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Belle from the Disney movie “Beauty and the Beast” makes a cameo appearance in Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

Her cameo is in the same scene that also contains Pumbaa from The Lion King and the carpet from Aladdin. Also, Scar from The Lion King is in Hercules. Sebastian (from The Little Mermaid), the Beast (from Beauty and the Beast) Pinocchio, and Goofy all appear in Aladdin.

This happens a lot in Disney movies. You just have to keep your eyes open. Check out this video for…

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A Ukrainian chemistry student died from EXPLODING CHEWING GUM.

In December 2009 Vladimir Likhonos died after accidentally dipping a piece of chewing gum into explosive powder. He mistook the jar of explosive for citric acid, which was also on his desk. The gum exploded, blowing off his jaw and most of the lower part of his face.
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Ants stretch and yawn when they wake up.

Famous entomologist (insect scientist) Derek Wragge Morley noted a lot of unusual behavior in ants. For instance, when they wake up they stretch out all 6 of their legs and then open their mandibles as if they are yawning.

Ants also have different personalities. Ants in the same species and colony can exhibit the characteristics of stupidity and laziness, or they can be smart and hardworking. If the hard workers are removed from a colony, the…

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A world cup referee will run further than the players, at 12 miles in a 90 minute match.

Pretty impressive considering that the referees can be as old as 45!

FIFA referees need to undergo fitness tests to make sure they can keep up with the games. They have to do a 40 meter sprint in under 6.2 seconds SIX TIMES IN A ROW. Then they have to run 150 meters in under 30 seconds.

2 assistant referees failed the fitness tests this year and were not allowed to participate in the World…

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Though the name suggests 1000 legs, no millipede has had more than 750.

The name “millipede” would suggest that the animal has 1000 legs. However, the actual number of legs on a millipede can vary. The species of millipede with the most legs, Illacme plenipes, can have up to 750 legs.
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Centralia, Pennsylvania is a town that’s been on fire since 1962.

The fire started with an unauthorized garbage fire that spread to the town’s coal mine. The resultant coal fire has been burning underground ever since.

There are an estimated 200 underground coal fires like the one in Centralia that are currently burning in the United States. Thousands more coal fires are burning across the world. These fires alone contribute 48 tons of poisonous mercury into the world’s atmosphere…

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When I was your age, Pluto was a planet. #idothat2

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The first ever video uploaded to Youtube was that of a man at the Zoo, titled “Me at the zoo.” It is 19 seconds long and has over 3 million views.

It was uploaded at 8:27 pm on April 23, 2005. The video features Jawad Karim, one of YouTube’s founders.

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Horses cannot breathe through their mouth. If their nostrils become obstructed, they could suffocate.

However, they could still die from having food stuck in their throats. It would keep them from swallowing, so they would be unable to drink and die from dehydration.

This is a condition called “choke”. Choke can also cause ulcers and swelling. Choke happens when horses eat too quickly.
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