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Liam Neeson-Random Facts List

1. When Liam Neeson read the script for Taken, he thought the movie would go straight to DVD. – Source

2. In 1985, Simple Minds rearranged and recorded “Don’t You Forget about Me” in 3 hours then forgot about it until The Breakfast Club came out and it became a #1 hit. – Source

3. The bolt that holds the rotor onto the body of a Huey Helicopter is called the Jesus nut because if it fails the helicopter would detach from the rotors and the only thing left for the crew to do would be to pray to Jesus as they fall from the sky. – Source

4. China tried to build a city that was a replica of Paris, right down to the replica of Eiffel Tower, but it’s now a ghost town – Source

5. No matter how scrambled a Rubik’s Cube is, it can be solved in twenty moves or less. – Source

 

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Giant Arrows-Random Facts List

6. There are giant concrete arrows dotted across America, leftover from the days of the first airmail routes. Pilots used them to navigate. – Source

7. When Pink Flyod was completing “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” which was an exploration of their former band mate Syd Barrett’s mental decline, an overweight man with a shaved head and eyebrows entered the studio. He turned out to be Syd Barrett himself, who they had not seen in 7 years. – Source

8. A man in Miami injected himself with snake venom during most of his adult life to build up immunity to an array of venomous snakes. He lived to age 100, and survived a reported 172 snake bites. He donated his blood to be used in treating snake-bite victims when suitable anti-venom was not available. – Source

9. The graffiti artist who took shares instead of cash for painting Facebook’s first headquarters 7 years ago made $200 million in IPO – Source

10. The macrocilix maia moth confuses the predators with wing patterns that mimic two flies eating bird shit. It even releases a pungent odor to drive home the deception. – Source