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In the 1990s, Arnold Schwarzenegger tricked Sylvester Stallone...
on June 26, 2019 at 3:40 pm
In the 1990s, Arnold Schwarzenegger tricked Sylvester Stallone into starring in Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot. They used to have such a fierce rivalry that they refused to be in the same room, so Arnold spread a rumor that he was interested in the part in hopes of getting Stallone’s attention.Said Stallone: “I heard Arnold wanted to do that movie and after hearing that, I said I wanted to do it. He tricked me! He’s always been clever.” (Source) […]
There’s a Disney World ride that can help you pass kidney...
on June 25, 2019 at 11:40 pm
There’s a Disney World ride that can help you pass kidney stones. After his patients reported passing stones while riding Big Thunder Mountain, urologist David Wartinger did some research by repeatedly riding the coaster with a 3D kidney model. No matter their size, the stones inside the model passed from 16%-100% of the time, depending on their location within the kidney and where he sat on the ride. (Source, Source 2, Source 3) […]
Famous children’s author Roald Dahl was surrounded by his family...
on June 25, 2019 at 3:40 pm
Famous children’s author Roald Dahl was surrounded by his family when he died. His last words were almost, “You know, I’m not frightened. It’s just that I will miss you all so much” -but he fell unconscious for a time. Then a nurse came in to ease his passing by injecting him with morphine, and when the needle pricked his skin, he muttered “Ow, fuck!” just before dying. (Source, Source 2) […]
While an elephant’s trunk contains over 40,000 muscles, the...
on June 24, 2019 at 11:40 pm
While an elephant’s trunk contains over 40,000 muscles, the entire human body has fewer than 850. (Source, Source 2) […]
In 1988, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole called a sound studio at 3am to...
on June 24, 2019 at 3:40 pm
In 1988, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole called a sound studio at 3am to ask if he could come record his new idea. Despite the time, the owner agreed because he was so polite. He showed up in 15 minutes, sang with his ukulele, and recorded ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ in one take. It’s now the most requested version of the song by far.(Source, Source 2) […]