13 The Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure visible from space.
According to Snopes, this false fact most likely developed as an attempt to convey the grand scale of the wall. From low space at 180 miles high, the Great Wall is not the only visible object, nor is it the most distinguishable.
14 Marie Antoinette said "let them eat cake" to spite the poor.
She's long been a loathed symbol of royal decadence for replying to the news that French citizens had no bread in 1789 with the callous phrase, "Let them eat cake." But historians aver that the Queen of France made no such comment.
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23 Drinking alcohol raises your body temperature.
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25 Georgia produces the most peaches of any state in the U.S.
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43 Going outside with wet hair makes you sick
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