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Bizarre fact #2545:
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A painting of the Madonna in Fiorano Castle, Italy, escaped without even being scorched when invading soldiers set the castle afire, yet all the rest of the building was destroyed.


Bizarre fact #1727:
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Despite being a nine-inch-tall bird, the roadrunner can run as fast as a human sprinter.


Bizarre fact #221:
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In 1890, Pepsi-Cola was invented by Caleb Bradham and was originally called "Brad's Drink."


Bizarre fact #3416:
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American colonists discovered that superior candles could be made from the fruit of a squat bush growing in the sand dunes along the New England seashore. The small, grayish bayberry was picked, crushed, and boiled. It had to be skimmed several times before the pale, nearly transparent, green fat was sufficiently refined. Bayberry candles were highly prized, because so much labor and so many berries were needed to make just one candle.


Bizarre fact #4279:
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Las Vegas means "the meadows" in Spanish. Ironically, the city in the desert was once abundant in water and vegetation.


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