30 Strange Facts That Are So WTF You’ll Be Thinking About Them All Day.
There's something about learning peculiar information that makes it stick in your brain far easier than learning facts about history, art, and culture. Perhaps it's because their anomalous nature makes them more memorable -- or maybe it's just that your brain immediately stores it away to tell a friend later on.
Either way, these 30 bizarre facts are going to stick with you, sealed in the vault of your memory until it's time for trivia night or a party anecdote. Taken from throughout time and location, these strange and wonderful tidbits of info might come as a shock to you. You might not believe #27, but it's totally real.
#1. Americans spend more money on their pets than Germany spends on defense in an entire year.
#2. Pot is legal and is not even classified as a drug in North Korea. In fact, it grows all over the place.
#3. When Isaac Newton was young, he once threatened to burn his mother and stepfather alive.
#4. YouTube has a studio and production space in Los Angeles that's free to use -- if you have 10,000 subscribers.
#5. Scientists are currently developing a way of charging cell phones using urine.
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