Stunning California Facts


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1. There is an officially recognized School of Wizardry in California.
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2. A 29-year-old California man tore a tendon in his thumb after playing "Candy Crush Saga" on his smartphone all day for 6-8 weeks.
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3. It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. (California)
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4. Dr. Phil has never had a license to practice psychology in California and considers himself "retired from psychology."
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5. The California mite Paratarsotomus macropalpis can run 300 of its own body lengths per second: 20 times faster than a cheetah.
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6. According to a Craigslist study, people in California have the most "Missed Connections" in 24 Hour Fitness.
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7. Intentionally farting on a California prison guard can get you an additional 11 years in prison.
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8. It is now illegal to distribute "revenge porn" (video or photos of your ex) in California.
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9. A survey concluded that San Jose is the least open-minded city in California when it comes to dating.
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10. The holiday song "Let It Snow" was written in California during a summer heat wave.
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11. California was the first state in the U.S. to ban smoking in bars.
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12. There is a street in California that is called 'Slave Girl.'
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13. Kids in California, as young as 12, can have condoms discreetly sent to them for free.
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14. California (population 37,000,000) has only 58 more bars than Wisconsin (population 5,600,000)
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15. LSD was legal in California until 1966.

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16. A surfer in California once sued another surfer for "stealing his wave."
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17. California was the first U.S. state that banned Marijuana a century ago.
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18. California needs about 11 trillion gallons of water to recover from its current drought.
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19. In the California gold rush, water cost more than gold.
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20. There is a street in California that is called "Slave Girl."
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21. One out of every eight Americans is from California.
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22. California quail chicks can start running an hour after they hatch.
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23. In the state of California, you need more hours to become a Barber than a Police officer.
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24. Since 1980, California has built 22 new prisons, but only one new University of California campus.
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25. A pod of killer whales off the coast of California learned to hypnotise sharks and then eat them.
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26. California has issued at least 7 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
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27. There are nearly as many inmates in California state prisons as there are in U.S. federal prisons.
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28. 3 million more people live in California than in the entire country of Canada.
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29. Beverley Hills, California is only community not located in a desert being fined for not conserving enough water during the drought.

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