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In the U.S., if you find a bald eagle feather on the ground, you need a permit to pick it up.

The Price Is Right rigs the plinko game for promotional ads using fishing line so that the chip lands in the $10,000 slot. The wire was mistakenly left in place and a contestant dropped 3 consecutive chips before it was noticed. She was allowed to keep the money.

The slogan "Make your wet dreams come true" was used by 1928 presidential candidate Al Smith in reference to repealing prohibition.

When the government charged Wesley Snipes for failing to file tax returns for the years 1999 through 2004, Snipes responded to his indictment by declaring himself to be "a non-resident alien" of the United States. He got a 3 year prison sentence.

Dark roast coffee actually has less caffeine than light roasts

Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx exchanged friendly letters and discussed their similar views on the exploitation of labor.

Owl is known for the silent flight. Where other birds have stiff feathers that make a whooshing sound when they fly, owl feathers have soft edges that allow the birds to fly silently.This is important for owls, as they can swoop down on prey without being heard.

A man named Leland Stanford made a bet that all of a horses hooves leave the ground when it gallops. He placed the bet at $25,000 and won with the help of photographer Eadweard Muybridge. Muybridge later, was the first to make a moving picture.

That, due to human interaction, Domestic Sheep have evolved to require humans to shear them. Their wool never sheds.

Indonesia created manta ray sanctuaries upon realising each manta ray brings lifetime tourism income of $1 million.

Robert Liston is the only surgeon in history to have performed an operation with a 300% mortality rate, losing his patient to infection, accidentally amputating his assistant's fingers, who also died of infection, and slashing a spectator who died from shock

The average length of a freight train in the US is 2000 metres / 1.25miles long

Golfer Cameron Tringale asked to be disqualified from the PGA Championship after he passed his putter over his ball and felt he may have misreported his score by not counting it as a shot. His honesty cost him $53000 in tournament earnings.

Killer bees are not natural and were created by scientists trying to increase honey production.

A five year old boy passed a Microsoft exam to become the youngest person to become a Microsoft Certified Professional