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Members of the Yanomami tribe greet each other by farting.

  Not everyone takes offense at a fart. The members of the Yanomami tribe in South America, in particular, consider farting a friendly gesture and do it to greet each...
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Link #37: If a Tibetan Sticks His Tongue out at You, He’s Showing You...

Link #37: If a Tibetan Sticks His Tongue out at You, He’s Showing You Respect. In the last post, we described how a catfish’s body is like a giant tongue...
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The mother of Marcus Brutus was Julius Caesar’s lover.

  Julius Caesar had thee wives and several lovers, one of which was Servilia, whose son, Marcus Brutus went on to participate in Caesar's murder. There are rumors that Brutus...
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A man in Oklahoma was arrested for washing his hair with mayonnaise.

  Apparently, he thought it was shampoo. The real crime, though, was that he washed his hair at a public fountain, disturbing several people.  
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A woman in Thailand lived with scorpions for 33 days.

  Kanchana Ketkaew lived in a glass room filled with over 5,000 scorpions for over a month. Not only did she survive but she was only stung 13 times (though...

Hurricanes were once named after saints.

  For a while in the past, hurricanes were named in honor of one of the saints celebrating his or her feast day on the day it was formed. From...
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Link #89: The Earliest Horses Were Equal to Today’s Ducks in Size!

  Link #89: The Earliest Horses Were Equal to Today’s Ducks in Size! In prehistoric times, it seems that the horse species had a very eventful time. In our last post,...
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A man got jailed for calling and texting his ex girlfriend one time too...

  Make that over 21,000 times. The French man, aged 33, was sentenced to 10 months of prison and a $1,300 fine after calling his ex girlfriend an average of...

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