1. Popsicles were originally called "Eppsicles" after their inventor Frank Epperson. His children came up with the more famous name.
  2. 7-Up was introduced in 1929 with the name of ‘Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda'.
  3. One of the most expensive wigs ever auctioned off was one that belonged to Andy Warhol, which sold at $10,800.
  4. In 2013, there were 8 deaths and an estimated 11,400 U.S. consumers who sustained injuries related to fireworks.
  5. Lyndon B. Johnson was the first and only U.S. president to be sworn in on an airplane.
  6. It's illegal in Saudi Arabia for men to work in lingerie shops.
  7. 90% of human sperm are deformed.
  8. Lizards can't breathe and walk at the same time.
  9. Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder, first diagnosed in 2001, is a very rare condition that affects primarily women and can cause them to have up to 100 orgasms a day.
  10. Road signs on Fucking, Austria were often stolen by souvenir-hunting tourists until 2005 when the signs were modified to be theft-resistant.
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