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Weird Facts

This page contains information about the famous top 100 weird facts that are amazing weird or bizzare. Examples are facts about world records, strange people, interesting ideas and so on ... If that's what you're loooking for then this is the place for you. Below you will find a table of the top weird facts, containing the best of the best. Enjoy and make sure to add this page to your favourite section for easy reference in the future.


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In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska!
Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!
The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee!
A barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!
In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.
It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.
Porcupines float in water!
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off!
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month! Interesting tries from our readers: orange: door hinge, melange (French for mix) purple: hurtle, durple?, turtle month: once, bunth?, hunch
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire a strung across the U.S!
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!
Cat urine glows under a black-light!
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy!
Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill!
In California, a law created in 1925 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing.
In Kentucky, it is illegal for a merchant to force a person into his place of business for the purpose of making a sale.
In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned.
In Rochester, Michigan, the law is that anyone bathing in public must have the bathing suit inspected by a police officer !
In the State of Kansas, you're not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street.
In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m.
It's against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas!
Most lipstick contains fish scales!
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
Slugs have 4 noses!
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
The state of Florida is bigger than England!
There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world!
Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia!
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
In Cleveland, Ohio, it is unlawful to leave chewing gum in public places.
In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.
It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!
Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!
In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.
It is against the law in Connecticut for a man to write love letters to a girl whose mother or father has forbidden the relationship.
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!
The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins!
There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!
56,000,000 people go to Major League baseball each year!
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!
America once issued a 5-cent bill!
Clinophobia is the fear of beds!
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes!
In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
In New Jersey, cabbage can't be sold on Sunday.
In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum.
In West Virginia, one can't cook sauerkraut or cabbage due to the odors and the offence is subject to imprisonment.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet!
Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!
The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time.
The Philadelphia mint produces 26 million pennies per day!
There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year!
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
A jellyfish is 95 percent water!
Dogs can hear sounds that you cant!
In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose in the street!
In Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.
More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby!
The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year!
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head!
Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!
In Georgia, it's against the law to spread a false rumor.
In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones!
The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!
The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!

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