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What is Abram?
  1. The M1_Abrams was able to run on Jet Fuel, along with diesel, kerosene, and any grade of motor gasoline.

  2. Abram Gannibal was a black African-born Russian nobleman in the 18th century. Sold into slavery, he was eventually freed by Peter the Great and adopted into the Emperor's household as his godson. His great-great grandson is the celebrated author and poet Alexander Pushkin.

  3. JJ Abrams has made a deal with Valve to produce films based on Portal and Half-Life

  4. No M1 Abrams tank has ever been destroyed by an enemy tank.

  5. When JJ Abrams chose to have John Williams score The Force Awakens, he gave his frequent composer/collaborator Michael Giacchino a role as stormtrooper FN-3181 in the raid on Jakku as an apology.

  6. J.J Abrams is considering putting Jar Jar Binks bones in the desert of episode 7

  7. There are exactly 1,547 Lens Flares J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Movies

  8. J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Harold Ramis, Jon Favreau, Bryan Cranston, and Jason Reitman all directed at least one episode of The Offce

  9. Poe Dameron was supposed to die in The Force Awakens and therefore Oscar Isaac wasn't sure, if he should accept the role. When Isaac finally wrote Abrams: "Okay. I’ll do it!", he replied: "Never mind. I've figured it out. You're in the whole movie now."

  10. JJ Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, has their headquarters intentionally incorrectly labelled as the "National Typewriter Company," as Abrams likes typewriters and misdirection.

What are some fun facts about abram?

JJ Abrams was going to go to Film School but went to an academic college on his father's advice, "it's more important that you go off and learn what to make movies about than how to make movies."

while some have been destroyed through friendly fire, not one M1A1 Abrams tank has ever been destroyed in combat by enemy fire.

In the Terminal (2004), Zoe Saldana tells Tom Hanks that she is a fan of Star Trek and cosplays as Uhura during conventions. In 2009, she got Uhura's role in J. J. Abrams' Star Strek

The most effective tank destroyer that America had during World War II was actually a small vehicle called the M18 Hellcat. It didnt have a very powerful gun, or much armor... but it was the fastest armored vehicle ever deployed until the turbine powered Abrams tank was designed, decades later.

In 1982, Steven Spielberg hired a 15-year old J.J. Abrams - and J.J.'s childhood buddy Matt Reeves (director of Cloverfield) - to restore a couple of super 8 movies Spielberg had made when he was 13 and 16.

J. J. Abrams is working on Half-Life and Portal movies.

The US military has a modified version of the M1 Abrams tank called the M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle that can plow through minefields with ease and launch a rocket propelled "explosive sausage" capable of destroying barricades in an area the size of a football field (the M58 MICLIC).

The 1988 Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis tried to toughen his image by having a photo op with a M1 Abrams tank. The image completely backfired and he would go on to lose decisively to George H.W. Bush. "Dukakis in the tank" remains shorthand for backfired public relations outings.

Lin-Manuel Miranda met JJ Abrams during a Hamilton performance, then agreed to write the Cantina song for Force Awakens

When Greece tested four tanks in 2000 before a big arms purchase, the US M1A1 Abrams and British Challenger 2E tanks had trouble with their satellite navigation systems. A French intelligence agency used GPS jammers to help the French Leclerc tank in the competition.

NBC hired JJ Abrams and Joss Whedon to each direct an episode of 'The Office' to air during the 2007 February Sweeps Week - fact check

The composite armor on the Abrams tank is so strong, it would take nearly a meter of steel to provide the same protection against armor piercing cannon rounds, and it would take roughly 1.3 meters of steel to produce the same level of protection against explosives.

J.J. Abrams composed the theme songs for his TV shows Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe, Undercovers, Person Of Interest, Alcatraz, Revolution, and Almost Human.

Chrysler initially designed and produced the first M1 Abrams tank - fact check

Spielberg tried to make Who Framed Roger Rabbit sequel with J.J. Abrams in 1989. It was about Roger enlisting in the Army to fight WWII and Jessica getting kidnapped and forced to make pro-Nazi Germany broadcasts

JJ Abrams criticized Daisy Ridley's performance on the set of The Force Awakens on the first day of shooting, calling it "wooden."

An M1 Abrams Tank runs on a 1500hp Gas Turbine Engine, not a diesel as commonly assumed, that runs at 3000 rpm after a 10:1 reduction gear set.

Henry Tate and Abram Lyle were bitter business rivals and owned sugar factories close to each other in London. After their death the factories were merged and the company is now known as Tate and Lyle.

Mark Hamill and JJ Abrams were guests on the show "Dinner for Five" in 2005 where Kevin Smith (guest host) says that the Luke character should have become a Sith eventually.

J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Marc Webb and Bryan Cranston have all directed episodes of The Office (U.S.)

J.J Abrams directed an episode of The Office. - fact check

Lin Manuel Miranda the mastermind behind Hamilton: An American Musical, co-wrote the new Cantina Song in Star Wars: The Force Awakens with JJ Abrams.

Bradley Cooper played Wil Tippen in the J.J. Abram's spy series Alias for three seasons.

Much like the F35 in 1983 the technologically impressive M1 Abrams was schooled by the much older M48 crewed by experienced Dutch soldiers in an international tank competition

In 2006 Jeff Kinney signed a multiple-book deal with the publisher Harry N. Abrams, Inc., during New York Comic Con.