20171214

Rats


Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

20171213

Texas Laws


It is still a hanging offense in Texas to steal cattle or to put graffiti on someone else’s cow. 

It is also illegal to indecently expose or swear in front of a corpse in Texas. 

In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose on the beach.

20171212

Decorating Injuries Show That Hanging The Holly Isn't Always Jolly


Reckless decorating is a thing, and a serious one at that. 

At least 240 people a day go to the emergency room after falling off ladders, getting cut, or getting burned when trying to put up holiday cheer.

20171211

In Iceland, there is one of the most bloodcurdling Christmas characters in the world

In Iceland, there is one of the most bloodcurdling Christmas characters in the world—a cannibalistic, hideous giantess called Gryla. She also has a fearsome cat.
Gryla is a troll who has been mentioned in Icelandic folklore since at least the 13th century. 
At some point, she became more associated with Christmas and has put her nasty talents to festive use. 
Gryla stalks the children of Iceland during the holiday season. 
If she finds any bad children, she stuffs them in her sack and carries them away to devour later.

20171208

Animal Crackers


There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

20171207

Premonition dreams

There are some astounding cases where people actually dreamt about things which happened to them later, in the exact same ways they dreamed about. 
You could say they got a glimpse of the future, or it might have just been coincidence. 
The fact remains that this is some seriously interesting and bizarre phenomena. Some of the most famous premonition dreams include:
  • Abraham Lincoln dreamt of His Assassination
  • Many of the victims of 9/11 had dreams warning them about the catastrophe
  • Mark Twain’s dream of his brother’s demise
  • 19 verified precognitive dreams about the Titanic catastrophe

20171206

Pregnant Woman


By law, a pregnant woman can pee anywhere she wants to in Britain, even if she chooses, in a police officer’s helmets.

20171129

Ants


Ants do not have lungs. 

Oxygen enters through tiny holes all over the body and Carbon Dioxide leaves through the same holes. 

There are no blood vessels. 

The heart is a long tube that pumps colorless blood from the head back to the rear and then back up to the head again.

20171128

Cap’n Crunch


Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch.

20171127

Ketchup



Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.