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The Secret Ancient Weapon We Still Don’t Know How to Make

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Today we have bombs that can level entire cities and guns that can shoot around corners, that said, the people of the past had some pretty nasty tricks up their sleeve too, for example consider the┬áByzantines who had a weapon we still can’t figure out today!

There’s a Sequel to Fist of Fury, Starring Jackie Chan

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Before we continue, no this isn’t an April Fools prank, there is genuinely a sequel to Fist of Fury starring Jackie Chan and it’s not a comedy! It’s a serious film that was explicitly created after Bruce Lee died with the intention of replacing him with Jackie Chan.

The Opening Day of Disneyland Was a Total Disaster

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The very first day Disneyland was operational, it was only supposed to open to a select group of people, mostly consisting of dignitaries and celebrities, however, due to abundance of forged tickets, the park’s first day of operations on July 17, 1955 saw almost 30,000 people squeeze themselves through the main gate.

No One Really Knows What “Black Betty” Actually Refers to

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Amazingly despite the song, Black Betty being covered hundreds of times in the 70 or so years it has existed and it being the subject of academic study and debate, for almost as long, no one, anywhere has ever conclusively proven what the eponymous Black Betty actually is. As far as we know it could either be a gun, or a bottle of hooch.

Tom Hanks And The Sick Burn He Aimed at Barbie

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The Toy Story franchise has earned more money for Pixar and Disney than Mickey Mouse underwear and Monster Inc onesies combined. However, when they were presented with the chance to have Barbie star in the movie, Mattel refused, luckily Tom Hanks was on hand to verbally slap them right across the god-damn face.