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Wind of change

A decrease in atmospheric pressure increases flatulences.

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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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Bubble gum

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

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France – Brazil

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

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Cocaine Cola

Cocaine was an ingredient of Coca-Cola until 1929.

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Blitz-Peace

The famous sign “Peace” (☮) was the insignia of the Wehrmacht 3. Panzer-Division (1941–1945).

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Degree in jerk off ?

According to a 1990 US Study, the more educated a person is (ie. the higher the degree the person obtained), the more he / she masturbates.

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Invaders must die

The success of the arcade game Space Invaders caused a shortage of 100-yen coins in Japan, which forced the government to increase their production subsequently.

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English pleasure

King Edward II of England (1284 – 1327) is believed to have been killed by the insertion of a red-hot iron rod in his rectum.

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Mad love

Lions can mate up to 50 times a day.

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Baby penis

In Ancient Greece, a man was considered more virile if he had a small penis.

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Rimbaud warrior!

Arthur Rimbaud suddenly abandoned poetry in 1875, and was later known as a weapons merchant in Abyssinia.

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Tsutomu, the survivor

Tsutomu Yamaguchi is the only man who survived both atomic bombs (at least the only that was officially recognised)...

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Contortionism

It is impossible to put a finger in the nose, one in the anus and one in each ear simultaneously.

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Packed in Paradise

80 billion human beings have been born on the planet since the first humans, and half of them in the last two millennia !

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Crash Test Dummy

The first crash tests were performed with cadavers.

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Plague

Plague is not eradicated actually: the WHO took a census of 2118 cases in 2003, among which 182 were fatal.

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Lee’s Miserables

During the American Civil War, the general Lee’s Southern troops called themselves “Lee’s Miserables”, as a tribute to Victor Hugo’s book, Les Misérables.

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Out of the box

The well-known Pandora’s box is actually a jar.

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Coming out

It’s only in 1990 that the World Health Organization took the decision to withdraw homosexuality from its list of mental diseases.

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