Back in 2008, the Royal Mint re-designed the coins from 1 pence up to the pound. This was the first time it was changed in 40 years, but that wasn't the awesome part of the event. What makes this choice worth the mention is if you set up the six coins just right you can assemble the Queen's coat of arms!
You needed to be a bit of a history nerd to get this one. Someone on Tumblr realized that the slogan for Ajax dishwashing soap - "Stronger Than Grease" - was pretty brilliant. Ajax is a Greek myth hero known for his strength - in other words, stronger than all of Greece.
To your puny human brain that title made no sense, but our sister planet works on a very different axis than ours. The spin on Venus's axis is incredibly slow - 243 Earth days to Earth's 24 hours. Strangely enough, the number of days it takes the planet to orbit the sun is 225 days. Weird, right?
The car manufacturers have been lying to you for years! A Reddit user posted this after the battery on his car key died. the hidden key slot is standard in models across different companies and countries.
Sir Nils Olav is a name you'd think would go to a great Scandinavian explorer, but it's actually the name of a king penguin. He is a resident of the Edinburgh Zoo and mascot of the King of Norway's Guard. During a parade through the Scottish park in 2008, he was granted the rank of brigadier and made a knight by Norway.
Those beautiful sidewalks look like they're made of thousands of bricks, but it's just a clever masonry trick. Two men take a metal frame that looks like bricks over fresh cement. They then press it and leave the pattern on it. After it dries the floor looks like the bricks you thinking you're stepping on.
Sam Panopoulos, the creator of the pinapple-and-ham fav passed away in 2017. As his name suggests, he was of Greek descent who emigrated from the country in 1954 to Canada. In fact, the restaurant where he created Hawaiian pizza was based in somewhere in Ontario.
Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" music video produced another iconic dance move - the anti-gravity lean - but that was done by wires. When he wanted to replicate it live on his music tour, he came up with the idea of fitting a slot in the heel of his shoe to hold a peg so he can pull it off. The clever man that he was, he made a patent for his invention.
In an amazing example of false advertising, Hershey's chocolate syrup had the word "+ CALCIUM" in large print at the very top of the back label. But you always have to read the fine print - nutritional facts on the bottom showed that there was absolutely no calcium in that yummy chocolately syrup. After the image was posted an went viral, Hershey's made a statement warning that it should not be used as a replacement for osteoporosis treatment.
There are seven colors in Froot Loops, one for each flavor according to the commercials and marketing. But we've been deceiving since childhood - the cereal, along with others like Fruity Pebbles all have the same flavor. It was even confirmed by Kellog's themselves.
There's more scandals in the cereal world and Cap'n Crunch is the target this time. A Reddit user pointed out that the captain's uniform had three bars and a star on his cuff - the sign of a commander, not a captain. The only way to justify it is if he was a captain in the French Navy, but we aren't eating Capitan Crunch, are we?
Welcome to the Old Dragon's Head, where the Great Wall of China ends in the east and meets the Bohai Sea. It's worth remembering that, for all the stereotypical pictures you see on the wall, it is 5500 miles long and passes through areas people barely see. Some of them are hard to see because nature is coming back to reclaim its spot.
Do you want to know just how creepy the TV business can get? The next time you see a shampoo commercial, remind yourself that there is a person covered head-to-toe in green flopping her hair around. They were also the ones that made Superman's cape look like it was moving when he was in a green screen.
Very recently there has been a huge debate about the name of these lovable bears from your childhood. People are convinced that the Berenstain Bears are named the Berenstein Bears and that the change is a vast conspiracy or signs of a parallel universe. Or it just might be that we're also horrible spellers.