Here are 56 Bizarre facts which seem false if you listen to it for the first time, but strangely these facts are true.
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Honey is the only food which never spoils even after 1000 years
Yes, it’s true honey never rots. Archaeologists who excavated ancient Egyptian tombs found pots of honey, thousands of years old and still edible.
Moving Rocks without any external interference
Do you know, Rocks having weight more than 100 kg move without any influence under a geographical phenomenon.
You Can Die By Drinking Too Much Water At Once.
Yes, you heard it right. By drinking around more than 6 Litres of water, you can succumb to death. The condition is known as Hyponatremia. There are true incidences when people died due to drinking excessive water. So much water that it became hard for kidneys to flush it out and the sodium concentration declined to very low levels.
The Suicide Song
- In Vienna, a young girl drowned herself while holding a piece of sheet music.
- In Budapest, a shop owner took his life and left a note that quoted from the lyrics of the same song.
- In London, a woman died from overdosed while listening to the same song.
- During 1970, newspapers linked almost 19 deaths to this depressing song.
- The name of the song was Gloomy sunday.
The Average Human Body Contains Enough Fat To Make 7 Bars Of Soap
The First Condoms Patented Were Meant To Be Reused
Spiders Have Transparent Blood
The Lost World And Its Forbidden People
Do you know that there is an island in the bay of bengal named as North sentinel island, in which there are people who are untouched by modern civilization. If someone tries to contact them, they start attacking them with arrows and stones. They also kill someone who tries to get near their island. The Government of India tried to befriend them by leaving coconuts as a warm gesture, but with no success at all. No one knows their real Population, but last estimated stats says its above 500. They are truly the most isolated human species on earth.
Turritopsis Dohrnii Is A Jelly Fish Which Is Immortal
yes. Its true, this jellyfish regenerates its cells once it attains maturity, thus making it an animal with infinite lifespan.
You can’t fold a regular sheet of paper in half more than 7 times. But if you could fold it just 42 times, it would be thick enough to reach the moon!
How can a paper only approx 0.07 cm thin, can become so thick. The answer lies in the exponential behavior of Numbers.
2 Multiplied by 50 times multiplied by the thickness of paper is really very very huge.
River Ran With Gold Around 3 Billion Years Ago.
The world’s biggest gold deposits washed up at their South African resting place by by streams and rivers,” says geologist Jason Kirk of the University of Arizona, Tucson
Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Is Actually A Correct Sentence
Door To Hell
It is a natural gas stream coming out and burning since 1971 in Turkmenistan. Fearing poisonous gases they burned it in 1971. Its still burning.
Lyre Bird Can Imitate Any Sound On Earth Like A Voice Recorder.
People Are Applying The Most Deadly Poison On Their Faces By Choice
Botulinum toxin is the most toxic substance on earth. 100 nanograms is enough to kill a healthy person. But every year millions of beauty conscious people opt to apply it on their faces by spending huge sum under the marketed name Botox.
The Mystery Man Whom No One Knows In This World
In august 2004 a Burger King employee found a beaten and badly injured man. The Staff was having no clue who he was. Neither did no one till now. This man lost his memory due to the incident.
His fingerprints have been searched against the FBI’s files. He even appeared in a TV Show having 7 million viewers and yet no one was able to identify him so far. He has also been put through various DNA tests against the most comprehensive DNA databases, without much success. The man is still a mystery.
If You Cut A Hologram In Pieces The Whole Of The Image Will Appear In All Pieces
A Single Pencil Can Draw A Line 38 Miles Long
There Is A Bee Species In Thailand Who Drink Human Tears
The Furnace Shrimp
Mantis Shrimp swings its claw under water so fast, that it results in boiling of water nearby. The temperature although short lived is of the order of several thousand degrees.
In Facebook, You can write your password in 3 different ways and it will Log you in
Suppose your password is mySecretpassword
Now you can try with all caps lock on, it will be OK. That means MYSECRETPASSWORD is OK
You can also try with First letter in Uppercase and you will face no trouble while logging in. MySecrertpassword is also OK.
You can also try with the case being inverted and its OK. mYSECRETPASSWORD is also OK.
The Famous Birthday song Happy Birthday to You is still Copyrighted
Bing uses Google search results and denies it
in Year 2011 Google did an experiment to prove it. Google used unique made up words not expected by anyone to search for. Then it assigned unique Web page result against it. Surprisingly, Bing’s search result were same.
Note: I am not saying it. Google said it here : http://googleblog.blogspot.in/2011/02/microsofts-bing-uses-google-search.html
Alan Turing, Father of Computer Science was prosecuted for homosexuality in 1952
He accepted treatment with oestrogen injections (chemical castration) as an alternative to prison.
A Strange but Horrible coincidence
Morgan Robertson wrote a Book Futility in 1898. This Book featured a ship named The Titan” that struck an iceberg on an April night while traveling with a speed of 22.5 knots and sank in the North Atlantic 400 miles from Newfoundland. Exactly 14 years later, a ship named Titanic sank in North Atlantic after getting struck with an iceberg in April. The Only thing that did not match the situations described in the Novel was speed of the Titanic. Titanic was travelling with a speed of 25 Knots an Hour.
Bebo’s Founder paid $1 Million to Buy back Bebo.com which he sold in $850 million 5 years ago
Well it was the pre Facebook era. Michael Birch started a website Bebo with his wife and at the height of its success, sold it to AOL to a staggering sum of $850 million. With the advent of facebook, twitter etc. this website declined like a sinking ship and one day he bought it back in $1 million.
Super Computers have calculated the value of Pi up to 2.5 trillion decimal points without any pattern or repetition of any kind
Men can breast feed Babies
Hitler was Nominated for a Peace Prize in 1939
Termites love rock music
Termites eat wood two times faster when rock music is being played
80 Billion dollars every year are Pumped into immortality studies by Billionaires
There is an actual ocean of Alcohol in our Universe
Sadly, this ocean of Alcohol is 6500 light years away from us.
In the year 2006, An american judge ordered two attorneys to settle their disputes playing the famous game, Rock , Paper and Scissors
An Old lady cut down whole of Armenia’s Internet connection accidentally
An 75 year old lady in year 2011 was digging for copper so that she can sell it for scrap and she accidentally sliced an underground cable which resulted in shutting down of the internet of whole country for 5 hours straight.
Ref : http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/apr/06/georgian-woman-cuts-web-access
In Geisha Facial Treatment Bird Poop is used as Facial
It has been used by Tom Cruise, Harry Styles and Victoria Beckham so far.
Do you remember this Photograph from Windows XP
Everyone knows this Photograph. At one time it was the most seen photograph in the world. But very few of us know that this image is untouched and is not manipulated by even one percent. This pic was taken by Charles O’Rear in the year 1996 in California.
Below is the image of the same place in November 2006.
Yahoo tried to buy facebook for $ 1 billion in the year 2006
Today, Facebook is valued at $220 billion while yahoo is worth only $42 billion.
The waves created by a moving object in water is always at an angle of 19.47 degree
After world war II, a Japanese Officer did not surrender himself in 1945 and continued the war for next 29 years.
After world war II, a Japanese officer named Hiroo Onoda did not surrender even when the war was over. The Reason was that he did not know that the war was really over.
There Is A Starbucks Cup Visible In Every Scene of Movie “Fight Club”
An anechoic chamber in Minneapolis’s Orfield Laboratory is in the guinness book of records for being the quietest room.
This chamber room so quiet you can hear your blood flow while sitting here. Also, You can not stay for more than 45 minutes here and still be sane.
High Heels were made for men, especially butchers , to avoid stepping on Blood
On April 1, 2007, Google sent an email to its employees warning that a python was loose in its New York Office. It was not a joke.
Hognose Snake, when attacked, start acting as Dead and also emit foul smell so that no one dare to eat them
Snapdragon Flowers are cute when they blossom, but when they die they exactly look like horrible Human skulls.
It rains Diamonds on Jupiter and Saturn
You can not die from drinking snake venom
Snake venom takes our life if injected directly to blood. If we do not have cuts in our mouth to expose it to blood, we can directly drink it and we will be just fine. Our digestive system will break it down and will flush this away.
Ref : https://animalcorner.co.uk/venomous-snakes/
The Bristlecone pine trees are the oldest living organisms on earth with average tree life span of more than 3000 years
Hot water Freezes faster than Cold water
Ref : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mpemba_effect
A chicken in florida lived for 18 more months after his head was cut off.
Ref : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_the_Headless_Chicken
If you start counting at one and spell out the numbers as you go, you won’t use the letter “A” until you reach 1,000.
Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right while women’s shirts have the buttons on the left.
Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive. People wishing to read them have to sign a disclaimer that they are doing so at their own risk.
Brain do not have pain receptors! They can not feel pain.
No anesthesia is given to your brain during brain surgery. One is completely awake during brain surgery
Brazilian wandering spider’s bite can cause erection lasting for hours.
In Gmail, dots means nothing
Still many people stress out that there is a dot inside their gmail address.
Saurav is associated with IT industry and computers for more than a decade and is writing on The Geek Page on topics revolving on windows 10 and softwares.