This world is a place where weird things happen every day. This world holds lots of mysteries in it and some of those are real weird. It is always fun to know about some of those weird things. Following are twenty weird but true facts you all want to know:

  1. Have your ever heard about a dead man racing? Well, it has happened once! In year 1923, jockey Frank Hayes won a race at Belmont Park in New York while he was dead. He had a heart attack during, but his body was on the saddle till the end and his horse finally crossed the victory line for a 20–1 outsider victory. Weird!
  2. Have you ever tried a cheese with meat? Well you can! Casu marzu is a type of cheese which is Sardinian and it has live maggots in it. The maggots can pop out and jump up to five inches out of cheese when you are enjoying eating it. So you better watch your eyes if you don’t want one of them to live in your eyeball.
  3. Are you a music lover? Well there is a good news for you! There is a music performance going on in Burchardi in Halberstadt, Germany. The performance is of John Cage’s “Organ²/ASLSP (As Slow As Possible)”. It was started on Sepember 5, 2001, and is supposed to finish in year 2640. The last time when the music note changed was on October 2013. Next change will be in 2020. It is the longest music performance of history.
  4. On the U.S. – Canada border, there is an opera house where the stage is in one country with half audience in one country and half in other.
  5. Snowflakes are beautiful. Ever heard about the largest? The largest snowflake in history was measured 15 inches across.
  6. In ancient times, Romans used urine to clean their teeth. Don’t try it at home!
  7. The first person who took a piss on the moon was Buzz Aldrin. Is not that royal?
  8. The northern leopard frog swallows its prey with its eyes. Woah!
  9. A female kangaroo has three vag inas.
  10. Females have double number of pain receptors on their body as compared to men with a higher pain tolerating ability.
  11. There are no words in Spanish national anthem.
  12. In Russia, beer was considered to be soft drink till 2011. It is now considered an alcoholic drink.
  13. When polar bears try to blend in snow, they cover their black nose with their paws.
  14. If you keep the mouth of a frog open for too long, it can die from suffocation.
  15. Light doesn’t always have the speed of light. The slowest speed recorded for the travel of light was 38 mph.
  16. An American national named Corey Taylor once faked his own death with the intention to get out of his cell phone contract without paying a fee but he could not.
  17. Powerful earthquakes shorten the length of Earth’s day permanently by moving the spin of the Earth’s axis. The 2011 Japan earthquake decreased 1.8 microseconds from a day. The 2004 Sumatra quake changed 6.8 microseconds in day.
  18. Grapefruit scent makes middle aged women look six years younger to men. This is not reciprocal and the grapefruit smell on men has no effect on women’s perception.
  19. The brain cannot perceive the pain. Brain is pain center when you cut your finger or burn yourself.
  20. 60% of men and 40% of women snore by the age of 60.