Pirates Wore Earrings to Pay for Their Own Funeral

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever wondered why did pirates wear earrings? Along with the eye patch, a pirates earrings are, and have been, part and parcel of the archetypal pirate look. Even without an eye patch, a rugged looking sailor adorned with earrings gave away his chosen profession. He was almost certainly a pirate. But while the …

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Chainsaws Were Made To Deliver Babies

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I were to say that chainsaws were originally made to deliver babies, what would you say? You would probably think I’m off my face on some hallucinogenic party drug or something. How could a device that’s widely used in the timber industry, and I can’t forget B grade horror movies, ever be associated with the …

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The World’s Biggest Pimple On A Human, Is It A Real Pimple?

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to the numerous claims for the world’s biggest pimple on a human, the internet seems to be filled with claimants. Most of the claims appear to be on video sharing site YouTube, of which we have our own channel filled with cool and interesting facts from our own site. While these are …

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Sylvester Stallone Was A Lion Cage Cleaner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before he was famous, Sylvester Stallone worked as a lion cage cleaner. For one of the biggest action stars of the big screen over the last four decades, was this just the early training days of a real tough guy? Unfortunately not, and it all happened at one of the toughest points in his life. Anyone who …

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It Is Illegal To Kill A Sasquatch Or Bigfoot In Some Washington Counties

Reading Time: 3 minutes OK, so this sounds really weird, but once you get down into it, it actually makes a bit of sense. It is illegal to kill a Sasquatch or Bigfoot in some regions of America. Like it’s seriously illegal, even though there is absolutely no proof whatsoever that the creature exists. That’s apart from the always …

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The Speed of Light Can Be Slowed to 38 Mph in a Laboratory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the speed of light can be slowed to the mere crawl of a moped at full throttle, roughly 38 mph? Most people would probably think that I have been out the back inhaling an illegal substance that inhibits my thought process with a statement like that, but it’s true, and can …

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