Nothing makes you more of a nuisance than sharing random trivia without any context. Broadening our knowledge about the world, however, is something we can't avoid. It's too interesting and too easy to get lost in. To teach you everything you need to know to bore people to death we've compiled some of the most surprising truths from Fact Republic.


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From a carrier pigeon racing with internet technology to a badass Titanic passenger, the things on this list will surely spark your interest in random trivia. Scroll down to learn a thing or two and upvote your favorite entries! If, however, this series doesn't ease your thirst for knowledge, check out these 30 happiest random facts as well!

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ADHORTATOR 8 months ago

Paying teachers is better than paying policemen...

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Shruti Naik 8 months ago

I love this! I love the Netherlands!

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CozaEVE 8 months ago

3 years is a very small amount for a paedophile

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Hans 8 months ago

It is always pleasant to read about bravery and altruism rewarded with luck.

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Shaun Obanion 8 months ago

They weren't dirty. He knew the Pap's would be waiting outside the stage door of EQUUS every night, so he'd bring the same outfit and wear it home every night.I'm pretty sure he had it washed.

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Shruti Naik 8 months ago

seems fair

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Roald Andresen 8 months ago

Some stupid things have been done in Anonymous' name, but this is just brilliant.

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Hans 8 months ago

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a truck loaded with hard drives on a highway!

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Shruti Naik 8 months ago

this is good to know!

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ADHORTATOR 8 months ago

That's a hero

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