You've been logged-out from spontex.


Your spontex.org account


New here?
Create your account in a single clic

You are done! (oui, on vous demande SEULEMENT ça : login / MDP. Le reste, on s'en fout !)

Données personnelles ?

Information on this website is public but you have to be logged-in to share. Login, means "give a username and a password". Then, you'll be able to fill some more but nothing is mandatory. If you can read this, it means you clicked on something restricted to logged-in. NOBODY DIED registring here. If you wish not to register, feel free, but don't click on that link again :-)

Please share those informations... but do not forget to add a link to spontex!
you should never read that.
Last DYKs published Submit a new DYK
Rambo is a care bear

There's only one death in “Rambo: First Blood”.

+ Tell me more
Road rage

In Switzerland, if you fail too many times your driving test you might have to consult a psychologist to check your ability to drive.

+ Tell me more
Tapestry Shmatestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is not a tapestry (and was not made in Bayeux).

+ Tell me more
Like LOST, except it makes sense

Castaways from the ship Utile have survived 15 years on the small Tromelin Island, which is only 200 acres almost without any vegetation.

+ Tell me more
Russian Mountains… or not!

The forerunners of roller coasters were called “Russian Mountains”. In Russia, they were and are still called “American Mountains”.

+ Tell me more
Best before:

Honey never goes bad!

+ Tell me more
Censorship “On Air”

In 1964, the French TV anchorwoman, Noëlle Noblecourt, was fired for showing her knees.

+ Tell me more
Bubble gum

In Singapore, the import and the sale of chewing gum are prohibited.

+ Tell me more
France – Brazil

The country with which France shares the longest border is… Brazil!

+ Tell me more
Egg head

The greek playwright Aeschylus was killed by a tortoise, dropped on his head by an eagle.

+ Tell me more

In 1950 India wanted to attend the soccer world cup… barefoot !

+ Tell me more
Jack says: “I'm not there”

Selling Jack Daniel's is illegal in the county where it is produced.

+ Tell me more
The longest night

Teresa of Ávila died in the night of the 4th to the 15th of October, 1582.

+ Tell me more
Absent of indicative

Le Train de Nulle Part (The Train from Nowhere) is a French novel written without a single verb by Michel Dansel in 2004.

+ Tell me more
Non Nation state

The only state which does not want to join the U.N. is Vatican City.

+ Tell me more
Centralia on fire !

In Centralia, Pennsylvania, a fire has been burning since 1962.

+ Tell me more
Sargasso Sea

There is a sea which has no coasts and no shores!

+ Tell me more

The full name of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is : Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.

+ Tell me more
Cocaine Cola

Cocaine was an ingredient of Coca-Cola until 1929.

+ Tell me more

Hippopotamuses are genetically closer to whales than to pigs.

+ Tell me more