A Matrix-Style Download Of Fascinating Facts

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There's nothing better for your brain than stuffing it with interesting, surprising facts. If you've fallen a little behind in the facts department, we've got your back. We've compiled a list of objectively interesting, cool things that you'll be glad to know.

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