Mind Blowing Facts of the Day list#11

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1) While filming Rocky IV, Sylvester Stallone asked Dolph Lundgren to try to knock him out for real. Lundgren hit him so hard that he was sent to the hospital and was in the ICU for 9 days. – Source

2) The pink cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. were a gift from Japan. In 1912, Japan sent more than 3,000 seeds to be planted near the Potomac River as a symbol of friendship between the two nations. – Source

3) There exists a massive abandoned supercollider in Texas. – Source

4) Looking at pictures of your loved ones is like taking a pain pill. Research shows that staring at a picture of someone you love can relieve moderate pain by 40%. – Source

5) A male tiger in India adopted a litter of orphaned cubs, taking on the role of ‘mother’. Wildlife officials say such behavior had never been observed before. – Source

6) Two Undercover Agents repeatedly tried to buy marijuana at the Lagunitas Brewing company taproom, but were unable to make any busts as generous patron’s kept trying to give them the drugs for free. – Source

7) Ernest Hemingway begged his wife not to send him for more electroshock treatments because he lost so much of his memory he couldn’t even remember his own name. He committed suicide the day after his 36th shock treatment. – Source

8) In 2001, Saddam Hussein pledged to donate $94 million to help America’s poor. – Source

9) Stalin hated his son Yakov so much that, upon hearing that he failed to commit suicide, Stalin commented,”He can’t even shoot straight.” – Source

10) Some San Francisco buses are being transformed into showers for the homeless. – Source

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