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 …