24 Weird Facts That Might Ruin Your Day, I Can’t Believe They Did THAT On The Moon.
Though it sounds like something your grandmother might say, the fact of the matter is, the world gets stranger every day. And it's not just because of all these wacky new gadgets and things (even though that's what your grandmother things) - it's because we keep uncovering new information about why things are the way they are.
Don't believe me? Check out the 25 weird and wonderful facts below. All of them are totally strange, and completely, 100% true. I had never heard #21 before, and it totally blew my mind.
#1. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born. They grow rapidly, and can get absolutely huge in their lifetimes.
#2. Pringles Can inventor Fredric Baur was buried in a Pringles can. While it might be fun to imagine him buried somewhere in a giant Pringles can, he was actually cremated first and resides in a regular-sized one.
#3. Tuvalu is a tiny country located in the middle of nowhere between Hawaii and Australia. It received $50 million (half its GDP) in exchange for the rights to the .tv Internet domain.
#4. ‘Penis Fencing’ is a scientific term for the mating ritual between two flatworms. It's a pretty accurate description, too: It involves two flatworms attempting to stab one another with their penises.
#5. Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers contains penguin urine. If you ever happen to travel there, try to resist the urge to eat the ice.
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