33 Bits of Trivia to Slam Back in Rapid Succession on Your 33rd Birthday

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33 Bits of Trivia to Slam Back in Rapid Succession on Your 33rd Birthday

When the facts are flowing, wouldn’t it be sweet to just open up your skull like a ring box and let them pour in? We could’ve said “like a pizza box” or “like a Pez dispenser,” but we went with “ring box” because we truly value your diamond of a brain. For now, that diamond will have to take these facts in through your eyes. One at a time.

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Frozen helped solve a 62-year-old mystery. In 1959, nine hikers never came back from a trip to Russia's Ural mountains .. this became known as the Dyatlov Pass incident. So scientists used avalanche simulation models developed for Frozen to simulate what happened at Dyatlov Pass. That was a big help in developing a convincing argument that a freak delayed avalanche killed the hikers. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Florida's Space Coast got the area code 321 on purpose. It's a reference to the Space Shuttle launch countdown, and it went into effect into 1999, after a data programmer suggested it. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Cruise ships have on-board morgues Cruise ships have morgues to keep dead bodies cold until they can be transported. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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The EU offers free train passes to 18-year-olds so they can explore Europe The 'DiscoverEU' program offers 60,000 travel passes to young people. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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The Russian Railway is long enough to wrap around the world twice. The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest train journey in the world, with a length of over 5,772 miles. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD One Tesla owner started using his car as a crypto mining machine. KA - And he says his Tesla makes him $800 in cryptocurrency every month. CRACKED.GOM

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WEIRD WORLD After a parakeet breeding plan went wrong, parakeets crowded an animal shelter. A guy left some parakeets at the shelter in Michigan - he said he'd drop off a few, but there were 497 parakeets. Apparently, his son wanted to breed just a few of them, but had no idea how quickly birds would breed. CRACKED.COM

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Stomach acid can dissolve razor PLATINUM blades. S NLESS the However, study found that it could not dissolve pennies. CRACKED.COM

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