8 months ago
TIL that airliners use 1 gallon of gas each second!
TIL Pilgrim clothing was full of color. They only wore black for special occasions.
TIL that if you fall asleep on a Tarantino set they will take a picture of you with a 3ft. dildo named "Big Jerry" next to your face and put it on the wall of shame. If you take it it down, it gets enlarged and put up again. If you take it down again, it gets printed on t-shirts for the whole crew.
TIL that Ronnie Van Zant, former Lead singer of Lynryd Skynyrd, told his father "Daddy, I'll never be 30 years old," before dying in a plane crash four months before his 30th birthday.
TIL Töregene Khatun, daughter-in-law to Genghis Khan, ruled the Mongol Empire for 5 years at the height of its power and was arguably the most powerful woman in the history of the world
TIL that the term "canola oil" is short for "Canada Oil low acid," a name coined to avoid the less marketable word for the product, "rapeseed oil"