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Bizarre Fact #31:
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If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.

Bizarre Fact #32:
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In 1477, the first diamond engagement ring was given to Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximillian of Austria.

Bizarre Fact #33:
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In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England.

Bizarre Fact #34:
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In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar.

Bizarre Fact #35:
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In 1890, Pepsi-Cola was invented by Caleb Bradham and was originally called "Brad's Drink."

Bizarre Fact #36:
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In 1894 the first big Coke sign was found on the side of a building located in Cartersville, Georgia, and still exists today.

Bizarre Fact #37:
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In 1897, Bayer, who is the makers of Aspirin, once marketed the drug heroin.

Bizarre Fact #38:
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In 1907, for an ad campaign, women were offered a free box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal for winking at the grocer. At the time, the company was called the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.

Bizarre Fact #39:
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In 1923, the first neon sign was introduced in the U.S. Two neon signs were sold to a Packard car dealership for $24,000 which read, "Packard."

Bizarre Fact #40:
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In 1945, a seven ounce bathroom cup was the first item Tupperware marketed.


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