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140 facts tagged with Strange Facts
Hello Kitty Hospital
There's a Hello Kitty-themed hospital in Taiwan.
A former 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.
Trendy Crooked Teeth
In Japan, ‘yaeba’ (or crooked teeth) in girls is considered cute and attractive. Girls actually undergo procedures to un-straighten their teeth.
Pentheraphobia is a fear of a mother-in-law.
The US Air Force researched a “Gay Bomb”: A non-lethal bomb containing really strong pheromones that will make the enemy forces attracted to each other. It won the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize.
In 2003, the skeletal remains of a human that measured 6 inches in length were found in a Chilean ghost town. A definite explanation for its size, mutations, and origin has yet to be found.
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.
Lobster-Claw Alien Abduction
In 1973, two men arrived at a sheriff's office claiming to have been abducted by aliens with lobster-claw hands. Left alone in a room with a secret recording device to expose their lie, they instead continued to talk in "terribly distressed" voices about the abduction.