Hey Pandas, What Is The Craziest Fact You’ve Ever Heard? (Closed)
I don't know about you Pandas, but I really love fun facts. However, if I had to choose my favorite category, it would probably be especially weird facts.
Sometimes I can’t believe that these things exist: for example, there's a fact that says that a dog’s poop aligns with the Earth’s magnetic field. I know this is random, but I'm giving this one as an example.
So, Pandas, please tell me the craziest fact you know!
Pineapples contain the enzyme bromelain which breaks down and dissolves meat protiens, which is why your lips and tongue tingle when you eat them.
WHEN YOU EAT PINEAPPLES, THEY EAT YOU BACK
the craziest fact is that ALL YOU PANDAS ARE AMAZING also have a great day
The mayor of the Alaskan town, Talkeetna, is called Stubbs and has been mayor of the town since July 1997. Stubbs is a cat. There is an uninhabited island in the Bahamas known as Pig Beach, which is populated entirely by swimming pigs. Catnip is ten-times more effective at repelling mosquitoes than DEET, the main substance used in insect repellents. If eaten in one meal, 30 to 90 grams of polar bear liver is enough to kill a human being.
The reason the taste of artificial banana flavoring and artificial banana flavored products doesn’t taste like bananas is because it is based on a type of banana that was wiped out by a plague in the 1950’s
I read on IMDB that for the movie Despicable Me, they actually created a language, made of other languages, for the minions.
Uhmmm probably that dogs can smell cancer and bees can detect bombs
In April 18, 1930, At 8:45 pm on BBC news. The news bulletin was simply "There is no news tonight", followed by 15 minutes of piano music.
Spiked and studded dog-collars derive from the days of the Ancient Greeks, who would give their sheep-dogs sharply spiked collars to protect their necks from wolves whilst they watched over a Sheppard’s flock at night.- Makes sense! Artist Salvador Dalí would often get out of paying for drinks and meals by drawing on the checks, making them priceless works of art and therefore un-cashable.- Lucky artist right?
#1 If eaten in one meal, 30 to 90 grams of polar bear liver is enough to kill a human being!
#2 In 2002 alone, more people in the U.S. were killed by dogs than in shark attacks in the past 100 years.
#3 Surgeons who play video games at least 3 hours a week perform 27% faster and make 37% fewer errors.
#4 On 23rd May 2012, the American nuclear submarine USS Miami was damaged beyond repair by a fire whilst it was docked up in a Naval Shipyard. Although the start of this fire was unclear at first, civilian employee Casey J. Fury later admitted to starting the fire in order to “get out of work early”. For this he was sentenced to 17 years in a federal prison ordered to pay $400 million in recompense.
#5 During the First World War, so many starving wolves had amassed together in a great pack that opposing German and Russian forces formed a temporary alliance in order to fight them off!
You know when you cry and your nose gets runny? Yeah those are tears, not snot. So, technically, you have hole that go from your eyes, to your nose, through your esophagus, and into your butt!
Newspaper from 2015: Swedish man gets disability benefits after his heavy metal obsession is declared an ‘addiction’. Roger Tullgren, 42, is unable to hold down a full-time job because of his love of rock.
Viagra, when dissolved in water, can make cut-flowers stay erect for up to a week longer than they usually would
1: Squirrels are behind most power outages in the U.S.
2: The inventor of the Pringles can is now buried in one. He said his burial wishes to his family, and when he died at age 89, his children stopped at Walgreens on the way to the funeral home to buy his funeral Pringles can.
3: Cotton candy was invented by a dentist.
The Australian Army once went to war against emus, and lost! This happened back in 1932 as people were said to beconcerned over the number of emus said to be running out of control in the Campion District of WA, Australia.
Butterflies taste with their hind feet.
A group of crows is called murder.
Tomato sauce was sold in the 1800s as medicine.
A donkey will sink in quicksand, but a mule won’t.
A lion in the wild, usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.
India has a Bill Of Rights for cows.
Dartboards are made out of horsehair.
Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
In France, there’s a place called Y.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
There's a tree in India that's bigger than your average Wal-Mart
Cheetahs don't roar! They mew like cats
Nintendo was founded in 1889! They started out by selling cards.
Harvard was created before calculus
Betty White is literally older than sliced bread. (She was born in 1922, and sliced bread hit the market in 1928)
I just adore random tidbits, don't you?
that you can eat cicadas and if your allergic to seafood you are also allergic to cicadas. i found this out when we found out my brother was allergic to seafood(sad thing is he loves seafood)
Teenage boys are actually annoying when they aren’t even trying
that history's most successful pirate wasn't a bearded, eyepatch-wearing man but a woman, Ching Shih, who lived and pillaged during the Qing Dynasty, has been called the most successful pirate in history.
two favorite sciencey facts.
1) in an infinite universe everywhere is the center. which means that when someone says "you think your the center of the universe" they are right you are....and so are they.
2) that magenta does not have a wavelength in the light spectrum/rainbow. it actually combines the highest and lowest of the observable wavelengths. yet it seen as one color (combo of violet and red)
so, a real color that "doesn't exist" and finding the center of the universe is everyone those are my favorites
Eleanor Roosevelt was a target of the FBI
Christopher Columbus thought the Earth was pear-shaped
(Source: “Facts Left Out of History”, September 2020 Reader’s Digest)
I know lots of crazy facts about ocean stuff, but I'll just give y'all a few. 1) The Mariana Trench actually can support a small amount of life, and one of these creatures is the Hadal Snailfish. 2) The blob fish is just a normal fish in the Abyssal Zone, the famous picture shows what it looks like dead, mangled, and out of its habitat. It's actually called the Blob Sculpin. 3) Queen Conch snails have a giant toenail-like thing on their "foot" that they use to scrape the ground and look for food. 4) The Hammerhead Shark looks like that so it can pivot its head super fast. 5) The Dumbo Octopus exists, it's the only octopus that doesn't have an ink sac, beak, or radula. It's also my profile picture. 6) SIPHONOPHORES. Those things are WEIRD, man..!
I hope you enjoyed!
In the early 1900’s, Lobster was considered the “cockroach of the ocean” and was synonymous with the poor – often eaten regularly by the homeless, slaves and prisoners. It wasn’t until after World War II that lobster became considered a delicacy and a food associated with the aristocratic classes.
According to the Mayans, the world is going to end in 2012, but the Mayans are eight years behind, according to them it is 2012.
Recently found out that apparently some funeral homes in my State serve smoked meats at funerals. Now I can't stop making cannibal jokes. My sister, not biological, was floored that it wasn't a normal thing. Very specific but I'm exhausted today and my brain doesn't want to play.
Uh, well, this is really random but echidnas have four-headed penises.
Everytime you hit your head you can loose cells.
Also not a for sure fact but when you pick up an angry cat they tend to feel heavier.
1. The reason why people say "bless you" after you sneeze goes back to the early 1800's and the purpose has been forgotten. Back then, people believed that when you sneeze, you're exorcising a small demon or imp from your body, therefore they'd say bless you.
2. A single strand of spaghetti is called a spaghetto
3. Fruit stickers are actually edible, though obviously you should still wash your fruit before eating it. The glue that's used is FDA approved
There was an edition of the bible printed in 1631 that omitted the word 'not' from the phrase 'Thou shalt not commit adultery', known as the Wicked Bible. Most copies of it were burned, but some still exist and are highly prized by collectors.
You can die by pooping
When you are going to the bathroom, make sure you KEEP BREATHING while using the bathroom, or else you will pass out. This will cause something to go wrong in your body, and you will die.
The horror filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock is afraid of eggs. No joke. 🥚🍳 He called eggs “revolting”.
A dead humpback whale was found in the Amazon forest. They are trying to figure out how it got so far inland and why.
There is a town called Chicken in Alaska and it got it's name because people couldn't spell ptarmigan.
A single strand of spider silk weighing 1 pound is enough to encircle the earth.
1. You can't humm if you hold your nose closed.
Well most koreans don't have body odor. Oh, also banging your head against a wall for an hour burns about 150 calories.
One of my all time favorites:
"Watt." "What?" "Watt!" A player has been sent off after a referee mistook his name for dissent.
Referee Dean Hulme asked Sanchez Watt, who was playing for Hemel Hempstead Town, for his name as he was about to be booked in a National League South game against East Thurrock United.
The 27-year-old repeatedly replied: "Watt" but Hulme believed he was saying "what?" and sent him off for dissent.
trump "won" the election of 2016
For sure the fact that Zac Efron's middle name is David Alexander.