Fact Slides

Strange facts

The stripes on each tiger are unique, like human fingerprints.

Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you.

It snowed in the Sahara Desert in 1979.

Some chickens are half male, half female.

An Ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Goldfish can’t close their eyes as they have no eyelids.

When the “Elephant Whisperer” Lawrence Anthony died, a herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him.

Bananas are slightly radioactive.

A blue whale’s heart can be as large as a car.

Edison electrocuted an elephant in 1903 to prove Tesla’s AC current was dangerous.

The original tapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing were erased and re-used by mistake.

Elephants are pregnant for 2 years.

Britney Spears’ used pregnancy test was sold on eBay for $5,001.

An experiment in 1998 found that a bright light shone on the backs of human knees can reset the brain’s sleep-wake clock.

Only one-half of a dolphin’s brain goes to sleep at a time.

The Apollo 11 had about 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed.

In Peru, there’s a billboard that creates drinkable water out of thin air.

Leeches have 32 brains.

Kissing can cause tooth decay.

Oxford University Is Older Than the Aztecs.

It’s impossible to sneeze while sleeping.

Our bodies contain about 0.2 milligrams of gold, most of it in our blood.

There’s high-speed Internet on the way up to Mount Everest.

Listerine was invented in 1879 as a surgical antiseptic and later sold as a floor cleaner and a cure for gonorrhea.

The longest pregnancy in humans on record is 375 days (12.5 months).

There’s a blue planet where it rains glass.

In France, you can marry a dead person.

Similar to fingerprints, everyone also has a Unique Tongue Print.

In Mars, sunsets are blue.

The wood frog and other animals have the ability to freeze solid during winter, thaw in the spring and remain perfectly healthy.

Castration was used in the Middle Ages as a “cure” for hernia, epilepsy, and leprosy.

In 1945, a rooster named Mike, lived 18 months without a head.

Male seahorses can get pregnant.

Besides sucking our blood, mosquitoes urinate in our skin.

A russian woman in the 1700s gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets in just 40 years with the same man.

Only two countries in the world are not allowed to sell Coca-Cola officially: North Korea and Cuba.

The Japanese who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.

When a person dies, his sense of hearing is the last to go.

Dead people can get goose bumps.

Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.

Einstein, Darwin, Allan Poe & Saddam Hussein, all married their first cousins.

Mice and Human DNA are 97.5% similar.

Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamond particles.

Reincarnation is forbidden in China without government permission.

Drinking grapefruit while taking medication can cause instant overdose and death.

Elephants and chimpanzees can display behavior patterns similar to post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

There’s a hotel in Bolivia made almost entirely of salt, complete with salt beds and chairs.

Chewing gum is banned in Singapore.

Herrings communicate through farts.

Nikola Tesla once “shaked the poop out” of a constipated Mark Twain with an experiment.

There’s a town in Norway called Hell.

A man married a dog in India as atonement.

Before the eraser, bread was used to remove pencil marks.

Charles Richter, who invented the Richter Scale, was a nudist.

The Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk and read.

Rats laugh when tickled.

Male bees die after having sex.

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.

There is a small village in France called “Pussy”.

Nintendo had a chain of sex hotels in the 1950s.

Sprite may be one of the best remedies for hangovers, according to studies.

In Korea and Japan, there is a Cat Cafe where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.

Women in ancient Rome wore the sweat of Gladiators to improve their beauty and complexion.

John Lennon admitted he used to be cruel to his woman and hit her as a youngster.

In Belarus, it is illegal to applaud in public.

The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana, euthanasia, censorship, abortion, and tax the church.

NASA scientists have discovered stars that are cool enough to touch.

A kangaroo can’t jump unless its tail is touching the ground.

It is believed that Isaac Newton died a virgin.

A man was arrested for being naked in his own house in Springfield, Virgina.

Hippopotamus’ milk is pink.

Greek philosopher Chrysippus is said to have died of laughter after getting his donkey drunk, trying to eat figs.

Female kangaroos have three vaginas.

Anatidaephobia is the weird fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.

A 13-year old boy in Florida was once arrested for excessive farting in school.

The Incas’ measurement of time was based on how long it took to boil a potato.

The most successful Pirate Captain was a Chinese prostitute with 80,000 sailors working for her.

A chinese man sued his wife for being too ugly and the Court agreed awarding him US$115,000.

If Thai policemen break the law, they are forced to wear a Hello Kitty armband.

There’s a restaurant in Japan using monkeys as waiters.

Sheep can recognize each other in pictures.

Only female mosquitoes drink blood. Males are vegetarians.

When Twister was introduced in 1966, critics denounced the game as “sex in a box”.

In the Bible, God sent two bears to murder 42 children because they had mocked a man for being bald.

In Austria, there’s a town called FUCKING.

A woman from Michigan gave birth to her babies on 8/8/8, 9/9/9 and 10/10/10.

A “GAY BOMB” was once proposed at the Pentagon to turn the enemy gay.

The NAZIs considered Native Americans to be part of the Aryan race.

Only about 15% of the Sahara Desert is covered in sand.

“Tinku” is a festival in Bolivia where people beat each other for 2 or 3 days straight.

Egyptian Pyramid workers were paid with beer: 1 gallon (4L) per day.

Cows have best friends and become sad when they are separated, according to scientists.

Humans put a man on the Moon before they put wheels on luggage.

Musician Eddie Van Halen blamed guitar picks for giving him tongue cancer.

A man named Robert Lane named his two sons “Winner” and “Loser.” Winner grew up to be a criminal, and Loser became a detective.

Christopher Columbus thought that the world was shaped like a woman’s breast.

In 1989, Margaret Thatcher pleaded with Mikhail Gorbachev to keep the Berlin Wall up.

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