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25 Kickass Random Facts List #465

16-20 Kickass Random Facts

16. The reason why driving long distances makes you tired is because your body is constantly fighting the small vibrations from your car. – Source

17. In 1933, Adolf Hitler made friends with a young Jewish girl, Rosa Nienau, whilst he was staying at his mountain retreat. After the meeting they became penpals and the correspondence carried on right until 1938 when Hitler’s secretary told her to cease contact. – Source

18. Frank Gusenberg, a gangster who was shot 14 times in the St Valentine’s Day massacre, refused to identify his killer. His last words were, “I ain’t no copper.” – Source

19. Jim le Blanc was exposed to near-vacuum for 15 seconds when his spacesuit sprung a leak in a test chamber. The last thing he noticed before he passed out was bubbling on his tongue. It was the moisture in his tongue that started to boil. – Source

20. A Russian Black widow bomber blew herself up when her phone company sent her a spam text message, causing her explosive device to explode prematurely. – Source

21-25 Kickass Random Facts

21. The term masterpiece was not used to describe an artist’s greatest work, but was used by guilds to describe the piece submitted to them by artists and craftsman to attain the rank of Master. – Source

22. On December 16, 1965, NASA received a prank transmission from two astronauts: “We have an object, probably in polar orbit… I see a command Module and and eight smaller modules in front. The pilot of the command module is wearing a red suit.” They then started playing, “Jingle Bells”. – Source

23. In Texas, there hasn’t been a single day without a deadly car accident since 7 November 2000. – Source

24. We breathe (mostly) out of only one nostril at a time, alternating (on average) every 2.5 hours. This is controlled via turbinates, small structures inside the nose which consist of bony projections covered by erectile tissue filling one side with blood, while shunting blood away in the other. – Source

25. The thief of America’s first bank robbery who stole the sum of $162,821, was caught because he deposited the money back into the same bank. – Source

 

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