Rocky Random Facts for 8/12

1.  Nutmeg is a hallucinogen.  The spice contains ‘myristicin,’ which is a natural compound that has mind-altering effects if ingested in large doses.

2.  LeBron James and Steph Curry were both born at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio . . . 38 months and 14 days apart.

3.  Arnold Schwarzenegger made $21,429 for every word he said in “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”.  He only said 700 words and made $15 million, so that’s $21,429 per word.

4.  There’s at least one U.S. city named after every single planet, except Uranus.  (There’s a place called “Uranus, Missouri,” but it’s not a real town, it’s just a name that a bunch of shops use to draw in tourists.)

5.  The word “escalate” comes from the word “escalator,” not vice versa.  The escalator was invented in the late 1800s, and the word “escalate” originated in 1922.

(ABC News / Uproxx / IMDb / Senselist / Wikipedia)