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Some are funny facts and some will make you say WTF. But being inconvenient and not useless, all those facts will enrich your knowledge base and help you pass through.

There's a second Monalisa in Museo del Prado, Madrid, that was probably painted by one of Da Vinci's pupils. When viewed combined with the original Mona Lisa, it can create a 3-D effect, making it the first stereoscopic image in world history.

I learned that the band Aerosmith earned more money from 'Guitar Hero' than from any of their albums

A 16 year old named Max Wade managed to pull off a heist of movie proportions when he rappel'd into a Ferrari shop and stole Guy Fieri's Lamborghini, and the janitor suspected of helping was never found.

Master swordsmith Masamune founded the Soshu tradition about 700 years ago. He has a 24th generation grandson who continues the tradition of forging blades, in the same area, to this day.

Tom Petty was so popular his record label wanted to charge $1 more for his 1981 album "Hard Promises" than the standard $8.98, but they backed down after he considered naming the album "$8.98"

The Queen of England has someone who breaks in her shoes for her before she wears them ,”...the shoes have to be immediately comfortable and to achieve this, a member of staff with the same size feet will trot up and down palatial corridors for her until they are suitably broken in.”

Cellulite" is a term made up by spa and beauty services to promote their products, many members of the medical community describe it as the "normal condition of many women" rather than a disorder.

Vietnamese people would adopt the names of kings to show their loyalty. The Nguyen Dynasty was the last Vietnamese Dynasty, explaining why Nguyen is a popular last name.

The crew of the Apollo 15 moon mission took 398 unauthorised postage stamp covers to the moon with them, with the intention of selling 100 of them to a German stamp dealer who provided them. When discovered, NASA re-assigned all the astronauts involved to non-flight roles.

Iowa Man Tyler Heep won $1.00 from a scratch-off, drove to Lottery Headquarters, and demanded a gigantic novelty check. They wrote him out an oversized check and had him hold it up for a photo in a room set up with a camera and the Lottery logo. Heep used his winnings to buy 1/2 a gallon of gas.

"Cold Case Homicides Playing Cards." The deck of 52 playing cards each have victims information and are passed out to inmates in hopes they will come forward with any information. Florida has an average of 2-3 solved cases per deck.

The VLC media player uses a traffic cone as its logo because the students who created it had a traffic cone collection

A Canadian child molester who posted about 200 swirled images of his face online molesting kids in Cambodia and Vietnam. German investigators figured out a technique for unswirling the images, leading to his arrest.

Santa Claus, Indiana. They receive thousands of letters each year for Christmas and have a dedicated team of volunteers known as "Santa's Elves" that makes sure each child gets a reply. This tradition has existed since 1914.

In one of Thomas Jefferson's letters to James Madison in 1789 he stated that the Constitution and laws should expire after 19 years. This was to allow the new generations to learn from the past and change accordingly, it was also to prevent older generations from "binding" subsequent ones.