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Gymnophoria is the sense that someone is mentally undressing you.

Elephants tickle each other.

The Sami people of northern Finland use a measure called Poronkusema: the distance a reindeer can walk before needing to urinate.

The novelist Kurt Vonnegut ran America’s first Saab dealership.

When Rameses II’s mummified body was shipped to France in 1974, it was issued with a passport. Its occupation was “King (deceased)”.

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Approximately 60 tons of brown paint is used every seven years to paint the Eiffel Tower.

Humans started wearing clothes 70.000 years ago.

The 13th century St. Hugh of Lincoln’s best friend was a swan.

In 1936, the Lykov family fled from the communists into the Siberian wilderness. They were found in 1978, having lived on the Russian taiga for 40 years without meeting another human being. Two of the Lykovs four children – having been born in the wilderness – had never met another human being outside their family.

In 2008, pet hamsters were banned in Vietnam.

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