It is known that progress and evolution have come after many failed attempts. And we still have a lot to discover about the world that surrounds us. Below I prepared a list of TOP 30 Curiosities and Stupid Stories You Did not Know!
1. In the famous Salem witch trial, two dogs were also hung, being accused of sorcery.
2. A yacht with sixty people on board sank in Texas after all the people went on a single part of the ship when they crossed a nudist beach.
3. A couple from Germany went to a fertility clinic because they did not understand why after eight years of marriage they still had no children. The reason was that they never had sex.
4. The access at the London Tower was free if you brought a cat or dog to feed the lions.
5. The main cause of death among elephants in zoos in America is obesity.
6. In 1879 the people from Liege, Belgium attempted to send mail to the neighboring city with the help of 37 cats. The project was a total failure.
7. Only one dog was on both the North Pole and the South Pole.
8. The oldest animal on Earth was an Icelandic clam. The clam was 405 years old and was killed by the researchers while establishing the age.
9. On average, a woman spends 2 years of her life looking in the mirror and a man only 6 months.
10. China has more people who speak English than the United States.
11. If you are looking for 241543903 in Google images you will find pictures of people that put their heads in the refrigerator.
12. It is estimated that squirrels that bury nuts and then forget where they buried them accidentally plant millions of trees in the world.
13. 91% of people admitted that at some point in their lifetime, they tried to close the door of the refrigerator slowly to see the light go out.
14. Coca-Cola says that only 2 people who are alive know the recipe of the famous drink and they are not allowed to travel on the same plane in case a crash occurs.
15. The penguin is the only bird that can swim but cannot fly.
16. The Army of Andorra consists of only eight soldiers.
17. Ants never sleep. However, at dawn, the ants stretch out like humans when they get tired.
18. Every time licking a stamp, a person burns 1/10 of a calorie.
19. A monkey was once trialed and convicted because of smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana
20. If you scream for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will produce enough energy to heat a cup of coffee.
21. When they get out of the cave, the bats always turn left.
22. Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
23. The ants salute one other, by nodding when they pass one another.
24. A person has about 76,000 hairs on his head.
25. When the movie “The Princess and the Frog” was released on the market, 50 children were hospitalized due to Salmonella contracted from kissing frogs.
26. During Mao’s regime, each Chinese family was forced to kill at least one sparrow per week to stop them from eating all the rice. The project turned out to be ineffective because the sparrows do not eat rice.
27. US secret services have tried to poison Hitler’s carrots with female hormones in order to turn it into a woman.
28. A German submarine from World War II sank because of a malfunctioning toilette
29. The word cemetery comes from the Greek koimetirion, which means “bedroom”
30. Did you know that on average a woman can’t keep a secret longer than 45 hours and 17 minutes?