We make personalized books packed full of curious facts about the year and day someone was born. In that fashion, we love learning curious facts about the world and the people/animals that live (and have lived) in it.

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Editor’s note: One incorrect fact was removed from the list and two were clarified with additional information.

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Martata 3 months ago

Pitch perfect.

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Sasha Taylor 3 months ago

Cool!

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Jonathon Smith 3 months ago

They benefit from high altitude, a culture which values good runners and an unusually high percentage of their muscle mass is posture muscle (endurance) rather than twitch (strength). Funnily on the west coast of Africa (the ultimate origin of many Jamaicans) the twitch/posture ratio is reversed, which makes for very good sprinters and other sports requiring explosive power.

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Marc 3 months ago

His IQ was 160, in case you were wondering (like me).

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Kaisu 3 months ago

When Jesus was alive, the Stonehenge was already a ruin. It's sometimes hard to grasp where everything is in relation to each other on the historical timeline

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Daria B 3 months ago

"If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last 7 years - friendship never eeeeeehends" ♬♪

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Sarah Brinsfield 3 months ago

I still believe in you, Pluto!

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Felix Feline 3 months ago

Australia's diameter is 600km wider than the moon's. The moon sits at 3400km in diameter, while Australia's diameter from east to west is almost 4000km.

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Cyndi H 3 months ago (edited)

Yep... I had to Google it to believe it

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Katniss Everdeen 3 months ago

I knew this already! I knew something!!!

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Stille20 3 months ago

...but were they edible?

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LanteiaTG 3 months ago

But I would walk 500 miles and I would walk 500 more...

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LanteiaTG 3 months ago

P-please... I already do this...

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Falcon 3 months ago

A good stance, but difficult to execute due to pressure from the school and classmates, I would assume.

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LanteiaTG 3 months ago

Curious!

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Kaisu 3 months ago

Older people should take like Internet safety classes to prevent this from happening.

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This & That 3 months ago

Still like 1 mph... (sarcasm)

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Podunkus 3 months ago

Her great line on SNL: “If I ever wanted get in touch with old friends, I’d have to use a Ouija board.”

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Cyndi H 3 months ago

Why though?

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Kai 3 months ago

They are the best gift!!!

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Niall Mac Iomera 3 months ago

Lots of airports do this. It stops passengers having to wait

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Amr Mohamed 3 months ago

Well Nintendo the company, not their first video game product.

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This & That 3 months ago

He drove into lakes. “MY BRAKES DONT WORK!!!”

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Kaisu 3 months ago

In Finland we used to watch a Disney cartoon on Christmas Eve too! At least when I was a kid, don't know about kids today

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LanteiaTG 3 months ago

She was Great for a reason.

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Podunkus 3 months ago

Now there’s a fine title for an Irish ballad...

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Emma Hunter 3 months ago

You can't drink it though, wrong kind of alcohol.

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Podunkus 3 months ago

Well that may be, plus cacao’s theobromine (an alkaloid similar to caffeine), but who the hell drinks three cups of pure dark chocolate a day anyway?

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Nicky OldfieldDesciple 3 months ago

And the Japanese National anthem is only 4 lines long.

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Cyndi H 3 months ago

I found my spirit animal.

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