30 Trivia Gems Unearthed From the Knowledge Mines

30 Trivia Gems Unearthed From the Knowledge Mines

Think you know everything already, huh? Well, did you know astronauts cant drink fizzy beverages like Coke, Sprite or other sodas in space. In zero gravity, the bubbles behave differently and stay suspended in the liquid, so they can cause gastrointestinal distress. Oh, and remember that song Macarena? Of course you do. But we bet you dont remember that its about a woman who cheats on her boyfriend while he's drafted. 

Here are 29 other interesting factoids about movies, science, history and more… 

Turns out, the Wild West gave us the phrase riding shotgun (but not directly). In those days, someone with a shotgun or another weapon would sit next to a carriage driver, though they didn't call it riding shotgun. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


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