22 Strange Facts That Require Serious Explanation… #6 Is Too Weird To Be A Coincidence.
Have you ever wondered where the "yo mama" joke came from, or just how many cows it takes to make footballs for the NFL? If this kind of random trivia is the type of stuff that frequently occupies your mind, we've got the list for you.
Below are 22 absolutely bonkers facts that will make your jaw drop, your mind wander, or simply cause your head to require a good scratch. Think of it as a compendium of the strange, weird, and wonderful that you never knew you needed: #12 definitely surprised me.
#1. Russian fisherman was saved from a bear attack when his daughter's Justin Bieber ringtone songs scared it away. Turns out Bieber's music doesn't just scare humans.
#2. The "Your mother" can even be found in Shakespeare's works.
#3. The author of Jaws felt guilty about the mass hysteria he created with his novel, so he spent the last decade of his life working on shark preservation teams.
#4. Siesta Key beach won an award for the whitest sand in the world in 1987. It's 99% pure quartz crystal and squeaks when you walk on it.
#5. Former US Marine Stephen Gaskin established The Farm, which was basically a nomadic tour of 320 stoners , looking for a place to live. They finally settled in Tennessee, and the group remains there today.
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#6. “Miss Unsinkable” Violet Jessop was on board three doomed ships (the Titanic, Olympic and Britannic) when disaster struck them. She survived all three accidents.
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