36 Bits of Trivia That Are Too Spicy, You Wouldn’t Like Them

36 Bits of Trivia That Are Too Spicy, You Wouldn’t Like Them

For the first time in neuroscience history, we’ve developed a Scoville scale for a fact’s spiciness and found facts that best represent each level. We started at the bell pepper’s equivalent, but it’s only a matter of time before you’re cracking your skull open like a ring box and dumping in a gallon of milk. Let us know how far you get!

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A secret Soviet weapon turned out to be bee poop. When a yellow substance began raining down on Vietnam after the war, making locals sick, the U.S. accused the Soviet Union of using chemical weapons. Then a Harvard analysis discovered it was feces dropped by airborne bees. (The sickness was actually caused by all the malnutrition and other nasty stuff in the aftermath of a long war). CRACKED.COM

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Prison and jail are technically not the same thing. M CRACKED COM In the U.S., jail is run by county sheriff's of- fices, while prison is run by the Prisons and Corrections office of each state.

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Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. CRACKED.COM Marion Moon was the daughter of an Army chaplain and married Buzz's father, Edwin Eugene Aldrin, a colo- nel in the U.S. Air Force.

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Brendan Fraser was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. Fraser, born to Canadian parents, was the first American-born actor to receive the honor, and still doesn't have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Nearly all French wine grapes are grown on vines grafted to rootstock from Missouri. In the 1860s, phylloxera bugs threatened to destroy the vineyards, but roots from the US were resistant. Hundreds of thousands were shipped in and used to save the French vines. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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A Belgian aristocrat flew to Brussels and machine gunned the Gestapo headquarters in WWII. Jean de Selys Longchamps gunned the Gestapo head- quarters after learning that his father had been mur- dered by the Nazis. Не was demoted for insubordina- tion but also awarded a medal for heroism. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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A car dealership tried to buy Lenin's corpse. CRACKED.COM In 1991, Moscow had to issue a press release stating that, no, they weren't trying to raise money by selling Lenin's body. Forbes had run a satyrical piece making the claim, then ABC News reported it as fact, causing tons of serious inquiries to flood in from the US -- including one from a car dealership looking for a gimmick.

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A cloud 2 may P float, but it weighs a 3 million pounds. 4 +8 140 160 40 40 30 20 50 10 60 %0 70 130 80 120 180 90 110 100 120 200 100 220 80 240 60 260 0 310 O 280 CRACKED COM. A cloud might contain half a million liters of water, spread over a cubic kilometer. It floats because J the 4 air So4 below na weighs even more than that.

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If you were born on venus you'd celebrate your first birthday before you were even a day old. venus is the slowest rotating planet in the solar System. It can make a complete orbit around the sun in less time than it takes to rotate just once on its axis. CRACKED.COM

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