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  1. Nirvana played a concert in Beunos Aires where the crowd threw mud and trash at the all-girl opening act. Kurt Cobain was so upset that he sabotaged the show by playing mostly lesser known songs and teasing 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' without ever playing it.

  2. The United States' 2.9 million female high school athletes, only 3% are cheerleaders, yet cheerleading accounts for nearly 65% of all catastrophic injuries in girls' high school athletics and carries the highest rate of catastrophic injuries in sports.

  3. Then 13 year-old Danielle Lei, a Girl Scout in San Francisco, was the first Girl Scout to make news by selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary. She sold 117 boxes in 2 hours.

  4. President William McKinley (who was assassinated) often wore a trademark good luck charm. It was a red carnation worn on his lapel. While meeting with the public a 12 year old girl asked him for the flower. He gave it to her and moments later was shot.

  5. While in Sharon Springs, Theodore Roosevelt was approached by a 12-year-old girl who asked if he would like to have a badger. Expecting to humor her, he agreed, and the girl came back with a 2-week-old badger. President Roosevelt named him Josiah and he became one of the presidential pets.

  6. At least twice, CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta has been on location reporting, but needed to step in as a neurosurgeon: once on a Marine in Iraq, the other on a little girl injured during the Haitian earthquake.

  7. The FBI mounted a 4-year-long undercover surveillance operation to nab Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle, after he made some inappropriate comments about middle school girls to a female reporter

  8. In 1958 a white girl kissed two African American boys aged 9 and 7 on the cheeks. The two boys were arrested, detained for 6 days without access to their parents or legal counsel, & were severely beaten by the police. The boys were detained for a total of 3 months.

  9. The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the unauthorized use of their song "Girls" and had the $1 Million settlement donated to a charity supporting education for Girls

  10. Years before she was famous, Keira Knightley played Natalie Portman's double in "The Phantom Menace", and when the girls were in full makeup, even their mothers had trouble telling them apart.

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My phone activity before and after I met a girl

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Network visualization of my twitter followers and their followers. Almost three years after her passing, my late girl friend is still my strongest connection

What are some fun facts about girls?

A scientist stationed in Antarctica managed to score a date through Tinder with a girl camping just 45 minutes away.

In 1958, a white girl kissed two African American boys, aged 9 and 7, on the cheeks. The two boys were arrested, detained for 6 days without access to their parents or legal counsel, and were severely beaten by the police. The boys were detained for a total of 3 months.

Frank Sinatra’s publicist auditioned and paid girls $5 to scream at his early performances to get the crowd excited.

In 2014, a three-year-old girl, Karina Chikitova, survived 11 days in the Siberian wilderness with only her dog for company. She ate wild berries and drank from a river, curling up next to her dog for warmth. She was saved when her dog went back to her village and guided rescuers to her.

Teen Bill Hader got fired from his job at a cinema for spoiling the ending of "Titanic" to a group of rude sorority girls.

Brian May's dad helped him build his famous guitar, but was upset when Brian abandoned his PhD program to join Queen. Brian went on to write "We Will Rock You", "Fat Bottomed Girls"—and eventually "A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud", the thesis he finished 36 years later.

The girl who played Robin Williams' teenage daughter in Mrs. Doubtfire was kicked out of school for missing too many classes during filming. Robin Williams then wrote a letter to the principal 'respectfully requesting' he reconsider. She didn't get back in, but the school did frame the letter

Fat Bottom Girls and Bicycle Race by Queen were released together on a double A-sided single, and refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, Mercury shouts, "Get on your bikes and ride!" Bicycle Race reciprocates with the lyric "fat bottomed girls, they'll be riding today."

A scientist stationed in Antarctica managed to score a date through Tinder with a girl camping just 45 minutes away.

While filming Pirates of the Caribbean in London, Johnny Depp received a letter from a local 9 year old girl, who asked for help with "munity" against her teachers. Depp turned up with no warning at the school in full Jack Sparrow outfit, but advised against munity.

There was a girl nicknamed Sober Sue, who was offered worked at a theatre that would offer $1,000 to anyone that could make her laugh. All summer people tried to make her laugh, even professional comedians came onto the show, none of which prevailed. Sober Sue had facial paralysis. - fact check

Sean Connery once beat up four men single-handedly for giving some girls a hard time in a club, while Michael Caine held his coat

A Ugandan mother gave birth to a girl on a flight from Amsterdam to Boston, but the newborn was considered and processed as a Canadian citizen by customs as she happened to be born in Canadian airspace.

Sarah Rector who in 1913 at age 10 was known as "Richest Colored Girl in the world". After being given a land grant that unknowingly produced 2,500 barrels of oil a day. Soon she received a daily revenue of $300 (approx $2.6 million annually today) and marriage offers worldwide at age 12

A girl who was abducted at 3 saw her own face on a milk carton. It is one of very few success stories of the missing children milk carton campaign.

The word "girl" was originally a gender neutral term for a child, and that boys were called "knave girls" and girls were called "gay girls".

One of Saint Nicholas' most famous gifts was giving a poor man enough money for each of his three daughters to have a proper dowry. This allowed the three girls to avoid a lifetime of prostitution to make ends meet.

In 2010, the Forest Service made Betty White an honorary forest ranger. White said in previous interviews that she wanted to be a forest ranger as a little girl but that women were not allowed to do that then. When White received the honor, more than 1/3 of Forest Service employees were women.

The only known case of "Chromosome 6 Deletion" where a person does not feel pain, hunger, or the need to sleep (and subsequently no sense of fear) is a 7-year-old girl named Olivia Farnsworth. In 2016 she was hit by a car and dragged 30 meters, yet felt nothing and emerged with minor injuries.

In 1984 an 8 year old girl with sickle cell disease developed acute myeloid leukemia. To treat the cancer, the doctors gave her chemo and a stem cell transplant from her sibling. Not only did this cure her cancer, but it cured her SCD too. She remains disease free nearly three decades later.

Jackie Wilson always kissed the "ugliest" girl in the audience because "they'll all think they can have me and keep coming back and buying my records." - fact check

Of 2.9 million female high school athletes, only 3% are cheerleaders, yet cheerleading accounts for nearly 65% of all catastrophic injuries in girls' high school athletics

About Matthew Ryan Hahn, a man that while robbing a house discovered photographs of a man molesting a 2 year old girl. Matthew had 2 strikes on his record already and risked life in prison but still sent evidence to the local police and admitted to the burglary.

Jonathan Daniels, a white Episcopal priest who was killed in 1965 after he threw himself in front of a shotgun blast targeting a seventeen-year-old black girl. Both he and the girl had been peacefully protesting for civil rights when they were attacked by a deputy.

About Claudette Colvin, a 15 year old African American girl from Montgomery, AL who was arrested in 1955 after she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white woman, telling the bus driver, "It's my constitutional right to sit here." She did this 9 months prior to Rosa Parks' famous protest.

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Playboy's Cover Girls' Hair Colors — statistics

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The Top 50 Girls' Names of 2018: Popularity Since 1880