During Prohibition in the US, it was illegal to buy or sell alcohol, but it was not illegal to drink it. Some wealthy people bought out entire liquor stores before it passed to ensure they still had alcohol to drink.
history.com/news/10-things-you

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That the children of Princess Anne, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, carry no Royal Titles. They are still in the Royal line of succession but have no peerage titles because thier father was common born and refused a title upon marriage into the Roya...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne%2C_

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There is paper made out of stone which is water proof, recyclable and works with inkjet printers
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_pa

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A suspected rhino poacher who illegally entered a national park in South Africa was trampled to death by an elephant then eaten by a pride of lions. His accomplices told the man's family they moved his body to a road & left the park. Park rangers said l...
npr.org/2019/04/07/710840965/s

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Catherine the Great had her lover Grigory Potemkin's 'elephantine sexual equipment’ cast in porcelain to console her during his long absences from the court.
history.co.uk/article/historys

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Ring Around the Rosie is a song about bubonic plague (black death) from England.. and it used be “and we all fall dead” but they omitted ‘dead’
historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/Hist

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The author of 'Jaws' dedicated the last decade of his life to the preservation of sharks to make up for the mass hysteria he helped create.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Be

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In 1860 there were more millionaires per capita in Lower Mississippi valley than anywhere else in the United States. At the same time the American slaves were worth somewhere around $3.5B making them the single biggest financial asset in the US.
theatlantic.com/business/archi

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The unlucky voyage of Soyuz 23, a Soviet spacecraft that unintentionally "splashed-down" in a frozen lake. They spent nine hours in the cabin waiting to be lifted out of the water, and an additional two hours before the responders realized they were ali...
americaspace.com/2013/10/27/a-

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Great apes, including chimpanzees and orangutans, have absolutely no appreciation of music whatsoever. Research has shown they can’t tell the difference between Beethoven and Bieber, and that music is all just meaningless sound to them.
nypost.com/2017/03/30/chimpanz

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Dogs are the only non-primate species with a left-gaze bias. Humans tend to look at the right side of a human face for better facial recognition and dogs respond to faces in a similar way: Dogs also fixate on the right side of a human face, but not that...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_inte

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