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16 Crazy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

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Facts are so interesting, there’s just so much we don’t know. Facts are especially interesting when they involve things we’re interested in. Like #14, who knew? I hope you like the list I made up and feel just a little bit more enlightened afterwards. Here are 16 Crazy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

1. The epic binge watch

If you were to watch all 552 episodes of The Simpson consecutively it would equal out to 12, 144 mins. A lot right? Break it down further, it’s 202 hours and 24 minutes. Which then equates to just 8.5 days.

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2. W.O.W

As a whole, human beings have played World of Warcraft longer than the modern human being (over 6 million years).

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3. Twice the pay for half the work

In 1993, Chicago Bulls/White Socks owner Jerry Reisendorf allowed Michael Jordan to play for the White Socks affiliate Birmingham Barons. At the time, Reisendorf still paid Jordan his $4 million dollar NBA contract.

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4. That’s gross

Up until 2001, all of your favorite Disney costumed characters at Disney Land were not allowed to wear their own clothes under their costumes. Instead, they were issued “company” clothes, where questionable cleaning practices were done.

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5. The Beatles wanted to be Hobbits

Way back in the 60s, The Beatles approached Stanley Kubrick to direct Lord of The Rings, with them starring. Their casting plan was John Lennon as Gollum, Paul as Frodo, Ringo as Sam and George Harrison as Gandalf. Kubrick would wisely decline.

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6. Explains a lot

The Edmonton Oilers, Craig MacTavish was the last NHL player to not wear a helmet.

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7. One of the biggest logo fails

In 2010, GAP decided to change their trademark logo. The logo consisted of the overused Helvetica font. Needless to say, it was immediately changed back due to massive public criticism.

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8. How dare you

Human beings have 46 chromosomes, while potatoes, gorillas, beavers, chimps, deer mice and tobacco have 48.

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9. Not so jolly after all

When Colonel Sanders would make surprise visits to KFC restaurants, he would throw food on the floor while cursing out the employees if he was dissatisfied.

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10. Makes sense

The silhouette in the NBA logo is Laker great, Jerry West. Alan Siegel, the artist behind the logo took a picture of West back in 1969 and turned it into the NBA logo.

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11. The strongest creature on earth

Gonorrhea is the strongest creature in the world. They can pull the force equal to 100,000 their weight.

Image of bacteria that was cultured directly from the skin.....courtesy of Julia Segre/National Human Genome Research Institute.

12. Yeah, seriously

Nomophobia, yes it’s a real condition. It refers to that anxiety we feel when we are without our mobile device.

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13. I guess it makes sense

Every year Louis Vuitton burns all their unsold bags. They do this because they never put their products on sale and wish to maintain its value. Chanel reportedly does similar with their products.

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14. His trademark

Samuel L. Jackson uses swearing to overcome his studdering.

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15. Black and yellow

Pittsburgh is the only city that sports teams (NHL,NBA,NFL,MLB) that share all the same color. That being the signature black and yellow/gold.

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16. Want to climb up walls?

Scientists are developing a way for humans to be able to climb walls. Yes just like Spiderman.

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