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Frank Epperson invented the popsicle in 1905, at the age of 11.

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Kinder Surprises are banned in the USA.

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Better a rhino than an ass!

In 1958, a five-year-old female rhinoceros named Cacareco won Sao Paulo’s council elections.

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How I met your mother

Mill Ends Park (Portland, US-OR) is the world-smallest park and covers a total area of 452 sq in (0.292 m2).

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Saucers are not welcome

A municipal decree forbids flying saucers to fly over and to park in Chateauneuf-du-Pape (France).

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Road rage

In Switzerland, if you fail too many times your driving test you might have to consult a psychologist to check your ability to drive.

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Bubble gum

In Singapore, the import and the sale of chewing gum are prohibited.

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In 1950 India wanted to attend the soccer world cup… barefoot !

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Jack says: “I'm not there”

Selling Jack Daniel's is illegal in the county where it is produced.

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The longest night

Teresa of Ávila died in the night of the 4th to the 15th of October, 1582.

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Absent of indicative

Le Train de Nulle Part (The Train from Nowhere) is a French novel written without a single verb by Michel Dansel in 2004.

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Are you hexakosioihexekontahexaphobic?

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number 666.

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Lonely Pope

Statistically, there are a bit more than two Popes per sq. km in the Vatican City State.

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Highest peak

The highest point of Maldives is lower than a basket on a basketball court.

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Hiroo the Hero

Hiroo Onoda was one of the last japanese soldiers to surrender after the defeat of Japan in World War II. He was ordered to lay down his arms on the island of Lubang in 1974 (29 years after the end of WWII).

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Mustache and gendarmes

In France, wearing a mustache is finally not mandatory for gendarmes since 1933.

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Can you open it?

The can-opener was invented more than 40 years after the can!

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In the USA, a federal law made it illegal to have contact with “extraterrestrials or their vehicles”. Enforcement of the law led to a fine of 5000 dollars or a one year prison term.

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It is impossible to put a finger in the nose, one in the anus and one in each ear simultaneously.

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Quest for fire

Matches were invented after the lighter.

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