Blender.com has 10 of the 33 Things You Should Know About Nirvana from their January/February ’05 issue, including how deceased frontman Kurt Cobain nearly joined the navy. In 1984, Don Cobain asked a navy recruitment officer to speak to his son. Kurt listened but didn’t follow up until a year later, when his friend Trevor Briggs enlisted. Kurt took the aptitude test and passed it, but pulled out at the last minute.
The full story at Blender.com has since been removed.