In eighteenth century English gambling dens, there was an empolyee whose only job was to swallow the dice if there was a police raid.
It is illegal to be a prostitute in Siena, Italy, if your name is Mary.
In the 19th century, the British Navy attempted to dispel the superstition that Friday was an unlucky day to embark on a ship. The Keel of a new ship was laid on a Friday, she was named HMS Friday, commanded by a Captain Friday, and finally went to sea on a Friday. Neither the ship nor her crew were ever heard of again.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories a hour
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.
The creature on this planet with the most teeth is in fact the Snail with up to 25,000.
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad.
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.
Less than 2% of the water on Earth is fresh.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.
A rhinoceros' horn is made of compacted hair.
Slugs have 4 noses.
A peanut is neither a pea nor a nut.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champange will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.
A rat can last longer with out water than a camel.
A whales heart beats only nine times a minute.
There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
In the country of Turkey, in the 16th and 17th centuries, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Just thought I would share some weird facts. If you know some please share. ^_^