Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch is the longest village name in the world (and third longest geographical name). it is located in Wales, and yes there are four l’s in a row! Advertisements
Pogonophobia is a fear of beards.
Sesquipedalophobia is the fear of long words.
Got a few extra dollars laying around? Here’s what it will cost you to get these classic comic books: Amazing Fantasy #15 — First appearance of Spider-Man – $1,100,000 Flash Comics #1 […]
According to a study conducted by Yale University, the twenty most-recognizable smells are: 1. Coffee 2. Peanut butter 3. Vicks VapoRub 4. Chocolate 5. Wintergreen oil 6. Baby powder 7. Cigarette butts […]
SOME PEOPLE ARE LIKE SLINKYS….. THEY ARE NOT REALLY GOOD FOR ANYTHING… BUT THEY STILL BRING A SMILE TO YOUR FACE WHEN YOU PUSH THEM DOWN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS
If you stretch a standard Slinky out flat it measures 87 feet long.
The most powerful laser in the world, the Nova laser at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, USA, generates a pulse of energy equal to 100,000,000,000,000 watts of power for .000000001 second to […]
The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year. source
John Von Neumann (December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) was a pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor and polymath. He made major contributions to mathematics (foundations of mathematics, functional analysis, ergodic theory, […]
Daniel Tammett first came to worldwide prominence on March 14th, 2004 – otherwise known as Pi Day (3/14). To raise money for an epilepsy foundation, Tammett spent five straight hours reciting the […]
Victor Lustig was one of the most successful con men of all time. His first con was to show people a device that could print $100 bills. The only problem, he would […]
MIT students derive great pleasure from tormenting their rivals at Harvard. Our favorite prank of theirs occurred during the 1982 Harvard-Yale football game when a weather balloon emblazoned with the letters “MIT” […]
New York City newspaper The Sun printed a series of six articles in 1835 about the discovery of civilization on the moon. The articles claimed that a British astronomer named John Herschel […]
Grigori Rasputin, the Mad Monk, was poisoned, but he didn’t die. So he went after the guys who poisoned him, and they stabbed him. He still didn’t die and kept going after […]
In 1957 the BBC pulled an April Fools prank, duping hundreds of thousands of individuals into thinking spaghetti was annually harvested from “spaghetti trees” in Switzerland.