32 Bits of Beeswax-Aged Wagyu Trivia That’ll Set You Back a Few Hundo

32 Bits of Beeswax-Aged Wagyu Trivia That’ll Set You Back a Few Hundo

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American Samoa is a US territory known to most Americans for The Rock and offensive line prospects. But where does the name Samoa come from? Translated to english, it means sacred earth. CRACKED.COM

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The Arc de Triomphe is an incredibly meaningful and beautiful landmark in the city of Paris. It was also really, REALLY expensive to build. The final cost of the Arc was 10,432,000 francs. In 1806. CRACKED.COM

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Soldiers-and-sailors is the nickname of the lungwort plant. With a name like lungwort... it was needed. The name comes from the flowers turning from red to blue, like the (old) uniforms of british soldiers & the navy. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED BABIES: MASTERS OF MANIPULATION SINCE DAY ONE. Babies are experts at getting their parents to love them. Even though they can't actually smile, their cries are like a secret signal that makes adults feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Plus, babies have a special smell that makes adults feel really happy.

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CRACKED GUESS NO ONE'S HOME. These days, no one has been able to get a reply from any of 15 fictional character email addresses mentioned on-screen in TV shows even though, back in the day, some of those addresses sent pretty funny replies. Sic transit gloria mundi.

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CRACKED MALE EXEC, BEDROOM CALENDAR: 'NUFF SAID. I had a male executive - did a calendar (shoot) at 16 - and he specifically told me he had a certain calendar month in his bedroom, recounted Boy Meets World star Danielle Fishel on her podcast.

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CRACKED THE TALLEST MAN IN THE WORLD SAVED TWO DOLPHINS IN CHINA. 7-foot-9 Bao Xishun used his really long arms to retrieve swallowed plastics from the dolphins, thereby saving their lives.

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CRACKED SARAN WRAP IS PROBABLY IN YOUR BRAIN. A new study shows that food plastic wrap sheds microplastics that can cross the blood brain barrier in two hours.

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