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  1. The town of Rjukan, Norway receives no natural sunlight from September to March due to the steep mountains that surround it. They've installed 3 large mirrors to reflect light into the town's square. The mirrors track the sun's path and move every 10 secs to create a 600m squared pool of light.

  2. In 1996 Dave Chappelle was in a spin off from Home Improvement, called "Buddies". It premiered on March 5, 1996 and was cancelled on April 3, 1996 after just five episodes.

  3. On Saturday night (30 March '12), the Chief of the Israeli Navy gave a surprise order for 3 ships to prepare to leave for a 10-day exercise; the men on the ships worked all night only to learn the next morning (1 April '12) that it was all an April Fool's Day joke.

  4. Pioneer 10, a space craft meant to study Jupiter which was launched 2 March 1972, was only meant to send signal to Earth for 3 years, but it continued to send signal for over 30 years while heading towards the center of our galaxy.

  5. On March 3, 1876 in Bath County, Kentucky, What appeared to be flakes of red meat fell from the sky. People tasted it and said it seemed to be mutton or venison. Others said it may have been bear meat. The widely accepted theory is that it was carrion, vomited up by vultures passing over.

  6. On March 3, 1934, John Dillinger, used a fake gun carved out of wood and blackened with shoe polish to force his way out of the facility. He also used the sheriff's brand-new V-8 Ford as his escape vehicle.

  7. Female gives birth to 9 to 12 babies usually from March to April. Spiny bush vipers are 6 inches long at birth and have dark green bodies covered in wavy stripes. Young snakes attain adult coloration at the age of 3 to 4 months.

  8. The Kentucky Meat Shower' was an incident that occurred in Bath County on March 3, 1876 where bits of lung tissue, cartilage and muscle fell from the sky over several minutes. Nine days later, on March 12, 1876, red "corpuscles" with a "vegetable" appearance fell over London.

  9. Lemming is solitary creature. It gathers with other lemmings during the mating season, from March to September. Lemmings can reproduce rapidly when food is plentiful. Population of lemmings becomes extremely large every 3 to 4 years, but it equally rapidly declines when their habitat becomes overcrowded with predators.

  10. Mating and calving takes place from November to March. Female gives birth every 3rd year. Pregnancy lasts 11 months and ends with one baby. Baby whale is 20 feet long and weighs 2 to 3 tons at birth. It depends on the mother's milk 6 to 7 months. Young whales reach sexual maturity at the age of 6 to 12 years.

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Mount Vesuvius is still active and is regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because of the population of 3,000,000 people living nearby. The last major eruption was in March 1944, destroying a few villages and 78 to 88 aircrafts.

Rodney King Was Pulled Over For A Traffic Violation by the LAPD on March 3, 2011. Exactly 20 years after his beating.

-- Warsaw, Poland's radio towers continuously looped Chopin's "Polonaises", so that the world would know the city was surviving heavy Nazi bombardment. After 25,000 dead in 3 days and 84% of the city had been destroyed, they played Chopin's "Death March" signifying the end had come.

On March 3, 1847, Doubleday was promoted to first lieutenant, following the Battle of Buena Vista.

Females are able to delay pregnancy. Embryonic development starts 6.5 to 8 months after copulation and ends in one month. One litter consists of 3 to 7 kits. Babies are usually born during the March and April. They are blind, naked and helpless at birth. Kits depend on the mother's milk during the first 40 to 45 days of life.

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st (3/21). Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder where affected individuals have 3 copies of chromosome 21.

The seaweed production has declined due to restrictions placed by the National Park. It dropped from 5,800 tonnes to 3,250 tonnes between 1978 and 2003. The seaweed collection season runs from October to March.

Mating season starts in June and ends in March because great quantity of food is available during that period. Males reach sexual maturity with 18 months, and females when they reach 3 years. Kiwis mate for life.

Mating season takes place from January to mid March. Two months later, female will give birth to 3-4 babies. Their tails don"t have bands, and mask around eyes is still missing.

On December 3, 1980, the Kaidun meteorite fell on a Soviet military base in Yemen. The single stone weighed about 4.4 pounds (2 kilograms) and was recovered from a small impact pit. In March 2004, it was suggested to be a piece of Phobos due to the existence of two extremely rare alkaline-rich clasts that were found in the meteorite.

On March 19 of 2038, at approximately 3:14 UTC, the epoch time format many computer systems rely on could fail in another "Y2K"-like event

Hemp is planted from March to May in the northern hemisphere and from September to November in the southern hemisphere. Plant is ready for the harvest 3 to 4 months later.

In March 1967, a recipe was published in the Berkeley Barb on how to get high using banana peels. This started a banana-smoking craze that became so widespread that the FDA tested this on a machine that smoked banana joints for 3 weeks straight. It was later revealed to be a hoax.

In March of 2015, an AirAsia pilot who was supposed to be flying directly from Sydney to Malaysia mistakenly entered the wrong coordinates and ended up flying 6,000 kilometers (3,728 miles) out of its way

For several minutes on March 3, 1876 chunks of red meat rained down from the sky. No one at the time could identify the type of meat, some said it was beef others said bear. It was called the Kentucky Meat Shower.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" only became the National Anthem of the United States of America on March 3, 1931. Prior to that the US had several "unofficial" anthems.

Due to heavy snow in 1891, the 3 p.m. train service from Paddington to Plymouth left on 9 March and arrived on 13 March

Perhaps as a result of Valentine’s Day romance, highest number of pregnancy and infertility test kits are sold during the first 3 weeks of March than at any other time of the year.

Private financial actors knew about the secret testing of lithium fuel propelling hydrogen payloads on the Marshall Islands. Within 3 weeks after the successful Bravo shot on March 1, 1954 at Bikini Atoll the stock price of Lithium Corp. went up by 48%.

Friday the 13th will occur 3 times in 2015 (February, March, and November). The next occurrence will be 2026.

Turkey has had a pride march for 3 consecutive years, and the police has broken it up every time. However, the pride comitee is still determined to keep it going

On March 3 1876 fresh meat fell over a 100 meter area in Bath County Kentucky. It is now believed to be horse meat vomited by a vulture flying over head.

On March 3, 2012, AOL ended employment of AIM's development staff while leaving it active and with help support still provided. On October 5, 2017, it was announced that the AIM service will be discontinued on December 15th, 2017.

Chinese gamer Qiu Chengwei who, in March 2005, fatally stabbed fellow player Zhu Caoyuan for selling on eBay a dragon saber sword he had lent him in Legend of Mir 3; he received a suspended death sentence.

Adam Rainer (1899 – 4 March 1950) is the only person in recorded history to have been both a dwarf and a giant. Going from 3'8" at age 21 to 7'8" at 51!