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Know any fun facts about your school?

John Green, awesome author and Mental Floss host is back with some more mindblowingly cool information, and your college might even be on the subject list! In this latest video, they break down 33 cool facts about 33 different colleges, and they range from totally weird to actually incredible. For example, did you know that Binghampton University has a thing for salamanders? (Don’t ask.) The University of Michigan has a squirrel club that, you guessed it, feeds squirrels. Okay, then. Go to Ohio University? Well you also happen to go to the most haunted university in the country. And let’s see here… did you know that the word “campus” was actually invented to describe Princeton? Surprise, surprise.

Our favorite fun fact? Apparently, Oberlin College’s art museum actually rents paintings (!!!) to its students, for a $5 fee. And we’re not talking about amateur works of art. We’re talking works by Picasso, Andy Warhol, and the like. That’s a little more trustworthy than we would be if we ran an art museum. That’s pretty amazing.

Check out the video below and find out if your school made the list and why. If it didn’t, tell us how cool your school is below!

What’s the weirdest fact you know about your college?