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he benefits of exercise and alcohol together, why Tibetans loved to be devoured by dogs, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
According to a 2004 study, 20 milligrams of caffeine produces optimum results to support extended wakefulness. (A 5-ounce cup of coffee can contain 47-164 milligrams.)

A study in Denmark has found that drinking alcohol in moderation seems to have benefits similar to exercise by increasing good cholesterol and removing bad cholesterol. It seems drinking and exercise combined have a greater health benefit than either alone.

During the Middle Ages, Tibetans placed dead bodies of loved ones in temples. There, holy dogs were allowed to devour the corpses, and it was considered an honor to be devoured by them.

The final performance of the comedy duo of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis was on July 25, 1956, at the Copacabana nightclub in NYC. The last song they performed was "Pardners."

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