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Most people are unable to laugh on command.


Laughter is an interesting thing—it’s part of a universal human language that all people understand. It’s such a natural response that we often don’t even realize we’re doing it. People have many different types of chuckles and many different reasons for their laughter.

One thing is common though—most people cannot laugh on command. If they do laugh, it is forced and often inauthentic. It will take a few minutes to come up with an actual laugh. This suggests that we can’t deliberately activate the brain’s mechanisms for affective expression.

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2% of Earth's people have red hair.


Red heads have it tough. They’re often referred to as “gingers” and let’s not even get started on their fair skin and tendency toward sunburn. Of course, their hair and freckles also makes them look exotic.

People with red hair are very much in the minority in the human population. They only make up 2% of the population. This percentage spikes to 12% in Ireland. Despite their small numbers, there have been many famous red heads throughout history.

These have included Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander the Great, and Isabella of Spain.

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'Dreamt' is the ONLY WORD in the entire English language that ends in the letters 'mt'.


'Dreamt' is the ONLY WORD in the entire English language that ends in the letters 'mt'.
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India has MORE cellphones than TOILETS.


India has MORE cellphones than TOILETS.

Do you suffer from Dysania? Many people do!


'Dysania' is the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.
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