26 Bits of Trivia to Feed the Bats in Your Belfry

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26 Bits of Trivia to Feed the Bats in Your Belfry

Chances are that you’re not frolicking in a pasture outside of an old farmhouse right now. But you might as well be. Because these facts are fresh out of the oven, and we’ve just donned our finest apron to let them cool on the windowsill. Wherever you happen to be, come get ‘em while they’re hot!

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Harriet Tubman was the first woman to lead a military operation in the U.S. As a result of her actions, more than 700 people escaped slavery. She was never paid for her military actions. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Vidal Sassoon (yes, the hairstylist) was the youngest member of an anti-fascist group. Sassoon was only 17 when he joined Group 43, which physically broke up fascist meetings. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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A Chicago politician was hit with bird poop as he was addressing the bid poop problem at an area bus station. The Irving Park Blue Line station has a reputation among Chicago residents as the pigeon poop station due to its proximity to an underpass, where pigeons congregate and defecate. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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The first character to actually speak in a full-length Disney cartoon was the Evil Queen in 'Snow White.' Her first wicked words were Slave in the magic mirror, come from the farthest space, through wind and darkness I summon thee. Speak! Let me see thy face. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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crocodiles are more closely related to birds than to lizards. Crocodiles, alligators, and birds are the last surviving archosaurs (a group that included dinosaurs). Their common ancestor lived 240 million years ago. CRACKED.COM

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Lobsters don't age. While not exactly immortal, lobsters don't become weaker or stop breeding with age. They just keep growing bigger and bigger, until they're too big for their own good. CRACKED.COM

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