Little Facts That Make You Go “WTH”???
Remember Cliff Claven from "Cheers"? I am kind of like him. I love trivial facts. Of course mine are accurate!
I gathered some very peculiar this week and thought I would share. Do with this knowledge what you will!
The Mayans, the people that brought you the wrong end of the world date, had a god called Jun Raqan (pronounced Hurican) that was the god of wind and storms. Hence the hurricane.
Banana slugs have the same junk size as humans. Banana slugs are about six to eight inches long . . . and believe it or not, when one gets engorged, his JUNK is also six to eight inches long.
Barry Manilow wrote the jingle for State Farm Insurance . . . "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there." He also wrote the jingle for Band-Aid . . . "I am stuck on Band-Aid brand 'cause Band-Aid's stuck on me."
Dogs will sometimes fake being sick to get attention.
Someone stole a beach in Jamaica in 2008. The 500 truckloads of beach were never recovered.
Ice cream seen in commercials is usually mashed potatoes. Milk is usually white glue.
In Stockholm, Sweden, they have a speed camera lottery where good drivers can win the money from speeders' fines.
Halo 2 's release was delayed because one of the game designers hid a pic of his tush somewhere in the game...
In the middle ages it was thought that bottling farts in jars and sniffing them thwarted death. Now I know where the saying "if I could bottle this up" comes from!