15 Bizarre Facts to Blow Your Mind!

By Evaggelia Goulimi (A class)

1. Believe it or not, outer space is only an hour if you could drive a car straight into the sky at 60 miles an hour.  

2.Monowi, Nebraska is the smallest incorporated municipality in the United States with a population of just one. Its sole resident, Elsie Eiler, is both the town mayor and librarian.

3.When the Domestic Parcel Service was first introduced by the United States Postal Service in 1913, it was legal to ship children as long as they weighed less than 50 pounds!


4.In 2013, Scottish scientists created a pizza that has 30% of your daily recommended nutrients. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Thank you, Scottish scientists!

5. The current American flag was designed by a 17-year-old boy named Robert Heft as a high school project for which he received a B MINUS!

6. On Good Friday in 1930, the BBC announced there is no news followed by piano music.

7. Gambling generates more money than music, movies and sports combined. Know your limit, play within it!

8. There is a movie from 2010 called “Rubber” about a murderous car tyre named Robert that rolls around killing people and blowing things up… Yeah, weird.


9. There are more than 150 people cryofrozen right now in hope that one day the technology will be invented to revive them with over 1000 registered to do the same upon their death.

10. There is an alarm clock called Clocky that has wheels and runs away and HIDES if you don’t get out of bed on time. You all sleepy guys need that!


11. The word bae which is popular in North America society is actually the Danish word of poop… Think about that next time you call you girlfriend bae.

12. A can of Diet Coke will float in water, while a can of regular Coke sinks. Try it!


13. Until 1974, it was actually illegal to appear in public in Chicago if you were ugly.

14. You can be criminally prosecuted for making death threats written entirely in emoji . I’ll go in jail, I’m sure.

15. Research shows that others see you as 20% more attractive than you think you are. This is because when you look in a mirror all that’s reflected are your looks, not you personality.