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25 Kickass Random Facts List #35

Here are 25 Kickass Random Facts List #35.

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1. N64 GoldenEye 007 was developed by a very small and inexperienced team. It only had 10 developers, eight of whom had never previously worked on video games. – Source

2. The record for most passengers on an airplane was set in 1991 when 1086 Ethiopian Jews were evacuated on a Boeing 747 to Jerusalem. The plane landed with 1088 passengers as two babies were born during the flight. – Source

3. In Japan gambling is illegal. The way they get around the law is by giving out prizes instead of cash, which the winner can then sell back to the establishment for cash. – Source

4. Tupac Shakur once stopped to break up an altercation and ended up shooting two police officers, one in the leg and one in the buttocks. The charges on him were dropped after it was discovered that the officers were intoxicated and had stolen weapons from the police evidence room. – Source

5. The original Super Mario Brothers game actually had 256 “hidden” glitch-filled levels that could be accessed by swapping out your cartridge with “Tennis” without turning the console off – Source

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6. Kraft Mac and Cheese (Kraft Dinner) has been called the de facto national dish of Canada as it is the most popular grocery item in the country. Canadians eat more of it per capita than any other country (55% more than Americans). – Source

7. The Doctor who said that the MMR vaccine caused Autism (Andrew Wakefield) was paid £400,000 to do so by a group of lawyers looking to sue the manufacturers. – Source

8. George C Scott refused to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1971, and described the Oscar ceremony as “a two-hour meat parade”. – Source

9. CDC has an actual “Zombie Plan” in place. It was started as a joke campaign, but actually evolved into real training and countermeasures because “if you’re well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse, you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack.” – Source

10. if you rub a grasshopper’s hind leg for five seconds every minute for four hours, it will trigger its brain to transform, swarm, and become a locust – Source

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11. John Cazale (Fredo Corleone from “The Godfather”) appeared in only five films during his lifetime. All five were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Three of them won. – Source

12. Government vehicles in Cuba are legally required to pick up any hitchhikers. – Source

13. A woman who ordered pizza every day for 3 years straight was saved by a delivery woman when she failed to place an order for 3 days. – Source

14. Beethoven won a sight reading piano competition by turning his sheet music upside down, playing it, then improvising on one of its themes for thirty minutes. His opponent, Daniel Steibelt, never returned to challenge him again. – Source

15. 25% of all Toblerone chocolate is sold at duty-free airport shops – Source


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16. Historically, milk is added before the tea and it was a sign of wealth when someone added their milk afterwards, as pouring tea with low quality porcelain would break the cup – Source

17. A man in Japan noticed his food going missing. so he set up a webcam and found that a woman had been living in his closet for a year – Source

18. A bully dropped 7-year-old Mike Tyson’s glasses in a truck’s gas tank and tried to steal his meatballs. Several years later, Tyson came back and “beat him in the streets like a f**king dog.” – Source

19. In 2000, the KKK adopted a stretch of highway near St Louis. The Missouri government responded by renaming the road the “Rosa Parks Highway”. – Source

20. In 1982, drug dealers in California tried to synthesize heroine more cheaply, and accidentally created a substance that gave users late stage Parkinson’s disease in a matter of days – Source

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21. Anna Paquin went to an audition of The Piano because she had nothing better to do. Selected among 5,000 candidates for the role in The Piano, she earned the 1993 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11 making her the second-youngest Oscar winner in history. – Source

22. Frank Sinatra helped as a liaison between the leader of Chicago’s mafia and the Kennedy family during the ’60 primary, in order to get Union backing. When Kennedy reneged on his promises after being elected, Sinatra was punished by having to play 8 straight nights at the crime bosses’ club. – Source

23. Before Neil deGrasse Tyson went on The Daily Show, he paid attention to how many sentences Jon Stewart usually allowed before interrupting. He picked up on the kind of phrases Stewart liked to pick up on, which is why he described astronomy using sexually suggestive language. – Source

24. The Black Mamba snake, one of the most poisonous snakes in the world, contains pain-relieving compounds called mambalgins which could be a better painkiller (and with less side effects) than morphine. – Source

25. There is a Superhero Supply store in Brooklyn with a Cape Fitting room with a wind tunnel. They also sell Oxygen Gum, Bottled Chaos and have an Invisibility Testing Center. – Source

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