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A bodybuilding Championship in Belgium had to be canceled because all participants fled the doping control.
The US presidential candidate Vermin Supreme promised free ponies for all Americans.
The king penguin Nils Olav was knighted by the Norwegian king and since then it is called "Sir Nils Olav II".
In Swedish, mother means "Mor", grandmother "Mormor" and great-grandmother "Gammel Mormor".
"Strč prst skrz krk" is a Czech tongue-twister meaning "stick your finger through your throat".
The youngest person to serve in World War II was 12 years old.
Mars is the only known planet that is solely inhabited by working robots.
In Austria there is a cinema in which the light is not turned off to give the visitors the possibility to knit while the film is shown.
Cricket fighting championships take place in China.
A British woman is married with herself.
In a Spanish Comedy Club you only have to pay for every laughter you do.
If you could fold a piece of paper 103 times, it would be as thick as the entire observable universe.
Mini tornadoes that swirl up hay or dust are called "dust devils".
In Helsinki there is a subterranean city including a mall, ice hockey field and a swimming pool.
The twin cities of Boring (Oregon, USA) are Dull (Perthshire, Scotland) and Bland (New South Wales, Australia).
Inuit define the cold of the night with the number of dogs that are needed to stay warm.
Barack Obama, Napoleon Bonaparte, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler and Jack the Ripper were left-handed.
Low-income women in Brazil get free plastic surgery.
The scientific term for goose bumps is piloerection.
If you eat in company of an overweight person, you tend to eat more.
If you could drive in vertical direction with your car, you would reach the space after only one hour.
In 1474, a cock was condemned to death in Basel because it laid an egg (despite the natural laws!).
At the Munich Oktoberfest from 2013 a total of 116 oxen and 85 calves were eaten.
Persons suffering from hyperthymesia can recall exactly every day of their lives.
The world's first sex shop was named "Specialist shop for the marital hygiene", it was established in Germany in 1962 by Beate Uhse.
In the sign language of stockbrokers a finger extended under the nose symbolizes the German Bank. The reason is Hitler's mustache.
Belize is the only country in the world with people appearing on its flag.
Fucking Hell is a beer which is named after the Austrian village Fucking.
Morphine is named after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams, because it tends to cause sleepiness.
North Korea and Finland are only separated by Russia.
The successor of Windows 8 will be called Windows 10 - and not Windows 9.
With a budget of $100 million the film Gravity was more expensive than the Indian Mars mission, which cost only $73 million.