35 Garden Fresh Bits of Trivia to Scramble Into Your Grey Matter

35 Garden Fresh Bits of Trivia to Scramble Into Your Grey Matter

These days, you can’t tell what kind of strawberry you’ll bring home from the produce aisle. Is it bright red on the inside, or is it one of those semi-nutritious white ones with a red paint job?! Well, facts are no different. Go get your surface-level facts somewhere else, because we offer nothing but ripe, juicy, organic facts here! 

Don’t believe us? Bring a pocket knife to this fact list and cut one open before taking them home.

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Wasps use complex chemical signals called alarm pheromones to defend their colonies. Intruders are sprayed and thus 'marked,' rousing the colony & coordinating its attack. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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People who move to the Villas Las Estrellas settlement in Antarctica must first have their appendix removed. This is because the nearest hospital is 600 miles away. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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In lieu of a tip, Albert Einstein gave a Japanese courier a handwritten note. It sold in 2017 for $1.56 million. Hiller bescheidenes Leben gift mehr glick als erfolyriches straben verbunden unit Unrella Albert LT 7922. Tokyo. The note read, A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Animators who had fallen out of favor working on the Dreamworks project The Prince of Egypt were punished by being banished to work on Shrek. Shreked was the term used. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Casting director Janet Hirshenson saw Wallace Shawn's performance in My Dinner With Andre and cast him in The Princess Bride. Her fondness for how Shawn said the word inconceivable played no small part in the decision. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Tater tots were invented to use up leftover potato chunks in the Ore-Ida factory. They get their shape by being extruded Play-Doh- style and sliced. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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As many as three U.S. presidents may have died because of contaminated water at the White House. Before 1850, there was a night soil depository (read: a field of human poop) upstream from the White House's water supply. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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America's First Bank Robbery was nearly the perfect crime. DAY GRACKED COM $162,821 ($3.8 million to- day) had been taken from vaults of the Bank of Penn- sylvania in 1798. The cul- prit Isaac Davis was caught because he deposited the money back into the same bank.

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Birds living in cities perform a type of avian rap that their rural counterparts don't. GRACKED.COM City birds also sing at a higher pitch and will try out different song types. Experts say city birds have adapted to counter back- ground noise and increase their chances of finding a mate.

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