Crazy Facts You Probably Don’t Know

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These crazy facts probably aren’t going to make you rich (but maybe these strategies to growing your money to a million will), but they’re certainly going to blow your mind!

#1 Fruit Stickers

The stickers that supermarkets use on fruit are edible.  Even the glue they use is food grade.  So don’t be afraid if you accidentally eat part of that sticker!

Fruit Stickers


#2 The Roman Colosseum

The Roman Colosseum had a retractable roof.  Talk about ahead of its time!

The Colosseum


#3 Michael Bolton

When Ozzy Osbourne left Black Sabbath, Michael Bolton auditioned for his spot.  There seems to be a disconnect here.

Michael Bolton


#4 Shakespeare

There are only 6 available samples of Shakespeare’s handwriting, which are actually his signatures on legal documents.  None spells his name correctly, or look just like random scribbles, leading many people to believe that he was illiterate.

Shakespeare


#5 Books

Harvard found out that 3 of its books were bound using human flesh.  Ouch!

Books


#6 Dinosaurs

There are many dinosaurs that are actually covered in feathers.  This includes the famous Tyrannosaurus Rex!

Dinosaurs


#7 Corn Flakes and Graham Crackers

Kellogg’s Corn flakes and graham crackers were initially made to prevent people from masturbating.  Yikes.

Corn Flakes and Graham Crackers


#8 Pringles

The Pringles man’s name is actually Julius.  So say hi to Julius Pringles!

Pringles


#9 The Big Bang Theory

Actually, the Big Bang Theory was proposed by a priest.  So much for the gap between religion and science.

The Big Bang Theory


#10 The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is not merely standing still.  Rather, she is stepping forward, breaking shackles of oppression.

Statue of Liberty


#11 Cookie Monster

The real name of Cookie Monster is Sid.  Sid loves cookies!

Cookie Monster


#12 The Titanic

If the Titanic hit the iceberg head on and did not try to go around it, the ship would most likely have survived.

The Titanic


#13 The U.S. Senate

In the Senate chamber, there is a desk called “The Candy Desk” because it is full of candy.

Candy Desk


#14 The Brazil Nut

Allergies to the Brazil nut can be transmitted sexually.  But how many times do you eat a Brazil nut, anyway?

The Brazil Nut


#15 Dora the Explorer

The last name of Dora is Marquez.  Hola Dora Marquez!

Dora the Explorer


#16 Continuum

Continuum is an HIV/AIDS denial magazine that stopped its publication in 2001 after all its editors died of AIDS.

Continuum


#17 Sunflowers

Sunflowers can be utilized to clean up nuclear waste.

Sunflowers


#18 Zoo

In the 18th century, the price of going inside an English zoo was 3 half pence.  You could also bring a dog or a cat for payment.  They were then fed to the lions.  Oh no, we hope everyone just shelled out some money.

Zoo


#19 Agatha Christie

“And Then There Were None,” a book by Agatha Christie, also known as “Ten Little Indians,” was called “Ten Little Niggers” in 1939.

Agatha Christie


#20 Trailers

Movie trailers used to be shown after a movie.  That’s why they’re called “trailers.”

Trailers

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