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  • ... that William Bell photographed the wounds (example pictured) and diseases of American Civil War soldiers for the Army Medical Museum?
  • ... that when early versions of iostat monitored multiprocessor computer systems, they could wrongly interpret one processor waiting for I/O to mean that all those in the system were waiting?
  • ... that French sporting pioneer Camille du Gast was falsely accused of having posed nude for La Femme au Masque, but did not win the legal action she filed against her accuser?
  • ... that the yellowhead wrasse changes both colour and sex during its life?
  • ... that the vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association, Jalila al-Salman, was sentenced to three years in prison for her involvement in the 2011–2012 uprising?
  • ... that the 2012 Preston Passion featured thousands of Preston residents and included Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs from Handel's Messiah?
  • ... that a 14th-century ivory casket in Baltimore has a scene of "Gawain on the perilous bed"?


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  • ... that Ralph Dewey (pictured) blows up animals for Jesus?
  • ... that a University of Washington fake mathematician created as a student prank became the author of several well-received papers in research journals?
  • ... that Toronto officials considered replacing their moose with unicorns?
  • ... that in 2007, the owners of a hairy Fabulous Willy were criticised for being homosexual?
  • ... that Nintendo owns the rights to a pornographic film?
  • ... that Santa Claus was a stud?
  • ... that some Chicago sports fans blame their team's recent failings on the absence of Honey Bears?
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