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J.R.R. Tolkien was rejected for a Nobel Prize in 1961 due to his "poor storytelling."

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The dog from the famous doge meme is named Kabosu and she's 14 years old now.

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Costco's hot dog has been $1.50 since they started selling them in 1984.

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A man once tried to rob a woman standing alone outside her apartment in Rio de Janeiro. That woman was MMA fighter Polyana Viana, who beat him and kept him there until the police arrived.

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The Michelin Man is white because rubber tires are actually white naturally.

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It takes approximately 75,000 flowers to make a pound of Saffron.

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Beyoncé assumed she would get the role of Disney's first black princess, Tiana, in The Princess and the Frog and refused to audition. The role went to Anika Noni Rose, who co-starred with Beyonce in Dreamgirls.

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In Russia, vodka was almost exclusively sold in 13-quart buckets until 1885.

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Italian speakers with dyslexia tend to have an easier time reading than dyslexic people who speak English and French. This is because the Italian language has simpler and more phonetic spelling.

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The first public call made from an iPhone was made by Steve Jobs. He called Starbucks and ordered 4,000 lattes then said "just kidding" and hung up.

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A fan of the Australian band Peking Duk got backstage at one of their concerts by adding himself as a family member on their Wikipedia page and showing it to security.

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The ashes of Stephen Hawking are buried between the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. This is located in a section of Westminster Abbey called the "Scientists Corner."

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The colored bars we see on tv are called SMPTE bars.

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Crows and owls hate each other. Great Horned Owls will behead and eat crows, while crows will call for back up and attack an owl with the help of the group.

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Pentagon employees once called Five Guys and ordered them to break their no delivery rule. The restaurant refused and made a 22-foot banner that said "ABSOLUTELY NO DELIVERY."

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Phil Collins, the composer of the soundtrack for Tarzan performed the songs in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish.

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Carrie Fisher and James Earl Jones had never met in person until 2014 when they both guest starred in an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

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The world's first known author was named Enheduanna. She was a high priestess who composed prayers and poetry over 4,000 years ago.

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The reason the film Tenet features a real plane crash is that it actually turned out to be more efficient than using CGI or miniatures.

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Persian King Agha Mohammad Khan ordered two servants to death for being too loud. It was a holy day, so their execution was to be the next day. The servants killed him in his sleep that night.

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In Japan, if a workday falls in between two public holidays, it also becomes a holiday by law. It's referred to as a "Citizen's Holiday."

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When Winston Churchill sold his family home, Chartwell, to the National Trust he required that a marmalade cat named Jock always live there. There have now been several Jocks over the decades.

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Keanu Reeves almost changed his name to "Chuck Spadina" because casting agents had a hard time pronouncing his name.

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Some types of fish eggs can survive being eaten by ducks and pooped out.

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#13 SMPTE = Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

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