32 Preppy Bits of Trivia That Are Giving It-Girl Core

32 Preppy Bits of Trivia That Are Giving It-Girl Core

Learning new facts is a lot like dating. The not-so memorable ones come and go, but the really fun, compatible ones stick around for a while. When you come across a really special fact, you might know it for life. You never know, maybe one of these could be “the one.”

GRACKED.COM A flying head was cut out of the Bible. According to The Life of John the Baptist, after John was beheaded, his head flew around the world for 15 years, calling King Herod out the entire time. Yes, we also wonder why such an awesome thing was left out of the final cut.

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CRACKED.COM Cats were accused of killing babies. Not too long ago, when a baby died with no explanation, the cat was often pointed to as the culprit. Some believed that cats would suffocate babies for a variety of reasons-including sheer jealousy.

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The term 'caucasian' originally described skull traits, not exclusively white skin color. Skin colors ranged from white-skinned to dark brown. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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The fax machine was invented in 1843 - when wagons were first rolling along the Oregon Trail. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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AND A DE GUARDE SH Nintendo existed while Jack the Ripper was terrorizing London. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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KEANU REEVES LAUREN TRON The Matrix is older now than Tron was when The Matrix was released. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD An ocean cleanup crew got accused of faking it because the plastic looked fake. The plastic looked too clean, actually - so the crew were accused that they'd just staged removing it from the ocean. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD In a sitcom-style plot, 3 Nigerian men tried to pass as Arab women at an airport. C9-C23 C9-C2 Sen Cole UAE police busted them, and posted photos of them with and without their disguises. CRACKED.COM

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