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- WTF Fun Fact – Roberto Solis
Roberto Solis was sentenced to life in prison in 1969 for murdering an armored truck driver. He became a successful poet in prison under an alias which led multiple popular writers to petition for his release. He was released and in 1993 he robbed an armored truck for $3 million and is still on the run. – WTF Fun Facts
- WTF Fun Fact – Allicin
If you rub fresh garlic on the soles of your feet, about an hour later you can actually taste the garlic. This is because the molecule that causes garlic’s smell, allicin, is small enough to penetrate the skin and blood vessels, where it goes all the way up to your mouth and nose. – WTF Fun Facts
- WTF Fun Fact – Viking’s Onion Soup
Vikings fed their wounded soldiers a strong onion soup to help gauge how deep a stomach wound was. After a few minutes, they would smell the wound and if they could smell the onion soup, they knew the wound was too deep and they could not be saved. – WTF Fun Facts
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