In order to understand the world around us, it is necessary to first understand what facts are. Facts are pieces of information that can be verified and are not open to interpretation. They can be used to help make decisions, form opinions, and debate issues. In order to make sure that the decisions we make and the opinions we have are based on accurate information, it is important to use reliable sources when gathering facts. There are many different ways to find facts, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses.

As we go about our everyday lives, we often take for granted the things that we know. We might not stop to think about the vast amount of information that is stored in our brains, waiting to be drawn upon when needed. There are some interesting, little-known facts about the world that most of us don't know. And, we're not just talking about random trivial bits of information here. No, these are facts that can genuinely help to nourish our knowledge-hungry noggins. So, if you're keen to learn something new today (or any day), read on for some top-notch trivia!

The guy who played Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather actually killed a person. Gianni Russo owned a restaurant in Las Vegas for a while, and he shot a guy there in 1988 - the court ruled it justifiable homicide. CRACKED.COM

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The world's tallest cat-scratching tree is about as big as someone's house. It's over 32 feet high, and its bottom layer - shaped like a square is 31.59 feet by 31.59 feet. The whole structure has a total of 15 layers. CRACKED.COM

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You can thank WWI for introducing the fashion of wearing a watch on your wrist. FOSSIL the Before that, men usually wore watches in their pockets - but soldiers had to wear them on their wrists, so they could coordinate instantly. CRACKED.COM

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As a rehearsal for the very first atomic bomb test, they stacked 100 tons of TNT. Trinity Well, 108 tons, to be exact - and they detonated them simultaneously in May, 1945, two months before the real thing: Trinity, the first nuclear explosion. CRACKED.COM

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