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    French artist Julien Berthier created a boat that constantly looks like it's sinking, but never really does.
     
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    Even though great white sharks hold the record for the most number of unprovoked attacks on humans, humans are not suitable meals for them as their digestion speed is too slow to cope up with the high bone to muscle and fat ratio of the human body. Only if we could tell this to the sharks.........
     
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    The boat looks like this.

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    This is from Cheezburger:
     

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    The hyrax is believed to be the closest living relatives of elephants.
     
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    Esther Cleveland was the only President to be born in the White House. (9 September, 1893)
     
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    Austrian artist Alfredo Barsuglia's installation named Social Pool is a secret swimming pool hidden in the Mojave desert. Anyone can use it, but needs a key to unlock it.
     
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    Ancient Chinese nobility committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.
     
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    Swiss laws prohibit owners from keeping guinea pigs on their own, because they're sociable animals and need each other's company.
     
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    I see many members are coming up to like our posts, but its just a few (2) who post. Would be great to have many more involved. Lets run out of facts fast! :D
     
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    By balancing temperature, humidity and lightning, Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde can create a cloud in a room. He first regulates conditions and then fires a short burst from a smoke machine. However, these clouds are suspended for a short moment.

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    In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
     
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    India is the world's largest single consumer of gold, mostly for jewelry. Indian households hold 11% of the global stock. That's more than the reserves of the USA, IMF, Switzerland and Germany put together.
     
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    Bank of America started as Bank of Italy when Amadeo Giannini founded it in 1904.
     
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    A woman who had given birth to two children and was pregnant with a third one, failed DNA tests to prove her maternity.

    In short: she was her own twin, and the children had the twin's DNA.
     
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