18 Astonishing Facts You Need In Your Brain

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The feast scenes in Harry Potter reeked of rotting food. The sumptuous banquets in Hogwarts' Great Hall were filmed over three or four days - and the From 5 Famous Movie Scenes That Were Totally Disgusting To Film.


In Asia, celebrities aren't allowed to advertise crappy products. Celebrities in India are expected to fact- check any claim they make about products From 5 Laws From Other Countries (The USA Should Totally Steal).


Several cities made it illegal to be disabled in public. Cles BOL ATI RY ST CIG Back in the late 1800s, several major U.S. cities passed unsightyly bFrom 5 Insane Ways History's Screwed Over Disabled People.


Gritty superheroes were already sitcom material in the '90s. The '90s were the heyday of edgy heroes. Even back then it was so laughable that Bob NewhFrom 5 'Modern' Hollywood Scandals (That Are Actually Super Old).