Nugget of Knowledge: NASA debunks “Armageddon” movie


Spoiler alert — NASA found 168 impossible things in the 1998 movie Armageddon.

Adolph Hitler was on the shortlist for the 1938 Nobel Peace Prize.

On average, 54 percent of the money a court awards you goes to your attorney.

Like humans, ants spend only about a fifth of their day working.

Remember the famous explorers Lewis and Clark? Clark’s grandson created the Kentucky Derby.

It takes about 39,000 gallons of water to produce the average car.

One in every five British homes has a copy of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.

Fewer than 1 percent of all Google searches use the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button.

President Thomas Jefferson invented the swivel chair.

The Amazon River is 3,900 miles long — the distance from New York City to Rome, Italy.

The number one cause of death in America before heart disease topped the list in 1936 was pneumonia — and it’s still in the top ten.

President Lyndon Johnson married his wife, Lady Bird, with a $2.50 ring from Sears.

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