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TRUST ME HEAD COLD CURES CAN BE WORSE!!!

November 18th 2014 11:39
Suffered from any earaches recently?
Sneezing cold


Just be glad you're not living in the the olden days of England when one of the cures for earache was to insert an oil covered cockroach into your ear!

Have a cough or a cold - sleep with orange peel up your nose, it'll sort you out in no time.

Have an eye complaint? Simple! Just catch a random fox, remove its tongue, set the fox free again and carry the tongue around with you in a bag - problem solved!
If there are no foxes around, try catching a frog and licking its back instead!
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SHOCKINGLY THE DETAILS CAN BE IMPORTANT!

September 19th 2014 21:01
electric chair
During the 1890's, the Emperor of Abysinia (now known as Ethiopia) became fascinated with the idea of using the newly invented electric chair.

So he went ahead and ordered a number of extremely expensive electric chairs before realising that he had overlooked one seemingly minor detail. Abysinia didn't have any electricity.

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Wars Of The Roses Game Of Thrones
George R. R. Martin has said that his main inspiration for writing his book series colloquially known as the Game Of Thrones series thanks to the HBO television production, was the series of dynastic wars during the 1400's for the throne of England known as the Wars of the Roses.
The fight that arose over succession upon the king's death was the paramount inspiration for the main storyline.


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CHARACTER FACTS FROM GAME OF THRONES

August 22nd 2014 05:03
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Kristian Nairn who plays the role of Hodor is a DJ! Yes, believe it or not, 'Hodor' was a full-time DJ before he landed his role as a cast member of Game Of Thrones, and even now still DJs in his home town of Belfast during the off-season. DJ Nairn also plays guitar and sings.

Robbed Stark's wife Talisa Maegyr, real name Oona Chaplin is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin!
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RANDOM PEOPLE FACTS

June 25th 2014 04:15
After the invention of colour television, the number of people dreaming in black and white decreased.

Offering incentives such as money for doing well in an IQ test can result not only in a better effort, but also a better score.
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SWIMMING IN BEER ~ LITERALLY!!

April 30th 2014 00:02
Beer tap cask ale alcohol
On Monday the 17th of October, 1814, 9 people died as a result of the London Beer Flood.

A large beer tank at the Meux and Company Brewery containing 610,000 litres of beer (135,000 gallons) ruptured, causing other nearby tanks to burst.

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YOU HAVE A 100% CHANCE OF DYING!

March 19th 2014 01:37
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No one lives forever, but here are some odd statistics about death that you may not know.

You are 6-7 times more likely to die in an elevator than on a rollercoaster.
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A professional French pickpocket with a reputation for visiting cities holding large scale international events such as the Olympics, once visited Seville, Spain during 1999 only to make a huge of mistake in selecting his quarry.
Pickpocket sign

Thinking that he was in his element (large public spaces full of meandering tourists) he circled a group of young men before deciding, unknowingly, to target Larry Wade who was at that time, a member of the U.S.A Athletic team and a champion hurdler.

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SOME LITTLE KNOWN CAT-FACTS

February 12th 2014 04:37
Turkish Van Cat one eye blue one eye green
Ailurophilia is the "love of cats."

Cats with only one eye supposedly bring good luck. Upon seeing one you are supposed to spit on your thumb, jab it into the palm of your hand, and make a wish.
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The ever familiar Christmas Carol "The Twelve Days Of Christmas" is believed to have come about as a coded message when Catholicism became illegal to practice in England from 1558. In order to help young Catholics remember the basics of their religion, the song was created with a hidden religious meaning which went as follows:

The Partridge in the Pear Tree is the Son of God.
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