34 Unspeakable Bits of Trivia That the Old Gods Have Decreed May Only Be Communicated via Stone-Engraved Listicle

34 Unspeakable Bits of Trivia That the Old Gods Have Decreed May Only Be Communicated via Stone-Engraved Listicle

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Betamax failed because Sony said no to porn. While not the only reason, Sony's refusal to allow their Betamax tapes to be used for adult movies was a big reason why they lost out to VHS. By the time the 1980s - - when - - - rolled around, erotic films accounted for more than half of video tape sales. 009.70 THIS SIDE FACES FORMARD JOSAV ЭНӀ HONOL 10N 00 200 du opinin CRACKED.COM VIDEOCASSETTE L-500

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McDonalds' stopped serving Heinz ketchup suddenly after 40 years. HEINZ -1869 TOMATO KETCHUP AUX TOMATES 375 mL The reasoning was pretty simple - a Burger King exec became the head of Heinz, which ended Heinz' 40-year relationship with McDonalds'. CRACKED.COM

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Kurt Cobain, really really was not a fan of Smells Like Teen Spirit. Не said, I can barely, especially on a bad night, get through 'Teen Spirit.' I literally want to throw my guitar down and walk away. CRACKED.COM

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Back in the day, Pamela Anderson got Hepatitis С by sharing tattoo needles. EX She shared them with Tommy Lee, her husband at the time, and they told her she had 10 years to live - which ended up being completely wrong, and she announced in 2015 that she was officially cured. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM M Nintendo owns a Mario porn parody. Super Hornio Brothers was released in 1993, to cash in on the (not much better) Super Mario Bros. live action movie. Nintendo bought the movie to prevent it from being released. Years later, though, the film leaked online and went viral.

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Angela Lansbury moved overseas to get away from Charles Manson. In the late 60s, Lansbury's children weren't in the safest environments: Her son Anthony had drug problems, and her daughter Deirdre rolled with the Manson family. So she up and moved the family to Ireland, saving Deirdre from being involved in any murders. CRACKED.COM

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Friends was almost destroyed by Coca-Cola. For Friends second season, Соса-Соӏа spent $30 million to promote Diet Coke with the help of the hip twenty-somethings. The campaign was huge - so huge, in fact, that people got sick of seeing the characters everywhere, and rankings plummeted. (They got better, though.) et CRACKED.COM

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Star Wars rips off French comics. If you're familiar with Moebius, or with Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières' Valérian and Laureline, you might have noticed that Star Wars borrows heavily from them. Mézières in particular claimed to be dazzled, jealous and angry about the whole thing. CRACKED.COM

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Half of all sloths die while pooping. Sloths are permanently constipated - they only poop once a week, losing up to one-third of their body weight in each bowel movement. And for some reason they always do it on the ground, where predators can get to them. Up to half of all sloths are eaten while going to the bathroom. CRACKED.COM

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