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    The Church of Scientology was denied by Wikipedia to edit any articles in 2007 because the religion was feeding readers false information through repetitive and deceptive editing of articles related to them.
     
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    The African Earthworm (Microchaetus rappi) can measure upto 22 feet in length, average length being 6 feet.
     
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    An man in Yellowstone has adopted a grizzly bear called Brutus, who he has raised since birth.

    The pair are inseparable and are so close that when he married, the bear was the best man.
     
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    The X-ray tetra (Pristella maxillaris) is transparent to such an extent that you can see its spine through its body.

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    95 % of the Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes.
     
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    The internet was called 'The Galactic Network' when it was first created.
     
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    Gordon Ramsay, Scottish celebrity chef, left one of his first jobs because of the head chef's rages, bullying and violence.
     
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    Thomas Edison's last breath is stored in a test tube.

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    My personal fun fact:

    Since I'm using the iPF website, with it's arrow at the right to quickly get back to the top, I'm looking for that arrow on every other website as well when I want to scroll back to the top. :confused::) I often find myself wondering where the arrow is hidden. :D
     
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    The word 'stupid' comes from the name of the ancient roman clown, Stupidus
     
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    In most apps, tap the top of the screen to jump to the top.
     
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    It also works on websites. I'm used to the iPF website now, and there's the arrow that I'm missing everywhere else. :)
     
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    Butterflies have 2 compound eyes consisting of thousands of lenses, but yet, they can only see the colours red, green and yellow.
     
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    The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
     
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    The Aztecs believed to be living in the fifth world. The fourth was destroyed by flood, the third by fire, the second by hurricanes and the first when the jaguars ate everybody.
     
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