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Strange Facts

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posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 04:38 AM
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Greetings All Members,I hope you are all well.

Well this thread is for stating interesting and strange facts about the world.
anything strange you can think of just post it in here

I will start.

A Cats Urine Glows Under A Blacklight.

Cool well now that i have started let more follow, these are fun to read when one is abit bored and sometimes funny . Also if anyone can point somethin out such as an incorrect entry in here please point it out and/or correct it.

cheers


Omega85




posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 04:51 AM
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Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!

The fear of vegetables is called Lachanophobia!..

An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!

Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!

In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.

In the State of Kansas, you're not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street.

In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 05:00 AM
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I posted this in the last one of these threads,

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the phobia of long words :shk:



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 05:37 AM
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The curse of Scotland is the playing card the nine of diamonds.

It is against the law on the British island of Jersey for a man to knit during the fishing season.

In 1845 a British law was passed making it illegal to attempt suicide. The penalty for this was death by hanging.

In France it is illegal for dolls to be sold that do not have a human face.


King Henry of England outlawed the game of football.



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 05:49 AM
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Originally posted by anglosaxon
It is against the law on the British island of Jersey for a man to knit during the fishing season.

In 1845 a British law was passed making it illegal to attempt suicide. The penalty for this was death by hanging.


im sorry these ones were funny

um the last one is strange law lol they were going to hang someone who wanted to die anyways hmmmmmm
lol



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 07:01 AM
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LOL
i just found one that is funny.
My housemate told me though im not sure if shes having me on lol
It is illegal for a monster to come within a 45 metre radius of new york city.

LOL i wonder.

Omega



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 07:08 AM
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Hey all i just found another odd one.

In Mallaysia it is against the law to dance on the back of a tortoise.

LOL

Oh and in Cambodia there was a time when it was against the law to insult a rice plant

hehe

Oh shananigans.

Omega



posted on Jun, 5 2006 @ 08:37 AM
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lmao at insulting a rice plant



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