Bizarre Facts

  • In October 2006, Mitsutaka Uchikoshi, a 35-year-old Japanese office worker, fell down a snowy slope while attending a work party near Kobe. His body was found 24 days later, during which time doctors estimated his core temperature had fallen to 71F (22C) (as opposed to the normal 96-98F (36-37C). He made a full recovery.[1]
  • If you feed canaries a diet of red peppers they will turn orange.
  • Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
  • Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
  • The black box flight recorders on aircraft are actually bright orange so that they can be found more easily
  • More relatively interesting but useless facts
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