Up to 50% of young twins develop a secret language that can not be understood by others. The phenomenon is called cryptophasia and is thought to be created to communicate when one of the twins develop language slower than the other.
Saint Patrick’s color was blue, not green. St. Patrick’s blue, can be seen on ancient Irish flags & was used on armbands & flags by the Irish Citizen Army up until the 1798 Irish Rebellion. This is when the clover & the color green taken from Irelands lush fields became symbol’s for Ireland.
A villager in China unknowingly used a hand grenade to crack walnuts for a quarter century, until he saw the grenade in a government flyer.
A Wal-Mart heiress gave back her USC degree when she was exposed to have used another student to complete her school work for years.
Although Fidel Castro was always pictured with cigars, he gave up smoking them in the 80’s and was quoted as saying: “The best thing you can do with a box of cigars give it to your enemy!”
U.S. flight attendants have higher rates of breast cancer, uterine cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, thyroid cancer, and cervical cancer, when compared with the general public, likely due to regular exposure to cosmic ionizing radiation.
As part of its ‘Toilet Revolution’, a campaign to improve sanitary conditions across the country, China has been installing dispensers with facial recognition technology in order to fight the stealing and overuse of toilet paper.
People with cold water being poured into their left ear tend to be less optimistic about their health.
During the Great Depression, the Barter Theatre in Virginia paid royalties to Tennessee Williams and Noel Coward in ham. George Bernard Shaw, who was a vegetarian, got paid in spinach.
A wedding ring that was lost for 45 years was found in a car engine a man bought for parts. Will Frye came across the ring when he was taking apart the V8 he’d pulled from a 1972 Oldsmobile 98 junker. He called the former owner and the 93 year old remembered losing it around 1973.