Unbelievable Facts Collection
Enjoy the world’s weirdest, coolest and wildest facts with Believe it or not. A collection of facts to entertain you to the fullest. Read and share this amusing collection with everyone.
11 year old Kelsey Nolan,of England,asked the head of the Royal Navy, for a helicopter for a school project and he agreed.
11 year old Nischal Narayanam of India, can memorize and recall 225 random objects,in the exact order they are presented to him.
20252 Smokey Bear, the U.S mascot for forest fire prevention, has his own postal zip code,for fan mail.
6 year old Lu Di,of China,was awarded 10 years of free tuition,at his Kung Fu school,for performing 10,000 push ups in 200 minutes.
7 US hospitals,have a programme that allows sick children,to attend class,through the use of an interactive robot.
71 different languages are spoken,among the 1300 students at Southfields Community College,in London.
72 year old grandmother Wang Xiaobei of Jinan, China, pulled a truck full of people weighing 4 tons,with her teeth.
A 14.5 foot long hammerhead shark caught,near Boca grande, Florida was pregnant with a record 55 babies.
A 77 million year old dinosaur,found in Montana, US, still has its skin and soft tissue intact.
A bullet fired into Brenda Scotts New York City apartment in 2006, was stopped by a jar full of coins,kept near her front door.
A bumble bee can find its way back to the hive from as far as 8 miles.
A chimpanzee in a zoo in Chian,was forced to stop smoking in 2005, after she began the habit,post the loss of her mate.
A hippopotamus is the closest living land relative to a whale.
A local businessman in Wales shouted ,”Who Wants Free Money” ,tossed 5000 pounds of cash into the air and drove away.
A person with Cataplexy, a narcoleptic disorder, can loose total muscle control simply from laughing.
A pigeons feathers are heavier than its bones.
A small spider can travel hundreds of miles through the air, even crossing oceans, by floating on an outstretched strand of silk.
A team from the Tokyo Institute of Technology,has developed an airplane,that flies,powered only by 160 conventional AA size batteries.
A town in Ireland ,holds a coronation ceremony annually,that makes a mountain goat,King Of Ireland,for 3 days.
A tree in San Antonio, Texas, began to spout a constant flow of clean drinkable water.
Accusations of Witchcraft against children are so common in the Congo,that the country’s new constitution outlaws such allegations.
Albert Einstein’s first academic paper was on the physics of drinking straws.
Alexander G Bell gets credit for inventing the telephone, but he and Elisha Gray applied for the patent the same day, just hours apart.
Angela Magdaleno,of Los Angeles,has given birth to 7 children in just three years.
Antarctic Notothenioid fish,produce an antifreeze protein in their pancreas, that enables them to survive when sea water freezes.
As a couple, Don Tuttle and Carol Deeble have ridden over 700 roller coasters in 15 countries.
Ashrita Furman,of New York City can balance 75 beer glasses on his chin.
At age 5, Steven Olson, of Minnesota, USA, holds a US patent on a way to swing.
Banana tree doesnt have any wood and only lives for a single year. The trunk is made up of rolled up leaves.
Billy Windsor, the Regimental Goat Mascot of the British 1st Battalion Royal Welch,was demoted for failing to march properly.
Biologist Jennifer Dolovan, at the Point Defiance Zoo in Washington, wore a home made pouch to carry about an orphaned wallaby.
Brad Freeman,of Calgary, Canada, can catch an egg thrown from 215 feet away in his mouth,without breaking it.
Brain damage causes” Foreign Accent Syndrome”, in which the afflicted person unwillingly begins speaking with a foreign accent.
British millionaire Scott Alexander,is looking to buy an entire town in Bulgaria and plans to rename it after himself.
Cambodia,has a railroad,with trains built mostly from bamboo and scavenged parts.
Campanology is the study of the art of bell ringing.
Confectioners Glaze, used as a preservative coating on some candy, comes from beetle secretions.
Daniel Kish,of Long Beach,is blind but can ride a bike using Echolocation,to see objects with sound, like a bat or a dolphin.
Donny Johnson, a prisoner in the US, paints using dye,leached from candies,to make paints and his own hair to make brushes.
Dr. James Parkinson, from whom Parkinsons disease gets its name,once won an entire natural history museum in a Raffle.
Dutch citizens get tax write off for taking witch craft classes.
Eddie Fishbaum,travelled 11,600 miles to deliver a pizza,from his New York city restaurant,to a pizza aficionado in Perth,Australia.
Female cobweb spiders are 100 times larger than their mates.
Female lions are attracted more to males,with smaller manes, knowing that older, past their prime lions have bigger, bushier manes.
For centuries, farmers in Santander, Colombia, have harvested queen ants,as a tasty treat for local consumption.
Frogfish shoot jets of water from their gills, in order to move through water.
Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor,who popularised the radio, had Italian dictator,Benito Mussolini,as his Best Man in his wedding.
Haley,did not discover the comet that bears his name, he simply noticed that,it returned to earth every 76 years.
Hiroshi Ishiguro of Japan,created a robot duplicate of himself,so that he could teach classes from a remote connection.
Holland has the world’s tallest people. The average Dutch male is 6 feet 1 inch tall.
Honey bees keep their hives cool,with the breeze generated by rapidly flapping their wings.
If we had the same body proportions as adults, that we had as babies, our head would be about 8 times as heavy as it is now.
In 15th century Scotland, golf became so popular that King James II banned the game,because it interfered with military training.
In 2003, scientists on the island of Borneo, found a new species of snake,that can change colour like a chameleon.
In 2003, Terry Wallis,came out of a 19 year old coma,when his brain rewired itself around the damaged areas.
In 2004, artist Heidi Hesse ,made a life size humvee sculpture from gumballs.
In 2004, Mimi Monica Wong,agreed to pay 15.4 million USDs,for 8 years of dance lessons,from a world champion dancer.
In 2005, 503 residents from Enderby, BC, Canada rode down the Shuswap river on a chain of inner tubes 1,700 feet long.
In 2005, Ed Lee of Merrimack, sold a 1913 Nickel for USD 4.15 million, 83 million times its original value.
In 2006, 21 people in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia crammed themselves into a mini cooper.
In 2006, a stray kitten in Florida,fell into an industrial wood chipper and survived her trip through the blades.
In 2006, at Genting Highlands, Malaysia, Shahimi Abdul Hamid kissed a king cobra snake,51 times on the head in 3 minutes, 1 second.
In 2006, authorities in Vienna,discovered the mummified body of Franz Riedl, who had been lying dead in his bed,for at least 5 years.
In 2006, Warren Buffet, the worlds 2nd richest man,began giving away 85 per cent of his wealth to charity.
In Chihuahua, Mexico, it is illegal for parents to give their babies unusual or entirely foreign names.
In July 2006, Zimbabwe Government,repealed a century old ban on witch craft.
In October 2004, businessman Stephenson of LA, promised to pay back an investor with a contract, written in his own blood.
In response to harsh criticism, German director Uwe Boll,challenged 4 movie critics and fought them,in a series of boxing matches.
In the Irish sport of road bowling, participants roll a cannon ball down a mile long street in as few throws as possible.
In the South American sport of Coleo, a cowboy on horseback,chases a bull and bring it down by pulling on its tail.
India’s effort to hybridise Asian and African Lions resulted in a stock of sickly animals,which are at Lion Retirement Home in Punjab.
Jack Kerouac,wrote the classic novel ‘On The Road’ in 20 days, typing it onto a 119 foot long scroll.
Jalisa Thompson,of Atlantic City, can pop her eyes from their sockets.
Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane of the UK built a computer that is powered by a steam engine.
Jesse Sullivan of Dayton, has a pair of prosthetic arms that he moves merely by thinking about their movement.