33 Bits of Trivia to Brutally Noogie Into Your Own Skull

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33 Bits of Trivia to Brutally Noogie Into Your Own Skull

At first, you might try to avoid this bullyish list in the hallway. But once you come face-to-face with it, you’ll see that it only wants to stuff its facts into your brain locker! That’s not so bad, is it? Sure, it might be a little brutish in its approach, but you might learn more here than that class you’re trying to get to. You’re welcome, freshman. Now squeal like a piggy!

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Thomas Jefferson gave his library to Congress after the British burned the Capitol in 1814. That doubled the size of the Library of Congress -- there were 3,000 volumes before the fire (all of which burned down), and Jefferson sent about 6,500 volumes. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Mansa Musa, ruler of the Mali empire, is the richest man to have ever existed. During a visit to Egypt, hē gave away so much gold that it destroyed the Egyptian economy for 12 years. CRACKED.COM

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FAST FOOD SALADS ARE WORSE FOR YOU THAN BURGERS. 680 calories 36 grams of fat 780 calories 51 grams of fat For example, a Wendy's Spicy Chicken Caesar Salad has more calories and more fat than a Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger. GRACKED.COM https://www. wendys com/en-us/salads/spicy-chicken-caesar-salad https://www.wendys com/en-us/hamburgers/pretzel-bacon-cheeseburger

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The word Fornication refers to having sex in a bread oven. In Roman times, Fornax was the goddess of baking and ovens. The name comes from the word for the arched furnaces used to bake bread. Apparently prostitutes used to hang out at the entrance to the ovens, signaling to prospective Johns by waving dick-shaped bread. When a prostitute found a client, first they'd eat the bread together, then they'd jump into the oven and fornicate. CRACKED.COM Bunny Crumpacker, 2006. The Sex Life of Food When Body and Soul Meet to Eat

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+ax =x Henri Poincaré was the foremost expert on relativity in the late 19th century and was a most likely the first person to formally present the 2 theory of 12001/11+ 120 relativity. Го,ад Despite having read his work, Albert Einstein does not cite Poincaré at all. CRACKED.COM adx Vely 1200

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MYTH: BeeR GIVES YOU A BIG BeLLY. FACT: SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND no LINK BeTween BeeR DRINKING AND THE BeeR BeLLY. Abdominal obesity has everything to do with genetics and caloric intake, and its only connection to beer is that beer contains calories. CRACKED.COM http:/www.nature.com/ejon/journal/57/n10/full/1601678a.html

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Of over 8,000 satellites orbiting the Earth, only one has ever been destroyed by a meteorite. CRACKED.COM Satellites are programmed to avoid meteorites so they don't get destroyed. The European Space Agency's communications satellite, Olympus, is the only one to have been hit, in 1993.

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The contestants of Big Brother weren't told about the 9/11 attacks when they happened. BIG BROTHER DINNIN CRACKED.COM The show had a policy of keeping the contestants in total information isolation. They had to change the policy after one of the cast's family members was lost at Ground Zero.

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