28 Bits of Trivia We Read Out Loud to the Guy in the Produce Section Because We Thought It Was Our Grocery List

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28 Bits of Trivia We Read Out Loud to the Guy in the Produce Section Because We Thought It Was Our Grocery List

Knowledge is a currency that no one can take from you. Well, maybe a dastardly cartoon villain who drops an anvil on your head. That’ll help unlearn a few facts for sure. You better build up your fact cache by taking in as many of these as possible, but more importantly, you better look up! 

GRACKED.COM The pyramids weren't built by Egyptian slaves. They were built by paid laborers. http://www.boston. es_the_great_pyramids_were_built_by_paid_laborers_not_slaves/

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WEIRD WORLD A Canadian restaurant was accepting dog photos instead of vaccine proof. It turns out that staff, who should have been accepting either proof of vaccination or a negative test, were accepting dog photos -- so the restaurant got shut down. CRACKED.COM

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In WWI, a random Russian got kidnapped by his own country's peace negotiators. 6281 The team negotiating Russia's withdrawal from WWI planed to bring a peasant (to represent the common people), but on the way to the train, they realized they forgot him. So they snatched a badly dressed guy off the street, and next thing he knew, he was talking to European princes. CRACKED.COM

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During the French Revolution, they caught Louis XVI because GNAT his face was on money. IBRE 17 NES s ASSIGNATS DES FRANCOIS NAT par le décr vvil 1790, sanctionné LOUISXVL.ROT B CU While running to the countryside, Louis and Marie Antoinette (both disguised) were stopped by a postmaster who thought he recognized Marie. Once he compared the guy with her to a 50-franc note, he was sure. Pretty soon, they were arrested, then beheaded. CRACKED COM

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CRACKED.COM Peter Pan Peter Pan is a darker character than you think. In his obsession with stealing children away to Neverland, Peter becomes an almost nightmarish creature, who constantly seduces mothers and then their own children, even as the mothers long to stay as young as he is.

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In the US, there are almost 12,000 injuries per year due to falling TVs. To compare, there were only 57 unprovoked shark attack bites worldwide in 2020. Be more afraid of your beloved TV showing JAWS than a shark attack. CRACKED.COM

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Kowloon Walled City had a population of 3.25 million people per square mile The former military fort was the most densely populated place to ever exist. Compare that to Manhattan's 27,000 people per square mile. CRACKED.COM

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