Crazy Facts

51 facts tagged with Crazy Facts

  • 1
    A man named Xiahn, formerly known as Max, was so obsessed with the Korean culture that he underwent 10 operations to look Asian.
  • 2
    In 2012, a man ordered a TV on Amazon, but got a semi-automatic assault rifle instead.
  • 3
    In 2008, a 13-year-old boy in Florida was arrested for excessive farting in school.
  • 4
    A Missouri family sued the previous owners of a house that they had just bought after Brown Recluse Spiders "started bleeding out of the walls." An expert came in and estimated that the house was infested with 4,000 – 5,000 of the spiders.
  • 5
    In 1956, for a bet, while drunk, Thomas Fitzpatrick stole a small plane from New Jersey and then landed it perfectly on a narrow Manhattan street in front of the bar he had been drinking at. Then, two years later, he did it again after a man didn’t believe he had done it the first time.
  • 6
    The ex Canadian Defense Minister believes that there are at least 4 species of aliens that have been visiting earth for thousands of years, and they are concerned about our use of atomic weapons, among other things.
  • 7
    In 2011, there were 3 known cases around the world of twins coming from different fathers.
  • 8
    A woman in Britain was sentenced to 20 months in jail for creating fake Facebook profiles and trolling herself.
  • 9
    The National Church of Bey formed a religion called Beyism. They believe Beyonce is a god who walks among us and will transcend back to the spirit-world once her work on Earth is complete.
  • 10
    In 2007, a woman named Erika La Tour Eiffel married the Eiffel Tower.
  • 11
    According to the Outlawz, after Tupac was cremated, his ashes were mixed with marijuana and smoked by the members of the rapper's former group.
  • 12
    Picasso’s full name: Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso.
  • 13
    In 1859, the largest known geomagnetic storm struck the Caribbean, causing an aurora and telegraphs could even operate without a power source.
  • 14
    The most expensive license plate is the number '1', bought by an Abu Dhabi businessman - costing a staggering $14.3 million!
  • 15
    In 2008, a Japanese man noticed his food going missing, so he set up a webcam and found that a woman had been living in his closet for a year
  • 16
    In downtown Churchill, Manitoba, it's illegal to lock your car doors in case someone needs to escape from a polar bear.
  • 17
    The widow of the inventor of the Winchester rifle built a house with mazes and dead-end staircases to confuse the ghosts of the people who were killed by her husband's rifles.
  • 18
    In 2009, a drunk New Zealander lost a poker bet and had his name changed to "Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova". He found out that it was accepted 5 years later after receiving a confirmation letter.
  • 19
    Porn is illegal in the Ukraine, unless it’s prescribed for medical use.
  • 20
    When flatworms mate, two "males" use their bifurcated penises to fence one another. The winner, or the flatworm who stabs the other with its penis, remains a male while the loser becomes female.
  • 21
    In 2006, a woman was found in her London flat, skeletonized, after 3 years of being dead – with the TV still running.
  • 22
    John Lennon once called an ‘emergency board meeting’ of the Beatles in order to inform his bandmates that he’d realized, while tripping on acid, that he was the second coming of Jesus.
  • 23
    There is a man who claims to have travelled to an alternate dimension in which The Beatles never broke up and brought back a mix tape of Beatles songs no one in this dimension has ever heard.
  • 24
    In 1518, a "dancing plague" struck Strasbourg, Alsace, whereby hundreds of people danced fervently in the streets over the period of a month. Some suffered heart attacks or strokes, and many others died from sheer exhaustion. It remains unexplained.
  • 25
    The world's longest traffic jam took place in Beijing, China. It was over 60 miles long and lasted 11 days.
  • 26
    There's a company in Switzerland called Algordanza that will turn your ashes into a diamond for your family.
  • 27
    In Mechanicsburg, Ohio, an avid 82-year-old biker has been buried atop his prized Harley-Davidson in a see-through coffin.
  • 28
    In 1958, a nuclear bomb was lost somewhere along the swampy coast of Georgia. Its whereabouts remain a mystery to this day.
  • 29
    Mike the Headless Chicken was no different from any other chicken, except that he lived for 18 months after his head had been cut off.
  • 30
    In 1770, the British Parliament passed a law condemning lipstick, stating that “women found guilty of seducing men into matrimony by a cosmetic means could be tried for witchcraft.”
  • 31
    In 1980, a 62-year-old man with impaired vision and hearing got struck by lightning and when he woke up the next day, he could see and hear!
  • 32
    A surprise inspection of a men’s prison in Acapulco unearthed 100 plasma TVs, 2 sacks of marijuana, 2 peacocks, 100 cockerels… and 25 women.
  • 33
    In Mohave County, Arizona, if someone is caught stealing soap, they must wash themselves with it until it has gone.
  • 34
    A man named Ziona Chana lives in a 100 room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram and has the world's biggest family with 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren.
  • 35
    A computer programmer named Maneesh Sethi hired a woman to slap him across the face every time he uses Facebook during working hours.
  • 36
    Gold pills are sold for $425 each and, when consumed, they will turn your poop into glittering gold.
  • 37
    There's a guy named Fire Penguin Disco Panda.
  • 38
    Akon's birth name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam.
  • 39
    South African residents can legally attach small flamethrowers to cars to repel car jackers.
  • 40
    In November 2013, a woman in Florida named Linda Ducharme married a ferris wheel.
  • 41
    In 2006, a woman farted on a plane and tried to cover the smell by lighting matches, causing an emergency landing and an FBI investigation.
  • 42
    If a vampire bat goes 2 days without drinking blood, they can die. However, well fed female bats will puke up blood and share it with other bats that they like in exchange for grooming.
  • 43
    There's a phone app called RoboRoach that allows you to remotely control a cockroach through a chip that you to manually implant into the unwitting critter.
  • 44
    There is a sport called Banzai Skydiving. You throw the parachute out of the airplane first and then jump after it.
  • 45
    In 1974, prankster Porky Bickar was so into April Fools, he flew hundreds of tires into a dormant volcano in Alaska and set them on fire - fooling the local populace and coast guard into thinking the volcano was active.
  • 46
    Some turtles pee from their mouths.
  • 47
    In 2011 Russia acknowledged beer as an alcoholic beverage. Before then, any drink under 10% volume was considered a soft drink.
  • 48
    Mozart composed a song titled "Leck mich im Arsch" (English: "Lick me in the arse")
  • 49
    When a male honey bee climaxes during sex, his testicles explode and then he dies.
  • 50
    There are so many kinds of apples that if you ate a new one everyday, it would take over 20 years to try them all.
  • 51
    Longest officially recognized place name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.