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Country Facts: Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli was famous for turning victims into tea cakes and serving them to guests.


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Country Fact: Pope Francis was the first public personality in Argentina to sign a petition for justice in the 1994 AMIA terrorist attack.


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Facts about Country: There's a Golf Club on the border of Sweden and Finland: half the holes are in one country and half in the other.


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Fact about Country: The first president of Zimbabwe, Africa, was President Banana.


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Country Information: Antarctica was once as warm as modern-day California.


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Information about Country: The UK spent US$15.8 billion in a health service computer system that failed and was shutdown in 2013.


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Country Facts: King John I of France was proclaimed king five months before he was born. He only lived for five days.


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Country Fact: College textbooks prices in the U.S. have risen faster than health care, housing, and inflation.


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Facts about Country: The monarch of Norway's title is 'Norway's King' rather than 'King of Norway', signifying that he belongs to the country and not vice versa.


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Fact about Country: Argentina's retired soccer player Diego Maradona has his own religion made by his fans.


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Country Information: The only country to protest against the German annexation of Austria of 1938, right before WWII, was Mexico.


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Information about Country: Nearly 6,000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.


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Country Facts: The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years.


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Country Fact: 80% of the land in Nevada is owned by the U.S. government.


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Facts about Country: Japan's birth rate is so low that adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.


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Fact about Country: Galileo's middle finger is on display at a museum in Florence, Italy.


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Country Information: The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.


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Information about Country: Wealthy Russians hire fake ambulances to beat Moscow's traffic.


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Country Facts: Japan suffers 1,500 earthquakes every year.


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Country Fact: There's a 47-story skyscraper in Spain that has NO elevator.


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Facts about Country: Fanta originated in Germany as a result of difficulties importing Coca-Cola syrup into Nazi Germany during WWII.


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Fact about Country: Some 5,500 WWII bombs are discovered in Germany every year and defused, an average of 15 per day.


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Country Information: San Francisco was part of Mexico until the Mexican-American War in 1848.


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Information about Country: Almost 20% of Rio de Janeiro's males are gay or bisexual.


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Country Facts: By the time an average child leaves school in the U.S., he has seen 40,000 murders on TV.


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Country Fact: 77% of Russia is made up of Siberia.


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Facts about Country: In 1938, 15,000 Argentines celebrated in Buenos Aires the NAZI annexation of Austria.


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Fact about Country: Concentration camps were first used by the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War.


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Country Information: With 1,896 km (1,178 mi), the Yonge Street in Canada, is the longest street in the world.


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Information about Country: Many Hot springs and public bathhouses in Japan ban customers with tattoos from entering.


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Country Facts: 500,000 Italians visit an exorcist every year.


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Country Fact: In 2012, a court in Italy ruled that telling a man he has 'no balls' is a crime, punishable with a fine.


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Facts about Country: The Aztecs used Cacao seeds as a form of currency.


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Fact about Country: The first sailing boats were invented in Egypt.


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Country Information: France once controlled more than 8% of the world's land.


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Information about Country: There's only one STOP sign in the entire city of Paris.


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