The Philippines Flag Has Different meanings For Peace And War

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the Philippines has different flags depending on whether or not they are in a state of war? This is surprisingly true, but what is even more unusual is how simple the difference is. Not only that, the if any other nation had their flag displayed in that way they’d be completely …

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You Can Legally Marry A Dead Person In France

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you marry a dead person? It’s kind of a strange question to ask, I know, but it appears as though it’s a legally accepted practice in France. When it comes to marriage it’s a common tradition for those exchanging marriage vows to pledge to stay married until “death do they part.” Once a partner …

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The Longest Sneezing Fit Ever Recorded Lasted 978 Days

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the longest sneezing fit ever recorded lasted a whopping 978 days? As amazing as it sounds, it’s absolutely true. The poor unfortunate woman who suffered for over two agonizing years was Donna¬†Griffiths from Worcestershire, England. For many of us who suffer a bout of the sniffles it usually lasts no more …

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King Tut Was Mummified With An Erect Penis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Now here is something about king Tut that you probably weren’t aware of. When he died, king Tut was mummified with an erect penis at 90 degrees. This unusual method of embalming has left experts baffled for decades, but a recent research paper attempts to shed new light on why king Tut was mummified with …

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Victoria Cross Medals Are Made From Chinese Cannons

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Victoria Cross is the highest medal for gallantry that a military serviceman or servicewoman in the British or Commonwealth armed forces can earn. It was established in 1856 when it was realized that many acts of bravery were going unrecognized during the Crimean War. The metal used to make every Victoria Cross medal has …

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