30 Bits of Trivia You Can Technically Swear Your Oath of Office On

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30 Bits of Trivia You Can Technically Swear Your Oath of Office On

The journey from “did you know?” to “now you know” is actually quite short. So short that we don’t know why you’d even call it a journey. Heck, it’s only one short step. What do you even call a journey that small? You could call it a fact, because the “journey” from the beginning of the fact to the end will lead you to “now you know!” And the best part is that you won’t even have to get up!

NEW YORK CITY IS HOME TO A UNIQUE ANT SPECIES KNOWN AS MANHATTANTS. CRACKED Biologists discovered them within a specific 14-block area of the city.

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If you add up the weight of the electrons that are used to power up the entire internet, it would add up to approximately 50 grams or 1.76 ounces! IN OTHER WORDS, THE INTERNET WEIGHS ABOUT AS MUCH AS A LARGE EGG! GRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM Particles can flow UP streams of water. The effect is called vertical contamination.

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In 1936, a sneaky violinist named Julian Altman stole a rare 1713 Stradivarius violin. GRACKED.COM A touring musician named Broni- slaw Huberman had left the instru- ment in his dressing room, and Alt- man gave a gullible doorman a ci- gar to slip by and steal it. Altman then played the stolen Stradivarius his entire life, only admitting on his deathbed that the violin was stolen.

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The Beatles had huge successes with their films Help! and A Hard Day's Night. CRACKED.COM Thankfully they did not ever make Up Against It, a screenplay commissioned by the Beatles and written by play- wright Joe OrtonThe script was horribly offensive, there were scenes with sexu- al assaults written in for laughs, men and women fighting in a civil war against each other, and the band mem- bers dressing in drag and assassinating the Prime Minister.

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Historical Pranks PERSOR BEV LIBERTE the DY PHILADA BY ORDER ORI PASS AND STOW TACO BELL BUYING THE LIBERTY BELL On April 1, 1996, Taco Bell put out an ad in seven big newspapers, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, saying they had bought the Liberty Bell and changed its name to The Taco Liberty Bell. CRACKED

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Historical Pranks DELIVERING MILK AND A NEWSPAPER TO A MOUNTAINTOP In 1947, Ross Petrie, a forestry student, secretly made his way to the top of Mount Hood in the middle of the night and left a surprise for his friends who were camping there - a quart of milk and a Sunday Oregonian newspaper. CRACKED

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