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Missouri Legislature Turned A Road Adopted by the KKK Into A Rosa Parks Memorial To Spite Them!


In 2012, a KKK leader by the name of Harley Hanson adopted a highway in order to clean up the area.

When the legislature wanted to deny this request, they were forced to let the KKK go ahead as they were not using it for negative reasons.

But in return, the Missouri legislature renamed the road after Rosa Parks to light a bit of fire underneath them.

Hanson, who was noted as the KKK's "Imperial Wizard" told TIME magazine that they weren't going to be parading around in robes.

While noted as a local/domestic terror group, state representative Tyrone Brooks stated that this was just a ploy to rebrand themselves and gain more members into their cult.

Brooks wanted the supreme court to deny their application even if it meant ending the adopt-a-highway program.

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Bill Murray once walked into a bar with two members of the Wu Tang Clan and started bartending!


Bill Murray is known for being a comedic genius, and starring in cult classic films such as Ghostbusters, as well as Groundhog Day. It's very rare that you'll find someone who doesn't know who Bill Murray is, or, someone who says that they don't like ANY Bill Murray films.

In 2010, Bill Murray decided to enter a bar with two members of the Wu Tang Clan, RZA and GZA. The three gentlemen walked straight behind the bar, and started taking orders for drinks. But, no matter what anybody ordered, Bill Murray poured them a shot of Tequila and told them to drink it!

The whole bar tending experience is caught on video! Click the source to see it.

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Nintendo wanted Mario to ride Yoshi since the NES. It took 6 years for technology to make the concept possible!


Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto had wanted Mario to ride a dinosaur since just after the completion of the very first Super Mario Bros. game, but it took 6 years due to technology limits. 

If you’re a Mario fan, you probably know Yoshi’s first appearance was in Super Mario World, the first Mario game for the Super Nintendo. Unbeknownst to most, though, Yoshi had been around for several years already. 

Just after the first game came out in 1985, Miyamoto had wanted Mario to ride a dinosaur in a following game, but as he explained, the technology to have a player be able to activate and hop onto a totally different control scheme just wasn’t there. 

The NES wasn’t really powerful enough. But Yoshi finally came around in 1990 (1991 in the US). To date he is one of the more popular Mario characters, and along with Wario and Donkey Kong, has had his own successful franchise. 

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In 1954, archaeologists found a statue of the Buddha in this 8th-century Swedish viking settlement!


In 1954, archaeologists unearthed an early viking settlement on Sweden's island of Helg. In this settlement, they found a number of interesting objects. Most notable of these was a small statue of the Buddha.

Though it is possible one of the settlement's vikings was a practicing Buddhist, it is also possible that the statue was taken during a viking raid.

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, more commonly referred to as the Buddha or "the awakened one". Alive during the birth of philosophy, the Buddha shared the spotlight with such great thinkers as Lao-Tse, Confucius, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Buddhists believe in the Four Noble Truths, which are as follows:

1. Dukkha, that life is filled with unsatisfactoriness 2. Samudaya, that dukkha is caused by craving and ignorance 3. Nirodha, that there is a cure for dukkha 4. Magga, that the cure for dukkha is following the Noble Eightfold Path.

To follow the Noble Eightfold Path means that one has Right Understanding, Thought, Speech, Action, Livelihood, Effort, Mindfulness, and Concentration.

I wonder if those vikings' ships were fitted with a Dharma wheel...

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A Woman Got Pregnant After Two Men Had Sex With Her. DNA Tests Say They're Both 99% Probable of Being The Father!


A Missouri Woman in 2004 gave birth to a little girl and claimed that Raymon Miller was the father.

However, she admitted to having sex with both Raymon and his brother Richard within hours of each other!

Raymon Miller brought his twin brother Richard Miller to court in order to process a paternity test. However, since they're identical twins, the test came back stating they both have 99% probability of being the father due to the identical DNA!

Neither men want to pay child support and this led to a battle between brothers and a little girl not knowing which is her real father. Richard Miller, the one who was brought to court by his brother, claims that Raymon just doesn't want to pay child support and caused a large mess.

Dr. Bob Giles, a paternity expert states that both of them "played" now both of them should pay, by splitting the child support down the middle.

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