Incredible and fun facts to explore

Weird but interesting facts of life

Some are funny facts and some will make you say WTF. But being inconvenient and not useless, all those facts will enrich your knowledge base and help you pass through.

The world’s largest honey bee, the Himalayan Cliff Bee, produces hallucinogenic honey.

Frederick Forsyth's novel, The Dogs of War, is considered a textbook for mercenaries. His novel, Day of the Jackal, is considered a guide for assassins.

China was seen positively by Sudanese and Africans due to its non interference policy, only doing business. The only foreign policy advice that China gave to Sudan was "Don't go back to war"

A titanium hammer transfers 97% of your energy from swinging the hammer to the nail, while a steel hammer transfers only 70% of your energy to the nail.

Kim Kardashian was paid to post a selfie on Instagram and Twitter advertising a pharmaceutical product. Sent to 42 million followers on Instagram and 32 million on Twitter, this illegal advertisement did not contain any risk information or language specifying that it was a paid endorsement.

The United States Postal Service has about 1,700 employees in Utah who read anything that the automated systems can't read like illegible addresses. About 5 million pieces of mail are read at this location daily. Seasoned employees generally average about 1,600 addresses read per hour.

Serial killer Ed Kemper befriended the very police officers investigating his murders, and would socialize with them at a bar called the “Jury Room”. They called him “Big Ed” and never suspected him. When he initially confessed, they thought he was pulling a prank.

In california, for certain offenses, the judge can order the PARENTS of the accused to take MANDATORY classes to become better parents, punishable by a charge of contempt

A man almost melted a $33,000,000 gold Fabergé egg he purchased at a flea market for $14,000.

The goliath tigerfish is said to be a bigger and deadlier version of the piranha. It has 32 teeth that are of similar size to those of a great white shark and has been known to attack humans and even crocodiles. It has only ever been caught by a handful of fishermen due to the danger it poses.

McDonald's is set to have fewer locations next year for first time ever

When the TV show "Frasier" was at its most popular, Moose (the dog who played Eddie) received more fan mail than any of the human characters

The train from Chicago to New Orleans was in 1947 three hours faster than it is today. It took 16 hours and averaged about 60 mph/100 kmh, and peaked at 100 mph/160 kmh.

The longest living koi fish ever, Hanako, was 226 years old when she died.

Bill Gates purchased Leonardo DaVinci's Hammer Codex AKA Codex Leicester for US$30,802,500 then uploaded it to the internet for the everyone to download and read for a measly $20! What a guy.