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Some people used to believe that if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on Valentine’s Day, it meant she would marry a sailor. If she saw a sparrow, she would marry a poor man and be very happy. If she saw a goldfinch, she would marry a millionaire

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Some people used to believe that if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on Valentine’s Day, it meant she would marry a sailor. If she saw a sparrow, she would marry a poor man and be very happy. If she saw a goldfinch, she would marry a millionaire.  

Hedgehogs’ resistance to snake venom is 35-45 times higher than that of a Guinea pig the same size. A hedgehog can also tolerate doses of arsenic that may kill 25 persons.

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Bonus facts It’s hard to imagine that such a weak animal like a hedgehog can kill a viper. A viper attack is a blind attack and a retreat. But against this attack, the hedgehog opposes an armor of spines. The hedgehog irritates the viper continuously and each attack on the armor of spines further wounds…

Carrying wife over burning coal

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This is one of the weird Chinese culture. Husband carries his bride over burning coal when they enter their home together for the first time. It is done as a result of the belief that this will help the wife carry the baby and have a successful labour. By walking across those coals, Chinese men get…