21 Arcane Facts That'll Dial Your Small Talk Game Up To 11

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We're in the thick of the lazy part of the year, when it's tempting to let your brain relax and get flabby. We're here to prevent that from happening, with a collection of completely true facts that are objectively interesting. And if these whet your appetite for article-length interestingness, there's a link to a related Cracked article under each image.

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CRACKED COM INDIANA JONES ALMOST FOUGHT A CYBORG. The Nazi baddie in Raiders of the Lost Ark was first envisioned by Steven Spielberg as having a bionMore: 5 Movie Villains Who Were Unrecognizable At The Start

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STEPPING ON LEGOS HURTS SO MUCH BECAUSE THEY'RE INDESTRUCTIBLE. A Lego brick is made of plastic SO tough that it can withstand about 950 pounds of preMore: 5 Annoying Things Your Body Does (Explained By Science)

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THE SOPRANOS WAS RIDDLED WITH REAL CRIMINALS. Some actors who played gangsters in The Sopranos turned out to be the real stuff. Anthony Borgese, who pMore: 4 Celebrities Whose Fictional Crimes Turned Real

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STIEG LARSSON TRAINED GUERRILLA FIGHTERS (MAYBE). Larsson penned the successful Millennium trilogy, but his true passion was leftist journalism and acMore: The 5 Weirdest Side Jobs Worked By Famous Authors

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BINGE-WATCHING IS SCIENTIFICALLY A BAD IDEA. Binge-watching may be the way we consume entertainment now, but that doesn't make it a good way. AccordinMore: 5 Ways We Ruin Entertainment For Ourselves