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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