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Andy from Toy Story doesn't have a dad because animating him would've been too expensive!

Toy story is the first feature-length computer-animated film and the first film produced by Pixar. It was released by Walt Disney Pictured in 1995.

Pixar, who had been producing short animated films to promote their computers, was approached by Disney to produce a computer-animated feature after the success of one of their short. Toy Story went to earn over $361 million worldwide.

Reviews were entirely positive, praising both the animation’s technical innovation and the screenplay’s wit and sophistication, and it is now widely considered by many critics to be one of the best animated films ever made. However, the main intrigue about this movie until now has been “What happened to Andy’s father?”

Some people think that he died when Andy was young, others think that his mom is divorced and there are many other versions of what happened to him. In reality, NONE OF THESE ARE TRUE.

Pixar couldn't afford animating his dad back then, since animating humans back then was very expensive. Also, Andy’s dad was not necessary to the story since Toy Story focuses on Buzz and Woody’s friendship rather than Andy’s personal life.


15 Arcade And Casino Facts You Never Would Have Guessed

One of Saturn’s moons closely resembles the Death Star and Pac-Man.

Discovered in 1789, Mimas is the twentieth-largest of Saturn’s 62 moons. It is also the smallest known astronomical body that is thought to be have a round shape due to self-gravitation. Other than that, Mimas is largely unremarkable...unless you are a nerd! From the right angle, anyone who is familiar with the Star Wars films will immediately notice an uncanny resemblance to a certain weaponized space station! This unusual comparison is due to the fact that its surface is marred by an enormous indentation called the Herschel Crater that looks just like the Death Star’s superlaser!

Another geeky reference can be seen when looking at a map of daytime surface temperatures on Mimas. As with most normal celestial bodies, scientists expected that Mimas would exhibit a temperature reading much like that of Earth - warmer temperatures near the moon’s equator in the early afternoon that taper off as you move away from the center of the moon. However, this was not the case. For some reason the hottest temperatures were registered in the morning along the moon’s edge, in a pattern that looks just like Pac-Man, from the famous arcade game! Scientists expect that Mimas’s irregular heat pattern was likely caused by the impact which created the Herschel Crater many years ago. 

The deepest hole on earth was made by soviets who tried to see how deep they could go!

Kola Superdeep Borehole is the result of a scientific drilling project of the Soviet Union.

The project attempted to drill as deep as possible into the Earth’s crust. Over forty years ago, researchers in the Soviet Union began an ambitious drilling project whose goal was to penetrate the Earth’s upper crust and sample the warm, mysterious area where the crust and mantle intermingle.

This area is so deep that the Russian scientists had to invent new ways of drilling, and some of their new methods proved quite inventive. But despite the valiant effort which spanned several decades, the Russians never reached their goal!

This project, however, provide a plethora of information about what lies just beneath the surface, and it continues to be scientifically useful today!This borehole cannot be directly compared with any other borehole in the world. It is unique and it can be found on the Kola Peninsula in case you want to check it out.


Jim Carrey sent Tupac funny letters while he was in prison!

Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor. He has sold over 75 million albums worldwide and counting, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. His double disc album "All Eyez on Me" is one of the best-selling hip hop albums of all time.

He was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting at Las Vegas, Nevada. He was taken to the Southern Nevada University Medical Center, where he died six days later.

During his lifetime, 2Pac served a prison sentence at Clinton Correctional Facility. Shortly afterward, he released his multi-platinum album "Me against the World". He became the first artist to have an album at number one on the Billboard 200 while serving a prison sentence.

While serving his sentence, he married his long-time girlfriend, Keisha Morris, however the couple divorced in 1996. He also read many books by Niccolo Machiavelli and wrote a screenplay titled "Live 2 Tell", which was a story about an adolescent who becomes a drug baron.

Also, while incarcerated, Jim Carrey wrote letters to him to help him laugh and smile! Tupac stated that Carrey was his favorite actor.Two legends sharing history, now… That's epic.


Gloves actually make boxing MORE dangerous!

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people engage in a contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, and will by throwing punches with gloved hands against another opponent.

Back in the days bare knuckle boxers would always break their hands during a match, slowing down the pace of a match as the bare knuckle boxer avoided punching to the head, which is easy to injure your hand on.

Gloves were created to protect the boxer's hand, and also faster-paced matches were they could punch to the head more often. Fighting with boxing gloves helped cut back on cuts and bruises as well.

Gloves have their drawbacks though. Now that boxers could punch to the head more often, it lead to more concussions.The worst injuries in the bare knuckle boxing era were cuts and bruises to the face and broken hands, were as modern gloved boxing concussions and head trauma are the main risk, a trade off if there ever was one.

However, if you are planning on boxing anytime soon, take your gloves with you, since they also protect your hands.



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