35 Bits of Trivia to Shout From the Rooftops

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35 Bits of Trivia to Shout From the Rooftops

You might not believe it, but there was a time when we had trouble expressing our love for facts. We always loved them, but you know how showing affection can be. After the facts broke through our gruff exteriors, though, we realized that being vulnerable is actually kind of nice. Thanks for looking past our immaturity, you factual little sweeties. We love each and every one of these facts right here, and if you let your guards down, we know you will too.

The Solenopsis daguerrei ant will take over a fire ant colony by impersonating their queen. GRACKED.COM The workers raise the im- postor's children, which then fly off to infest more colonies. These ants are being considered as a via- ble biological deterrent to control the spread of fire ants.

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The Royal family is not allowed to play Monopoly. CCADIL WATER WORKS CRACKED.COM There is no law against it, but the Duke of York disclosed that the game is no longer played simply because it gets too vicious and too competitive.

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Women's hearts beat faster than men's. GRACKED.COM Women tend to have smaller internal organs, including the heart. Due to their smaller hearts and the subsequent lower volume of blood pumped per beat, women need their hearts to pump faster.

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The original meaning of heterosexuality was a desire for kinky, - - ma e technologica straight sex. Robert a Patto tech noto gist ( IMUMA technology: tech nol o gize (tek OF ing to make technol only or an industry. UNA -zing tech nology (tek nol' science of the mechanic plied science: Не studied en a of technology. 2 the body materials, techniques, and p de a con- produce goods and services needs: Science has contribute knocked technology. 3 a particular applic J technical gy: any method, process, or syst TOO tools and techniques to achieve a in a tech-

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Shia LaBeouf has an injured hand in Transformers 2 because of a real-life injury. Не hurt himself in an auto accident so, rather than pause filming, they just wrote the injury into the movie (he hurt himself while teleporting). CRACKED.COM

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The first television commercial in 1941 aired during a Dodgers game. BULOVA Ambassador 31 AUTOMATIC CRACKED.COM The ad, a silhouette of the continental United States, over which a watch face pops up and a voiceover says, Amer- ica runs on Bulova time, cost $9.

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Michael Caine or England Here . World's LG Largest The Cu Estard Evening FIRE - 224 Sale ALARMS 100 - GRACKED COM Before his fame, Caine was unable to support his wife and daughter. The same week his wife left him, his father died. Не moved to Paris with $70 total, ate discarded fruits, and lived on sandwiches given to him by a coworker at a snack bar.

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Leighton Meester CRACKED.COM Leighton Meester was born in prison to a mother who was a drug smuggler, as were the rest of her immediate family. In fact, her aunt was the first ever woman placed on the US Marshals Top 15 Most Wanted list, for her daring escape from prison.

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William Shatner GRACKED.COM Shatner hit his poverty low point AFTER Star Trek. After the series was canceled, having to support an ex-wife and three kids left him pretty much broke. Не couldn't even afford a hotel room. Не put a hard shell on the back of his truck and lived there with his dog.

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