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Justin Bieber's mom almost passed up the opportunity for him to record his first album because the agent that discovered him was Jewish. She said "God, I gave him to you. You could send me a Christian man, a Christian label! God, you don't want this Jewish kid to be Justin's man, do you?"

Two pharmacists were responsible for the creation of Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce in 1835. While unpalatable at first, the pair let it ferment for 3 years before discovering it's value as a flavoring sauce.

The Coca-Cola company was ordered by a US judge to turn over their secret formula twice- they refused both times.

California's economy is now the 5th-biggest in the world, and has overtaken the UK, India & France

Otto Skorzeny, a Nazi commando during WWII, was tried for war crimes for having worn Allied uniforms to conduct missions behind the lines. He was acquitted after British commandos testified that they did the same during the war and convicting him would have meant an indictment against them.

The highest paid state employee in the USA is Nick Saban, the Alabama football team head coach, making $7.09 million a year

Some people who think they have gluten intolerance might actually be reacting to a difference in the proteins in modern bread caused by quick rise and lack of fermentation of the grains used.

The Cassandra metaphor occurs when valid warnings are dismissed. The Greek god Apollo gave Cassandra the gift of prophecy, but she refused his love so he placed a curse that nobody would believe her. She was left with knowledge of future events she could not alter or convince others of.

Porphyria, a collection of diseases where symptoms include severe sun sensitivity, prominent canine teeth and peculiar behaviour, is thought to be the basis of the vampire legend

Fungi are genetically more closely related to animals than to plants.

Jews arrived in India 2500 years ago and unlike many parts of the world, Jews lived in India without any instances of antisemitism from the local majority populace until the Portuguese and British colonized India

About Thad Roberts, a NASA intern who stole millions of dollars worth of moon rocks with his girlfriend, had sex with her on top of the moon rocks, tried to sell the rocks, and ended up in prison.

McDonald's is called Macca's in Australia. The nickname became so popular, they've registered it and in 2013 they even changed the signage.

Esurance got rid of their cartoon mascot Erin Esurance after she was featured in a massive amount of fan made pornography.

In 2005 Starbucks spent more on health insurance for its employees than on raw materials needed to brew its coffee.