12 'Now You Know' Facts To Make Your Brain Purr

There are a lot of important things to keep track of, right now, and it's good to stay focused on the truly meaningful stuff. But the brain wants what the brain wants -- shiny nuggets of interestingness to keep it fed and happy. We're here for your brain with a sampler box of neat facts we've culled this week.

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Snoop Dogg employs a professional blunt roller he pays $40-50k annually. About employing people with talent, Snoop says, If you are great at somethinSource: News Hub


Goats are totally immune to poison ivy, oak, and sumac. They can eat up to several pounds per day. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM Source: NPR


Since 2007, all McDonalds' fleet trucks in the U.K. have been fueled with cooking oil from their restaurants. M WE RECYCLE RLLDURUSED BIGOIESeL COOKINSource: Edie News


Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson has never approved a Hobbes plush toy. He says it's ambiguous whether Hobbes is real or a stuffed animal & he wSource: Big Think


Stevie Nicks is the only woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. Once for being a member of Fleetwood Mac, once for her solo career.Source: The New York Times


A fan drove three hours to bring rapper Boosie Badazz some uch-needed insulin to his home. 5,000 oVE $23000.000 IN CASNER PEIZES TR#E 3s00 S 8 S PRIzESource: Revolt


Canada eats more Kraft macaroni & cheese than any other nation in the world. Canadians eat 55% more Kraft Dinner (their term) than people in the U.SSource: Food Network


The Apostrophe Protection Society stopped trying to ensure the proper use of the apostrophe and dissolved as an organization in 2019. y apostrophe (')Source: The Guardian


A blind woman flying United Airlines was assured by the flight crew they would help her exit the plane. Instead, they forgot her, left, and locked up Source: CBC


When asked to be in a 2012 Olympic sketch with Daniel Craig as James Bond, Queen Elizabeth agreed immediately. Her only condition was to choose her liSource: NBC Sports


The average silverback gorilla is four to nine times stronger than a human. Silverbacks can deadlift 1800 pounds. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED COM Source: Animal-wised


The 'Shirts VS. Blouses' with Prince that Charlie Murphy described on the Chappelle's Show actually happened. According to guitarist Micki Free, PrincSource: Esquire