30 Behind-the-Scenes Tidbits We Cannot Believe

30 Behind-the-Scenes Tidbits We Cannot Believe

By now you probably already know that the Mona Lisa is much smaller than you’d expect, or that only a handful of actors were actually in Borat. There are a lot of fun facts and insights that practically feel locked into our brains. But there’s plenty of weird knowledge to absorb surrounding some of the things we think we already know everything about — and some of it is quite unbelievable. 

These lesser-known facts cover everything from the art world to film and television to the battlefield in times of war. We’ve learned about the everyday household surface Edward Munch painted The Scream on, the unlikely inspiration behind an Oscar-winning cannibal and the shocking thing one World War II soldier survived on for 50 days. We’ve even learned some more practical things like the reason behind those big, red balls at Target.

There’s a lot of stuff we didn’t even know we wanted to know, but now we do. And by proxy, so do you. Here are 30 tidbits that are sure to make you go, “Huh, well would you look at that”...

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