Strange But True

by: Mordi

They always say truth is stranger than fiction -- do you believe that? Take this quiz of Strange but true facts and test your knowledge of what stranger than fiction realities are the real deal. Enjoy ;)

  1. 1

    In Iceland, tipping the wait-staff at a restaurant is considered an insult.

  2. 2

    Lightning strikes men 6 times as often as women.

  3. 3

    Tablecloths were originally designed to be towels to dinner guests to they could wipe themselves after the meal.

  4. 4

    The default example for all font faces, "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.", uses every letter of the Alphabet.

  5. 5

    Pig flesh is so close to human flesh it takes your body anywhere from 1 week to 7 years to fully digest it, as it takes your body that long to tell if it's digesting itself or not.

  6. 6

    Windmills always turn counter-clockwise, except for the windmills in Ireland.

  7. 7

    Every Human being is infected with approximately 3 million parasites, unbenownced to them.

  8. 8

    The King of Hearts is the only king on a Standard playing deck to not have a moustache.

  9. 9

    Gelatin is made from ground up bone.

  10. 10

    Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

  11. 11

    Over 2500 left-handed people a year are killed by using products designed for right-handed people.

  12. 12

    According to a recent psychological study, more than 65% of people worldwide actively commit bestiality.

  13. 13

    The Skin that covers your elbow is called the "weanus".

  14. 14

    There are no words that rhyme with "orange", "purple", or "month".

  15. 15

    Smelling (not eating) bananas or Green apples can help you lose weight.

  16. 16

    Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton.

  17. 17

    If you counted non stop, 24 hours a day, it would still take 31,688 years to count to One Trillion.

  18. 18

    40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

  19. 19

    By US federal law, you are deemed legally insane if you have taken more than 7 hits of Acid (lsd) in your lifetime.

  20. 20

    Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina state anthem.

  21. 21

    In General estimates, the Average person swallows about 10 spiders in their sleep every year.

  22. 22

    One of the leading active ingrediants in ALL energy drinks is Bull Bile. (Taurine)

  23. 23

    Your feet are, on average, about 1/2 an inch bigger between 1pm-5pm than any other part of the day.

  24. 24

    Yo-Yo's were originally invented as a weapon.

  25. 25

    During an earth quake, a certain portion of the Mississippi River flows backwards.

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