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Norway once knighted a penguin.

Created by LinniUnicorn

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Sweden had a colony in America for about 20 years named "Nya Sverige". It was later conquered by the Netherlands and became part of "Nieuw-Nederland", which was later conquered by England.

Created by lbisno1

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Moana is Samoan for 'Deep Water', so the Disney film 'Moana' is actually called 'Deep Water'

Created by Pearl

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Iceland's president admitted that he didn't have the authority to ban pineapples on pizza, as much as he wants to.

President Trump entered the White House with one of the lowest overall public approval ratings in American history, around 40%.

Created by Kiburu

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Four countries have a higher percentage of English speakers than the United Kingdom.

Created by LtD

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Harald Hårfagre (Fairhair), the first king over all of Norway, vowed to never cut his hair until he had united every petty kingdom.

Created by ZanarNaryon

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Norway's king, Harald V, turned 80 february 21st 2017

Created by ZanarNaryon

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Did you know that the first settlers on the Faroe Islands were Irish hermits in 900 AD.

Created by Bhekizizwe

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In Israel, McDonald's does not have the "Big Mac" but has the "Big America" burger: there's the Big New York, the Big Texas, the Big Chicago, the Big Miami, the Big Las Vegas, and the Big Broadway.

Created by Kiburu

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A German woman has been accused of removing her boyfriend's head with a circular saw.

Created by Kiburu

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Pizza was invented as a way to get rid of leftovers. They were put on flatbread, cooked, then eaten. So by definition anything non-poisonous can be put on pizza, even pineapple or fries.

Created by Wortel

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The Mayor of Topeka, the capital of Kansas, renamed the city ToPikachu in honor of Pokemon's debut in the U.S. for one day in 1998.

Created by Savage0Cabbage

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South Africa has 11 official languages,9 provinces, 12 climate regions and 37 ethnic groups.

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