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Stars on Brazil flag are arranged as they were on November, 15th. 1889 at 8:30 AM, proclamation of the Republic of Brazil.

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Monster Emblem

The Alfa Romeo logo pictures a giant snake eating a kid.

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Rasputin, Russian mystic healer, was killed by cyanide poisoning, beating, execution blank range, and finally thrown into an icy river. His autopsy revealed that it was the river that killed him.

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Frank Epperson invented the popsicle in 1905, at the age of 11.

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Kinder Surprises are banned in the USA.

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Better a rhino than an ass!

In 1958, a five-year-old female rhinoceros named Cacareco won Sao Paulo’s council elections.

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Let's twist again

Earth's rotation speed, for something located on the equator, is 1,040 mph.

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Alice in PapuaLand

Baruya people venerate sperm, so much that women have as much intercourse (marital or extramarital) as possible when they're pregnant, in order to give birth to a strong baby.

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Video vs Radio

The first music video ever broadcast on MTV was the Buggles' “Video Killed The Radio Star”.

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Paris Hill Town

The construction of a shadow Paris intended to lure the Germans had been initiated during WWI.

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How I met your mother

Mill Ends Park (Portland, US-OR) is the world-smallest park and covers a total area of 452 sq in (0.292 m2).

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Bite me !

A bite from the banana spider results in hours-long erections.

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Saint Patience bless us !

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris Montmartre has been the host of a continuous prayer since 1885.

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Qwerty keyboards were created to slow down the typing (and to split apart the letters often used consecutively).

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Wind of change

A decrease in atmospheric pressure increases flatulences.

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God is great

In the 19th century, Dr. Faustroll calculated the surface of God!

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Saucers are not welcome

A municipal decree forbids flying saucers to fly over and to park in Chateauneuf-du-Pape (France).

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Horses on ice

Almost a thousand horses died in the Lake Ladoga when the water suddenly froze.

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Living tongue

There is a shellfish which does not only parasite a fish but literally replace its tongue. This is the only known case of complete replacement of an organ.

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Blue Suede Bike

Elvis Presley's first guitar cost 12.95 $.

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