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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.

In 1908 William "Bigfoot" Anakin, a local champion, was taken along by a publican to court to help demonstrate that darts was not gambling, it was a game of skill. He threw three darts in the center, no other court official could do the same. The judge ruled that darts was a game of skill.

Lucifer, which means bringer of light or refers to the planet Venus, was not equated with Satan in the Bible but in Paradise Lost by Milton.

A Man pretending to work at Goldman Sachs tweeted outlandish statements supposedly spoken by bankers criticizing the poor and bragging about their wealth within Elevators, Goldman believed so much that these tweets were real an internal inquiry was conducted and speaking in elevators banned.

Male rhesus macaque monkeys will pay to look at pictures of female rhesus macaques' bottoms.

Mary Donaldson, a 28-year-old Australian who worked at a real estate firm, met a Danish guy at a Sydney pub in the year 2000. He was Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, and she is now the Crown Princess of Denmark.

There is a mountain in Australia named Mount Disappointment because the view from the top disappointed British explorers.

Recently discovered photos that showed Japanese military using Sikh POW (fighting under the British Empire) as target practice after the fall of Singapore during World War II.

Pistachios are classified under the Class 4.2 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods code: Flammable Solids (Substances Liable to Spontaneous Combustion). Fresh pistachios, if stacked under pressure, can burst into flames and cause a cargo fire.

When Louis the XIV of France was shown a new map of his country, which had been freshly surveyed by astronomers using more accurate methods, he saw that France had shrunk by 20 percent. He is said to have exclaimed, "I have just lost more territory to my astronomers than to all my enemies!"

Australia once had a floating hotel that now lies decrepit and forgotten, in North Korea.

King Martin of Aragon died from uncontrollable laughter after his favorite jester told him a joke to cheer him up

A female zebra shark held in captivity in Australia gave birth asexually in 2017. It is only the third documented case of a vertebrate of any species switching its reproductive strategy from sexual to asexual. Sperm storage was ruled out when genetic testing was done on the offspring.

Galvarin, a famous Mapuche warrior during the majority of the early part of the Arauco War. Conquistadors chopped off both of his hands, so he fastened knives to both of his wrists and went back for revenge.

In 1962 the US Government proposed Operation Northwoods, a plan to commit acts of 'false flag' terrorism on American soil, for which Cuba would be blamed, in an effort to gain public support for a US invasion of Cuba. The plan was rejected by the Kennedy Administration

36% of Asians have Alcohol Flush Reaction. They are more probable to get cancer from drinking alcohol as well as it causing more minor symptoms as nausea, headache and discomfort.