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America’s “Big Four” rival pizza chains – Domino’s, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, and Little Caesars – all buy their cheese from the same man: James Leprino. His company sells 1 billion pounds of cheese each year.

The Great Whiskey Fire of Dublin in 1875 was when 5000 barrels of whiskey ignited and flowed into the streets. Thirteen people died that day, but not from burns or smoke inhalation. They died from alcohol poisoning after trying to drink it all.

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Vasili Arkhipov, a senior officer on a Soviet submarine, refused his captain’s orders to launch a nuclear torpedo at US warships in October 1962, perhaps preventing WWIII.

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Multiple Star Wars lead actors have struggled with a habit of making their own sound effects for fight scenes – to the point where numerous takes needed to be re-shot because you could see the actors making lightsaber noises.

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Bob Marley gave the credit for “No Woman, No Cry” to a friend who ran a soup kitchen, to ensure the royalty checks would keep it open.

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Audi had to use more durable horns in Indian-market cars, as their standard horns would have been unable to cope with the amount of honking Indian drivers do. source

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A Taiwanese man named Ben Hsu swallowed an AirPod while asleep. When Hsu awoke, he hit Apple’s tracking and heard beeps coming from inside his body. Kaohsiung Hospital confirmed that the earbud was in his stomach, and he then passed it from his body naturally. After a wash/dry, his AirPod worked as usual with the battery at 41%.

In 2003, a woman found a stolen painting worth $1 million in the trash on a New York City curb. She felt it “had power” and took it without knowing its origin or value. She spent four years researching it and discovered it’d been stolen in 1987. She got a $15,000 reward plus a % of its $1,049,000 sale price.

On March 27, 1977, Robina van Lanschot decided not to reboard her flight, staying at her layover destination, despite this being against the rules. She was the sole surviving passenger of KLM Flight 4805, which crashed into Pan Am Flight 1736 on takeoff, killing 583. source 1, 2

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