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The Ache tribe of Paraguay believe that babies inherit the characteristics of all the men who have had sex with the mother during pregnancy.

In Latin, testis both means witness and testicle.

The “M” on M&M’s candies were stencilled by hand until WWII labour shortages forced the confectioner to automate the process.

The international telephone code for Antarctica is 672.

In 2012, nearly half of Americans were not aware that Judaism is an older religion than Christianity – that is to say, nearly half of Americans did not figure out that, in Christianity, the Old Testament is older than the New Testament.

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Anthropologies believe that man has known how to use fire for 500,000 years, but only learned how to make it himself 12,000 years ago.

Prior to 1962, sodomy was illegal in every US State.

The flag of Paraguay is the only current national flag whose obverse and reverse sides are neither identical nor mirrored.

Legendary Cuban Communist revolutionary Che Guevara was born in Argentina.

Until 1857, in the UK, a husband wishing to end an unhappy marriage could sell his wife. The cost was about £3,000 – roughly £223,000 in today’s money.

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Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

In 2008 a lock of Jane Austen’s hair was sold at auction for £5,640.

Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.

Istanbul, Turkey, is the only city in the world located on two continents.

During his first term as U.S. President, Barack Obama introduced a bill which allowed a person to sue if he was unemployed and didn’t get a job he was interviewed for because he thought he wasn’t hired because he was unemployed.

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