This Man Swallowed a Gecko Whole, and What Happened Next Was Terrifying

What started out as an innocent party dare turned into a life-altering emergency for one man and his family…

A Family Man

When David Dowell met his wife Allira Bricknell, she knew he was the one. He was always kind, caring, and made her laugh


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The More You Know

  • The first breakfast cereal had to be soaked overnight before it could be eaten.
  • Dueling is legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties have been registered as blood donors.
  • "E" is the most common letter and appears in 11 percent of all english words.
  • In 1923, jockey Frank Hayes won a race at Belmont Park in New York despite being dead — he suffered a heart attack mid-race but his body stayed in the saddle until his horse crossed the line for a 20–1 outsider victory.
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