1. Nixon was the first (and, to date, only) U.S. President to resign from the Presidency and be pardoned by another President.
  2. In the 1950s, Las Vegas crowned a Miss Atomic Bomb.
  3. The horses in Olympic equestrian events have their own passports and fly business class.
  4. The first American woman to win an Olympic event received a porcelain bowl instead of a gold medal.
  5. After a neo-Nazi group adopted a half-mile stretch of highway in Missouri, the state renamed it to the "Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel Memorial Highway."
  6. The world record for the most candles ever put on a birthday cake was 50,151.
  7. Kenya has an ice hockey team.
  8. A single ounce of gold can be beaten into a sheet covering nearly 100 square feet, or drawn out into 50 miles of gold wire.
  9. It's illegal in Iceland for parents to threaten children with fictional characters.
  10. At almost 169 feet, the world's tallest waterslide, located in Kansas City, is taller than Niagara Falls.
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