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Ripley's Believe It or Not

By John Graziano
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Feb 10, 2011
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Lungs have taste buds which can detect bitter-tasting compounds- although they are not connected to the brain! On July 23, 2010, a maid at the Hyde Park towers hotel in London, England, discovered a guest's dead body after his room had been left undisturbed for 2 weeks straight! British plantation owner Gyles Mackrell rescused hundreds of refugees fleeing the Japanese invasion of Burma in 1942 by organizing a parade of elephants to carry them across flood-swollen rivers into British India!
Feb 12, 2011
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