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In Germany, when a kid becomes an adult at age 18, it can get rid of all its debt by offering its debtors everthing its owns at that point. The young adult is relieved from all other debts they can't pay back so that no young adult has to face a life in debt for things they did as teenager.

A convent of nuns in the Middle Ages began to meow like cats and others followed until all would meow together at a certain time for several hours together. This continued until the surrounding village called soldiers to force the nuns to stop their meowing.

Britain's power stations have to learn television schedules to anticipate when there will be a huge power draw as everyone turns on their electric kettles during a break in a soap opera or sporting event.

The Beatles wanted to make a Lord Of The Rings movie before Peter Jackson did, however Tolkien refused to let them.

A cave goat that went extinct approx. 5,000 years ago is the first known mammal to have become cold-blooded. Their bone growth rate is unlike any other mammal, and more similar to crocodiles in showing slow and adaptive rates to environmental temperature.

"You can't have both the dick in the ass and the soul in heaven," is a Bulgarian Version of "You can't have your cake and eat it too."

Castration of the male testicles can cause an increase in life expectancy by an average of 14-19 years.

Malchik, a stray dog that made a Moscow train station his home, acting as the resident guard dog. In 2001, a woman fatally wounded Malchik, stabbing him multiple times with a kitchen knife. The woman was arrested and tried. A statue, named "Compassion", was erected in honour of Malchik.

In 2009 a pigeon named Winston raced Telkom, South Africa's largest ISP, to see who could deliver 4GB of data to a location 60 miles away the fastest. By the time Winston arrived with the 4GB flash drive, Telkom had transmitted only 4% of the data.

John Oliver has impacted legislation through his show "Last week tonight" so often that it is known as the John Oliver effect

Goodbye' is a contraction of the phrase 'God be with you', originating in 1580.

Nas listed his daughter as an executive producer on his album Stillmatic so that she could always receive royalty checks from the album's sales.

Hardcore LEGO fans use the phrase "One by Five" as a code name for hot girls, because those are rare in LEGO conventions and the LEGO company doesn't make a five by one brick.

In Eastern European folklore, many vampires suffered from OCD, specifically having strong compulsions to count. Bags of rice or seed were often placed at graves to occupy them at night by couting the grains. This is where the inspiration for Count Von Count from Sesame Street came from.

A man was arrested for trespassing at the Budweiser brewery. His name? Bud Weisser.