35 Immersive Random Facts That’ll Fill You With Awe | Random List #47

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26Warranty void stickers

Warranty void stickers

Warranty void stickers have no legal standing in the US thanks to the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.


27. During the 51 day siege by the FBI on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, the FBI used sleep deprivation to try to force the suspects out. This included around the clock broadcasts of jet planes, screams from rabbits being slaughtered and "These boots were made for walking".


28. Hippo sweat has a reddish-orange coloration that acts as a natural sunblock. The sticky substance also helps regulate the hippo’s body temperature and discourages bacterial infection.


29. The English meaning of 1 billion which was 1 million million, was changed in 1975 to adopt the American meaning which stands at 1 thousand million.


30. In a 1986 interview, Jackie Gleason said he considered suing Hanna-Barbera for The Flintstones being a copy of The Honeymooners, but passed when his lawyers cautioned, "Do you want to be known as the guy who yanked Fred Flintstone off the air?".


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31Sun

Sun

Even though the sun won't die for another 5 billion years, humans only have about 1 billion years left on Earth because the sun will change and become hot enough to boil and evaporate our oceans.


32. There are squirrel monkeys living in the wild in Florida.


33. George Foreman was originally paid 40% of the profits for endorsing the George Foreman Grill. At the peak of the grill's sales, he was making 4.5 million dollars a month.


34. The Mayans revered bees so much that they had funerals for them.


35. In 1970s, Jewish applicants to the math department of Moscow State University were given select problems. These were designed to prevent them and other "undesirables" from getting a passing grade.

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