Grease for the Brainpan
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Salvador Dali once shellacked his hair.

Eating chili peppers protects the stomach from some of the harmful effects of alcohol.

The Romans, when sworn to the truth, naturally had no Bible on which to place their hand. Instead, they grasped their testicles. This is where we get the word "testimony."

On the news that developing countries were using Coca-Cola as a contraceptive douche, a small group of Harvard researchers conducted a study showing that the beverage was, in fact, 91% effective as a spermicide. New Coke was 49% effective, and Diet Coke a successful 100%. Hey, have a Coke and a smile. (However, it should be noted that although the beverages do readily kill sperm, they are not efficacious as post-coital contraception.)

St. Bernard once officially excommunicated a swarm of bees for disrupting his sermon.

The human body loses an average 50,000 microscopic skin flakes per minute, totaling somewhere in the vicinity of 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.

Due to the presence of methane and hydrogen gases in the colon and their ability to become combustible when mixed with oxygen in proper amounts, surgery in said area carries the risk of quite an uncomfortable explosion.

Humans and giraffes have the same number of neck vertebrae: seven.

Built for the 1889 Worlds Fair, the Eiffel Tower is constructed of 7,000 tons of iron, a weight which increases by 45 tons with a fresh coat of paint.

Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe lost his nose in a sword fight and had it replaced with one made of gold.
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