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  • [Transport fact 1] After winning the 1994 World Cup, Brazil's goalie Claudio Taffarel left his medal and $60,000 in cash in a cab. Juan Blanco, the cab driver returned all of it and received $1000 in reward.

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  • [Transport fact 2] American school buses are yellow because you see yellow faster than any other color, 1.24x faster than red in fact.

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  • [Transport fact 3] After a British Airways 747 had all 4 engines disabled, the pilot announced it by saying, "Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We have a small problem. All four engines have stopped. We are doing our damnedest to get them going again. I trust you are not in too much distress.".

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  • [Transport fact 4] Chuck Yeager (first man to officially break the sound barrier) as a fighter pilot in World War 2 downed 5 enemy aircraft in a single mission. Two of these kills were scored without firing a single shot.

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  • [Transport fact 5] The prototype of the Rolls Royce Ghost was so quiet inside that it made test drivers sick. The engineers had to remove some of the noise-isolating material and create seats that vibrated at specific frequencies to introduce some noise into the interior.

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  • [Transport fact 6] In 1816, 147 shipwrecked French crew of Méduse were stuck adrift on a makeshift raft when their captain cut the rope towing them. It took only 3 days for them to resort to cannibalism and only 15 survived to be rescued after 13 days. The aristocrat captain hadn’t sailed in 20 years and it was 100% avoidable.

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  • [Transport fact 7] In 1921, a submarine named USS R-14 ran out of fuel some 190 Km from Hawaii during searching of a lost tug boat. The submarine had a week's worth of ration on board and no radio communication. The crew then made a sail by rigging up blankets. The submarine successfully sailed to Hawaii in a couple of days.

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  • [Transport fact 8] There is a pizza place in Alaska that delivers pizzas to remote areas by plane, with no charge for delivery.

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  • [Transport fact 9] Attacking parachutists from an aircraft in distress is a war crime.

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  • [Transport fact 10] In 1920, a young American woman named Bessie Coleman found a financial sponsor through a newspaper, traveled to France, and learned how to become a stunt pilot. She returned to the US as the first woman in the country to hold a pilot’s license. She was of African and Native American descent.

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