30 Partially Digested Bits of Trivia Regurgitated Into Our Brains by a Very Wise Mama Bird

30 Partially Digested Bits of Trivia Regurgitated Into Our Brains by a Very Wise Mama Bird

We have all these facts buried deep down inside of us. Luckily, we regurgitate them through our vocal cords and not up our esophagus, because that could get quite messy. Not that you have anything to worry about. You’re reading the ones we’ve regurgitated through our fingertips.

Falling coconuts kill more people than sharks Data suggests that people are 15 times more likely to be killed by a falling coconut than a shark attack. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED IN 1975, A PHYSICS PAPER WAS PUBLISHED BY A CAT. His owner added the cat as a co-author when he realized he had typed we throughout the whole paper but was the only author.

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CRACKED OKLAHOMA'S OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE IS THE WATERMELON. Its state fruit is the strawberry.

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CRACKED IN GUATEMALA, THERE IS A VOLCANO THAT ERUPTS EVERY HOUR. It started doing this 100 years ago and has yet to stop.

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Token suckers would steal subway tokens in an amazingly filthy way. We don't know how desperate you need to be to press your lips against New York subway turnstiles and suck the tokens out - but we're guessing very. The practice was so common, the Transit Authority would spray mace (or sprinkle chili powder) on token slots. CRACKED.COM

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Cyclops were probably prehistoric elephants The huge hole at the center of Deinotherium giganteum's skull accommodated a trunk - but ancient Greeks who found the bone heads didn't know that. It's speculated that imaginative Greeks thought that the big nose hole was an eye socket, and ran with that. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM Casper's success was the result of censorship. Horror comics were really hardcore in the 1950s - until moral panic struck, and all those ghouls and guts were declared a no-no. It's most likely not a coincidence that harmless, baby-looking ghosts became big around that time, with Casper (and a bunch of knock-offs) rushing in to fill the paranormal void.

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Early elevators were blamed for elevator sickness. When elevators were becoming common in the early 20th century, many users reported nausea and dizziness. This elevator sickness was caused by organs still moving when the elevator stopped - or so some dubiously reasoned. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM You can fit every planet in the Solar system between the Earth and the Moon. While everyone knows the Moon revolves around the Earth, most people don't have the right idea of how far it is. Depending on where the Moon is in its orbit, there's enough room to fit every planet in the Solar System end to end in the intervening space.

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