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William Shatner sold a kidney stone for $25,000.




After passing a kidney stone in 2006, Shatner put the stone up for auction. He was offered $25,000 for the stone from an online casino called GoldenPalace.com. Shatner gave the money to Habitat for Humanity.
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that in Medieval France, the summer solstice was celebrated by burning live cats in a huge bonfire.

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There’s a man who can read songs on record grooves.




Dr. Arthur Lintgen can determine which piece of classical music is on a record just by looking at it. His knowledge of classical music goes back as far as Beethoven, so anything by Beethoven or afterward he can identify by the record grooves. By looking at the spacing and contour of the grooves, Lintgen can figure out the number of movements in a piece, the length of each movement, and how loud they all are. From that, he can accurately pick out which piece he’s reading.
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You can survive falling from an airplane without a parachute.




Someone once survived a fall of 18,000 feet without a parachute during World War II. The best way to avoid dying after free falling 125 miles per hour is to find something other than the ground to break your fall. Spreading your arms and legs can slow down your fall a little, giving you enough time to find a good landing spot. Landing in the water is your best bet as long as water is at least 12 feet deep. Barring that, you can try to land on some trees, or something a little less hard than the ground, like the roof of an RV or a truck trailer.
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