12 Boss Movie & General 'Now You Know' Facts

Life moves pretty fast, and it's easy to get behind on learning interesting things. Cracked is here for you, with quick summaries of interesting entertainment and general facts. We've also included a link, if you're up for a deeper dive. No judgments, though -- we've captured the important stuff, for you.


Dwayne The Rock' Johnson's father descended from Black Loyalists. Escaping Southern plantations following The Revolutionary War, they immigrated to NSource: Solomon, Brian (2006). WWE Legends. Simon and Schuster.


In 2006, The Seminole Tribe of Florida purchased the Hard Rock Cafe hotel and casino business. Wones The deal, valued at $965 million, now includes 18Source: CNN


North Korea is the only necrocracy in the world. The country is technically still ruled by Kim ll-sung, who died in 1994 and remains president by decrSource: Encyclopedia Britannica


It is possible to know in 2020 what Napoleon smelled like. A truly prodigious user of cologne, his preferred formula is available today and unchanged Source: Napoleon Cologne Blog


The Pentagon has twice as many bathrooms as it needs. This is because it was built during segregation, with separate facilities for black and white emSource: History.com


Louis Armstrong wore a Star of David. He did SO as a tribute to the Jewish family who were a second home & loaned him the money to buy his first instrSource: History.com


Most Americans support eliminating the penny, which costs more to produce than it is worth. F8 Jarden Zinc Products is the sole provider of zinc pennySource: Post-Gazette


Astronauts Mark Lee & Jan Davis are the only married couple to fly in space. They wed in secret & didn't tell NASA until it was too late to train replSource: Vice


The term 'military grade' doesn't mean what you think it does. To the actual military, it means meeting bare-minimum requirements & doesn't signify quSource: MEL Magazine


During college, Steve Wozniak used an illegal 'blue box' device to call the Vatican. He pretended to be Henry Kissenger. NOW YOU KNOW Source: The Atlantic


Louis Vuitton burns all unsold bags and products at the end of each year. This is done to ensure product exclusivity and eliminate the sale of discounSource: Marketing Mind


All three of Tom Cruise's wives were 33 when they divorced from him. And each was 11 years younger than the last. NOW YOU KNOW Source: The Independent


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