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Creepy Facts About Russia

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28. Selfie Safety

Russian selfie

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Russia launched a “SELFIE safety” campaign after two guys got killed posing with a live grenade. Say Bang.

27. Russian Frogs

milk frog amazonian

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For centuries before refrigeration, Russians dropped live frogs into their milk to keep it from spoiling. Secretions from their skin inhibited the growth of bacteria.

26. 400 Wolves


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The average temperature in Verkhoyansk, Russia, is -50 degrees Fahrenheit in January. 1,311 people live there. In 2012, the town was attacked by a pack of 400 wolves.