1. Ancient Greeks asserted that the dilution of wine with water was a mark of civilized behavior.
  2. The U.S. dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on Laos from 1964 to 1973 during the Vietnam War. That's equal to a planeload every 8 minutes for 9 years.
  3. Vasili Arkhipov, a senior officer on a Soviet submarine, refused to launch a nuclear torpedo in October 1962, perhaps preventing WW3.
  4. The FBI tracks animal abuse just like homicide, arson and assault.
  5. Once you learn about something new, you start noticing it everywhere. It's called the "Baader-Meinhof phenomenon."
  6. The Aztecs were the first to combine domesticated tomatoes and chilies to make what we now call salsa.
  7. In 2013, more than 800,000 international tourists visited Iraq, despite the fact that it was a war zone.
  8. Ten countries won their first ever Olympic gold medals at the Rio Olympics, including Vietnam, Singapore and Jordan.
  9. A cocaine addict's heart can beat for 25 minutes outside their body.
  10. Dueling with wax bullets was once an Olympic sport.
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