34 Bits of Trivia That You’re Converting From 0s and 1s Into Newly Forged Neural Pathways at This Very Moment

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34 Bits of Trivia That You’re Converting From 0s and 1s Into Newly Forged Neural Pathways at This Very Moment

Ah, facts. The single bicep curl on the knowledge bicep. If that sounded weird, it’s probably because we’ve never worked out a day in our lives. We have done some serious fact-digging though. It may not involve shovels, dirt or muscles, but it kinda sounds like real work is being done. And isn’t that what life’s all about?!

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The Beatles CRACKED.COM FIRST SHOW: George Harrison was almost booted from the venue for breaking the dress code... the foppish bloke wore jeans.

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The liver is the only organ in your body that can really regenerate itself. Most organs replace damaged tissue with scar tissue, but the liver can create healthy new tissue - even if 50-60% of it is destroyed, it grows back. CRACKED.COM

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The producer of 2007's The Man From Earth thanks people for illegally downloading it. CRACKED.COM After the movie was ille- gally shared via BitTorrent, Eric D. Wilkinson publicly thanked the file sharers because it lifted the pro- file of the film far beyond the financier's expecta- tions.

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Hydrangea flowers are a naturally occurring pH indicator and can change color depending on soil. GRACKED COM In acid soils, chemical re- actions occur in the soil that turns the flowers blue. In alkaline soils, these reactions cannot occur causing the flowers to remain pink.

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Ferdinand Magellan didn't actually circumnavigate the globe. CRACKED.COM Не was killed by a poi- soned arrow in the Philip- pines, and under the leadership of Juan Sebas- tian de Elcano, his expe- dition completed the trip without him.

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Historical Pranks HARVESTING SPAGHETTI FROM TREES On April 1, 1957, the BBC broadcast a two-and-a- half-minute prank about spaghetti trees. This involved people hanging 20 pounds of uncooked homemade spaghetti from the branches of laurel trees, and then pretending to harvest it. CRACKED

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Historical Pranks JUMPING TO EXPERIENCE LOWER GRAVITY On April 1, 1976, Sir Patrick Moore, an astronomer on BBC Radio 2, tricked people into believing that if they jumped at 9:47 a.m., they would feel the effects of Pluto and Jupiter aligning and temporarily reducing Earth's gravity. CRACKED

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Historical Firsts in The World of Stunts Charlie Chaplin 1914 Beginning in 1914, Chaplin became known as one of Hollywood's first stars, and had the second- ever million dollar contract. As a vaudevillian and slapstick comic, he did all of his own stunts. CRACKED

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Historical Firsts in The World of Stunts The first stuntman 1903 In the Guinness Book of World Records as the first stuntman, Frank Hanaway landed a part in 1903's The Great Train Robbery for his ability to fall off a horse without injuring himself. CRACKED

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