Fact Cards

341. Britney Spears-Britney Spears-The snake from Britney Spears' ‘I'm a Slave 4 U’ VMAs performance is still alive and is a lot bigger now. It is roughly 100 pounds and nearly 15 feet today.


342. Keg_-In the year 2008, Wisconsin Police busted a teen kegger in which the keg was filled with root beer. The party organizer was trying to show that they didn't need to drink alcohol for a party.


343. Mike_-In 1986, a Californian farmer named Mike Yurosek was unhappy that he was unable to sell his imperfect carrots. So he cut and shaved them into cuter versions and called them ‘baby-cut’ carrots. Before the invention of the baby carrot, each American ate 6 lbs of carrot a year, now they eat 11 lbs.


344. Plague-The Plague solved an overpopulation problem in 14th century Europe. In the aftermath wages increased, rent decreased, wealth was more evenly distributed, diet improved and life expectancy increased.


345. Lacarrose-Lacrosse, as originally played by Native Americans, fielded teams from 100 to 1,000 men, with goals 500 yards to 6 miles apart, with games lasting several days, played sunup to sundown. These games tended to become huge mobs of players swarming the ball and slowly moving it across the field.


346. Queen_-The day after 9/11, the Queen broke a 200 year old tradition and ordered the US National Anthem to be played during the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace.


347. Hustler magazine-Every month all members of the United States Congress are mailed Hustler magazine for free.


348. Dihydrogen monoxide-In 1997, a student won the first prize when 43 out of 50 of his classmates (86%) voted to ban the chemical Dihydrogen monoxide because it caused ‘excessive urination and sweating,’ among other effects. His project showed misleading terms can lead to false conclusions among public.


349. Frank Hayes-In 1923, Frank Hayes became the first ever jockey to win a horse race despite being dead. He died from a heart attack mid-race but somehow his body stayed strapped onto the horse and he crossed the finish line in first place, beating 20-1 odds.


350. Lou Ferrigno-Lou Ferrigno once lifted a car by himself while playing the hulk instead of waiting for the broken steel lift to be repaired for the scene.





  1. Would you mind if I started to post these facts on iFunny? I really think people would love them and I would of course credit and link your website.

  2. Your page (re)numbering makes it almost impossible to find something on your site. The search option doesn’t seem very helpful.. I tried to search for Harris Rosen or Fact #62 after seeing it on Bored Panda, but had to do a brute force search to find this page…

  3. I just went through all the facts pages. A few things I’ve noticed:
    1. #451-#470 (pgs 46 & 47) have images that are broken.
    2. #841-#1140 (pgs 85-114) are complete duplicates of earlier pages.

    • Thank you for your valuable feedback. Last night we implemented a new page numbering system for our fact cards. I really messed up with facts #451-#470 which I have fixed now. I have fixed the other problem too.

  4. Just stumbled onto your site via an Imgur post. Cool stuff.

    Re. one of the citations above: “The oldest D20 dice was uncovered in Egypt…”

    One “die,” many “dice.” The headline in the source given had it right; “Ancient d20 die emerges from the ashes of time.”

    Credibility is always enhanced by proper grammar.

  5. I really enjoy your site. I visit it regularly at this period of my life to use up time, while entertaining myself, and increase my awareness of life through the amazing insights into stories behind what we often overlook. It is almost therapeutic I would think! For one thing, I feel grateful not to be one of the warped personalities you often report on, but on the other hand, I feel sorry for the suffering that is really behind so many people you note through our shared history, who have the apparency of many successes, but are in fact imperfect and suffering souls like all of us, on the road to something better we hope eh?

    • History gives us an opportunity to look into the mistake our ancestors made, but also the feats they achieved. The lives they suffered, so that the future generations could have the freedom. I am happy to have been part of such an important part of your life, Stuart.


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