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29 April 2013Edit

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  • ... that the sea (wave pictured) contains over 97% of Earth's water?
  • ... that the Twelfth Siege of Gibraltar ended in defeat for France and Spain, which lost 10,000 men while the English and Dutch defenders lost only 400?
  • ... that Alex Valencia was named "player of the year" when IK Start won silver in the 2005 Norwegian Premier League?
  • ... that foundations of a medieval limestone church were found during the building of Haslev Church in 1916?
  • ... that Sir Sigismund Zinzan tilted in the tournament celebrating the creation of King James's son, Henry, as Prince of Wales in 1610, and led a horse draped in black at Henry's funeral in 1612?
  • ... that the Class 374 is the first high speed train type purchased by a part owned French rail company not to be based on the TGV?
  • ... that a boy's eligibility to lodge in a Zawlbûk in a traditional Mizo community depends on the length of his pubic hair?
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28 April 2013Edit

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27 April 2013Edit

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26 April 2013Edit

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25 April 2013Edit

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24 April 2013Edit

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23 April 2013Edit

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22 April 2013Edit

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21 April 2013Edit

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20 April 2013Edit

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19 April 2013Edit

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18 April 2013Edit

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17 April 2013Edit

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16 April 2013Edit

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15 April 2013Edit

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14 April 2013Edit

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13 April 2013Edit

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  • ... that a 1911 show of paintings by Max Weber (1916 painting pictured) resulted in "one of the most merciless critical whippings that any artist has received in America"?
  • ... that Israeli lightweight MMA fighter Ido Pariente lost to American welterweight Jake Shields, after accepting the fight without realizing Shields fought at a heavier weight?
  • ... that in World War II's top-secret Operation Fish, the United Kingdom shipped more than a billion dollars in gold and securities to Canada, and not one ship was lost?
  • ... that William Leveson was sued by the Virginia Company in 1613?
  • ... that the Blanc de Hotot rabbit is completely white, except for black rings around the eyes which present "the appearance of fine spectacles"?
  • ... that to portray battalion commander LtCol Stephen "Godfather" Ferrando in the 2008 miniseries Generation Kill, actor Chance Kelly spent five months filming in Africa?
  • ... that the tunicate Oikopleura cophocerca lives in a disposable house on plankton broth?
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12 April 2013Edit

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11 April 2013Edit

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10 April 2013Edit

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9 April 2013Edit

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8 April 2013Edit

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7 April 2013Edit

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6 April 2013Edit

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5 April 2013Edit

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4 April 2013Edit

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3 April 2013Edit

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2 April 2013Edit

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