13 Knowledge Nuggets To Show Off Those Smarts

13 Knowledge Nuggets To Show Off Those Smarts

We took an IQ test once. Yes, they're terrible. We scored in the “uh oh” percentile. And look at us now = doing just fine. 6x7 is still 59, and we're smiling.

All kidding aside, we've certainly learned over the years that knowledge is a currency. If you can amass enough of it across a broad variety of subjects then those awkward social silences get a little less awkward and moments where you have an opening in a conversation get filled with a fact or anecdote that ups your standing.

And we’re here to share with you a collection of nifty items that’ll hopefully help you in the same way. If you’ve played the Lion King game from the ‘90s, you probably remember how hard it was. That wasn’t an artistic choice or anything -- Disney just wanted to make sure it would take ages to complete. Here’s the full story, plus 12 others:

A British drama series had maybe the most surreal TV show finale of all time. the Byker Grove was a serious, grounded teen drama - and it ended with the characters realizing they're in a TV show, then being attacked by a T-Rex. CRACKED.COM

Source: HITC

In 1963, the Bristol Bus Boycott was held to protest racist hiring practices. IVE COLOUR BAR E BOYCOTT MAN TRE ARIGHT At the time, the bus company in Bristol refused to hire Black drivers - but after an extended boycott, on 28 August 1963, they changed their policy. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

A British director made a 10-hour movie showing paint drying (as a big troll). PAINT DRYING A FILM BY CHARLIE LYNE He made the censors at the British ratings body BBFC sit through it, to protest their charging indie and Hollywood movies the same for a rating. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

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