31 Bits of Trivia We Found Tattooed on Our Body, ‘Memento’-Style

31 Bits of Trivia We Found Tattooed on Our Body, ‘Memento’-Style

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Cats understand when their owner points at something Previously thought to be limited to dogs, cats can follow a human's point. Also, 70% of cats will follow their owner's gaze, even when its very fast. CRACKED.COM

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During college, Steve Wozniak used an illegal 'blue box' device to call the Vatican. Не pretended to be Henry Kissenger. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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More policing doesn't actually reduce crime. Ramping up arrests doesn't result in less crime, only in more (disproportionately black) people arrested for non-criminal behavior. Overpolicing is actually OLICE detrimental, as it leads to distrust, which worsens the relationship between communities and law enforcement. CRACKED.COM

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There's no such thing as human alpha males. Alpha and beta terminology was used for decades in primate studies, until unqualified people decided to apply a dumbed-down version of it to people. Shockingly, humans are more complicated than monkeys, and the idea that you can be alpha or beta is unsupported by science. CRACKED.COM

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A Star Wars puppeteer was almost fired for pissing off Harrison Ford. According to puppeteer Tim Rose, he cracked a joke in the set of Return of the Jedi about Harrison Ford's demands-and Ford, overhearing the quip, demanded the insolent jokester to be fired. Luckily, Ford didn't know what Rose looked like, so he was allowed to stay. CRACKED.COM

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ATOGRAPHE LUMIÈRE The first erotic film was screened less than a year after the first non-erotic motion picture screening. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED - 10° 25 20 The microwave 15 oven resulted from mixing radar and snacks. In 1946, while working on a magnetron for military-grade radar, a Raytheon engineer noticed that his snack had melted. This sparked his curiosity and he decided to experiment further, which eventually led to the invention of the microwave oven.

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