Weird facts

The Testicle That Hangs Lowest Depends on Which Hand You Use

To steal a line from Monty Pythons, “and now for something completely different.” Did you know that the testicle that hangs lowest depends of which hand a person uses? Seriously! If you don’t believe me test it out yourself and be amazed. But, and I must stress this point, as with everything, there are alway some exceptions to the rules. So let’s take a deeper look at this fascinating tsticle fact. So facts about male sexual organs aren’t exactly a new thing on this site, as you can see with this post. And to be honest, we’ve touched this subject ... Read more

Urea is Found in Cigarettes

If you needed another reason to quit the nasty habit of smoking perhaps this is it. Urea is found in cigarettes. Well, it’s not actually found in cigarettes. Saying that it is found would be like saying that it was either lost in them or somehow lurking about like an undiscovered piece of landscape. You can’t really say something can be found if you know that they have been placed there in the first place. Yes, that’s right. Not only is urea found in cigarettes, it has been placed there on purpose. But why? For those who are wondering what the ... Read more

There’s a Type of Fungus That Can Give Women an Orgasm when Smelled

Forget buying your girl beautifully scented roses on your next date. There’s an odd-looking mushroom, ugly in just about all respects, that will make her night far more memorable. And no, we’re not talking about magic mushrooms here, although what they do is really magical. We are talking about a special type of fungus that can give female humans an orgasm just by smelling it. For a while when I first heard of this I was wondering if the fungus was sort of only embedded in stacks of one hundred dollar bills. I mean, that would certainly explain Hugh Hefner and ... Read more

15 Surprising Facts About the Most Ordinary Things

1 Super Glue Was Invented By Accident Taking the lead in our list of surprising facts about ordinary things is this surprising little fact about one of the most commonly used items in the house. Super glue was invented by accident! The amazing household glue that can be used for a multitude of uses, both good and evil, was discovered by accident when scientists at KODAK were trying to manufacture a clear plastic for use in precision gun sights during World War II. The scientists were experimenting with chemicals known as cyanoacrylates. The problem was that the chemicals kept sticking together ... Read more

22 Bizarrely Creepy Facts

1 The World’s Largest Frog, the Goliath Frog, is over 1 Foot in Length What better way to start our list of creepy facts than with this particular one. For those who suffer from Batrachophobia, which is a fear of amphibians such as frogs, this particular fact would be a nightmare come true. Unlike the world’s smallest frogs, this particular amphibian is on the opposite end of the scale. The world’s largest frog is a true monster. They have been known to measure up to 33 cm (13 inches) in length. That’s bibber than some cats and dogs!. If the length of ... Read more

21 Facts Nobody Needs to Know, but Want to Know

Time for a list of 21 facts nobody needs to know. 1 Buffalo Hump’s Real Name Was Po-cha-na-quar-hip (erection That Won’t Go Down) Leading our diverse list of facts nobody needs to know is what I would call a socially awkward name, or cruel parenting. Buffalo Hump, whose Comanche name was Po-cha-na-quar-hip, was a Comanche chief who rose to prominence in the mid 1800’s. He found his place in American history following the Council House Fight in 1840, where a group of unarmed Comanche ambassadors, under the truce of a white flag, were slaughtered by members of the Republic of Texas. This slaughter ... Read more

19 Odd but True Facts

1 The Gospel of Eve Promoted Free Sex I think it would be interesting to start our odd but true facts with a little known gospel. How well do you know the New Testament? There is a Gospel of Eve that is an almost entirely lost text from the New Testament apocrypha, which may be the same as the lost Gospel of Perfection. It is not part of the canonical Bible, and probably for a very good reason. This Gospel of Eve was used by some to justify free love. To be more precise, they used the Gospel of Eve ... Read more

There Was Going to Be a Gladiator Sequel Instead of a Prequel

So when I first heard of this plan for a Gladiator sequel I was a little disappointed that it never came to fruition. I mean, the original was a fantastic movie, full of violence, blood and gore and awesome special effects. Oh, and it had a storyline of some description attached to all of the fun. It was just simply a marvelous movie. But in reality, how could there be a Gladiator sequel if the main character had died, unless they planned on using another character, which they didn’t? So how was this all going to be played out? Now ... Read more

A Medieval Form of Torture Involved a Goat Licking Salt of Someones Feet

There was once a form of torture that involved a goat licking salt of your feet. No, this isn’t a joke, and even though it sounds quite ridiculous, and hardly as terrifying as something like this, it was an excruciatingly painful form of punishment. You are probably sitting there wondering just how something like this could be considered as punishment? Well, read on and be surprised and disgusted all at the same time. To have a goat licking salt of your feet as a form of torture hardly sounds like it would be that great an ordeal. To be honest, at ... Read more

Alexander the Great Had Two Different Eye Colors

One of the ancient world’s most powerful men, Alexander the Great, had two different eye colors. For a lot of people reading this right now, this might come as a bit of a surprise. Eyes are supposed to match, and different colors just isn’t possible, or is it? Well, it is, and it is a little more common than you might think. The condition that Alexander the Great had that gave him two different colored eyes is called heterochromia iridum. While it’s actually not all that common in humans, several household names have this condition. Kate Bosworth, Mila Kunis, Henry Cavill, Kiefer Sutherland and Wentworth ... Read more