15 Now-You-Know Facts That Bopped Our Field Mice
You might not know it, but there are a few things in this world that are straight out of a movie. For example, did you know that there's a real place called Tatooine? That's right - just like Luke Skywalker's home planet in Star Wars, there is an actual town in Tunisia spelled Tataouine. The below-ground cave dwellings of the native Berber population make for quite the attraction for tourists and filmmakers alike. Or how about this fun fact: at one point in history, the Vice President was chosen by whoever got the second most votes in the presidential election! After 1804 when the Twelfth Amendment came into play (which meant vice presidents were no longer runners up), the position became much less significant. Lastly, do you ever feel like people are constantly keeping tabs on you? Well artist Hasan Elahi knows exactly what that feels like. After he tired of being interrogated by FBI agents on suspicion of terrorism (despite having no ties to terrorist organizations whatsoever), he created a website which documents his location at all times. It told the world he rides the subway a lot, basically.