12 Facts That Are Probably News To You

1. Hedy Lamarr wasn’t just a pretty face.

The 1930s actress became famous for her controversial role in Ecstasy where she was shown naked having an orgasm. But Lamarr was also an incredibly important inventor. She worked with tech during World War II, developed a radio-guided torpedo system and created the “spread-spectrum” technology which is now used in mobile phones and Wi-Fi connections.

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