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  1. Lake Superior has an island which has a lake which has an island which has a pond which has a boulder, which, when the pond floods, becomes the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake in the world.

  2. In the 1820s a Cherokee named Sequoyah, impressed by European written languages, invented a writing system with 85 characters that was considered superior to the English alphabet. The Cherokee syllabary could be learned in a few weeks and by 1825 the majority of Cherokees could read and write.

  3. Tycho Brahe, the famed Danish astronomer noted for the accuracy of his observations, had a pet elk who died after consuming too much beer and falling down the stairs. Brahe also lost part of his nose after a sword duel with his third cousin over which of them was the superior mathematician.

  4. Abraham Lincoln was challenged to a duel in 1842. As the challenged party, he would have the right to select the weapons used. He accepted the challenge and chose broadswords "of the largest size" in order to take advantage of his superior reach.

  5. On 8 September 2009, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order from a superior to pull back from his position so he could rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saved the lives of 36 soldiers, and won the Medal of Honor.

  6. Doctor Min Chiu Li was fired from the NIH in the 1950s because he gave chemotherapy to patients even after their tumors appeared to be gone. After firing him, the NIH discovered the long-term survival rates for his patients were far superior to conventional treatments.

  7. When two soldiers in the Canadian Airborne beat a Somalian teenager to death, and then their superiors attempted to cover it up, the Canadian government disbanded the entire Canadian Airborne

  8. There is a rare condition called Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM) that only around 60 people in the world are known to have. This condition makes the person remember nearly every day in their life in exact details.

  9. Michael Durant, who was taken prisoner in Mogadishu in 1993. He was tortured for 11 days until he heard a helicopter playing "Hell's Bells" by AC/DC. His superiors knew it was his favorite song, so they had rigged a helicopter with a loudspeaker and flown over the city looking for him.

  10. Bill Gates selected 11 condoms of the future, and each finalist was given $100,000 to pursue their quest for a superior condom. Gates says, "The idea is making them easier for people to use in the moment, in the dark, whatever situation they're in."

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Bindi Irwin had her $350,000 Dancing with the Stars prize money withheld because a Los Angeles Superior Court judge was requiring Irwin produce a form signed off by her father Steve. Steve Irwin had been dead for almost a decade.

Bacteria will feed on a decaying body underwater and create gas, which causes the body to float to the surface. However, Lake Superior's cold temperatures inhibit bacterial growth and the bodies tend to sink and never resurfaced.

The guy that created Wonder Woman was a psychologist that helped invent the polygrah machine, which is why Wonder Woman has the Lasso of Truth. He also believed women were emotionally superior to men and that the U.S. would one day be a matriarchy.

6 months before the Challenger disaster a lone engineer told his superiors about the O-Ring problem and warned the result "would be a catastrophe of the highest order - loss of human life".

There have been five attempts to ban coffee throughout history. The last attempt being in 1777 by Frederick the Great of Prussia who issued a manifesto declaring beer's superiority over coffee. He believed that coffee interfered with the country's beer consumption.

Thomas Kincaid, who described himself as a born again Christian and painter of a "morally superior art," pissed in public on a Winnie the Pooh figure at the Disneyland Hotel while saying, "This one's for you, Walt." He died from overdosing on alcohol and valium in 2012.

There is enough water in Lake Superior to flood the entire landmasses of North and South America to a depth of 1 foot. It contains over 3 quadrillion gallons of fresh water.

There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover the entire land mass of North and South America with roughly one foot of water

James Watt needed to convince skeptics to ditch their draft horses&buy his steam engine. To prove its superiority, he measured a horse walking in ­circles to turn a grindstone in a mill. He multiplied distance it walked by its ­~180 pounds of pulling force&came up with a new measure: horsepower

In Deep Blue's first game against Garry Kasparov, the computer made a move that puzzled the grandmaster so much, it made him believe the machine had superior intelligence. It threw Garry off his game, and ultimately cost him the match. The move was the result of a bug in Deep Blue's code.

When enlisting in the British army during WWII writer/actor Sir Peter Ustinov requested tank duty ''because you can go into battle sitting down,'' and as result his superiors concluded, ''On no account must this man be put in charge of others." so he was assigned to the infantry instead

In 1997, when the computer Deep Blue went against Gary Kasparov in a game of Chess, Deep Blue made an unpredictable move in the 44th turn. Kasparov attributed this to Deep Blue's "superior intelligence." It was actually just a bug.

The British Secret Service (James Bond's employer) really can issue a "license to kill". It's called a Class Seven authorization, and must be approved by the MI6 agent's superiors all the way up to the Foreign Minister.

During the Cold War the US seriously considered dropping a nuclear bomb on the Moon as a show of military superiority.

During the Vietnam War over 800 murders or attempted murders of superior officers by enlisted soldiers were investigated. The term 'fragging' was coined due to the popular use of fragmentation grenades to commit the murders.

Before wolves evolved into dogs, they worked together with humans hunting game. Wolves were superior trackers but humans superior killers, so wolves would lead humans to prey and would get some of the meat as reward.

Russian and NATO troops were very close to using force against each other in Kosovo, 1999. A NATO commander disobeyed the orders he was given, reportedly saying "I'm not going to start the Third World War for you" to his superior, who was later fired.

Bertrand Russel said "in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt". This is actually a bias called the Dunning–Kruger effect which says unskilled individuals feel an illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their analysis to be much better than it is.

The British Roundabout Appreciation Society, an organisation devoted to... appreciating roundabouts and acknowledging the fact that they're superior to "fascist, robotic traffic lights"

A man who would later become the president of Mormon church once declared, "We will never get a man into space. [...] The moon is a superior planet to the earth and it was never intended that man should go there. You can write it down in your books that this will never happen"... in 1961.

The Machete Order, a supposed superior way to watch the Star Wars saga. It sets up the story with Ep IV and V then uses the prequels as a flashback (excluding Ep I) and ties it all together with Ep VI.

The idiom "Turning a blind eye" is attributed to Admiral Horatio Nelson who, in the midst of battle and given the permission to retreat by his superior, lifted the telescope to his eye (blinded from an earlier injury) and said "I really do not see the signal" and pressed on with the attack.

A Seattle businessman founded a sperm bank in 1980 which accepted sperm only from Nobel laureates or 'accomplished men.' The intent was to create genetically superior children. Of the 218 children born under the program many are reportedly geniuses at various disciplines.

Superior Justice Nancy Backhouse denied comedian David Foley's motion to pay less than $17000 a month for child support, 400% of his monthly income.

There's a tribe in China that women are treated as superior to men, have as many sexual partners as they like free from judgement of the society