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?

There are a lot of people in this world who love to learn new things. They are always curious and want to know more about the world around them. Then there are the other kinds of people. The ones who couldn't care less about learning anything new and would much rather stick to their own little bubble. And that's perfectly fine! We all have our own interests and ways of life. But for the readers out there who do love learning new things, this article is for you! Here, we'll be discussing some interesting facts around the world. So if you're up for it, read on!

King of the Hill was inspired by Mike Judge's neighbors helping him out. He had just moved outside of Dallas, and had to rebuild his fence - and his neighbors did it for him, without him being involved (or even asking). CRACKED.COM

Source: NPR

Los Angeles was the first major city, ever, to synchronize its traffic lights. Nearly all of its 4, .400 traffic lights (that COVER 469 square miles) are synchronized through an automated, centralized control system. CRACKED.COM

Source: ZDNet

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