29 Bits of Trivia to Fill the Trivia-Tidbit-Sized Hole in Your Heart

29 Bits of Trivia to Fill the Trivia-Tidbit-Sized Hole in Your Heart

We’ve spent a small fortune in therapy trying to fill voids and heartaches. It turns out, all we needed was facts! Like little bricks made of heart tissue, facts stacked up to fully patch that heart wall. So if you’ve got a hole that needs fillin’, we’ve got a hole pile. Sorry… a whole pile.

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The Catholic Church is actually pretty cool with evolution and the Big Bang. Bras OVIA DILIGO TE O PETRE DIXIST NC VNA FIDES MYNDO REFVIG It also says that Young Earth Creationism and Intelligent Design are essentially just pretending to be science, and it rejects them outright. CRACKED.COM

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Neil Armstrong once threatened to sue his barber for selling his hair. CRACKED.COM The barber earned an es- timated $3,000 from the famous hair, and in 2016, both the hair and the bar- ber's comb and scissors went on sale on Amazon for $38,611.

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Stop signs used to be yellow. STOP CRACKED.COM The American Association of State Highway Officials picked the color in 1922 because they thought it would grab drivers' atten- tion, and there wasn't a long-lasting red dye to use until 1954.

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There is a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding. CRACKED.COM Native to Central and South America, black sapote tastes like sweet custard with a hint of chocolate. When it's ripe, it's de- scribed as tasting exactly like chocolate pudding.

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The highest recorded temperature on Earth was 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit. °C °F 50 120 40 100 30 80 20 60 10 CRACKED.COM 40 0 Researchers at Sandia Na- tional Laboratories pro- duced the record-break- ing temperature in their lab using a superheated gas, reaching 15 million degrees kelvin.

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Sunburn happens when skin cells put a hit out on themselves. CRACKED.COM Your skin gets sunburned because your skin cells put up a protein flag on their surface that tells your white blood cells to come kill them so that they don't become cancerous.

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The two sides of WWI had a truce on Christmas Day. CRACKED.COM During World War 1, Ger- man and Allied forces came out of their trenches on Christmas day in 1914, to sing carols, trade equip- ment and even play foot- ball between their lines.

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