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Bizarre Fact #71:
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People who have never been married are seven and a half times more likely than married people to be admitted to a psychiatric facility.

Bizarre Fact #72:
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People who laugh a lot are much healthier than those who don't. Dr. Lee Berk at the Loma Linda School of Public Health in California found that laughing lowers levels of stress hormones, and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds have it best - they laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

Bizarre Fact #73:
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Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.

Bizarre Fact #74:
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Sarin, the nerve gas believed to have been used in a Tokyo subway attack, can be made by anyone with an undergraduate degree in chemistry using easily obtainable chemicals and a formula readily available on the Internet. The agent, a type of organophosphate pesticide, causes paralysis by interfering with the breakdown of acetylcholine at nerve junctions. (If you do this, don't blame me when you get put on death row.)

Bizarre Fact #75:
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Scientists have identified more than 300 viruses capable of bringing fatal diseases to insects. The organisms are believed to be entirely different than those that cause disease in humans, and are thus harmless to man.

Bizarre Fact #76:
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Several well documented instances have been reported of extremely obese people flushing aircraft toilets whilst still sitting on them. The vacuum action of these toilets sucked the rectum inside out.

Bizarre Fact #77:
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Skin is the largest organ of the human body.

Bizarre Fact #78:
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Smoking makes it almost impossible for a male to have a natural erection and it shrinks the penis. It also reduces the mobility of sperm.

Bizarre Fact #79:
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Soldiers disease is a term for morphine addiction. The Civil War produced over 400,000 morphine addicts.

Bizarre Fact #80:
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Sometimes when you belch, a little bit of your stomach acids comes along. This makes for a very disgusting and burning burp.


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