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In the summer of 2013, male train drivers in Sweden circumvented a ban on shorts by wearing skirts to work in hot weather. Because of Swedish anti-sexist laws, men and women are allowed to wear the same clothes to work.

An American could become President of the United States by winning the majority of the votes in just 11 U.S. States.

The tomato has been brought back from the verge of extinction at least three times since it was first domesticated.

The word acalculia describes the inability to do sums.

Hummingbirds, bees and ants spend 80% of their day doing absolutely nothing.

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  1. An American could become President of the United States by winning the majority of the votes in just 11 U.S. States.” – Which gives me cause to reiterate – do away with the Electoral College! Don’t get me started —

    The tomato has been brought back from the verge of extinction at least three times since it was first domesticated.

    Common corn —

    — is entirely dependent on Humans for the continuation of it’s species – it has been genetically manipulated from its parent-plant, “maize,” to the point that it can no longer continue on its own.

    Hummingbirds, bees and ants spend 80% of their day doing absolutely nothing.” – Begging the question, whence comes justification for the biblical phrase in Proverbs 6:6: “Look to the ant, thou sluggard;
 consider its ways and be wise!

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