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By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

30 Weird Facts That Are So STRANGE You’ll Think We Made Them Up.

The thing about unusual trivia is that you don't actually need to know it -- it's not essential for any tests, you won't need it to get a job, and your life certainly never depends on it. However, weird trivia is important to learn for one reason only: It's super entertaining.

Below are 30 fascinating and utterly bizarre facts from across the world and throughout the decades. Some of them are a little bit disturbing, while others will simply leave you scratching your head. No, you don't have to take the time to read these weird and wonderful tidbits of trivia -- but your brain is going to be much better off if you do.

#1. For many generations, a family of people with blue skin lived in Kentucky. They were thought to have gained their blue skin through a combination of inbreeding and a genetic condition called methemoglobinemia.

For many generations, a family of people with blue skin lived in Kentucky. They were thought to have gained their blue skin through a combination of inbreeding and a genetic condition called methemoglobinemia.

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#2. Witzelsucht is a rare neurological condition that results in uncontrollable tendency to tell puns, inappropriate jokes, and/or pointless or irrelevant stories at inappropriate times.

Witzelsucht is a rare neurological condition that results in uncontrollable tendency to tell puns, inappropriate jokes, and/or pointless or irrelevant stories at inappropriate times.

#3. Shakira was rejected from the school choir because the teacher thought she sounded like a goat.

#4. The world's oldest divorcees are Antonio and Rosa C, divored after 77 years of marriage. Antonio is 99, and Rosa C. is 96.

The world's oldest divorcees are Antonio and Rosa C, divored after 77 years of marriage. Antonio is 99, and Rosa C. is 96.

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#5. On an old episode of The Price Is Right, a contestant was offered a "bonus prize:" An elephant. The real gift was supposed to be about $4,000, but the contestant insisted on the elephant. Eventually, he got it.

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