This batch of facts is chock-full of only the most crucial information on the whole of the internet. Thinking about heading to Somalia? We've got a rundown of the United States government's best advice (namely: don't do it). Wondering what the safest and most efficient type of road intersection is? Here's a hint: it mimics the “death spiral” of the noble army ant. Would you believe that you have kitty litter to thank for keeping you safe from nuclear waste? And that you have going organic to blame for a notable nuclear waste spill? 

We've all gotten goofy nicknames at some point in our lives. But have you ever had a trait so distinctive that a massively popular soft rock band was named after you? If anyone's ever called you “Hootie” and/or “Blowfish,” you might want to reconsider your answer.

Oh, and if you were thinking about burglarizing a 17-th century Japanese home, and your plan was to walk super quietly? I'd reconsider your game plan if I were you.

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