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Blood donors in Sweden receive a thank you text when their blood is used.
When a Google employee dies, their spouses receive half pay from the company for 10 years and their children US$1,000 per month until they turn 19.
The first Russian child to receive the vaccine against smallpox was called “Vaccinov,” given a pension and observed all his life.
A city in Texas renamed itself to “DISH, Texas” in order to receive free Dish Satellite service for 10 years.
1 in 4 American children receive a book written by Dr. Seuss as their first book.
In six hours, the world’s deserts receive more energy from the sun than humans consume in a year.
A homeless man held up and robbed a bank in Portland for $1, then sat down and waited for police to arrest him so he could receive healthcare in prison.
Jose Cuervo is still produced on land granted to the family by the King of Spain in 1758. It was the first business to receive a license to produce tequila and is the oldest family run business in Mexico.
One of the first woman in the world to receive an academic degree and the first to receive a Ph.D. degree did it in 1678 in Padua, Italy.
Oldest siblings tend to earn better wages, receive more education than other children of the family, and have higher IQs. Apparently, parents tend to give more mental stimulation to their first-born children than they do to the others.
The 1967 film “Young Americans” is the only movie to receive an Oscar at the Academy Awards, only to have it taken away a few weeks after the ceremony.
In 2017, a group of scientists sent messages to any advanced alien civilization living in a star system 12.4 light years away, hoping to receive a response in 25 years.