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Weird and Wacky: The World’s Most Unbelievable Facts

Published by baby piglet in Offbeat
October 25th, 2008

Have you ever stopped to think about all the unbelievable things that are going on in the world? I guess hundreds of unimaginable things should have just happened as you are reading this article.

In this article, you will discover weird and wacky things about the world around you. Here are some of the most awesome facts – so incredible that you won’t know whether to believe them or not. You’ll find out that subjects like the human body, food, animals and history are far more surprising and exciting than you have ever imagined. So dive in and be prepared to be amazed, amused and astounded.

Unbelievable Body Facts

An operation on a patient in a Belgrade hospital was disrupted when two surgeons started to fight. They took their punch-up outside and the assistant surgeon completed the procedure.

A Michigan couple opened a parcel delivered to their home and were shocked to find a liver and an ear inside. The parts should have been delivered to a nearby research laboratory.

A British pensioner who lost her false teeth discovered that her dog had eaten them. The dog had a three hour operation to have them removed.

Florida girl Jennifer Mee hiccupped continuously for five weeks. The hiccups stopped as suddenly as they had started.

A Yemeni man was found to have four kidneys instead of two. Although he was offered money for his spare ones, he decided that they were a gift from Allah and kept all four.

A New Zealand tree surgeon broke his leg near the top of a 40-metre (130 feet) high tree. He was injured further when the rescue helicopter swung him into another tree.

A Chinese man has grown the nails on his left hand for 15 years so that their total length is more than one metre (3 feet). He avoids crowded places in case one of them gets broken.

A Brazilian woman who had suffered from stomach pain for years was finally given an X-ray that revealed a scalpel inside her body. The surgical tool had been left there 23 years earlier when she had given birth by caesarean section.

An 80-year-old Chinese man agreed to have his hair washed for the first time in 23 years. It took twelve relatives and friends five hours to get all the grime out of his 2-metre (6 feet) long matted locks, followed by his beard which measured 1.5 metres (5 feet).

Surgeons trying to correct the limp of a 5-year-old boy in China lengthened the wrong leg. The confusion arose when the boy was anaesthetised whilst lying on his back and operated on whilst lying on his stomach. So it’s always best to check.

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  1. Glynis Smy
    Posted October 25, 2008 at 11:38 am

    That was really interesting!!!

  2. mdegenhardt
    Posted October 25, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    Very interestin and some funny as well. Terrific write and article. Michael

  3. Liane Schmidt
    Posted October 25, 2008 at 3:54 pm

    This is an extraordinary collection of interesting facts – - a cow was put in jail?! Now I’ve heard everything!

    Blessings.

    Sincerely,

    -Liane Schmidt.

  4. Lauren Axelrod
    Posted October 25, 2008 at 11:02 pm

    These are bizarre.

  5. Mary Contrary
    Posted October 28, 2008 at 12:04 am

    WOW! What a great article! Very enjoyable read! The only thing missing was those 8,000 clay soldiers individually different, same as you and I!

  6. Srutimala Dsa
    Posted February 26, 2009 at 1:50 am

    It was nice to know all these facts!!! Good job…. keep writing…

  7. anne
    Posted March 4, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    i didn’t know most of these and most of them i did know! but all of them are very interesting to hear and learn!!!

  8. STANNER
    Posted March 19, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    Really interesting facts, can you write more please!

  9. cole
    Posted April 27, 2009 at 11:33 pm

    cool facts. Did you know Adolf Hitler had only one testical?!

  10. lola
    Posted May 25, 2009 at 10:06 am

    coool i liked it ahaha its true ahaha i liked ahaha it true thank you ladies and gentlemen

  11. ian
    Posted May 25, 2009 at 10:20 am

    cooooool bannas hahah keep writing reach for the stars dude

  12. ROLLY
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 4:33 am

    COOL FACTS TO READ.

  13. olympius
    Posted June 17, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    did you know adolf hitlers mom went to get an abortion when she was pregnant with adolf but the abortionist talked her out of it. FACT!

  14. Posted December 4, 2009 at 6:46 am

    Yes, wacky, amazing and definitely a great article. Thanks for sharing this. All the best.

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