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Samuel Colt, an American inventor, gifted a gold revolver to the Ottoman Empire's Sultan on his visit to Constantinople and said that the Russians...
The British employed many Sikhs from India as cheap labour to enforce law and order in Shanghai during the Taiping civil war, circa 1885.  This...
In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered. The King built the trebuchet during the Stirling...
"Christmas Cake", refers to single, Japanese women over 25 because "after the 25th they're not good". However, today, Japanese women are forgoing or postponing marriage. Hence,...
An American construction worker called Gary Brooks was arrested near Afghanistan's border while hunting down Osama Bin Laden with a 40-inch sword, loaded pistol...
Doctors advised Freddie Mercury not to do Live Aid in 1985 due to some vocal troubles. He ignored the advice and did it anyway....
“Fart” is one of the oldest words in the English Language. The term has Indo-European roots and the oldest recorded joke is a saying...
Steve Jobs believed he was free of any body odour and didn't need to shower regularly due to his vegan diet. He thought that it...

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