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In 2000, Michael "Wild Thing" Wilson of the Harlem Globetrotters set a new world record by dunking a basketball at a height of 12 feet (24 inches above a standard rim).

In 2000, Michael "Wild Thing" Wilson of the Harlem Globetrotters set a new world record by dunking a basketball at a height of 12 feet (24 inches above a standard rim).

A trip around the bases on a baseball diamond is 20 yards longer than a goal-line-to-goal line run on a football field.

A trip around the bases on a baseball diamond is 20 yards longer than a goal-line-to-goal line run on a football field.

<em>Beowulf</em> is the longest Old English manuscript in existence. It contains about a tenth of all known Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Beowulf is the longest Old English manuscript in existence. It contains about a tenth of all known Anglo-Saxon poetry.

The "Black Hills" of South Dakota are really mountains. Harney Peak, for instance, is taller than the tallest mountain in the Appalachians.

The "Black Hills" of South Dakota are really mountains. Harney Peak, for instance, is taller than the tallest mountain in the Appalachians.

Perhaps one of the lowest moments in sports history was perpetrated by the members of the 2000 Spanish Paralympic basketball team. After the team snagged a gold medal, it was revealed that 10 of the 12 players had never been tested for disabilities and we

Perhaps one of the lowest moments in sports history was perpetrated by the members of the 2000 Spanish Paralympic basketball team. After the team snagged a gold medal, it was revealed that 10 of the 12 players had never been tested for disabilities and were, in fact, not handicapped.

Matt Majikas holds a Guinness Book record for playing miniature golf for 24 hours straight. During that time, he traversed more than 35 miles of putting green and completed 3,035 holes.

Matt Majikas holds a Guinness Book record for playing miniature golf for 24 hours straight. During that time, he traversed more than 35 miles of putting green and completed 3,035 holes.

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President Monroe was almost the second president to be elected unanimously (The first, and only, being George Washington). However, one elector voted for John Quincy Adams to make sure that President Washington was the only president ever elected unanimou

President Monroe was almost the second president to be elected unanimously (The first, and only, being George Washington). However, one elector voted for John Quincy Adams to make sure that President Washington was the only president ever elected unanimously.

The notorious Roman emperor Nero was also a wannabe musician.  He employed 5,000 knights and soldiers  to accompany him on his concert tours just to applaud his brilliant lyre-playing skills.

The notorious Roman emperor Nero was also a wannabe musician.  He employed 5,000 knights and soldiers  to accompany him on his concert tours just to applaud his brilliant lyre-playing skills.

When asked what would happen if he were invited to a dinner party with his characters, Dr. Seuss said, "I wouldn’t show up."

When asked what would happen if he were invited to a dinner party with his characters, Dr. Seuss said, "I wouldn’t show up."

The largest collection of Christian relics outside of the Vatican is in Pittsburgh, PA. In the 19th century, a priest and doctor named Suitbert Mollinger became the parish priest of St. Anthony’s in Pittsburgh, and he soon took to gathering the saintly

The largest collection of Christian relics outside of the Vatican is in Pittsburgh, PA. In the 19th century, a priest and doctor named Suitbert Mollinger became the parish priest of St. Anthony’s in Pittsburgh, and he soon took to gathering the saintly remains. By his death in 1892, he had 5,000 of them – including St. Anthony’s tooth and St. Ursula’s femur.

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The length of your ring finger in comparison to your index finger indicates the amount of testosterone you were exposed to as a fetus. Longer ring fingers equates to more testosterone.

The length of your ring finger in comparison to your index finger indicates the amount of testosterone you were exposed to as a fetus. Longer ring fingers equates to more testosterone.

The word “PEZ” comes from the German word for peppermint—PfeffErminZ.

The word “PEZ” comes from the German word for peppermint—PfeffErminZ.

Despite the horrific display, nearly two-thirds of those aboard the LZ 129 Hindenburg survived its fiery crash in 1937.

Despite the horrific display, nearly two-thirds of those aboard the LZ 129 Hindenburg survived its fiery crash in 1937.

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