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Strange But True: July 11, 2019


* It was Robert Wright, journalist, scholar and author of best-selling books about science, who made the following sage observation: "Like a lawyer, the human brain wants victory, not truth; and, like a lawyer, it is sometimes more admirable for skill than virtue."

* Famously flamboyant country singer and songwriter Dolly Parton once entered a Dolly Parton look-alike contest ... and lost.

* The small Asian country of Bhutan, nestled in the mountains between China and India, had no access to TV until 1999.

* You've doubtless heard of narcolepsy, a medical condition that causes sufferers t...

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