30 General Now-You-Know Facts to Stimulate Your Brains

30 General Now-You-Know Facts to Stimulate Your Brains

There’s a whole almanac of tidbits out there that is so amazing that you can’t help but ask everybody you meet, “Did you even know this?!” Well, we know a few things, too, Mr. Almanac. What kind of things, you ask? Things like why grapes catch fire in the microwave and how long it takes the typical mammal to urinate. Oh, and these other fascinating facts about pop culture, art and science, too…

Lions kill hyenas in the wild, just because. 27% They kill hyenas even if they're not hungry, and they're so prolific that they cause around 60% of all hyena deaths. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


Paul McCartney hid his face and went to see Yesterday. Не watched from the back row, and tried not to laugh whenever he heard his name. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


Goats are totally immune to poison ivy, oak, and sumac. They can eat up to several pounds per day. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


We can thank Ancient Egypt for the existence of the humble, beloved D20 die. 2 12 2 8 8 01 9 14 ~ 20 4 6. 21 OI 8 h S Well, in a sense - what's probably the world's oldest D20 die, over 2,000 years old, was found in Egypt. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


Pirate crews were surprisingly ready to stick together and cooperate. For example, in 1717, pirates threatened to kill every New Englander they captured if members of another pirate crew, who were in prison, suffered. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


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