The 'Swastika' was a symbol of well-being and harmony used by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains until of course anti-Semitic nationalist groups (P.S. Nazis) decided to culturally appropriated it to an Aryan symbol to boost a sense of ancient lineage for the G...
hinduamerican.org/blog/10-thin

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Quebec's provincial government intentionally misclassified 20,000 children as mentally ill and confined them to psychiatric institutions in order to misappropriate federal subsidies for the benefit of the Catholic Church
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duplessi

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Nietzsche's opinion about poets from Henry Rollins of Black Flag: "Poets are those who muddy their waters to make them appear deep".
youtube.com/watch?v=x6j4QzYyNc

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According to the EPA, handling most receipt paper (aka thermal paper) is likely dangerous to your health, due to the high levels of BPA, and using hand sanitizer before handling a receipt exponentially increases the amount of the chemical you absorb int...
newsweek.com/hand-sanitizer-sp

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A Soviet teenager Zinaida Portnova killed over 100 Nazis by poisoning them, Betrayed and captured, she is said to have shot the Nazi detective who captured her.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zinaida_

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145 rue Lafayette, Paris. It's a fake building designed to look like a real building. It functions as part of the ventilation system for the Paris subway.
unjourdeplusaparis.com/en/pari

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Didier Delsalle who is the first (and only) person to land a helicopter on the summit of Mount Everest.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Didier_D

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The Canadian divisions who took Juno beach on D-Day were all volunteers. Canada did not enact conscription until later in 1944; only 2463 men ever saw forced front line service. Overall, 10%+ of Canada's population served in the war effort.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conscrip

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A man shaved his beard on Tinder to see how his results would change. The beard profile received more matches (64 out of 94) and generally received twice as many matches from white women as the non-beard profile. More Asian women preferred non beard
boredpanda.com/tinder-beard-st

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That "You can't have both the dick in the ass and the soul in heaven," is a Bulgarian Version of "You can't have your cake and eat it too."
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_can%

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Ross Lebeau, 24, was charged with possessing almost half a pound of methamphetamine. 2 field tests also yielded positive results. However, later it was found to be cat littler. It was to keep the windows from fogging up.
abc13.com/1690696

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William "Wild Bill" Douglas, the longest-serving Supreme Court Justice, argued that the Vietnam War was illegal, that we should be able to sue on behalf of the environment, and that contraception bans violated our Right to Privacy. Later, the FBI plante...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_

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Mr. Rogers produced only one "holiday special" during his career, featuring Christmas and Hanukkah songs, but also welcoming "children who celebrate neither." He called the holiday season Slopperydozafanoondapuck, meaning "what a difference one person c...
metv.com/stories/40-years-ago-

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The Newport Sex Scandal in 1919, when male navy recruits investigating homosexuality in Rhode Island had sex with men, and then testified against them in trials against sodomy
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newport_

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Unlike most other science fictions shows, the space scenes in the show ‘Firefly’ were done silently, because sound cannot be transmitted in the vacuum of space.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefly_

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During the 14th century Plague, the ever-present threat of death lead to many people to either religion or constant satisfying of physical desires. This combination of opposing coping mechanisms lead to a later artistic genre called "Danse Macabre" or "...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danse_Ma

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The clothing company, Hugo Boss, was nearly dismantled following World War 2 due to the founder being a staunch supporter of the Nazi Party.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Bos

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