30 Weird Facts People Can’t Forget

30 Weird Facts People Can’t Forget

Some bits of trivia become common knowledge over time, which means it’s not really special to tell your friend that Viggo Mortensen broke his toe when he kicked that helmet in Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Just about everyone knows that by now. But some people possess weird kernels of information that are less mainstream. Like, did you know the inventor of the Pringles can requested that his cremated remains be put in a Pringles can when he died? You do now. 

To that end, Redditors have happily shared the strange facts stuck in their heads that could make them Jeopardy! contestants. Read on, and never share a tired, old, commonly known fact again…

heberg . 13y Norway has more coastline than the US, including Alaska and Hawaii. ... 116

Gorillaz2189 . 13y Kermit the Frog was left-handed. ... 64

hedalexa12 . . 1y In Phoenix, Arizona, you are legally allowed to bury a dead body on your property without asking for permission/getting a permit/etc. The city asks that you contact them beforehand so they can send someone out to stake for gas/electric lines, but it's not required. ... 6.1k

McDaddyos . 1y Michael Jackson's hair caught on fire at the exact median day of his life. Не had a literal mid-life crisis. ... 18.2k

ShutterBun . 1y Lee Harvey Oswald had straight pubic hair.

GunnerMcGrath . 1 13y One in every 5,000 babies are born without a butt hole, which has to be created manually by the hospital. The condition is called imperforate anus. ... 139

schlimschlamschlomi . 13y Viking ships could sail in only 18 inches of water. If it got too shallow, all the men could jump out and carry the ship until the water was deep enough. ... 482

StoicRomance. . 13y Duck Hunt can be a two player game. The controller in the 2nd port controls the direction the ducks fly. ... 282

rockymtnweigh . 1 13y Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born and died in the same year as Haley's comet visited. ... 367

splorf . 13y the only member of ZZ top without a beard is named frank beard. ... 558

choclotte . 2y That divider at grocery stores that separates stuff on the conveyor belt is called a spratchet ... 1.9k

mikey-likes_it . . 2y The term drink the kool-aid is historically incorrect. Jim Jones used Flavor-aid. ... 10.7k

throwaway63638291936 . 2y There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on Earth. ... 7.1k

Random_Noob 2y A whale's penis is called a dork. ... 224

No-Wrongdoer2267 . 2y The number 4 is the only number to have the same amount of letters as it's numerical value ... 515

mx5e46 . 2y Koalas have fingerprints that are very close to human fingerprints. There apparently have been several break-in in Australia by the same person based of off fingerprint evidence. Turned out to be a koala that was responsible for all of these. ... 4.1k

johnboy2978 . 2y Woodpeckers tongues wrap around their brain to cushion them from a concussion when they peck against tree trunks. ... 1.2k

amazingspineman . . 2y We don't really know who the inventor of the fire hydrant is, because the patent was destroyed......in a fire. ... 8.6k

DestinyTaco3 . 2y Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, Savoy cabbage, kohlrabi, and gai lan are all the same species of plant (Brassica oleracea), just bred to enhance different parts of the plant. ... 3.6k

SupportiveMan . 2y Fredric Baur, the inventor of the Pringles can, is buried in one ... 12.5k

Bluecheezeplatter . 10y Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year old honey. ... 1.9k

20PoundPenis . 10y *The blood from a human erection has enough blood to keep 3 gerbals alive. ... 2.3k

Forkgoesontheleft . 10y That completely blind people don't see blackness, they see nothing. ... 1k

CommanderStark - 1 10y Harry Truman's middle name was S. Не was also the last US President without a college degree. ... 386

TheSicilianDude . . 10y If you were to remove all of the empty space from the atoms that make up every human on earth, the entire world population could fit into an apple ... 1.1k

farside604 . 10y The body of Jeremy Bentham, the famous 18 and 19th century philosopher, is stuffed and kept by the University of London.

Sir_Ostrich . . 10y One I learned on here. The male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating. If she is, it's business time. ... 3k

Stoms2 . 1 10y Abalones (a snail) have 5 assholes. ... 2.1k

xheist . 10y Jackie Coogan - the guy who played Oliver in Oliver Twist and Uncle Fester in the Adams Family is believed to have broken into a prison with a mob, and lynched the man who kidnapped, ransomed and murdered Coogan's childhood friend. ... 1.6k

TwirledOriole . 1 10y If you eat a polar bear liver, you will die. Humans can't handle that much vitamin А. ... 1.9k
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