25 Facts That Are So WTF You’ll Be Arguing About Them For Hours.
Some people go through life picking up useless, bizarre or just plain silly information that they retain. They share the information with others and in a way they educate those around them. Even though they are using information that most people don't care about, the fact remains that they are still teaching. After all, learning is taking something in that you didn't know before, right?
Well get ready for a whole host of useless, bizarre and silly information because we have a ton of it for you today. Well, it may not be useless because you can use it to educate your friends and make them a little bit smarter! They are definitely silly and bizarre though. We feel very confident in saying that you also didn't know most of what we are going to share with you here.
Like did you know what the first black female astronaut has in common with the first astronaut to be on Star Trek? Do you know what the United States military used to use colorblind people for? Or did you know that you can actually get gold from trees?
Read on and not only will you find the answers to those little tidbits, you'll find many more as well!
#1. Kenyan tribes gave the USA fourteen cows after the 9/11 disaster. Cows are the most valued possession in Kenya and are considered the highest brand of sympathy.
#2. When someone tells you to sleep tight they are referring to the common practice of actually being tied into bed. Ropes would be tied to the bedposts to hold up the mattress. This was a common practice for nearly 200 years.
#3. Did you know that the term "honeymoon" comes from an old Medieval tradition? It absolved a newly married couple of social responsibility for one moon, which is 28 days, and gave them all of the fermented honey, which was called mead, that they wanted.
#4. Mae Jemison was the first black female astronaut, twice! Jemison, after she was the first one in real life, then went on to become the first real astronaut to make an appearance on Star Trek.
#5. People all over the world love salmon sushi. Japan perfected it into a great meal but most people don't realize that Norway actually introduced it to them.
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