13 Now-You-Know Facts About TV Shows, Nature, And More

Sometimes you want your facts sorted by topic, and sometimes you need your trivia shoved directly into your brain with no order whatsoever. This is the latter. So open your head up because the following thirteen are ready to be consumed… 

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Bob Odenkirk was originally cast as Michael Scott. 17 e Te ur Imlato lr l 7 C me Steve Carell's NBC show was canceled after only 4 episodes, leaving C

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Physical books still outsell e-books. People under 44 are more likely to buy physical books than older people. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: CNBC 

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The Super Soaker was invented by a NASA engineer. I NERF Dr. Lonnie Johnson holds over 100 patents. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: CNN

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People used to use Old Faithful to launder their clothes. Garments put in the crater would emerge thoroughly cleaned after the eruption. NOW YOU KNOW

Source: The Yellowstone National Park: A Manual fo Tourists

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Popcorn was extremely popular during the Great Depression. At 5 or 10 cents a bag, it was an affordable luxury. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: United States Department of Agriculture

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Some people can smell ants. When squished, some ants release pheromones that smell like blue cheese. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: Popular Science

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Bearcats' pee smells like buttered popcorn Their urine includes a chemical compound called 2-AP. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: National Geographic

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Paid restrooms don't exist in the U.S. because of 4 high school students in the 70s TOILEITE E1 E ii They created an organization called CEPTIA that

Source: Pacific Standard

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Chris Hayes was Lin-Manuel Miranda's first musical director in high schoool. The MSNBC host directed the future Hamilton creator. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED

Source: Playbill

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The devil frog was the size of a beach ball. They lived about 60 million years ago and may have eaten hatchling dinosaurs. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED GOM

Source: National Geographic

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Jim Halpert is named after Greg Daniels' friend. They have known each other since kindergarten. The real Jim Halpert is a corporate attorney in D.C. N

Source: The Washington Post

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Edvard Munch's The Scream was painted on cardboard. There are four versions of the The Scream. Two of them have been stolen before. NOW YOU KNOW CRACK

Source: The British Museum

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The big, red balls in front of Target are to protect shoppers from distracted drivers OTARGE They're branded bollards. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: Taste of Home

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