29 Facts That Are Too Weird To Keep To Yourself… I Can’t Wait To Share #20.
Everyone loves a juicy tidbit of trivia, that morsel of information or lesser-known fact that will spark a lively conversation. Given people are unusual animals, full of quirks, odd behaviours , chances are, we will never have a shortage of weird and unusual facts.
Consider, for example, an old law in Virginia outlawing sex before marriage or the creator of delicious peanut M&M's being allergic to his own creation.You have to question the thought processes behind these and many other oddities. Here is a list of unusual and hard-to-explain facts about the human condition; we'd recommend you not try to explain them, just read and enjoy.
#1. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford were such close friends that Edison's son sent his father's last breath to the famous automaker.
#2. The show Friends may have become one of the most popular sitcoms of all time, but when it first debuted it was slammed by TV critics. People magazine gave it a failing D+ rating while Time magazine described the characters as "dysfunctional morons."
#3. During the Cold War secret agents for the CIA would often communicate with their shoes. When agents suspected they were being watched or heard, they would rely on their shoelaces to pass information.
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#4. Prince Charles has been an advocate for green living for decades. His Royal Highness uses fuel made out of wine for his Aston Martin, a gift from the Queen when he turned 21.
#5. China passed the "Elderly Rights" law, making not visiting parents over 60 illegal.
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