We all want to sound smart and educated. We desire the respect that comes with being knowledgeable. Education is power, they say, and we can all attest to the truth of that statement. Formal education is a powerful tool, but what about all of the other forms of knowledge? What if we could tap into that vast reserve of information and use it to empower ourselves? Read on for ways to make us sound superbly educated! 

We all want to sound smart and educated. We desire the respect that comes with being knowledgeable. Education is power, they say, and we can all attest to the truth of that statement. formal education is a powerful tool, but

What do you know about the history of chocolate? How about the origins of the toothbrush? What about the first humans to set foot on the moon? Chances are, if you're like most people, there are a lot of things you don't know about these and other topics. But that's okay – because today, we're going to share some fascinating knowledge with you. So sit back, relax, and get ready to learn something new!

We only got Doctor Who's Daleks because Ridley Scott wasn't around. He was supposed to be the set designer (whose responsibility was designing the Daleks) on the episode that introduced them, but he suddenly left the BBC. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

The original ending for Snake Eyes had a tidal wave washing away the villain. Brian De Palma's thinking was that you need God to come down and blow it all away, but audiences didn't like the idea at all. CRACKED.COM

Source: VFXBlog

As a prank, teenagers left glasses on a museum floor -- people 00 thought it was art. The teenagers left the glasses in San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art in 2016, and then filmed people taking photos of them. CRACKED.COM

Source: ClassicFM

A group of monkeys grieved over a robot monkey's baby death in a BBC documentary. (illustration) The doc put the (very convincing) robot in a group of monkeys, one of whom accidentally dropped it so it lay motionless. They all started grieving. CRACKED.COM

Source: CNET

A species of fish can basically completely hibernate for up to five years in total. The African lungfish doesn't need food or water during that time and lives in a state of suspended animation, only waking up when water is around. CRACKED.COM

Source: Futurity

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