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15 Favourite Facts that are False

Relax: it turns out we don't swallow eight spiders a year in our sleep after all.

Anders Wenngren

1. Bagpipes Are Scottish
Sorry, Braveheart fans, they were prevalent in the Middle East centuries before Western Europe.

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2. Your Hair and Nails Keep Growing After Death
2. Your Hair and Nails Keep Growing After Death
Anders Wenngren

Skin dries and recedes after death, making hair and nails appear longer.



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Over 60 Percent of People Can’t Find the Turtle in This Picture. Can You Spot It?
Vegemite returns as Australia's ‘Most Iconic’ brand

Vegemite returns as one of Australia's ‘Most Trusted’ brands

The independently conducted Trusted Brands survey - appearing exclusively in Australian Reader’s Digest - has polled more than 2,400 people, to reveal Australia’s Most Trusted Brands of 2018.
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8 of the Most Bizarre Historical Coincidences Throughout History

8 of the Most Bizarre Historical Coincidences Throughout History

From the truly bizarre to the serendipitous, these 8 coincidences are so mind bending they could actually be the sign of a higher power.
Can You Spot Fake News?

Can You Spot Fake News?

With so much fake news online, it can sometimes be hard to figure out the truth. But with some countries actually declaring the practice illegal – attracting hefty fines and jail time – we thought you might need a crash course on how to tell what’s fake and what’s not.

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