20 Bizarre Facts – Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List

20 Bizarre Facts - Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List

20 Bizarre Facts – Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List.

20 Bizarre Facts - Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List

Can we agree that fact lists are fun? Since we agree fact lists are fun, how about we add a touch of bizarre and see what we get.

I’ve rounded up 20 bizarre facts you can drop into any conversation and spice things up immediately. Enjoy 20 Bizarre Facts – Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List

20 Bizarre Facts

  • From 1953 to 1957, NBC’s Today Show had a chimpanzee co-host named J. Fred Muggs. It is estimated he earned the network around $100 million.
  • Apples, peaches, and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
  • There is a geocache on the International Space Station placed in 2008. It has since been visited four times by other astronauts.
  • Canada eats more macaroni and cheese than any other nation in the world.
  • Scotland wanted to replicate the Parthenon bigger and cheaper in 1826. It was never completed and is now nicknamed “Scotland’s Disgrace”.
  • In every scene of Fight Club, there is a Starbucks coffee cup.
  • The first-ever documented feature film was made in Australia in 1906.
  • Ancient Roman surgeons were trained to block out the screams of human pain.
  • The NYPD had a police officer follow Andre the Giant whenever he went out drinking. Among other things, this was to make sure he didn’t get drunk and fall on anyone.
  • A strawberry is not an actual berry, but a banana is.
  • Hershey’s chocolate syrup, Ritz Crackers, DumDums, and Oreos are all vegan.
  • The sound of a Star Wars lightsaber was created by pairing together the sound of an idle film projector and the buzz from an old TV set.
  • Your tonsils can grow back if there was tissue left behind during the removal process.
  • In Israel, it is illegal to bring bears to the beach.
  • There is an uninhabited island in the Bahamas known as Pig Beach, which is populated entirely by swimming pigs.
  • Without saliva, humans are unable to taste food.
  • It snowed in the Sahara desert for 30 minutes on February 18, 1979.
  • In Switzerland, it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10pm.
  • William Shakespeare had a curse engraved on his tombstone to prevent anyone from moving his bones.

BONUS BIZARRE FACTS:

  • A group of horses will not go to sleep at the same time – at least one of them will stay awake to look out for the others.
  • Snoop Dogg’s real name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr. His nickname came from his mother who thought he looked like Snoopy from the Peanuts comic strip.

20 Bizarre Facts – Weird, Unusual, Odd & Strange Fact List