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Weird but interesting facts of life

Some are funny facts and some will make you say WTF. But being inconvenient and not useless, all those facts will enrich your knowledge base and help you pass through.

About Jackie Mitchell, a 17-year-old female pitcher for the Double-AA Chattanooga Lookouts, once played the New York Yankees in an exhibition game and struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession.

Pluto, by law, is still a planet in New Mexico whenever it passes over the state.

Every actress in Mad Max: Fury Road did her own stunts. Including the 78 year old Melissa Jaffer.

Microsoft was making $5-15 on every Android phone sold because of patents, peaking at $2bil in 2013

The soundtrack for Spyro the Dragon was composed by the drummer for The Police

Accusing someone of being a witch was illegal in Medieval times, since the Church held that witches didn't exist, so it was a heretical claim. The big witch-hunts occurred in the early modern era.

McDonalds “Secret Sauce” isn’t actually a secret, and that their executive chef even made a video on how to make it at home.

A single asteroid, named Hebe, is the origin of about 40% of the meteorites that hit Earth.

The inspiration for the Lone Ranger was a black man born into slavery who later became a US Marshall and was credited with 3,000 arrests and killing 14 outlaws

The English vocabulary makes it very difficult to describe smells - we can only describe odors by comparing the smell to other things

Thomas Jefferson helped to popularize "Mac 'n Cheese" by serving it to dinner guests during his presidency.

As of 2015, Japan's pachinko market generates more gambling revenue than that of Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore combined.

"The unsuccessful self-treatment of a case of writer's block" is the shortest academic article ever: it has no words

Canadian child killer Peter Woodcock was given intense treatment over many years, deemed safe, and given a weekend pass.Within an hour he had murdered somebody. Claimed treatment "served only to make him more adept at manipulating others"

The Screen Actors Guild strike of 1999 prevented the use of live actors in advertising. Struggling to boost sales and needing an ad campaign, an insurance company turned to CGI to replace the actor. The Geico Gecko was born.