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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.

Bobbie the Wonder Dog, who walked a distance of at least 2,551 miles (4,105 km) through plains, desert, and mountains in the winter to return home to his family, swimming in rivers and even crossing the Continental Divide in the coldest part of winter.

The funnel-web spiders venom is extremely toxic to primates, but mostly harmless to many other animals. There are no primates in Australia, apart from humans.

There are 5 temples in Kyoto, Japan that have blood stained ceilings. The ceilings are made from the floorboards of a castle where warriors killed themselves after a long hold-off against an army. To this day, you can still see the bloody outlines and footprints.

Stephen Hawking is 73 years old and has outlived his life expectancy due to ALS by over 50 years.

If you connect jello to an EEG brain scan, it registers as being so alive that you wouldn't legally be allowed to turn it's life support off.

Comedian Retta (Parks and Rec) is the niece of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia

Because a shortage of vinyl recording material and censorship of some Western music during the Soviet era, bootleg recordings known as Ribs, Bones or roentgenizdat were produced on discarded medical X-ray prints.

Nick Offerman has his own version of the Yule Log Fireplace video in which he sits and drinks whiskey by the fire for 45 minutes.

Art historians dismissed some doodles in da Vinci’s notebooks as “irrelevant.” But in 2016 a Cambridge professor found that one page of these scribbles actually contained the first written records demonstrating the laws of friction

A cartoonist filed a lawsuit against DreamWorks for stealing his pitch "Kung Fu Panda Power" as a basis for "Kung Fu Panda." He withdrew his lawsuit when it was discovered his drawings were traced from a Lion King coloring book. He currently faces charges for wire fraud and perjury.

Baker's Math: flour weight is always expressed as 100%, and sets the foundation for every other ingredient- 66% water, 2% salt, etc.

The Catholic Church has accepted Darwinian evolution as compatible with Christianity since 1950.

Today is Kamehameha Day, to celebrate the first king of Hawaii

Actor Brian Cox is diabetic and that in the film Super Troopers he was required to eat a prop that looked like a bar of soap but was in fact made of white chocolate. He spat it out and instead of waiting around for a sugar-free replacement, he ate a real bar of soap instead.

People in Medieval times accused of crimes could opt for a "trial by ordeal" where they stick their hands in boiling water, if innocent, God would stop them burning. The priests who administered this would secretly cool the water beforehand if they thought the defendant was innocent