Weird facts

A U-Boat Submarine Sunk By A Toilet Malfunction

Reading Time: 2 minutes U-1206 was one of the late war boats equipped with a new deep water, high pressure toilet that allowed it to be used while running in deep waters. It was a sophisticated setup and required special technicians who were trained to operate them. On 14 April, 1945, U1206 was cruising 61m (200 feet) below the …

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Mary Jane Killed By Spider-Mans Radioactive Sperm

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spiderman comic or movie fans don’t blame us for this one, we are merely the conveyors of information. It looks as though Marvel have taken a walk on the wild side with their new Spider-Man Reign comic series. In an issue that was published in 2007, Mary Jane, Spider-Mans love interest, got killed off. The above title …

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Austrian Battle of Karansebes 1788 – the Dumbest Battle Ever

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Austrian Battle Of Karansebes in 1788 has to go down in history as one of the dumbest battles in history, ever. The battle resulted in the Austrians inflicting defeat on themselves, and it wasn’t a civil war either, they were at war with the Ottoman Turkish Empire. We are often amused with bizarre news …

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Penguins Practice Necrophilia, Rape and Other Sexual Depravities

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the most famous, and well known memes around is the socially awkward penguin meme. This particular fact just might make the socially awkward penguin just that more socially awkward. If you came to this page from our fact about sea otters raping seals, prepare to pick your jaw up from the floor. The Adelie penguins …

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Mortsafe For Zombies? It Was Used To Protect The Dead From The Living

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever seen a cage looking device over a grave? In very old cemeteries around the world you may see these hard prisons placed over grave sites. So, is a mortsafe for zombies, or a zombie apocalypse? Not at all. A mortsafe was a contraption developed at the beginning of the 19th century to …

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The Only Man To Be Both A Dwarf And A Giant

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are a great many people who are dwarfs. Dwarfism is caused by a genetic disorder and is not treatable. There are many different types of dwarfism, with some causing the body to stop growing at an extremely early age. Read about the shortest man here and woman here. A typical dwarf is someone who …

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Attempted Suicide Was Punishable By Hanging In Great Britain Until 1961

Reading Time: 2 minutes This has been a particularly difficult fact to determine if it is true or not. It was actually beginning to look like it was more of an urban myth and not a verifiable fact. But we have the goods. Attempted suicide was punishable by death, usually hanging in Great Britain until 1961. Hanging was the …

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