16-20 Kickass Random Facts
16. A 1992 study looked into why obese people who reported eating less than 1200 calories per day failed to lose weight. The study found the group underreported their actual food intake by an average (±SD) of 47±16 percent and overreported their physical activity by 51±75 percent. – Source
17. R2-45 is a practice in Scientology where a person achieves exteriorization by being shot in the head with a .45 pistol. Exteriorization is defined as the separation of the thetan (soul) and the physical body. – Source
18. When Academy Award-winning actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco – becoming Princess Grace of Monaco – the religious ceremony took only 15 minutes, but the following recitation of the 142 royal titles acquired by Kelly took another 25 minutes. – Source
19. From 1933 to 1945, more than two-thirds of the faculty hired at many Historically Black Colleges and Universities were Jewish refugees who had come to the United States to escape from Nazi Germany. – Source
20. The naming system for unearthed dinosaur fossils didn’t start until 1758, and that the first-named bone was called “Scrotum humanum” — because it was originally believed to be the ball sack of an ancient giant man. – Source
21-25 Kickass Random Facts
21. The phenomenon of wind throb from an open car window is called Helmholtz resonance and is the same thing occurring when you blow across an open bottle to produce a tone. – Source
22. US President Howard Taft was so large that the owner of a hotel in California had a special chair made to accommodate his 160kg body during a visit. – Source
23. In 2010, Korea temporarily removed tariffs on napa cabbage and radish imports because heavy rains and subsequent loss of crops, and therefore lack of kimchi, was considered a national crisis. – Source
24. The saying “O’Clock” is a short form for “Of The Clock.” It originated as early as the 14th century and was said to distinguish between other time-telling methods. – Source
25. Naloxone, the drug they give to instantly stop a Heroin overdose, can also reduce the consumption of sweet, high-fat foods in obese binge eaters. – Source
Regarding no. 12 dumas father was a mulatto https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto_Haitians and his mother was white.
He was only 1/4 black how would that make him a black man ?