Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

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

Because there is nothing better than having an arsenal of random an fascinating knowledge at your disposal at a dinner party. It's the tried-and-true way to become the most popular person in the room.

#1. In 1973, Mao Zendong told Henry Kissinger that China had an excess of females. His solution was to offer the United States 10 million Chinese women..

 In 1973, Mao Zendong told Henry Kissinger that China had an excess of females. His solution was to offer the United States 10 million Chinese women..

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#2. In colonial America, lobster was a poor man's dish. In fact, It was so cheap, it was commonly served to prisoners.

#3. In the 1967 Superbowl, NBC hadn't finished the commercial break before second half kickoff. The Packers had to do the kickoff again.

In the 1967 Superbowl, NBC hadn't finished the commercial break before second half kickoff. The Packers had to do the kickoff again.

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#4. After its inception, New Jersey's Action Park sent crash-test dummies down its looping waterslide. The dummies were allegedly dismembered.

#5. In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city. We've all learned a lot since then.

#6. Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G." in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill.

Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G." in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill.

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