Incredible and fun facts to explore

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.

The original Alfalfa died by getting shot in the groin in an argument about lost dog reward money

Casualty or ‘Mercy’ dogs were vital in World War One. They carried supplies so wounded soldiers could help themselves to supplies and tend to their own wounds, whilst other more gravely wounded soldiers would seek the company of a Mercy dog to wait with them whilst they died.

During World War II a Soviet pilot was shot down while returning from a reconnaissance mission and hid in the woods nearby. When a German fighter pilot landed nearby and got out to investigate, the Soviet pilot rushed out, stole his plane and flew home.

NASA accidentally recorded over the original moon landing tapes and lost a critical piece of human history forever

A gargoyle can only be called that name if it has a spout and was created to divert water away from the building. Non-functioning, ornamental ones should be called a chimera, grotesque, or boss.

Mississippi permits drivers to consume alcohol while driving. However, the driver must still stay below the 0.08% blood alcohol content limit for DUI.

Geena Davis tried out for the 2000 Sydney Olympics in archery. She placed 24th out of 300 women, but did not qualify for the Olympics

Alfred Nobel, who stabilized Nitroglycerin, was told by his Doctor to eat NG to treat his heart complications. He refused. Decades later, NG proved to be effective in reducing the blockages that lead to a heart attack. The scientist that discovered this was awarded the Nobel Prize.

A place exists called "The Gateway to Hell" in Ethiopia, one of the hottest and most alien places on the planet. The air is toxic to humans and organisms were found living in pure acid without any oxygen.

99% of Jewish children in Poland died in the Holocaust. Only 5,000 were left out of a pre-war population of 1 million.

There is a type of Australian beetle which is threatened with extinction because the male beetles try to have sex with beer bottles instead of females

Apple Makes New Employees Work on Fake Products Until Apple Can Trust Them

During test times in Korea, they will lock the access to rooftops. This is because students have been known to realise they are failing whilst taking the test, stop, and leave to jump off the roof.

In the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing, there was a mysterious detached leg found in the rubble of the destroyed building. Since all 168 victims’ legs have been accounted for, the left leg has perplexed investigators and has yet to be traced back to an owner

In Back to the Future, the original idea was for the time machine to be a refrigerator, but because Robert Zemeckis was afraid that kids would imitate the film and get trapped in fridges, they changed it to a DeLorean car.