Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Where Did Lady Gaga Get Her Stage Name?

Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta ) was the first artist to achieve one billion hits on YouTube. She has stated that her music producer Rob Fusari (who also happened to be her boyfriend) was the first to call her Gaga, after the Queen song "Radio Ga Ga”.

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A Mushroom That Should Not Be Served With Wine

The shaggy mane, also know as the shaggy ink cap or lawyer's wig is an edible mushroom that taken alone is safe for humans. However, it should not be eaten with alcohol.

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Drug Use Measured on Bills - You Probably Have Cocaine In Your Wallet

Sound outrageous? Not really! According to a recent scientific study, more than 90% of all US dollar bills present trace evidence of cocaine. The study of these bills will reveal consumption by geographic zones as cocaine is sometimes snorted with the assistance of bills.

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Bridges And Resonance - A Physical Phenomenon

It is very dangerous and banned for a battalion of soldiers to cross a bridge marching in step. Indeed the bridge can enter into a resonance, a physical phenomenon that makes the bridge wave and may lead to its destruction.

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The Only Actor to Have Played in Six Episodes of Star Wars

Only one actor played in all six Star Wars movies (spanning a period of 30 years). Ironically, he is never directly seen. We are talking about Anthony Daniels - who, under his armor, is none other than the robot C-3PO.

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John Kennedy Toole - A Successful Writer After His Death

John Kennedy Toole, a writer, was convinced at the age of 31 that he was a failure and committed suicide. After his death, and through the efforts of his mother, his book "A Confederacy of Dunces" was published and sold over 1.5 million copies. He even won the Pulitzer Prize in 1981. Toole's novels were always rejected during his lifetime.

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The Secret Behind The Quiksilver Logo

The logo of the brand Quiksilver, a wave passing over a mountain, describes the two business areas of the brand; snowboarding and surfing. The logo was inspired by a woodblock print entitled "The Great Wave Kanagawa". This print was done by Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hokusai. Hokusai and represents a wave passing over Mount Fuji.

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Lord of the Rings by the Beatles?

Even if Lord of the Rings was only released recently, the author had previously refused several requests for permission to adapt his work, notably one from the Beatles. John Lennon would have played Gollum, Paul McCartney starring as Frodon, Ringo Starr as Sagace, and lastly Gandalf by George Harrison.

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Darth Vader In the Cathedral Of Washington

The Washington National Cathedral has unusual items for this type of building, including its gargoyles. Indeed, one of them is a corrupt politician with $ 100 bills in his pockets, and one is Darth Vader, the villain in Star Wars.

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Pixar Always Leaves Clues About It's Upcoming Movies

As an example, in ''Monsters an company'', Boo gives a clown fish (Nemo) to Sully the monster. In the next movie, the main character in Nemo is the clown fish. Moreover, in Nemo, the dentist has a comic book titled" The Incredibles."

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Springfield, the Generic Home of the Simpsons

Springfield was chosen to be the fictitious home to the iconic Simpsons as it is the most common city name in the US. The show’s writers took a perverse pleasure in hiding the precise location of the city from the audience.

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Handball - An Outside Sport

Handball was originally  an open air sport, with 11 players on each team.The correct pronunciation is “hande balle” as the origin of this term is German and not English.

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