36 Lame-O Bits of Trivia You Can Shove Into a Locker if You’re Having a Bad Day

36 Lame-O Bits of Trivia You Can Shove Into a Locker if You’re Having a Bad Day

When these facts start moving into your brain, are you gonna be the nice roommate who helps them lug the couch up six flights of stairs? Or are you gonna be the roommate who couldn’t get off work, so he misses all the big stuff and gets there just in time for pizza? That’s what we thought! Call your boss. The fact truck is pulling up now.

CRACKED.COM A former American slave lived until 1972. We don't know for sure if Peter Mills was the last living slave in America, as records are spotty. What we do know is that he was born into slavery in 1861, and died just one month shy of his 111th birthday. It's wild to think that an American slave outlived Martin Luther King Jr.

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If you got into arguments in AOL chat, you may have been talking to Marlon Brando. Actor Marlon Brando enjoyed spending time in chatrooms and having heated debates, often ending things by telling the other person to fuck off. His account was a frequent target of suspensions by AOL. CRACKED.COM

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The stuff in Oreos cannot legally be called cream. Gouple The FDA does not allow manufacturers to use the word cream to describe food that contains no actual cream. To get around this, Oreo officially describes their creamy filling as creme. CRACKED.COM

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A blind woman flying United Airlines was assured by the flight crew they would help her exit the plane. Instead, they forgot her, left, and locked up the plane. Luckily, she was found by a maintenance crew a short time later. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Stevie Nicks is the only woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. Once for being a member of Fleetwood Mac, once for her solo career. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Goats are totally immune to poison ivy, oak, and sumac. They can eat up to several pounds per day. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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John Cazale, who played Fredo in the first two Godfather films, only made five movies. All five were nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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A company patented the breast cancer genes. For 15 years, Myriad Genetics had a patent over two genes that can increase your risk of cancer, and wouldn't let anyone else test for them. This monopoly ended in 2013, when the Supreme Court ruled, WTF, you can't own human genes. CRACKED.COM

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Homicide detectives work way fewer cases than you think. Put on a cop show, and you'll see detectives solving a different murder every week. But in real life, the average homicide cop works maybe five cases in a year. Even in such a stab-happy place as Detroit, the number barely goes up to eight. CRACKED.COM

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