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Ripley's Believe It or Not

By John Graziano
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Nov 20, 2010
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In ancient Rome, servants, called nomenclators- were tasked with remembering and calling out names of people for their masters when appearing in public! Amy Bindman of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, found a kitten in a shipping container from China, it had survived being sealed away without food or water for nearly 45 days! When the U.S. detonated the first hydrogren bomb on Nov. 1, 1952, it vaporized an entire island and created a crater on the ocean floor 1.2 miles wide!
Nov 23, 2010
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