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Hell's Kitchen is a neighborhood in Manhattan, NYC most likely named after 2 cops watching an Irish riot. The rookie said "this is hell," and the veteran said, "It's hotter. It's Hell's Kitchen."
If we lose 10kg (22lbs) of fat, 8.4kg (18.5lbs) turns into carbon dioxide which is exhaled when we breathe, while 1.6kg (3.5lbs) turns to water that is excreted through urine, tears, sweat
The original inventor of perforated toilet paper included a diagram in the patent (filed 1891), which clearly shows the correct orientation of the roll is over, not under.
The actor (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin) who played 11-year-old Voldemort (also known as Tom Riddle) in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the nephew of Ralph Fiennes, the actor who played the grown-up Voldemort in the final 5 films.
There is such an expansive collection of books at the British Library in their archive, that if a person could read 5 books per day it would take the 80,000 years to complete.
6Game of Thrones
According to the marketing director of SBS, Game of Thrones has the highest fan engagement rate of any TV series.
The asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars is not the leftover debris of a destroyed planet as it was previously believed. It is, in fact, the remains of a planet that never formed due to Jupiter's mass.
8‘Where have all the bloody teaspoons gone?’”
An Australian research institute ran a four-month study “to answer the age-old question, ‘Where have all the bloody teaspoons gone?’”. Results: 80% of the teaspoons in the study disappeared, with the half-life of the teaspoons calculated at 81 days.
In an effort to fight oil well fires, Hungarian engineers recycled a Russian T-34 tank and replaced the gun turret with two Mig-21 jet engines. The team would inject water into the exhaust of the engines and literally blow an oil well fire out. They called the device Big Wind.
In the 1700s, a woman named Mary Toft in England tricked doctors into thinking she could give birth to rabbits. Sometimes later she was forced to admit that she shoved dead rabbits into her vagina before 'birthing' them.