12 Movie & General Knowledge 'Now You Know' Facts

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In 2014, Chris Pratt stole his Star Lord costume... ...SO he could visit sick kids in the hospital. NOW YOU KNOW Source: Syfy Wire

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In the 2006 Dreamworks movie Flushed Away... ...there's a rat Han Solo in his carbonite pose, frozen in ice. NOW YOU KNOW

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In 1921, the Emperor of China requested a phone... .SO he could make prank calls. (He was 15.) NOW YOU KNOW Source: The Beijinger

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Tony's hand when he first realizes he can be a force for good... and the same hand when his journey culminates by saving the universe. NOW YOU KNOW

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The floor plans for MI6, Britain's intelligence agency.. !. ...were lost by contractors refurbishing the building. (Some were recovered.) NOW YOU KNOWSource: BBC

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The worms in Men in Black are speaking Huttese... ...or at least a form of Quechua, which fans say Jabba's language is based on. NOW YOU KNOW

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Some indigenous people have learned bird calls... ...SO they'll know when birds are warning each other about predators. NOW YOU KNOW Source: Popular Science

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Remy's recipe in Ratatouille is real. It was created by a chef and takes 31/2 hours to prepare. NOW YOU KNOW Source: Berkshire Eagle

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A seventh grader once wrote a letter to Ronald Reagan... ...requesting funds after his mother called his bedroom a disaster area.' NOW YOU KNOW CRACSource: Letters of Note

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Snape's costume in the Harry Potter movies... ...is the only one that stayed the same throughout the series. NOW YOU KNOW Source: Hello Giggles

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Drivers in Churchill, Manitoba leave their cars unlocked... ...just in case someone is trapped by a polar bear. NOW YOU KNOW Source: CBC

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Andy Samberg won an Emmy in 2007 for Music and Lyrics. It was for the song Dick in a Box.' NOW YOU KNOW CRACKEDGOM Source: Emmys.com

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