31 Sentient Bits of Trivia That Sprang to Life When We Put Tiny Little Top Hats on Them

31 Sentient Bits of Trivia That Sprang to Life When We Put Tiny Little Top Hats on Them

After we graduated with our fact degree, we had a choice to make: Do we take our knowledge of the obscure out into the job market, or do we go right into teaching these facts to the next batch of fact-seekers? We chose the latter, since we feel right at home in this campus of fact-sharing. Delta Beta Factma for life!

CRACKED GUILLOTINE: NOT AS HUMANE AS PROMISED. At a certain point, people began thinking that the guillotine wasn't as humane as the French Revolution government said it was. It turns out that those killed by it didn't die right away, and still briefly showed signs of life after they were beheaded.

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The first recorded battle in history was the Battle of Megiddo in 1457 В.С. It left such an impression on the Levantine people there that they believed the final battle of humani- ty would take place there as well. That's where the word Armageddon comes from. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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While shooting 'Deliverance' Burt Reynolds insisted on doing a stunt himself instead of a dummy. During the stunt, he got injured and his clothes came off. Waking up in hospital, he asked the di- rector what it looked like, who said, It looked like a dummy falling over a waterfall. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Jaws PETER BENCHLEY JAWS A Novel The book's author has a cameo. The reporter who utters the amazing line a cloud in the shape of a killer shark is Peter Benchley, who wrote the novel the movie is based on. CRACKED COM

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Sound designer Gary Rydstrom asked a friend to contribute to the raptor's voice in Jurassic Park. His friend showed up at the studio, and Rydstrom asked You make any weird sounds? The friend did make a sound with his throat, and Rydstrom spliced it with the sounds of African cranes, tortoises, horses to make the velociraptor's call. CRACKED.COM

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A fan artist scored a staff job. HAD SOME THING FOR THIS BURGER y CRACKED COM Artist Simon Chong tweeted a 4-minute Bob's Burgers / Archer mashup that he illustrated by hand. The cast and producers loved it so much, they gave him a job as a retake editor and storyboard artist.

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The theme song was some band's sound check. CRACKED.COM The Refreshments, out of Arizona, were asked to submit a demo to Mike Judge. They recorded a live set, and encouraged the crowd to really hoot and holler during their sound check jam, which they named Yahoos and Triangles.

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Woody was originally going to be a ventriloquist dummy... ...but executives didn't like the idea because of dummies' association with horror films. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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