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Unlike a traditional toxin, viper venom functions by preventing the blood from clotting so that the victims bleed to death.

Unlike a traditional toxin, viper venom functions by preventing the blood from clotting so that the victims bleed to death.

Theodore Roosevelt was once shot at during a campaign rally in Wisconsin. The bullet penetrated his glasses case and a manuscript, just missing his right lung. Being an expert hunter he decided to stay and give his speech since he wasn't coughing up blood

Theodore Roosevelt was once shot at during a campaign rally in Wisconsin. The bullet penetrated his glasses case and a manuscript, just missing his right lung. Being an expert hunter he decided to stay and give his speech since he wasn't coughing up blood. His speech lasted nearly an hour.

5 Questions: Don't Hide It Under a Bushel

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On the 2001 New Zealand census, 53,715 people listed their religion as “Jedi.”

On the 2001 New Zealand census, 53,715 people listed their religion as “Jedi.”

Richard Hollingshead of Camden, N.J., built the first drive-in theater in his driveway. The theater consisted of a sheet strung between two trees and a movie projector mounted to the hood of his car. The setup was reportedly inspired by his mother: she wa

Richard Hollingshead of Camden, N.J., built the first drive-in theater in his driveway. The theater consisted of a sheet strung between two trees and a movie projector mounted to the hood of his car. The setup was reportedly inspired by his mother: she was a large woman who was uncomfortable in the seats at regular movie theaters.

"Sternutation" is a fancy word for the act of sneezing.

"Sternutation" is a fancy word for the act of sneezing.

In 1956, East Germany decided to honor the death of native composer Robert Schumann by featuring him on a stamp. The design included a commemorative portrait of the artist against the backdrop of one of his musical scores. Unfortunately, the musical manus

In 1956, East Germany decided to honor the death of native composer Robert Schumann by featuring him on a stamp. The design included a commemorative portrait of the artist against the backdrop of one of his musical scores. Unfortunately, the musical manuscript they used was that of fellow composer Franz Schubert.

Norwegian cross country skier Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset attributed his disappointing silver medal in the 4×10-kilometer relay at the 2010 Winter Olympics to less-than-focused preparation. “I think I have seen too much porn in the last 14 days,” he said.

Norwegian cross country skier Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset attributed his disappointing silver medal in the 4×10-kilometer relay at the 2010 Winter Olympics to less-than-focused preparation. “I think I have seen too much porn in the last 14 days,” he said.

Although most people associate sword swallowing with circus folk, the practice originated about 4,000 years ago in India, where deeply religious Hindus used the ceremony to demonstrate their faith.

Although most people associate sword swallowing with circus folk, the practice originated about 4,000 years ago in India, where deeply religious Hindus used the ceremony to demonstrate their faith.

5 Questions: Cup o' Joey

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5 Questions: On Target

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5 Questions: Pants on the Ground

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