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Monkey brains are eaten as a delicacy in parts of China, South…

Monkey brains are eaten as a delicacy in parts of China, South Asia and Africa.

Monkey brains is a dish consisting of, at least partially, the brain of some species of monkey or ape. Consuming the brain and other nervous system tissues of some animals is considered hazardous to human health.

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Licence plates in the Canadian Northwest Territories are shaped…

Licence plates in the Canadian Northwest Territories are shaped like polar bears.

The Canadian territory of Northwest Territories first required its residents to register their motor vehicles and display licence plates in 1941. In 1970, to celebrate the centennial of the territory, a unique polar bear-shaped plate was introduced. The basic bear shape has been retained ever since, and the plate is now a registered trademark of the Government of the Northwest Territories.

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When Harvard professor Tom Lehrer was asked at the age of 84 by…

When Harvard professor Tom Lehrer was asked at the age of 84 by rapper 2 Chainz if he could sample his 60-year old song. Lehrer replied, “I grant you motherf*ckers permission to do this. Please give my regards to Mr. Chainz, or may I call him 2?”

In the original Pinocchio novel, Pinocchio spends several months…

In the original Pinocchio novel, Pinocchio spends several months as a donkey performing in a circus until he breaks his leg, gets sold, and is drowned in the ocean for his leather. The puppet inside survives trapped in the dead donkey form until a school of fish eats away the flesh.

Pocahontas was 11 years old when she met John Smith. He was…

Pocahontas was 11 years old when she met John Smith. He was 28.

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Harley Quinn wasn’t originally a comic book character. She…

Harley Quinn wasn’t originally a comic book character. She was actually first introduced in Batman: The Animated Series and was so popular that the comic writers decided to add her into the comic universe.

Patrick the Wombat was the world’s oldest wombat at nearly 32…

Patrick the Wombat was the world’s oldest wombat at nearly 32 years and died a virgin. He had a Tinder profile and rode around in a wheelbarrow.

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The girl who played Robin Williams’ teenage daughter in…

The girl who played Robin Williams’ teenage daughter in Mrs. Doubtfire was kicked out of school for missing too many classes during filming. Robin Williams then wrote a letter to the principal ‘respectfully requesting’ he reconsider. She didn’t get back in, but the school did frame the letter.

There is a group of African Giant Pouched Rats called the…

There is a group of African Giant Pouched Rats called the “HeroRATS” that have helped detect over 19,558 land mines and 6,068 unexploded ammunition, thanks to their highly developed and specially trained sense of smell.

At age 32, famous singer Bobby Darin found out the woman…

At age 32, famous singer Bobby Darin found out the woman he’d thought was his sister was in fact his mother.