Fact Cards

This section is our attempt at bringing little known, interesting and unbelievable facts and tidbits in an easy to read picture format. The images have been optimized to be viewed on any kind of digital screens. If you would like to read more on the subject or want to verify the fact each fact is accompanied by a source link at the bottom.


1101. Rosamund Pike-For her role of Amy in Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike gained and lost 13 lbs 3 times to play the character at different times in her life. She consumed hamburgers and malts to gain the weight and exercised with a professional boxer for up to 4 hours a day and ran 5 miles (in 42 minutes) to lose weight.

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1102. M1 Abrams-The M1 Abrams can run on Jet Fuel, along with diesel, kerosene, and any grade of motor gasoline.

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1103. Catholic Church-The Catholic Church has accepted Darwinian evolution as compatible with Christianity since 1950.

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1104. Bhutan-Bhutan is the world's only carbon negative country. The constitution demands at least 60% of the country be covered in forest, making it a sink of over four million tons of CO2 per year.

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1105. Hippie Hollow Barge Sink-In 2004, a party boat carrying sixty men and women capsized in Texas after all the passengers rushed to one side as the boat passed a nude beach.

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1106. Pink Slug-There is giant, hot pink slug. It is only found in a single, isolated forest on an extinct volcano in Australia.

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1107. Perpetual Stew-Perpetual Stew was common in the middle ages. It was a stew that was kept constantly stewing in a pot and rarely emptied, just constantly replenished with whatever items they could throw in it.

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1108. Third Wave-Because he felt his students couldn't properly understand how the Nazis came to power, in April 1967, a history teacher of the Cubberley High School in California role-played as an authoritarian. He managed to start a proto-fascist movement named The Third Wave that swept across the school. The students even took it upon themselves to rat out those who were disloyal.

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1109. Michael Jordan Wayne Gretzky-Michael Jordan once tipped a waitress a $5 chip for bringing him a drink. Wayne Gretzky stopped the waitress, removed the $5 chip, grabbed one of the many $100 chips on Jordan’s side of the table, and gave it to her. Then he said,

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1110. Colonel William Rankin-In 1959, pilot Lt. Colonel William Rankin ejected from his plane directly into a violent thunder cloud. The storm winds kept him aloft for 40 minutes, pelting him with hailstones and so much rain that at times he had to hold his breath to keep from drowning in mid-air.

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