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25 Kickass Random Facts List #458

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16. In the cartoon series The Jetsons, George Jetson’s workweek consists of an hour a day, two days a week. – Source

17. A British Royal Marine threw himself onto a grenade to save the lives of his comrades. His body armor and backpack shielded him from the blast. He was left with just a nosebleed and a headache. – Source

18. 91-year-old Jimmy Carter became cancer-free after months of treatment for deadly cancer that spread to his brain. His doctor said, “He’s a physically and mentally active individual who’s in the best health possible for someone in his age group…” – Source

19. Jack Trice was the second black college football player. Before his first game, he wrote about how proud he was to have the opportunity. He was intentionally targeted throughout the game, breaking his collarbone and causing internal bleeding, which in turn caused his death. – Source

20. President LBJ thought Nixon’s back-channel communications to S.Vietnam government were treasonous (Nixon secretly told the S.Vietnamese to stop the Vietnam War peace talks with President LBJ, and wait until Nixon gets elected to get a “better deal”.) – Source

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21. President John Quincy Adams took the oath of office on a book of constitutional law, rather than a Bible. – Source

22. The actor inside R2-D2 hated the actor inside C-3P0, calling him “the rudest person I’ve ever met”. – Source

23. Scooby-Doo did a parody of The Blair Witch Project that was aired only once on Cartoon Network. – Source

24. On Fleetwood Mac’s 1971 tour, one of their guitarists left to “get a magazine” and never came back. When he was found a few days later, he had joined a cult and quit the band. – Source

25. Elevators are held up by 6-8 tension cables, and each individual cable can hold the full load of the elevator by itself. – Source

 

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