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During the Battle of Moscow, despite German forces closing to within 50 kilometers of the city, the Soviet Union still held the annual military parade marking the revolution. Soviet troops who paraded past the Kremlin, then marched directly to the front line and into battle.

One night, Elvis flew from Graceland to Denver and back just to buy a Fool's Gold Loaf - an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out load of bread, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jam and a pound of bacon.

You don't really need to brush twice a day AFTER meals. Brushing is really just about cleaning the plaque which houses microbes on your teeth. It's better to clear the plaque before meals so that your meals don't feed the plaque which feeds the teeth-damaging microbes.

The Dazexiang uprising. In Qin China, 2 generals were late for a battle. Given that the penalty for being late for a government job was death, they decided to take their soldiers and start a rebellion to fight for their freedom, as the punishment for rebellion was also death.

In antartica, scientists recently found fossil fragments of 13 trees that are over 260 million years old, meaning that this forest was growing at the end of the Permian Period, before the first dinosaurs. At that time, Antarctica was still at the South pole

Something incredible about toothpicks! The first mass producer of toothpicks created false demand for his toothpicks in 1887 by paying people to ask for a toothpick at restaurants and stores.

When Louis the XIV of France was shown a new map of his country, which had been freshly surveyed by astronomers using more accurate methods, he saw that France had shrunk by 20 percent. He is said to have exclaimed, "I have just lost more territory to my astronomers than to all my enemies!"

Porsche once made a gasoline powered tractor specifically for coffee farmers. Diesel fumes could change the flavor, so a rare gasoline powered industrial tractor was built.

Alfred Hitchcock filmed a Holocaust Documentary in 1945 and will be broadcast this year after being hidden for 70 years!

Willem Arondeus, a Homosexual Dutch anti-Nazi fighter who bombed the Amsterdam Public Records Office to hinder the Nazi identification of Jews. He was arrested & executed. His last words were, "Let it be known that homosexuals are not cowards."

The worlds largest farm, Mudanjiang City Dairy Farm is located in China and covers an area of 22.5 million acres. This is the same size as Portugal.

Federal prosecutors built a hacking case against a John Kane, a man who raked in half a million dollars exploiting a minor glitch in a video poker machine. Kane's lawyer said, "All these guys did is simply push a sequence of buttons that they were legally entitled to push." They won

A 1994 letter from Johnny Cash to his wife June was voted the greatest love letter of all time. It beat out notes by English Romantic poet John Keats, Winston Churchill, Jimi Hendrix, and the great Hollywood lovers Richard Burton and Liz Taylor.

The day before the 1996 US presidential election, the NYT Crossword contained the clue "Lead story in tomorrow's newspaper" -- the puzzle was built so that both electoral outcomes were correct answers, requiring 7 other clues to have dual responses

The first known written record with a name comes from Sumerian accountant over 5000 years ago and states ‘A total of 29,086 measures of barley were received over the course of 37 months. Signed, Kushim.’