The Definitive Oral History of ‘Titus’

The traditional sitcom never would have died without the early aughts Fox series choking the life out of it with its brutal honesty and unadulterated laughs. Now, creator and star Christopher Titus, along with the rest of the show’s cast and crew, share how they found poetry and humor in his pain — pissing off network executives all along the way

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31 Now-You-Know Facts About Science, History, And More

31 Now-You-Know Facts About Science, History, And More

The world is filled to the brim with interesting facts, trivia, intel and general knowledge and inspiration. When we consider the areas of science and history alone, well, it's enough to fill several lifetimes of study. Since most us are unfortunately constrained to this one life, well, we best get cracking.

So buckle up, because we've assembled more than thirty now you know facts about science, history and other fascinating subjects that are sure to delight and surprise you.

For example, you might find it surprising to hear, but the first-ever food consumed on the surface of the moon was a wafer and wine, as part of the Christian communion.

We bet you didn't know that even the talented Hillary Duff required an acting coach on the set of Lizzie McGuire. 

Want to learn more? Get to scrolling! Here's more about that and 30 other interesting tidbits about space, art, movies, and more: 

In 2018, Russian nuclear scientists were arrested for Bitcoin mining on the job. (illustration) Apparently, they tried to use one of the most powerful supercomputers in Russia, at a top-secret nuclear warhead facility, to mine ВТС. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Animators who had fallen out of favor working on the Dreamworks project The Prince of Egypt were punished by being banished to work on Shrek. Shreked was the term used. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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The Statue of Liberty sways a little during a strong wind-up to 3 inches. That happens in 50 mph winds, and the torch alone swings up to 6 inches. But considering the statue is over 151 feet high, that's imperceptible from the ground. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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