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Bizarre fact #634:
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Stalks of sugar cane can reach up to 30 feet.


Bizarre fact #2637:
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Karl Marx was targeted for assassination when he met with two Prussian officers in his house in Cologne in 1848. Marx had friends among the German labor unions, and he was considered a threat to the autocrats. Dressed in his bathrobe, he forced the officers out at the point of a revolver, which, it turned out, was not loaded.


Bizarre fact #102:
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The silk that is produced by spiders is stronger than steel.


Bizarre fact #4513:
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In 1968, Abbie Hoffman played with a yo-yo while testifying before a congressional committee. He was found in contempt.


Bizarre fact #3542:
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The final resting-place for Dr. Eugene Shoemaker - the Moon. The famed U.S. Geological Survey astronomer, trained the Apollo astronauts about craters, but never made it into space. Mr. Shoemaker had wanted to be an astronaut but was rejected because of a medical problem. His ashes were placed on board the Lunar Prospector spacecraft before it was launched on January 6, 1998. NASA crashed the probe into a crater on the moon in an attempt to learn if there is water on the moon.


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