15 Bits Of Trivia We’ve Been Stockpiling For The War Against AI, In Case That’s How It Works

Shockingly, SpongeBob is not a good barometer for math learnin’
15 Bits Of Trivia We’ve Been Stockpiling For The War Against AI, In Case That’s How It Works

Got a minute for some tasty fun facts? Because we have a whole menu filled with delicious knowledge. First up, in 1934, the US made it illegal for people to hold onto gold. Until 1974, that is. Next up and fresh from our kitchen of trivia, in 2010, a man stranded in the Canadian wilderness cut down power lines hoping for rescue, costing the power company $100,000. And finally, if you’re in the mood for something sweet: Spongebob’s pineapple design was proven to be mathematically impossible, leading to a revised design being adopted. Yum, these fun facts are sure to whet your appetite for knowledge! But if none of them flirt your fancy (which is a thing they say at fancy restaurants DON’T GOOGLE IT) we have plenty of more scrumptious fun facts just waiting for you below. So what are you waiting for? Grab a fork and knife and EAT THEM YOU LITTLE TRIVIA PIGGY, EAT THEM UP NOW!

Mommy Mail Me

GRACKED UP UNTIL 1914, YOU COULD MAIL CHILDREN THROUGH THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. Parents would attach as many stamps to the child as correlated to their weight.

National Postal Museum


Nuclear Nook

CRACKED NCE ENGLAND BUILT A COMPLETE UNDERGROUND CITY. In the 1950s, England constructed a subterranean metropolis capable of sheltering 4,000 essential government personnel in the event of a nuclear attack. The complex featured 60 miles of underground highways, a subterranean reservoir to supply fresh water, and a railway designed for the transportation of the Royal Family. This covert installation remained undisclosed to the public until 2004.

Jamie Wiseman/Associated/REX USA (via The Daily Beast)

The Daily Beast

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