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The Devil Went Down To Georgia

by Samantha Weaver

  • The Psychotria elata flower, also affectionately known as the hot lips plant, which grows in the rain forests of Central and South America, resembles a puckering mouth covered in lipstick.
  • After losing a drunken poker bet in 2009, a New Zealand man had his name legally changed to Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova. After five years, the new moniker was finally approved by the government, and all 99 characters are on his passport.
  • In Oklahoma, it is illegal to wear boots to bed (but shoes are okay).
  • According to a 2014 survey by the Christian retailer LifeWay, seven percent of Christian Americans pray for a parking spot.
  • In 1956, four men on a boat off the coast of Cornwall threw explosives at a shark to kill it, or at least scare it away from divers, but the plan partially backfired, killing two of the men and injuring the others when the shark headed for them instead with an explosive device on its back.
  • Ouijazilla, in Salem, Massachusetts, holds the unofficial title of the World’s Largest Ouija Board at 3,168 square feet and approximately 9,000 lbs.
  • Charlie Daniels objected to the use of The Devil Went Down To Georgia In The Guitar Hero III video game because it was possible for the player to lose to a devil-like character, which perverted his song.
  • No matter what it might feel like, to the contrary, when you’re suffering from one, the majority of microbiologists say viruses are not actually alive, as they produce no energy and can only reproduce when inside a living creature.