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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Marilyn Monroe got pregnant while filming Some Like It Hot.

Some cooks believe food items cooked with wine or liquor will be nonalcoholic because alcohol evaporates quickly when heated. However, a 1992 study found some of the alcohol remains: after one hour of baking or simmering 25% remains, and 10% after two hours.

The "Carbon Footprint of Spam" study found that one spam message produces the equivalent of 0.3 grams of CO2.

In the 17th century, sailors found that a simple noose set on deck with a few dried biscuits as bait was enough to trap a bird called a booby – hence the phrase "booby trap."

Kamikaze pilots didn't wear helmets; they wore flight caps.

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