13 Now-You-Know Tidbits About Movies, History, And More

Once you're out of school, sometimes you need the occasional knowledge shoved in your brain hole. And that's what we at Cracked hoped to do … cram that trivia straight into your fact-starved mind. So here are 13 juicy tidbits of info for your head to digest. 


Earl Schaffer was the first person walk the entire Appalachian Trail in a continuous hike He avoided blisters by putting sand in his boots and not wea

Source: Smithsonian 


Fred Savage was the first person to host SNL who was born after its premiere. He was 13 years old when he hosted in 1990. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED GOM

Source: PopSugar


Pete Conrad's first words on the moon were, Whoopie! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but that's a long one for me. Conrad was the thir

Source: NASA


All toads are frogs. Toads are just frogs with bumpier skin. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED GOM

Source: Penn State


While he was a writer for 30 Rock, Donald Glover was still living in his New York University dorm. dile doL IRCN He was also working as Resident Advis

Source: Looper


Christopher Walken initially trained as a dancer. He has danced in over 50 of his movies. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM

Source: ScreenRant


Chadwick Boseman was accepted into an acting program at Oxford and could only afford to go because of a private benefactor That benefactor turned out

Source: CNBC


The French part of Beyonce's song Partition is from The Big Lebowski It's almost a direct sample from the French dub of the movie. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKE

Source: Slate


The Super Bowl's National Anthem has been pre-recorded since Garth Brooks' 1993 performance. Garth Brooks almost walked out after the network refused

Source: Taste of Country


When Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania for the Battle of Gettysburg, his army kidnapped free Black civilians. They sold them into slavery in the Sout

Source: Lies Across America


MF DOOM'S tour doubled as a food drive, encouraging fans to bring donations The MM..FOOD Drive Tour resulted in over 1000 pounds of fOOd donated to lo

Source: Rhymesayers


Misophonia is when repetitive noises drives someone crazy Common sounds like chewing, breathing, or yawning bring out an emotional response NOW YOU KN

Source: Harvard


Real poop noises were used for the Battle Shit scene of Harold and Kumar The sound designer hid in a truck stop bathroom with a boom mic to capture

Source: Uproxx