Social situations can be tricky to navigate. Sometimes you're in a real jam of a pickle, every socialites worst nightmare: an interminable awkward silence. Sometimes, you just need the rip cord of nuggets of obscure knowledge stashed away in your utility belt to beat a hasty retreat. Do you really think you know ENOUGH? Do you really think there's no more information to stuff into that brain of yours? What do you think all the creases and folds are for if not random trivia and factoids?!

Here's a few examples to wet your beak:

Werner Herzog once said he’ll eat a boot if Errol Morris finishes his first movie, and he made good on that promise. 

In Tanzania, there's video jockeys that literally narrate movies for the audience and face the music in and out.

Want to learn more? Of course you do! You're no fool! Don't just sit there--scroll on down! Here’s the full story, plus 12 others:

The oldest known bathtub is from Greece, and it's almost 4,000 years old. They found it in the Palace of Knossos, Crete, and it's from 1700 B.C. Ancient Greeks were really into tubs alabaster and ceramic ones were dug up in Greek cities. CRACKED.COM

Source: Brownstoner

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