Weird Facts

Spider webs were used as bandages in ancient times in Greece and Rome.


A woman in Sweden who lost her wedding ring while cooking for Christmas in 1995 found it 16 years later on a carrot in her garden.


One-quarter of all your bones are located in your feet, which have a total of 52 bones.


Blood donors in Sweden receive a text when their blood is used. This is done to encourage more young people to donate blood.


You’re more likely to get a computer virus from visiting religious sites than porn sites, security firm Symantec says in its research. Religious websites carry three times more malware threats than pornography sites.


The inventor of the Pringles can, Fredric Baur, is now buried in one. He was so proud of his invention that he wanted to take it literally to the grave, so when he died at age 89, his children obeyed wish for his cremated remains to be buried in a Pringles can.


Sunglasses were originally designed for Chinese judges to hide their facial expressions in court.


Cotton candy was invented by a dentist, William Morrison, and confectioner John Wharton, in 1897. It was first introduced at the 1904 World’s Fair as “Fairy Floss.” In 1921, another dentist, Josef Lascaux, reinvented the machine in 1921 and came up with the name “cotton candy.”


Shakespeare’s epitaph contains a curse for grave robbers.

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