The burial site of Copernicus was a 500-year-old mystery before archaeologists found a promising skeleton beneath a cathedral floor in 2005. There was no existing DNA to compare with the remains until a strand of the astronomer’s hair was found in one of his books, and the discovery was finally confirmed.  Source
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Witches ride brooms because they want to get high, but not literally. People in the 14th century believed witches put plant oils on broomsticks and rubbed them between their legs so they could hallucinate. Historians think this is why witches riding brooms became such a popular idea.  Source
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Koala bears have you fooled. They aren’t even bears. Their fingerprints are so similar to humans’ that it’s hard to tell them apart. Oh, and a lot of them have chlamydia. WHAT ARE THEY PLANNING??  Source
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Witold Pilecki, a Polish soldier, is considered “one of the greatest wartime heroes.” In 1941, he volunteered to be put in a concentration camp to prove to the Allies that the Holocaust was real. While imprisoned in Auschwitz, he organized resistance movements and eventually escaped after 3 years.  Source
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