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The Secret Language of Flowers

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As weird as it may sound, you can totally communicate with someone using only flowers, we don’t mean you can give your girlfriend a red rose to let her know you’ve messed up, we mean it’s entirely possible to have a conversation with someone entirely through the exchange of flowers, provided you both know what they mean. 

Coca-Cola Was Invented as a Cure For Morphine Addiction

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The internet is rife with rumors and myths about Coca-Cola, its origins and the crazy stuff you can do with it, unsurprisingly most of them aren’t true. What we don’t understand is why people feel the need to make stuff up about Coca-Cola when its origin story is already weirder than a knock-off superhero.

Sausages in WW2 Used To Explode

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Of all the ways it is possible to lose an eye, “scalding sausage shrapnel” is probably the one that’s going to raise the most awkward questions in the emergency room. So you should probably feel sorry for people who lived in England during WW2 when that exact scenario was totally plausible.

The Arrow That Killed a Horse, Through Its Rider

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As a great man once said, there’s no animal on Earth that won’t die if you just keep punching it, that said, some animals are decidedly harder to kill than others, like horses. Those things are pretty buff,  so then it’s pretty impressive that a guy once managed to kill one, through its own rider.

The Awesome Way Mario’s Voice Actor Got His Job

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Charles Martinet has been the voice of Mario, Nintendo’s ever present mascot, since 1995, though fans today couldn’t imagine anyone but Martinet having the role, he actually only managed to score it in the first place because of his own quick thinking.