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IN Wierd ON 25 Jan, 2016
Some facts can truly sound so nonsensical that one may simply tend to think that why they are made up. But, that does not change the fact that they are facts, does it?
Well, just to prove that the first statement made here is actually true, we have brought thirteen extremely weird facts for you - that sound so close to hogwash that you might actually have to fight with yourself to convince your mind that they are true.
Check them out.
In 1923, a jockey died in the midway of a race, and his dead body lay on the horse as it ran towards the finish line. Interestingly, he even won the race.
If all the people on Earth were to be lined up in a single straight queue, the queue would be long enough to wrap around the Earth 56 times.
The technology used in our present day smartphone is much more advanced than what was used in the computers that were used to launch the first space shuttle.
During World War I, a monkey was promoted to the rank of corporal.
The Dutch village of Giethoorn has no roads. Instead, its buildings are connected entirely by canals and footbridges.
The guillotine continued to be used as a means of execution until 1977.
Ants outnumber humans 1.5 million to 1.
Adolf Hitler's name is estimated to be mentioned about 7.7 times a month in Congressional meetings.
Humans are the only primates whose tooth size decreases as brain size increases, making us unique in yet another way.
The first film ever to shoot a toilet flushing was Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho.'
Buzz Aldrin became the first person to urinate on the moon, shortly after stepping on it.
Our tongue-prints are unique for each individual, just like fingerprints.
The largest snowflake ever recorded measured 15 inches across.