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1.   It’s illegal to hold a salmon under suspicious circumstances in the United Kingdom.

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2.   Cherophobia is a fear of happiness.

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3.   The shortest presidency in the history of the world was by President Pedro Paredes of Mexico, who ruled for less than one hour on February 19, 1913.

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4.   Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences.

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5.   At El Diablo restaurant in Lanzarote, uses geothermal heat from a dormant volcano to cook its food.

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6.   Misery is a village in France.

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7.   Rapper Lil Wayne was asked to leave after trying to fight a referee at an anti-violence charity basketball event.

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8.   Uranus was almost named Georgium Sidus (George’s Star), in honour of King George III.

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9.   Betty Lou Oliver holds the Guinness World Record for the longest fall survived in a lift(elevator). She survived a plunge of 75 stories (1,000 ft) in a lift in the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.

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10.   Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 26, 1988, until July 2006.

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11.   Galileo’s middle finger is on display at the Museo Galileo in Florence, Italy.

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12.   A woman can get pregnant while she is already pregnant.

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13.   Some people in India and Pakistan smoke scorpion to get high.

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14.   The 1967 Outer Space Treaty forbids any nation from trying to own the Moon.

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15.   Scaphism was a form of ancient Persian method of execution where the victim trap between two boats and then feeding and covering them with milk and honey, and allowing insect and other vermin to eat the victim inside out.

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