Fun Facts To Make You Feel Smarter Than Your Friends This Week
Here's your weekly dump of fun facts to make you feel smarter than other people!
Mr. Belding on "Saved by the Bell" got his name from a pun . . . a "bell" goes "ding." Well that makes sense! I should've figured that out sooner.
It's legal to be buried at sea in the U.S. The body needs to be wrapped in some sheets . . . weighed down . . . and thrown off a boat at least three miles from shore.
Women's flatulence generally smells worse than men's because women's bodies have higher concentrations of sulfur. I don't understand! My flatulence is a delightful smell.
The movie "Frozen" is based off Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Snow Queen" . . . and Disney had been trying to adapt it into a movie on and off since the 1930s.
Q-tips were originally called Baby Gays. What the??? I don't know why they changed it, but I'm glad they did.
There's a word for putting makeup on your face. And that word is . . . farding. So when you use a BABY GAY to apply makeup, it's called FARDING.
The first product to use a UPC symbol with a barcode was a pack of Juicy Fruit gum, in 1974. Now, its in the Smithsonian.
Did you know that the chainsaw was first invented by an orthopedic surgeon? It was in 1830 and it was a smaller version than what we know today. The surgeon would use it to cut bones in peoples mouths! Then I guess someone realized that if it could cut through bones, why not have it cut through wood?