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Angelina Jolie in a bath with her rat, keeping ingrown toenails in the family, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Angelina Jolie used to have a female pet rat named Harry. She used to bathe with it.

Current telescopes are able to look back only about 1 billion years in time. But new telescopes will be so ­powerful that they should be able to gaze back to a couple hundred million years after the Big Bang.

Sci-fi author Gene Wolfe helped develop the machine that cooks Pringles.

Jackie Gleason never won an Emmy for The Honeymooners, but his sidekick, Art Carney, won five. Andy Griffith never won an Emmy for The Andy Griffith Show, but his sidekick, Don Knotts, won five.

Ingrown toenails are hereditary.

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