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- ... that the hooded visorbearer (example pictured) builds its nest out of cactus spines?
- ... that Russian generals proposed to invade India in 1854 and in 1855 to divert British forces from the Crimean War?
- ... that Addo Bonetti lost renomination in a Democratic primary by one vote, but the election was later invalidated?
- ... that the illustrated erotic novel Su'e pian, published during the late Ming dynasty, describes "Stopping the Horse to Pull the Saddle", "Flowers Longing for Butterflies", and "The Union of Yin and Yang"?
- ... that pianist and composer Grace Welsh turned down becoming president of the American Conservatory of Music due to thinking that it would get in the way of her teaching music?
- ... that the new bishop of Kotor in Montenegro, Ivan Štironja, speaks Swahili and served as a missionary in Tanzania?
- ... that in the musical Fermat's Last Tango, mathematicians Euclid and Newton are played by women?
- ... that in China, Buddha-like parents, the polar opposite of tiger parents, do not envision their offspring accomplishing much in life?