15 Kooky Facts That Really Double Stuffed Our Oreos

15 Kooky Facts That Really Double Stuffed Our Oreos

What is it about Nickelback that gets everyone all salty, exactly? As far as artists that have been exposed to be real pieces of crap, they haven't actually done anything to earn their reputation as a completely toxic brand. Is it their style of 2000's frat rock that can only be listened to while sexually menacing a freshman with a Bud Light Lime in your hands? That's hardly a convincing condemnation for the amount of online ire they draw. No, it is our estimation that Nickelback is the world's least popular major act for two simple reasons: Their hollow hard rock, though competently performed, is as shallow as a baby pool, and they have a weird looking frontman. Sorry Chad, but you committed the cardinal sin of not being pretty enough to adorn the bedroom walls of preteen girls across middle America. Blame it on the floppy blonde always-moist haircut that you're most famous for.

Oh who are we kidding, it absolutely rules to dunk on Nickelback. 

An opera singer died as he was being lowered to Hell.

Opera singer Frederick Federici died performing the role of Mephistopheles in Faust, on opening night. CRACKED.COM At the end of the opera, Mephistopheles sinks through a trapdoor in the stage, returning to hell. As Federici was lowered, he suffered a heart attack and died in minutes.

Trove / Wikipedia 

You don’t tell a cancer patient they have cancer in China.

It's a common practice in China to not tell an old person about their cancer diagnosis. CRACKED.COM It is believed that telling them can make their condition deteriorate quicker. The doctors will, however, tell the family.

NCBI / Pexels 

Detroiters did not want Nickelback performing at a halftime show.

People in Detroit petitioned to stop Nickleback from performing at the Thanksgiving Day halftime show. AN MUSIC AV 2 CRACKED.COM More than 43,000 people signed the petition at change.org that asks show producers to reconsider their choice, because they suck.

CBS / Wikipedia 

A Badjao tribe diver can walk along the seafloor for five minutes to hunt.

A Filipino diver from the Badjao tribe can descend 65 feet to the seafloor and stay underwater for up to 5 minutes. CRACKED.COM Even without weights, he is negatively buoyant and can 'walk' across the bottom of the sea as if hunting on land.

Panda Classic / BBC 

A plagiarist was put to the test in a courtroom.

When Margaret Keane sued her ex-husband for plagiarizing, the judge asked both of them to paint in the courtroom. CRACKED.COM Walter Keane declined, saying he had a sore shoulder, whereas Margaret completed her painting in 53 minutes. She was awarded $4 million in damages.

People / Wikipedia 

Lacrosse was originally played with hundreds of players over three days.

Lacrosse was originally a form of ceremonial combat played by Native American tribes. 8 INGAR 3 CRACKED COM Teams of 100-1,000 players, on a field several kilometers long, played for two to three days straight. The French Canadians called it la crosse, because the sticks resembled shepherds' crooks.

The Tyee / Pexels 

The Illuminati conspiracy was a prank in the 1960s.

The Illuminati conspiracy is largely due to prank letters published in Playboy magazine in the 1960s. CRACKED.COM A Playboy writer, Robert Anton Wilson, was friends with author Kerry Thornley, who had co-written a parody text for a parody religion called Discordia, which advocated hoaxing and misinformation.

Skeptoid / Pexels 

Cheese has naturally occurring morphine from the cow’s liver.

Cheese can be addictive, and contains trace amounts of naturally occurring morphine. CRACKED.COM Milk also contains the protein casein, which provokes similar effects to opiates when it's turned into cheese, due to the casomorphins being greater concentrated.

Gizmodo / Pexels 

Catal Huyuk was the least walkable city.

One of the first recorded cities in history, Catal Huyuk, didn't have streets. GRACKED COM The dwellings were clustered like a honeycomb-maze. Most of the houses were accessed by holes in the ceiling and doors on the side of the houses, with doors reached by ladders and stairs.

NCBI  / Wikipedia 

A pair of conjoined twins share a brain and all of their senses.

The Hogan sisters see, feel, and taste what the other does. CRACKED.COM They are a pair of craniopagus conjoined twins whose brains are so intertwined, they share all of their senses.

CBC / Wikipedia 

The lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers saved a kid through CPR.

Anthony Kiedis saved a baby's life whilst filming Carpool Karaoke. CRACKED.COM A distraught woman approached the set screaming My baby can't breathe. Kiedis calmly took the child and restored its breathing through CPR. Не then resumed filming the show.

Radio X / Wikipedia 

Random New Yorkers were asked to review a Broadway show because they shared their names with critics.

A Broadway producer got around poor reviews by finding random people with the same names as theater critics. CRACKED.COM After inviting them to his show, he printed ads quoting the 7 namesakes' rave reviews. The show remained open for another 6 months.

Museum of Hoaxes / Pexels 

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