wednesday top 10 – top 11 little known facts about Bruce Lee

11. combed his hair with a live Bengal tiger

10. secreted a venom highly prized by the pharmaceutical industry

9. was a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings

8. invented his own unique form of martial art he called “karate”

7. allergic to pecans

6. only defeated in combat once – by Voltron*

5. twice elected governor of Missouri, but declined to serve

4. real life inspiration for Wally Lamb’s “She’s Come Undone”

3. could perform a handstand (with assistance)

2. liked elephants

1. was Asian

*the spaceship one, not the lion one