16 Weird Facts That Will Absolutely Creep You Out

Surf and Turf anyone?

Dryococelus australis, otherwise known as the ‘Tree Lobster’ is an insect that can only be found on a small island off the coast of Australia.

Forget me not

By tomorrow, you will have forgotten about 40% of what you’ve done today.

Mouth, meet Davy Jones

On average, 7 South Koreans die every year due to complications from eating live octopus.


Internet over water

Sadly, more of the world has access to WiFi connection than they do to fresh and clean drinking water.

Not now, not ever.

The Soviet Union refused to host the 1980 Paralympics, claiming that none of their athletes had any kind of disability.

A terrifying statistic

Instances of arsenic poisoning drastically dipped in England after a 1857 law made it easier to get a divorce.

A viable workout…

Banging your head against a wall burns about 150 calories an hour.

Ghost Town

The town of ‘Nothing, Arizona’ consists of nothing but a gas station and a sign that says ‘nothing.’


Our bodies are incredible

A human liver can completely grow back even after 75% of it has been removed.

That’ll be the death of me

In 2007, a man faked his own death just to get out of a cell phone contract.

Unresolved

Since 1980, more than 215,000 homicides have gone unresolved in the U.S.A

More spice, please

Studies have shown that those who love spicy food are more likely to be alcoholics than those who don’t.

That hurts

Your brain interprets being ignored by someone you love the same way it interprets physical pain.

Get in my belly

A python uses about a third of the energy it receives from it’s food just by digesting it.

Happy, sad, happy again

Research has shown that most people reach ‘peak happiness’ at 21, then it dips again and doesn’t go back up until retirement.

Welp, that’s sad

A man once faked his own death just to see how many people would turn up at his funeral. The only person to show up was his mother.

The sad reality

10 times more people suffer from clinical depression today than in 1945.

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