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Sartre's psychosis, small servings, and soiled soldier seals

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Reoviruses may be a cure for several types of cancer.

According to one source, French writer Jean-Paul Sartre was prone to the delusion that he was pursued by a lobster.

The USDA says a serving of pasta is a half a cup, or about four fork twirls, while a typical restaurant serving of spaghetti would total 12 to 16 servings. The USDA also says a serving of meat is 3 ounces, making a 10-ounce New York strip count for more than three servings.

Michael Jackson is known for drinking wine out of cola cans. He calls white wine "Jesus Juice" and red wine "Jesus Blood."

At the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a flagpole, and at its base are the seals of all the services. Every day, the Marines polish their emblem, but according to one source, the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard have never polished theirs.

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