30 Weird Facts Most People Don’t Know
If you eat a polar bear liver, you will die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A.
The critically endangered Kakapo bird has a strong, pleasant, musty odour which allows predators to easily locate it. Hence, it is critically endangered. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakapo
One I learned on here. The male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating. If she is, it’s business time.
Abalones (a snail) have 5 assholes.
Banana Slug penises. First off, a banana slug can be 6-8 inches. The slug’s erect penis be just as long. Also, their penises emerge from their heads. After sex, banana slugs eat each other’s penises. They’re also the mascot of UC Santa Cruz.
Dead people can get goosebumps.
A full head of human hair is strong enough to support 12 tons.
The blood from a human erection has enough blood to keep 3 gerbals alive.
The word “facetiously” contains all 5 vowels and “y” in alphabetical order.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses…
Dragonflies have shovel shaped penises so they can scoop out their rival’s sperm.
Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year old honey.
There was a ten foot tall ape called Gigantopithecus that is now thought to be extinct. The fossil record also indicates that they most likely buried their dead, which indicates a cognitive level that only one other ape possesses.
There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe. It’s called The Shannon Number, here’s a wikipedia article about it
If you were to remove all of the empty space from the atoms that make up every human on earth, the entire world population could fit into an apple
Duck vaginas have developed “dead ends” over time to protect them from being raped by other ducks.
The song Coconut (“She put the lime in the coconut, she drank ‘em both up…”) has only one chord in the entire song. It is the only song without any chord changes to reach the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It reached #8 in 1972.
The average blue whale produces over 400 gallons of sperm when it ejaculates, but only 10% of that actually makes it into his mate. Happy Swimming!!! :-)
A mantis shrimp can swing its claw so fast it boils the water around it and creates a flash of light.
That completely blind people don’t see blackness, they see nothing.
Llamas are born with an extra pair of fighting teeth that they use to bite off other llamas’ testicles making them the only fertile male in the group.
Only Asian people have black hair. Every other supposedly ‘black’ hair colour is actually really dark brown.
The Indonesian Mimic Octopus can not only change colours, but will mimic the shapes of other animals, like the flounder, poisonous lion fish, and sea snakes.
One species of jellyfish, Turritopsis nutricula, are immortal.
A blue whale’s penis is 11 feet long.
Cats sleep for 70% of their lives.
A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes and a male lion mates up to 50 times a day.
male elephants sometimes use their penis as a 5th limb.
The brain named itself.
Mozart wrote a canon entitled “Leck mich im Arsch,” which translates as “Lick me in the arse.”
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Will it feel the same when you tell me you love me over the phone? Will the peacefulness of those words still floor me from thousands of miles away?
I was conflicted. It felt like one eye was trying to look away while the other soaked it up. I felt the heat rise in my face. This was wrong. But it didn’t feel wrong.
Any nervous flyer knows the progression of descending panic: bile, sweaty palms, social awkwardness and self-induced sedation.
I know how it feels when the weight of darkness crashes down onto your chest in the middle of the night, and how you wish things would stop spinning because the axis seems tilted now. I know, love, I know.