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25 Facts That Will Boggle Your Mind

Whoa. Thanks to these answers on Quora.

1. The dates 4/4, 6/6, 8/8, 10/10, and 12/12 all fall on the same day of the week during any one year.

2. The official color of the universe is "Cosmic Latte" (#FFF8E7).

3. A Swedish couple named their kid "Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116." The name is pronounced "Albin."

4. In 1938, Adolf Hitler was Time magazine's Man of the Year and in 1939, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

5. There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.

6. Some people claim an episode of Johnny Bravo predicted 9/11.

7. A "dancing plague" killed people in Strasbourg in 1518.

8. Harry Nilsson's song "Coconut" ("she put the lime in the coconut," etc.) has only one chord in the entire song. It's the only song without any chord changes to land on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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It reached No. 8 in 1972.

9. Applying a male’s underarm sweat to a female’s lips can help women relax, boost their mood and help regulate their menstrual cycle.

10. When a male honeybee climaxes during sex, his testicles explode and he dies.

11. The USSR requested a clear-colored Coca-Cola in the 1940s so that it looked like vodka.

12. Caligula, the emperor of Rome from 37 to 41 CE, ordered his troops to go to war with the sea.

13. Technically speaking, a female dude is a "dudine."

14. Tiger sharks' fetuses fight, and sometimes cannibalize, each other in the womb. The survivor is born.

15. If you eat a polar bear liver, you'll probably die.

16. Shoppers are far more likely to buy French wine when French music is playing in the background of a store, and German wine when German music is playing.

17. The national anthem of Greece has 158 stanzas.

18. Marilyn Monroe had a higher IQ (163) than that of Albert Einstein (160).

19. Sloppy doctors' handwriting accounts for 7,000 deaths a year.

20. The Tyrannosaurus rex lived closer in time to humans than to stegosauruses.

21. The word "facetiously" contains all five vowels and "y" in alphabetical order.

22. Honey doesn't spoil, ever.

23. Dragonflies have shovel-shaped penises so they can scoop out their rivals' sperm.

24. The "S" in Harry S. Truman doesn't stand for anything. His middle name was just S.

25. And finally... the brain named itself.