40 Random Bits of Trivia to Activate Your Midi-chlorians

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40 Random Bits of Trivia to Activate Your Midi-chlorians

What are Midi-chlorians, you ask? Its basically spiritual space VD, and George Lucas is patient zero.

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There is a bacteria that poops gold. Delftia acidovarans ex- cretes gold when it's in a toxic solution, possibly to keep the metal from en- tering its cells and to de- toxify gold that breaches its cell walls. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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A German civil servant told his colleagues he did no work for 14 years as he retired in 2012. 1 The 65-year-old found out he was going to be out of a job due to cutbacks, so he sent an email to 500 of his fellow employees an- nouncing he hadn't done a thing since 1998. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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In 1968, an elite group of North Korean commandos snuck across the DMZ to assassinate the South Korean president. The group of 31 made it to within 100 meters of their target, Park Chung-hee, in his residence at the Blue House, before their plot was foiled. All 31 were ei- ther captured, killed, or forced to flee. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Whitney Houston lip-synced her 1991 Super Bowl rendition of the U.S. National Anthem. The performance is fre- quently considered one of the best anthems in history but her micro- phone was turned off and a pre-recorded ver- sion was played. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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The costume designer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice designed the SpaceX space suits. CRACKED.COM Elon Musk commissioned Jose Fernandez, and said he wanted the suits to look badass and heroic. Fer- nandez didn't know what SpaceX was at the time, and thought it was for a film.

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The first international war crime trial took place in 1474. Liln and Branbe MICH Wegbaling Cross Babies Barm des Kom Desding Habon Company Pfale Mamberg - Bland Ambidan: H Kim Sodurs bern Class David Thujia Calout Dagman Bainn Supply authodign . Delicio Standard Krinegh credition Gavaben Searching - Melloverb Delen Sam Stramberg Baten Cutting KUL CRACKED.COM Peter Von Hagenbauch of Alsace, Germany was found guilty of atrocities committed during the ос- cupation of Breisach and beheaded in the Holy Ro- man Empire.

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During WWI, to get around British blockades, a German company built a merchant submarine to trade with then neutral America. LUSITANIA CRACKED.COM It made 2 trips before America entered the war after which it was converted to a war- ship and it went on to sink 42 ships on 3 ра- trols.

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A Hong Kong dairy farm makes 4,000 bottles of milk a day despite not having any cows. CRACKED.COM Hong Ning Dairy hasn't had a license to keep cattle since 2008, so instead the workers haul huge bags of formula to the processing plant to produce dairy beverages.

A deer was caught munching on human remains in the woods. CRACKED.COM Researchers from Texas State University left a hu- man corpse on a 26-acre woodland site to study how human bodies decom- pose in the wild, and end- ed up capturing the first image of this behavior.

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Until 1953, New York City had a pneumatic tube mail network. GRACKED COM It spanned 27 miles and connected 23 post offices. At its peak, the system moved 95,000 let- ters a day.

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Buzz Aldrin snuck sacramental bread and wine onto the Moon. CRACKED.COM This was the first food consumed on the Moon. Aldrin kept it a secret due to lawsuits filed by Amer- ican Atheists over the Genesis reading on Christmas 1968.

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Usain Bolt was awarded a piece of the Berlin Wall. CRACKED.COM When Bolt broke the 100 m world record at the 2009 Berlin World Championships, the mayor awarded him the 12 foot long, 6000-pound piece of the Wall. It is now housed at the Jamaica Mili- tary Museum.

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