These are the most extreme sword swallowing stunts we've ever seen. ⚔

World Sword Swallower's Day: Extreme Edition

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Over a thousand of these arrows once stretched from New York to San Francisco.

Where Are These Mysterious Desert Arrows Pointing?

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Some turtles breathe through their butts—a pair of sacs in their rear takes in water and extract oxygen!
The Great Beaver Airlift relocated 79 beavers to remote corners of the Idaho wilderness.
Despite lacking a plush coat, Sphynx cats are four degrees warmer than other cat breeds.
Oglethorpe University's time capsule is known as "The Crypt of Civilization" and is not supposed to be opened until 8113.
It pushes all the right buttons. This Leia is made entirely from keyboards, with hidden nods to the Star Wars universe.

Princess Leia Keyboard Portrait is Filled with Hidden References

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A crypt was built for George Washington in the basement of the Capitol building.

Unboxing Our Weird Government

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Abraham Lincoln's son, Robert, was saved from a train accident by John Wilkes Boothe's brother, Edwin.

CARTOON 02-16-2017 - Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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In Korea, a sundae is cow or pig intestines stuffed full of noodles and blood, not ice cream.
#ICYMI Do you know what Valentine's Day really celebrates?

The Creepy Origins of Valentine's Day

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All of the Great Lakes connect to Niagara Falls!
Benjamin Franklin didn't patent a single one of his inventions.
In the US, there are about 61,000 people flying on airplanes at any given time.
This parasite can infect humans too.
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This robot swan preens and catches fish using just gears and clockwork.

This Silver Swan Automaton is 250 Years Old

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One bite from the Australian inland taipan has enough venom to kill 100 adult males.
Snowflakes like you've never seen before! These are highly magnified with an electron microscope.
The aptly named Radium Springs in Albany, Georgia, glow at night due to the water's radioactivity.