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Strange BUT TRUE


 

 

• After the battle of Waterloo in 1815, scavengers removed the teeth from tens of thousands of dead soldiers for use in dentures. The so-called Waterloo teeth were in such demand because they came from relatively healthy young men.

• In 2003, there were 86 days of below-freezing weather in Hell, Michigan.

• The U.S. Navy sustainably manages over 50,000 acres of forest in Indiana with white oak trees more than a century old, to replace like for like on the 220-year-old wooden frigate USS Constitution.

• Heavy metal band Black Sabbath’s original name was The Polka Tulk Blues Band, after the brand name of a talcum powder used by Ozzy Osbourne’s mother.

• Jellyfish are considered biologically immortal. They don’t age and will never die unless they are killed.

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