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Chartreuse, The Liqueur That’s Made in Total Secrecy

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Image credit: TwoWings

The whole crux of practically every KFC advertising campaign is that their chicken is made using a “secret recipe consisting of 11 herbs and spices”, the same can be said for Coke Cola and Pepsi, both of whom have played the “secret recipe” card in their ads. However, we think we’ve found a product that tops them all, Chartreuse, the liqueur made by monks. 

Tutankhamun’s Mummy Has Had a Pretty Bad Time

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Image credit: Jon Bodsworth, photographer, badass.

Tutankhamun is arguably the most famous Egyptian Pharaoh in history, which is want to happen when your corpse is buried in a solid gold sarcophagi with your own god-damn face on it.  But did you know when the corpse of the Boy Pharaoh was first revealed to the public 8 decades after it was discovered, it had to be stored in a special case because he was so popular.

The Whose Line Is It Anyway Contestant Who Didn’t Say a Single Word

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8 years is a perfectly acceptable amount of time to still be worked up about this.

Whose Line Is It Anyway has always had a very dedicated and passionate fan base, amongst which there is one name that causes opinions to divide like they’re made of water and aquaphobic oil, Kathy Greenwood. Despite being one of the shows most popular female performers, she’s infamous for once spending an entire episode without saying a word.

Audie Murphy, Possible Terminator, Definite Badass

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First things first, Audie Murphy is the single most decorated soldier to fight in WW2 and possibly in WW3 when his ghost rises from the grave to find a worthy foe. He won every single medal for bravery America had, then won a bunch from the other, lesser countries too, because Audie wasn’t picky when it came to heroism.

The BBC Used to Make Radio Announcers Wear Dinner Jackets

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When the BBC first started delivering nightly radio broadcasts to the British public, the radio announcers they hired had to work under a number of stringent conditions. The most curious of which was that they had to wear a dinner jacket to read the news.