33 Bland Bits of Trivia Perfect for a DMV Waiting Room

33 Bland Bits of Trivia Perfect for a DMV Waiting Room

We were a little upset when we realized that these facts have been in other people’s heads before they got to ours. We get it. Some of them are centuries older than us, so yeah, they’ve been around. We’ve swallowed our pride and moved past it. Can you?

CRACKED.COM Third-world country doesn't mean poor country. RUSSIA CANADA BONKOLIA UNITED STATES CHIWA KOREA LibH SAND - - - - BRAZIL AUSTI During the Cold War, the countries allied with the U.S. were the First World, while those in the Second World were with the USSR. If your country was neutral, rich or poor, that made it Third World.

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Ernie Hudson auditioned for the same part in The REAL Ghostbusters animated series that he played in the movie. Producers felt he didn't sound enough like Winston Zeddemore. Arsenio Hall got the job. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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McDonald's did away with their miniature spoon coffee stirrers because they were used to do cocaine. PURE SUGAR McDonald's sugar = : Dompa TUTTAL - 1185 - In fact, a 'McSpoon' became a quantified amount of cocaine sold. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Friends continues to generate massive revenue. The show earns $1 billion/year for Warner Bros., which translates into $20 million annually for cast members. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM flickr 1,000GB for free Save all your photos and videos in one place with Auto-Uploadr. Flickr started as a video game. In 2002, husband and wife Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake founded a software company to create an MMO titled Game Neverending. The game failed, but a feature for sharing images stood out - so it was spun into its own product, called Flickr.

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American Libertarians funded a violent cult. In one of the countless harebrained Libertarian attempts at a micronation, a group called the Phoenix Foundation provided guns and funds to a cult leader named Jimmy Stevens, who wanted to secede from Vanuatu. The foundation faded away after Stevens' attempt failed in 1980. CRACKED COM

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WEIRD WORLD The Ukrainian Ambassador to Japan posed as a Samurai warrior. It was for a message to Russia that he tweeted - and he was in full Samurai get-up, with a katana and everything. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD A 14-year-old tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex-boyfriend. And it didn't work, luckily, because she tried to do it via rentahitman.com, which is a fake website and which reported the case to the police. CRACKED.COM

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