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Events at the chaotic 1900 Paris Olympic Games included kite flying, firefighting and competitive lifesaving.
When filming Titanic, only one half of the ship was built, and the appearance of an entire liner was achieved through left-right reversing the shots. Because of that, an unusually large number of extras seem to be left-handed.
The original concept of the board game Operation was to avoid dying of thirst in the desert.
Word of the day: TASLEEK (Saudi Arabic) - to nod along and pretend you care what another person is saying
On October 1st 1861, Charles Darwin wrote in his diary: ‘I am very poorly today and very stupid and hate everybody and everything’