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16 Weird Science Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Did you know animals can rain from the sky? Did you know erections can happen long after you’re dead? Here are 22 amazing and weird science facts you probably didn’t know. Animals can rain from the sky Amazing science fact: raining animals is a relatively common meteorological phenomenon, with occurrences reported from many countries throughout …

10 Excruciating Medical Treatments from the Middle Ages

By David Morton Medieval medicine: from hot irons for hemorrhoids to bloodletting for almost any ailment; meet ten of the most horrible treatments of middle age’s medicine, presented by our guest author David Morton. 1Surgery: Crude, blunt and horribly painful Surgery in the Middle Ages was crude and blunt and … PAINFUL!Surgeons had a very …

7 Strangest Wars

1The Anglo-Zanzibar War: the shortest war in history, only 40 minutes long Fought between the United Kingdom and Zanzibar on 27 August 1896, the conflict lasted approximately 40 minutes, making it the shortest war in history. The immediate cause of the war was the death of the pro-British Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini and the subsequent …

10 of the World’s Most Bizarre Competitions

1Midget Throwing Contest The Midget Throwing, or Dwarf Tossing, originated in Australia in the 1980’s. A bar attraction in which dwarves wearing special padded clothing or Velcro costumes are thrown onto mattresses or at Velcro-coated walls, participants of the contest compete to throw the dwarf the farthest. Dwarf tossing is widely considered to be offensive …