Weird Facts

    Weird Facts

    Facts that are weird, strange, and generally offbeat. Trivia in this category will raise an eyebrow or two.

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    99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
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    If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
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    More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
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    A broken clock is always right twice a day.
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    Only two in one thousand diamonds are considered truly colorless.
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    Gloucestershire airport in England used to blast Tina Turner songs on the runways to scare birds away.
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    California has issued at least 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
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    A Native American tribe in South Dakota collects bottle caps left by campers, using them as currency. Several banks in the area now recognize the caps as legal tender.
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    The MGM Grand Hotel of Las Vegas washes 15,000 pillowcases per day!
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    The Saguaro Cactus, found in South-western United States does NOT grow branches until it is 75 years old.
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    It would take about 1,200,000 mosquitoes to fully drain the average human body of blood.
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    McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys!
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    Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!
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    Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized!
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    Rice paper does not have any rice in it!
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    In Albania, nodding your head means 'no' and shaking your head means 'yes'.
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    If you put two straws in your mouth, one inside a drink and one outside it, you won't be able to drink through either straw.
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    Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.
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    In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.
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