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Bizarre fact #4540:
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In 1943, Navy officer Grace Hopper found a glitch in her computer. After investigating, she discovered the system had a bug - a real one. Turns out a moth made its way into Hopper's computer. Though the word bug has meant fault or defect since as far back as the 1870's, Hopper's story is credited with making it the synonym of choice in the computer industry.


Bizarre fact #738:
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Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes


Bizarre fact #2798:
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Ferdinand Porsche, who later went on to build sports cars bearing his own name, designed the original 1936 Volkswagen.


Bizarre fact #2909:
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Venetian blinds were invented in Japan.


Bizarre fact #1963:
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The woolly mammoth, extinct since the Ice Age, had tusks almost 16 feet high.


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