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A Fun Selection of Random Facts That Will Improve Your General Knowledge (25 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting   6 Jan 2016   / 8202 views

The T-Rex lacked the ability to roar. If it wasn't silent, it likely could only hiss like a Crocodile.

A 2001 study found up to 70% of female high school students in Tokyo had been groped while riding the train.

Sylvester Stallone hated the first 3.5 hour cut of "Rambo: First Blood Part I" so much, that it made him and his agent sick. He wanted to buy the movie and destroy it thinking it was a career killer. Ultimately, a heavily re-edited 93 minute cut was sent for theatrical release.

There is a Marvel Universe where Anthony Stark was a woman named Natasha Stark and the superhero Civil War was avoided entirely due to her marriage to Steve Rogers.

Abercrombie and Fitch used to sell high end shotguns and fishing gear.

Tetris is the best selling video game in history.

The Witcher video games and characters are based on books written by the Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski. There was also a movie about the Witcher made in 2001, filmed long before the first Witcher video games.

In the mid 1970s, singer David Bowie weighed just 95 pounds due to a cocaine addiction and a diet of only milk and peppers.

Bruce Wayne is part owner of the Daily Planet where Clark Kent works. So, Batman pays Superman's salary.

Not making your bed in the morning can reduce the number of dust mites living in your sheets.

China's only aircraft carrier was bought from Russia on pretext of use as a floating casino.

Spam (the meat, not the mail) is a common luxury present given out in South Korea for the holidays costing up to $75 per gift set.

Julius Caesar reformed the traditional Roman calendar, decided January 1 would be the start of the new year, and named the month of July after himself. The month of August was named after his successor, Augustus.

Male goats will pee on themselves as a way to smell good for female goats causing them to smell bad to most people.

The last name of the V.P. of sales for Nintendo of America is Bowser.

Duct tape (85%) is significantly more effective than cryotherapy (60%) for removal of the common wart.

In 19th century India, lower caste women were forbidden from covering their breasts in public.

South Korea has a 'Cinderella Law' that forbids children under the age of 16 to play online video games from 12:00 A.M. to 6:00 A.M. to prevent them from excessive 'Internet addiction'.

In April 2013 thieves stole 5-5.5 tons of Nutella worth $20,000 in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.

Tattooing was illegal in NYC from 1961 to 1997.

Master Chief is 6'10" without armour and 7'2" with armour.

Dolphins talking to each other over the phone will recognize who they're talking to.

Alfred Hitchcock made the first recorded "Thats what she said" joke in 1929.

Female athletes suffering from hyperandrogenism (a condition characterized by excessive levels of androgens in the body) are not allowed to compete in Olympic Games on the ground that it can confer an unfair advantage.

When a woman asked Leonard Nimoy "Are you aware that you [as Spock] are the source of erotic dream material for thousands and thousands of ladies around the world?", he replied "May all your dreams come true".






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