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Interesting Facts and Mind-Boggling Trivia
Interesting Facts and Mind-Boggling Trivia

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Just because an actor wasn’t the first choice for a role doesn’t mean that they weren’t the right choice. Here are 11 iconic movie characters that were almost played by entirely different actors. #Pictures #Movies #HanSolo
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Ever wonder why Christmas trees are a thing? We did, so we did a bit of digging. See what we found out. #Christmas
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Have you ever made a decision that you later regretted? Maybe you put all of your money on red instead of black, accepted one job offer instead of another, or prematurely sold your shares in Apple for a fraction of what they would eventually be worth. If you’ve ever done anything that you’ve later regretted, then we have some good news for you. You didn’t do it.
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Nobody knows what the future will bring. There was once a time when motion pictures and heavier-than-air flight were in the realm of pure fantasy. The internet took everyone mostly by surprise and nobody but The Simpsons’ writers could have guessed that Donald Trump would eventually be a Presidential front-runner. Speculative fiction stories often have to make broad guesses at what the future will be like. Sometimes, they’re spookily accurate. Other times, they’re widely off the mark. Here are 11 times that the filmmakers got it wrong.
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Look at your hand. Look closely. Can you see the pixels? Probably not, right? The human eye might not be able to discern the individual pixels that make up our reality but, according to NASA scientist, Rich Terrile, they are there. So, are we all living inside a computer simulation? It’s more likely than you think!
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A demon with a spring in his step and a talking mongoose named Gef. Whoever said British folklore was boring? #TopicSprout

The United States has Bigfoot and Roswell, Germany has the Pied Piper and Krampus, Japan has Jinmenken and Yamauba. Folklore is an inherent part of any culture. Passed down from one generation to the next, we can learn a lot about a community’s ideas and…
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Huge Tech Companies That Started Out Doing Something Completely Different

We don’t always end up where we thought we would. Sometimes, that can be a good thing. We’ve looked into the surprising history of some of the most successful tech companies, all of which started out selling things other than those for which they are well…
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We've been gorging on Easter Eggs. But not the chocolate kind! We've hunted all over for jokes and messages hidden in popular TV shows. Here's our top four.
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What do unicorns, pasta and volcanoes have in common? We've been trawling the internet for the best April Fools' hoaxes of all time. Here are our top five.
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