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Godzilla Technically Has a Black Belt in Judo

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With the new Godzilla movie right around the corner, this week at Factfiend we wanted to take some time to dispense some lesser known facts about everyone’s favourite atomic monster. Today we want to tell everyone that Godzilla technically has a black belt in the ancient art of Judo. 

Ray Bradbury was Once Told His Interpretation of His Own Book Was Wrong

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Ray Bradbury is a name synonymous with one book, Fahrenheit 451, a novel set in a twisted future version of America where books are burned on sight. The book is well-regarded as a literary classic and it has been studied by academics for decades, some of whom once told Bradbury, to his face, that he was wrong about his own book. 

President Taft Would Fall Asleep During Meetings

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President Taft is known mostly for two things being president of the USA and being a lard-ass, now guess which one of those things people remember him for and which one of them we’re going to talk about today?

Noblemen Used to Sneak Into Their Servants Parties to Dance the Waltz

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Though today the Waltz is seen as a quaint throwback to a bygone era of fly pants and fabulous wigs, when the thing was first introduced, it was a total game changer. Primarily because it was the one of the first dances that let you “accidentally” touch your partner’s butt, which is always a plus. 

The Man Who Burned Money Instead of Carrying it

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If you saw someone whip out a huge wad of money, shrug and then burn it, it’s likely that person would be on their way to hospital with a serious case of “multiple face slaps to the stupid face” with a wad of singed money punched into the back of their throat. With that in mind it’s probably a good idea you never met Gordon Bennett, a man who had the foresight to die 100 years before this was published, the coward.