Strange But True
Strange and Unusual Facts and Stories|
Here is a random list of strange and unusual facts and stories I have found or that were submitted to me. If you have anything strange or unusual that you want to share, feel free to email me @ Moonbase0ne@aol.com
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere
The portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the penny shows him facing to the right while all other portraits of presidents on U.S. circulating coins face left.
The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people.
You can't kill yourself by holding your own breath.
The turkey was named for what was wrongly thought to be its country of origin.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food.
The tallest tree on the planet, a giant redwood, soars 370 feet into the California sky, the height of a 35-story building. It is still growing.
It's against the law in Chicago to eat in a place that is on fire.
Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.
Dragonflies can reach speeds of up to 50 to 60 mph, making them one of the fastest insects on Earth.
A jellyfish is made of 95 percent water.
The women of the Ubangi tribe in Zaire, Africa, stretch their necks considerably with rings as a sign of beauty, each year adding one more ring
The cheetah is the only cat in the world that can't retract its claws.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Will Clark hit a home run in his first at-bat in college, the Olympics, and the Major Leagues.
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