus on the same note in order to create the illusion that there are more wolves in the pack.

When wolves howl together, they harmonize rather than chorus on the same note in order to create the illusion that there are more wolves in the pack.

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The Sentinelese, a tribal group occupying North Sentinel Island located off the coast of India, are believed to have lived in the Andaman Islands for 60,000 years and have refused contact with all outsiders.

The Sentinelese, a tribal group occupying North Sentinel Island located off the coast of India, are believed to have lived in the Andaman Islands for 60,000 years and have refused contact with all outsiders....

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The Energizer Bunny is only seen in America because Duracell failed to renew their U.S. trademark for a ‘battery bunny’ and Energizer snatched it up; elsewhere in the world, Duracell still advertises with a bunny.

The Energizer Bunny is only seen in America because Duracell failed to renew their U.S. trademark for a ‘battery bunny’ and Energizer snatched it up; elsewhere in the world, Duracell still advertises with a bunny....

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Every single game in the 1863 World Checker Championship ended in a draw; curiously, over half of the games played were, move-for-move, identical.

Every single game in the 1863 World Checker Championship ended in a draw; curiously, over half of the games played were, move-for-move, identical.

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Despite how highly flammable straw is, bales of straw are actually fire resistant thanks to their tightly packed construction. It’s difficult for fire to consume the bales in the absence of large openings between the individual stems.

Despite how highly flammable straw is, bales of straw are actually fire resistant thanks to their tightly packed construction. It’s difficult for fire to consume the bales in the absence of large openings between the in...

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Orson Welles’ last acting job before his death in 1985 was to provide the voice for Unicron, the planet-size robot, for the 1986 animated film The Transformers: The Movie.

Orson Welles’ last acting job before his death in 1985 was to provide the voice for Unicron, the planet-size robot, for the 1986 animated film The Transformers: The Movie.

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The only zodiac sign represented by an inanimate object is Libra (The Scales).

The only zodiac sign represented by an inanimate object is Libra (The Scales).

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The term sardine does not refer to a specific fish, but instead to over a dozen species of small oily fish that are typically grilled, pickled, smoked, or canned.

The term sardine does not refer to a specific fish, but instead to over a dozen species of small oily fish that are typically grilled, pickled, smoked, or canned.

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Jim Carrey’s chipped tooth in Dumb & Dumber isn’t a theatrical effect; Carrey had the cap covering his actual chipped tooth removed for the filming.

Jim Carrey’s chipped tooth in Dumb & Dumber isn’t a theatrical effect; Carrey had the cap covering his actual chipped tooth removed for the filming.
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