15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019, 12:45 pm
By:James Fraser

When you have finished reading these facts, you will, for sure, increase your understanding of the world a little more than what you already have! Let's read fifteen random facts and incidents that are too interesting to miss out. We bet most of you never heard of these before.
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1.This Weird Breast Enhancement Procedure in Thailand

In Thailand, women pay 'body-slappers' to get their breasts and butt slapped. They believe this procedure helps them get bigger and firmer breasts and butts.


This Weird Breast Enhancement Procedure in Thailand-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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2.This Russian President

In 1995 during a White House visit, Russian President Boris Yeltsin Got drunk and was trying to hail a cab to go get pizza in his underwear on Pennsylvania Avenue.


This Russian President-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


3.This Unbelievably Shocking Online Cheating Scandal

A married couple in Bosnia had been cheating on each other in online chatrooms. One day, when the couple decided to meet their online chatting partner in person, they were shocked to find each other! The couple were cheating on each other - with each other!!!


This Unbelievably Shocking Online Cheating Scandal-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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4.Canadians Being Canadians

Sara Renner, a Canadian cross-country skier, broke her ski pole during a ski sprint at the 2006 Turin Olympics. A Norwegian cross-country ski coach named Haakensmoen gave Sara a spare ski, using which she won a silver medal! 
After the Olympics, the coach became famous in Canada, and grateful Canadian fans sent him 5.2 tons of maple syrup as a sign of gratitude!


Canadians Being Canadians-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


5.Pizza Delivery Woman Saved an Old Woman's Life

An 82-year-old Tennessee woman orders a pizza almost every day from the same local Domino outlet. Some time back, the lady didn't order pizza for three consecutive days. The pizza delivery woman, who has been delivering pizza to the old lady for the past three years, got doubt and went to see her. The door was locked from inside and no one respond. By calling 911, the pizza delivery woman saved the life of the old woman, who had fallen on the floor and couldn't get up to call for help.


Pizza Delivery Woman Saved an Old Woman's Life-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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6.Netherlands Pay People to Have Sex with Prostitutes

Netherlands is probably the only country in the world that believes sex is a fundamental human need like food and water. The country pays their differently abled citizens to have sex with prostitutes up to 12 times a year. 


Netherlands Pay People to Have Sex with Prostitutes-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


7.There is a Real Zombie Contingency Plan

'Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention' has a real and working anti-zombie plan to execute in case if there is a zombie apocalypse! In the beginning, it started as a joke campaign but evolved into a full contingency plan as the officials think if they are ready to deal with a zombie apocalypse, they are prepared to handle any emergency in the world including a terrorist attack.


There is a Real Zombie Contingency Plan-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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8.Sex-starved US Sailors Made an Australian Brothel House Shut Down Temporarily

In 2002, American sailors in aircraft carrier 'USS John Stennis' stopped at Freemantle, Australia on their way back to Home from the Gulf. The sailors visited a local brothel and completely wore out the prostitutes. The brothel was shut down for a couple of days because the sex workers were so tired they couldn't come back to work the next day! 


Sex-starved US Sailors Made an Australian Brothel House Shut Down Temporarily-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


9.Your Brain Doesn't Record Anything When You Go Blackout from Drinking

The morning after a heavy drinking night, you don't usually remember anything not because your brain forgets it, but because it is not recording anything in the first place. The human brain works like a computer memory (RAM and ROM). The brain needs some time to convert the short-term memory into a long-term memory. When you go blackout from heavy drinking, the brain gets so disturbed that it fails to save those instant short-term memories. 


Your Brain Doesn't Record Anything When You Go Blackout from Drinking -15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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10.Viagra Keeps Flowers Fresh

Other than helping men get strong erections or treating pulmonary hypertension, Viagra has a little-known ability. The sex drug can keep cut flowers in a vase fresh and straight for up to ten days! 


Viagra Keeps Flowers Fresh-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


11.A Russian Chimp Went to Rehab for Alcohol Addiction

A Russian Chimp named Zhora had to go to rehab because he got addicted to smoking and alcohol. Zoo authorities found out that a lot of visitors were actually feeding him with alcohol treats!


A Russian Chimp Went to Rehab for Alcohol Addiction-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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12.A Non-profit Organization Makes Porn to Protest Deforestation

A Norwegian non-profit organization called 'Fuck for Forest' makes forest or greenery themed porn to protest deforestation. They use the funds collected by selling paid memberships to promote greenery.


A Non-profit Organization Makes Porn to Protest Deforestation-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


13.Russians March to 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Theme Song

It is common for military around the world to use songs or music for marching. Russian soldiers occasionally use 'SpongeBob SquarePants' theme as their marching beat. 


Russians March to 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Theme Song-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


14.Doctor Sued for Carving His Name on a Patient's Body

In 2002, a New York based doctor, Dr. Allan Zarkin, was sued by a patient for $5.5 million after he engraved his name (initials) 'A.Z' on his patient's stomach after a successful caesarean surgery. The Lawsuit was later settled for $1.75 million. The Patient Dr. Liana Gedz, 31, is a dentist who was close to Dr. Zarkin before the incident.


Doctor Sued for Carving His Name on a Patient's Body-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know


15.This Tale of an Unlucky French Lawyer

1n 1965, Andre-Francois Raffray, a French lawyer, made a strange agreement with a 90-year-old grandma named Jeanne Calment. Raffray agreed to pay $500 a month to the old woman until she dies. The lady too agreed to make the man her legal heir after her death. Interestingly, the woman lived for another 30 years, collecting more money than the property's actual worth. She also outlived the man and celebrated her 120th birthday saying "we all make those bad deals. Don't we?" with a grin! 


This Tale of an Unlucky French Lawyer-15 Interesting Facts About The World You Don't Know

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