If you’re someone who just can’t get enough of reading bizarre and interesting facts that not many people know about, this is the blog for you. The Internet can be a strange place where many untruths can be found, however, you can take it from us that these 12 fascinating facts actually are the real deal! Take a look and let us know your thoughts and even some fantastic facts of your own in the comments!
Did you know that cows have regional accents just like us?
Up until 2006, it was perfectly legal to drive on top of ‘The Great Wall of China’!
This cute creature is actually known as a ‘werewolf cat’. The very expensive pets are similar in temperament to dogs, and have a very loyal streak. Costing as much as $2,500, the Lykoi (Greek for werewolf) cat is a very exclusive pet.
This may put you off eating figs a little, but don’t let it! A female wasp pollinates a fig and lays her eggs inside it, after which she dies and is actually ‘digested’ by the fig!
A ‘Dancing Plague’ hit the town of Strasbourg in the summer of 1518. Many people had danced themselves to death by the time the weird plague ended in the September.
‘Tetrachromats’ are individuals who can see 100 times more colors than the average person!
Baked beans are actually stewed.
Abraham Lincoln wrestled between the ages of 9 and 21 and was reportedly very good at it!
Due to the prohibitive price of the ingredients, Southern sweet tea was originally drunk to show the wealth of a family!
During World War II, actress Hedy Lamarr developed a radio-guided torpedo system as well as creating ‘spread-spectrum’ technology which is used in Wi-Fi connections and mobile phones!
All dogs are banned in Alaska apart from huskies, which are bred in the country.
This yummy-looking Canadian delicacy is the ‘Sourtoe Cocktail’ and you need to actually drink the amputated human toe and touch it with your lips after pledging the ‘Sourtoe Oath’. Ewwww!