The world is dark. The sky above you is the color of a black hole's heart and it looks as if someone has poured blood over it; there are red streaks that run up into the clouds like veins. A few lights shine from buildings and the windows of some cars but otherwise everything looks black. You're on the top floor of a building and your gun's empty—you have no bullets left. There is nothing to shoot at anyway. All you can see is this mass of red, moving slowly toward you.

"I've been shot!" shouts one of your comrades. He falls to his knees and then drops onto the ground like he's been stabbed. He's wearing a white shirt. It has a big stain on it now. His skin turns purple and then dark gray. He stops moving completely.

"He's gone!" screams another one who is still fighting with his axe, hacking and slashing at the enemy. The others have fallen silent, staring in disbelief and terror. Suddenly, you notice words forming in the vast, monstrous mass of red advancing towards you. You begin making them out, and it says ...

Ultra-pasteurized milk is cooled at the supermarket because people wouldn’t trust it otherwise.

Ultra-pasteurized milk does not need to be refrigerated. They are put into the cooling section at the store because people don't trust unrefrigerated milk, especially in the US. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

Food Renegade

Some cereal is magnetic.

Some breakfast cereals have enough iron that they are magnetic. Some breakfast cereals, like Wheaties, are fortified with enough iron that individual flakes can be lifted and carried using common magnets. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

Snopes

You can keep the blood as long as there’s no color.

Tarantino made scenes in Kill Bill black and white to keep the R rating. The samurai scene in Kill Bill where The Bride fights against the Crazy 88 was so bloody that the MPAA wanted director Quentin Tarantino to cut it in order to maintain an R rating. To get around it, he altered the colors in the scene to black and white. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

Unreality Mag

Jonah Hill snorted vitamin C for “The Wolf Of Wall Street.”

Jonah Hill had to be hospitalized while filming The Wolf of Wall Street because he snorted so much fake cocaine. The fake drug used in the film was actually vitamin powder. I never had more vitamin D in my entire life, said Hill, I could have lifted a car over my f-king head. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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London Underground ads were replaced with pictures of cats.

A crowdfunding campaign replaced all adverts in a London Underground station with pictures of cats. The campaign raised more than $26,000 to replace 68 ads at the station with photos of stray cats from two rescue groups, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and Cats Protection. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

CNN

A tomb was mistaken for a crappy picnic table and destroyed.

In 2015, Spanish workers destroyed a 6,000-year-old Neolithic tomb, mistaking it for a broken picnic table. Officials simply weren't aware the site existed, not even the town's mayor. The workers replaced the monument with a 'better' picnic table. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

NPR

Dogs can exhale and not lose a scent.

The slits on each of a dog's nostrils allow them to exhale while keeping scent particles. Breathing out the side slits helps release air while holding scent particles in the nostrils so that a dog isn't as likely to lose a scent. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

Pet MD

A Frenchman accidentally released a rabbit killing virus.

A man in 1952 accidentally killed 98% of rabbits in France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain, and Britain. French man named Paul Félix Armand Delille used a contagious and deadly virus to kill rabbits on his estate, but it spread out of control. Не was later given a medal by the head of the Department of Rivers and Forests. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

JSTOR 

A NASA satellite was dropped during maintenance.

Lockheed Martin accidentally dropped a NASA satellite while turning it sideways, causing $135 million in damages. In 2003, the satellite fell to the floor and was badly damaged while being worked on at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems factory in Sunnyvale, California. A technician removed twenty-four bolts securing an adapter plate to it without documenting the action. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

Space Ref 

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