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27 Extra-Strength Bits of Trivia Guaranteed to Provide Fast, Safe, Proven Relief From Ignorance

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There are only 3 original citrus fruits, and most other citrus fruits are hybrids of these. GRACKED.COM In the beginning, there was only pomelo, cit- ron, and mandarin. The oranges we enjoy today are a combina- tion of pomelo and mandarin.

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The longest distance at which one tank destroyed another is about 3 miles. The record was made by a British Challenger tank in the Gulf War, in 1991 - kind of amazingly, it hasn't been beaten since. CRACKED.COM

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George Clooney would call out Brotherhood! to Michael Keaton on a movie set. It was on Out Of Sight, and Keaton only figured out later that, oh yeah, Clooney was talking about the fact that they both played Batman. CRACKED.COM

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Daredevil almost got a dog. A 1980s cartoon which was never produced planned to give Matt Murdock a seeing-eye dog, which also helped him in his superhero forays as... Lightning, the Super- Dog! (Не wasn't actually super, though-just a regular good boy.) CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM Great Britain got rid of their Soviet spies because one of them got drunk. You cannot beat me, Oleg Lyalin rebuked the cop who arrested him for drunk driving in 1971. I am a KGB КГБ C officer. MI5 eventually took him into custody, and got him to defect and rat out over 100 of his comrades.

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The water in Titanic contains traces of actors' pee. If you're shooting a James Cameron film, get ready to hold it in, because he doesn't believe in bathroom breaks. While filming Titanic, many extras just let it go in the water (also Kate Winslet, reportedly). CRACKED.COM

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