Did you know that Ernest Hemingway used to shoot sharks with a tommy gun while fishing for marlins? Neither did I until I found @weird_hist, a Twitter account that drops random little-known historical tidbits and fascinating images from the past. Each one of @weird_hist’s tweets is a gateway to a historical k-hole. First, you’ll naturally want to fact-check the information. Did the CIA really equip cats with radio transmitters to try and spy on the Soviets? From there you’re just a few more clicks away from falling into the rabbit hole of knowledge. Not a bad way to spend an afternoon. Keep scrolling to browse through some fascinating factoids from @weird_hist. Be warned: you might end up in a Wikipedia vortex.