9 Facts That You Probably Never Knew

Whoa… You know what else is mind-blowing? Not washing with both water and a dry towel. Test your cleaning logic with Cottonelle.

1. While in ancient Rome, gladiator sweat was sold as a means to improve complexion.

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2. Pearl powder is used in traditional Chinese medicine to reduce wrinkles and stretch marks.

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3. David Beckham’s legs are insured for $70 million.

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That’s enough to buy 35 million rubber duckies…

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Or 175 Lamborghini Aventadors.

4. Lamborghini originally made tractors.

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Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of Lamborghini, only started making sports cars after he was insulted by Enzo Ferrari.

5. A roadrunner’s top speed is only 20-26 mph while a coyote’s is 43mph.

6. A recent study shows that it would take 76 work days a year to read all the terms of service that you agree to annually.

7. The Hollywood sign was originally made to advertise a local real estate venture called Hollywoodland.

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8. Astronauts have a strip of velcro in their helmets to scratch their noses.

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9. All of Mr. Rogers’ sweaters were knitted by his mother!

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You know what else will blow your mind? Not washing your car with both water and a dry towel:

You wouldn’t wash your car without both water and a dry towel, so what about the rest of your body? Test your cleaning logic with Cottonelle.

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