The Man Who Was Killed By His Own Beard

A 16th-century Dutch mayor named Hans Staininger had the most magnificent face full of whiskers the world had ever seen — a hirsute magnificence that ultimately proved to be his undoing

Authors
By
Published
Comments
Comments 0

19 Quirky Differences Around The World

By:
19 Quirky Differences Around The World

You might think that people in small towns live in quaint little bubbles, but the fact is, we all do. And you don't realize how quirky your little corner of the world is, until you travel to other places. And it's not just that fries are chips and chips are crisps. It's everything.

For example …

Entry by DilipG

CRACKED COM IN Bulgaria, people nod to mean no and shake their heads to mean yes. I NO YES

Entry by DilipG

Ethiopia follows a calendar that is seven years behind 3M1 the rest Of the world. CRACKED COM

Sign up for the Cracked Newsletter

Get the best of Cracked sent directly to your inbox!

Forgot Password?