Some of you might remember the Twitter account WTF Facts from Bored Panda's earlier post but if you aren't familiar with it yet, all you need to know is that it shares weird but interesting trivia.

From celebrity life and movies to archeological finds and history, WTF Facts covers a wide range of themes, and reassures its 130K followers that all of the information which appears on the account is fact-checked and verified.

It's been a while since our last publication about this fun online project, so we thought it's the perfect time to revisit it and help you replenish your thirst for knowledge. Enjoy!

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troufaki13
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2 months ago

Cats are awesome!

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

and unfortunately trying to please everybody they often forget to take care of themselves.

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At first, you might not know what to do with this information. But I have two words for you: trivia night. As Jaya Saxena wrote in GQ, no one can claim to have invented "knowing random stuff for fun," but the trend gained a lot of traction in the 1970s. While the original Jeopardy! daytime game show premiered back in 1964, the nighttime syndicated version started airing a decade later, around the time when pub trivia began to take off.

Of course, pub quiz nights have evolved and a lot of that change has been organic, the first formalized version came about in 1976, when Sharon Burns and Tom Porter peddled quizzes to pubs in southern England.

At first, the idea was to give bars a way to get people inside on slow nights, but the concept of pub quiz turned into a cultural phenomenon. In the U.S., groups like Pub Trivia USA and America's Pub Quiz organize city- and state-wide competitions, often with serious cash prizes.

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Abhinc
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2 months ago (edited)

is it possible to find a better example of love and support ?? i don't think so

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

once again ... can we have a movie about them please ??

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Ray_gunn
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2 months ago

She's like the cat mom!

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"We don't want people to walk into a bar and feel like they can't contribute for a round," Cullen Shaw, co-founder of the NYC Trivia League, said. "If there's a really difficult 17th-century poetry question, maybe there's one person in the bar that knows that, but a sports question comes up after that and they let someone else answer. That's what's fun about team trivia."

But you don't even need a team to participate now. Hundreds of thousands of people log on every night to play HQ, and though the app can be glitchy at times, it hasn't stopped folks from trying to claim hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars in prize money.

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Monkey Love
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2 months ago

I've worked with Denzel and he is such a wonderful person. Gracious. Kind. Stand up guy.

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Lovin' Life
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2 months ago

This dude was amazing

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Danish Dynomummy
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2 months ago

Karma at its best!

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But learning obscure facts isn't just fun. It's also good for our mental health. For example, experts say that playing trivia games can provide a dopamine rush much like gambling, but without the negative effects. 

"You get a rush or a neuroreward signal or a dopamine burst from winning,” John Kounios, Ph.D., professor of psychology and director of the doctoral program in applied cognitive and brain sciences at Drexel University in Pennsylvania, told Healthline. “I think whenever you’re challenged with a trivia question and you happen to know it, you get a rush. It’s sort of like gambling.”

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

national treasure !! prove me wrong if you dare

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

i know a lot of human beings like that but i won't give names

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Lee Macro
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2 months ago

I think he also got his hair shaved at the side with the same pattern as the kid's surgery scar

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

i am a huge fan !!! his documentaries are just amazing. watched life in colour recently. amazing show

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Kounios said the benefits can also be similar to those of playing a video game. However, unlike gambling and video games, Kounios said trivia is not a problematic habit.

"I don't think there are any pitfalls," he said. "Like anything else that’s fun, it [just] takes up time."

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Eva the Egg
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2 months ago

Wise words

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Andrew Gibb
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2 months ago

meals on wheels

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Bear Hall
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2 months ago

Did he go back to the golf course and blew up the gopher holes?

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Bear Hall
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2 months ago

A hidden talent discovered. Please don't waste it.

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Bear Hall
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2 months ago

That is so beautiful. Do you think our grandchildren would see it from those hills?

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

oh my !! that poor man went through hell !! i just can't even imagine

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Fred
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2 months ago

Well duh she’ll probably out live the bloody planet

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Vorknkx
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2 months ago

Not trying to be a conspiracy theorist, but have you noticed how Dave Grohl and Nirvana's drummer look like identical twins?

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Vic
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2 months ago

He turned out to be an under-cover rock!!

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renee brack
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2 months ago

Wish I could sprout a coupla cobras to watch my back. Especially walking home at night.

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Abhinc
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2 months ago (edited)

aaaaand this shows how f###ed up the system is, right !?

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Trillian
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2 months ago

This can also happen with people you really like. My partner's chewing can drive me nuts.

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Otter
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2 months ago

Real life Helmet Hair!!!

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Lovin' Life
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2 months ago

That's awesome. And I thought I was doing well learning to tie a tie on YouTube

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Otter
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2 months ago

Of course if you work for Google, you'll see your spouse and kids maybe 2-3 times a year...

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Stephen Branley
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2 months ago

Imagine getting to the top and then dropping the bulb...

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Trillian
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2 months ago

This is for very skinny people only

Devil's Advocate
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2 months ago

Average Japanese people, I imagine

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Riley Quinn
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2 months ago

We need these seats on airlines.

Ellen Ranks
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2 months ago

I would ride it, good privacy! Also I think the seats are not as small as they seem, there only being 3 seats in a row as opposed to 4 in a regular bus.

Carrie Laughs
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2 months ago

Looks claustrophobic to me but it is probably better sitting in it and looking out.

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Michael Sanders
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2 months ago (edited)

The unfortunate reality about this is that it is a lovely comfort for a country where many people work themselves to death

Random Anon
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2 months ago

They are trying to change it, albeit a little too late, after the drastic fall in birthrate and a rapidly aging population.

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Hotdogking
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2 months ago

All that’s missing is the talking head and the sheer speed

Ray_gunn
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2 months ago

Comfy.

Catlady6000
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2 months ago

We need these on airplanes

Amanda Hunter
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2 months ago

If only they'd stop killing whales.

Cosmetica Solist
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2 months ago

Well this may be A night bus in Japan, but it's definitely not how night busses are in Japan. I've taken many night busses in Japan, and never one that looked like this

Thomas Sweda
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2 months ago

How do they get to the seats in the back?

Skara Brae
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2 months ago

That's a very narrow isle. Do they not have a minimum width in case of fire? Imagine if people have packages.

DuchessDegu
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2 months ago

In most cases in public transport, planes, buildings, offices etc you're supposed to leave everything behind in an emergency

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Jane W.
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2 months ago

Is there an aisle?

Angelar
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2 months ago

This is the most civilized thing I saw today.

Isabel Care
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2 months ago

Seats look big enough, but the gap between them seems tiny

EJN
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2 months ago

Motivation to reduce?

Susan Mercurio
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2 months ago

Where do they put Stan Shunpike?

LAWLAWLAW
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2 months ago

From UK, where is all the vomit/urine/empty beer cans/passed out people?

Leslie Burleson
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2 months ago

This looks like bad cgi lol

Shaista Afridi 🇦🇫
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2 months ago

lmao most Americans would not fit on here lol

Patricia Stilwell
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2 months ago

The width looks OK to me and I am by no means 'skinny', but I'd bet height would be a factor. I always used to buy Japanese cars because I am short. But the Japanese are making their cars bigger now.

Jeff Diamond
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2 months ago

I wish I'd had one like this...

Bhadrika Love
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2 months ago

The overnight buses in Peru are AMAZING- sears fully recline, curtains for privacy, serve meals, and have movies.

Lemonclouds20
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2 months ago

Japanese is on track to be like India in teens of sexual violence and crimes against women. I wouldn't trust anyone on the bus.

Panda Kicki
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2 months ago

I prefer the Vietnam long haul night bus. It was like the one in Harry Potter, more or.less 🤣. Almost as agile.as well.

WilvanderHeijden
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2 months ago

So Americans can't ride a bus at night in Japan?

Michael Sanders
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2 months ago

Ha ha yeah fat americans can’t ride. Those fat americans! You got em!

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Jccaidc
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2 months ago

What's it look like in the day?

K R
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2 months ago

Too tight. Nullifies good design to me

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Otter
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2 months ago

That guy's agent knew his stuff!

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Andrew Gibb
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2 months ago

gets you downvoted on boredpanda- nobody likes to hear about blind people getting a cheese grater for a present and then thinking it to be a violent story

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Abhinc
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2 months ago

when are we finally going to cancel influencers and social medias ?? i think it's time !!

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Vic
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2 months ago

I wonder where he was fitting his bit.. I'll see myself out..

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Steve Barnett
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2 months ago

He was doing his bit (Dark humour, refer to #25)

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renee brack
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2 months ago

What an adventure and accomplishment. Imagine who you'd be at the end? Where are my hiking boots...

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Raven Sheridan
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2 months ago (edited)

"If he dies, he dies."

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Stephen Branley
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2 months ago

If he's South Africa's most infamous robber, why does the police board say ""Fort Lauderdale"?

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Vorknkx
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2 months ago

So, he's the original Nigerian prince :D

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Vorknkx
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2 months ago

Not only was AK-47 sold abroad (in huge amounts), but several other communist countries started producing their own versions of the gun (which were also exported). That's how.

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Sigrid Johanesdóttir
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2 months ago

This is very unfair, football is a business not a sport

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