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  1. Harvard professor Tom Lehrer was asked at the age of 84 by rapper 2 Chainz if he could sample his 60-year old song. Lehrer replied, "I grant you motherfuckers permission to do this. Please give my regards to Mr. Chainz, or may I call him 2?"

  2. About shrinkflation, the practice of stealthily reducing a product's size while maintaining its price so that consumers may unknowingly pay the same for less. According to the UK’s Office of National Statistics, 2,529 supermarket products decreased in size or weight between 2012 and 2017.

  3. It was assumed Amelia Earhart died 80 years ago(July 2, 1937) after crashing her plane in an attempt to fly around the globe and her remains were lost to deep waters.Due to a skeleton found on an island, an aircraft recovery group now believes she may have lived months as a castaway

  4. At 84 years old, Harvard Professor Tom Lehrer was asked by 2 Chainz for permission to sample a song Lehrer wrote at 24. He responded: "I grant you motherfuckers permission to do this. Please give my regards to Mr. Chainz, or may I call him 2?"

  5. On the night of May 27, 1991, a drugged, naked, bleeding boy of 14 was found in a Milwaukee street. When police arrived, they returned the boy to the control of Jeffery Dahmer, who almost immediately killed and dismembered the boy. 2 women who argued with the police were threatened with arrest.

  6. In medieval times it was common to have "2" sleeps per night. You would fall asleep for 4 to 5 hours, wake up for 2 hours or so and fall back to sleep for another 3 to 4. It's been suggested that we may have evolved this way to tend to the fire in order to keep us warm and safe.

  7. 2 Chainz asked permission to sample Lehrer's "The Old Dope Peddler". Lehrer responded, "As sole copyright owner of 'The Old Dope Peddler', I grant you motherfuckers permission to do this. Please give my regards to Mr. Chainz, or may I call him 2?"

  8. On May 2, 1845, a bridge in Great Yarmouth, England, collapsed when thousands gathered on it to watch a clown travel down the river in a tub pulled by geese. ‘400 people went into the river, 79 died, 59 of which were children.’

  9. The African nation of Eritrea is so repressive, residents have to get a special permit to have more than 2 guests over for dinner; if they fail to do so, their dinner is considered an illegal gathering and they may be jailed

  10. In 1932, General Macarthur and then Major Patton Tear-Gassed WWI Veterans Calling Themselves The "Bonus Army." They Had Marched On Washington Demanding Full Payment For Their Service During WWI. 2 Vets Were Killed. Historians Claim That Without The Protest, There May Have Never Been A GI Bill.

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The southern United States converted all its railroads from broad gauge (5 feet/1.524 meters) to standard gauge (4 feet 8 1⁄2 inches/​1.435 meters) in 36 hours starting on May 31, 1886

Chester Bennington's final purchase before his death was a new house in Los Angeles with five bedrooms and four bathrooms, priced at £2 million. Many people believe this may have been him trying to make sure his family were secure before his passing.

In Israel on May 2nd on Yom HaShoah a siren wails for 2 minutes across the country to remember the more than 6 million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. All activity stops nationwide.

The Tunguska Event, an explosion in Siberia in 1908, was 1,000 times greater than the atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima, wiped out 80 million trees, and may have killed a total of 2 people

A French judge banned 2 parents from naming their daughter "Nutella" as the name may lead to teasing and disparaging thoughts.

The Millennium Tower in San Francisco, a 58-story luxury high-rise whose 'cheaper apartments' sell for $2 million, is sinking and tilting to one side - raising fears it may eventually topple over - because "to cut costs, Millennium did not drill piles to bedrock".

2001 alone saw the release of games such as Halo, GTA III, Max Payne, Devil May Cry, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Metal Gear Solid 2, Ico, Final Fantasy X, Sonic Adventure 2, SSX Tricky, Conker's Bad Fur Day, Pikmin, and more games now considered classic blockbusters

In 2012 when Tom Lehrer gave 2Chainz permission to use his song, the 85 year old stated "As sole copyright owner of 'The Old Dope Peddler', I grant you motherfuckers permission to do this. Please give my regards to Mr. Chainz, or may I call him 2?"

During the world war 2 battle for Castle Itter American and German soldiers fought side by side to defend the castle from a SS division attack [5 may, 1945]

On May 12th, 2007 a US Army patrol was attacked by insurgents. 5 soldiers were killed and 3 abducted. The remains of 1 soldier was found shortly afterwards and the others assumed executed. The last 2 remains were found a year later and 1 showed signs of being tortured for months.

The Allied breakout finally came in May as part of Operation Diadem.

The anti-inflammatory polysaccharides in zucchinis can help protect against inflammation that would damage the GI tract and the cardiovascular system. This anti-inflammatory benefit may also help to protect against the development of type 2 diabetes.

Signs that may indicate autism in an infant include lack of babbling by age 1, no response to name, poor eye contact, no smiling, inability to say two-word phrases by age 2, and poor social skills.

On may 27 1987, U2 played in Rome so loud that they set off earthquake alarms in 2 different neighborhoods.

Most cases of herpes simplex virus 2 are contracted through unprotected sex. However condoms do not protect all areas where genital herpes may appear.

The Japanese attempted a final "banzai" charge on the Americans on May 29.

After becoming infected with the Ebola virus it takes 2 to 21 days to develop symptoms. Symptoms may include fever, fatigue, pain in the muscles, headaches, and sore throat.

Mating season of pine siskin takes place from March to May. Pine siskins usually produce 2 broods per season.

As the American forces were fighting their way through the island, VE Day was declared on May 8, 1945.

About Josephine Myrtle Corbin (born May 12, 1868) who was born with 4 legs and 2 vaginas. She gave birth to 4 daughters and 1 son and was said to prefer sex on the right side.

Female gives birth to 2 to 4 kittens in the hidden burrows. Most kittens are born during the May.

Mating season of moles takes place from February to May. Females produce 1 to 2 litters per season.

On May 11, 1991, Creighton hosted Utah in the longest softball game in NCAA history, lasting 31innings. After a 20 minute break, game 2 of the doubleheader lasted 25 innings, the 3rd longest in history. The doubleheader ran from 6pm to 6:10am the next morning.

In order to combat the Great Depression the US government deported up to 2 million Mexicans, many of who were American citizens. Studies later showed it may have made the depression worse

Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 15 to 20 years. They lay 4 to 6 eggs from May to July. Eggs are shaped like ping-pong balls. Incubation period lasts 10 to 12 months. Only 2% of hatchlings reach adulthood.