Bizarre

Let’s face it, we live in a truly strange world filled with very strange people and strange things. Each day something bizarre, amazing, and completely weird occurs, and it’s our mission here at The Fact Site to tell you all about it!

The Bizarre section covers things so mind bogglingly random and weird that you will literally question whether it’s real or not. Trust us though, when we list facts about Underwater Post-Box’s, or the World’s Biggest Slipper, it’s all factual! So read on and find out just how truly weird our world and it’s inhabitants are!

A Spoon of Oil Can Calm A Lake

What happens when you put a spoon full of oil into a choppy lake? You got it, the lake calms. You might be thinking "fake news", but know that science may just surprize you yet again!

The Incredible Phenomenon of Ball Lightning

Certainly you've heard of lightning - but ball lightning? This is a fascinating occurrence that scientists are still learning about, which definitely makes it a mysterious piece of nature. Even so, find out what little we know about this crazy event and what we have left to discover about ball lightning!

The Surprising History of Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude - it's a mouthful, but it's one German word that many people are familiar with. But do you know what it means? Once you find out, it might become a word you use more often because it definitely is useful! Find out what this complicated but functional word means.

Three Times The World Almost Entered A Nuclear War

Nuclear war has been a threat hanging over the world for decades now. Luckily, we've managed to avoid it - so far. But there are a more than a few times where we certainly came close! Here are three of which that you may not have heard about until now!

Why Are There So Many Midges In Scotland?

Nobody likes midges - they're called pests for a reason! They seem to serve no purpose other than bothering you and leaving you covered in oh so attractive bite marks, especially during the summer. They're especially abundant in Scotland - but did you know there's a reason? Check it out here!

Why Did Pirates Wear Eye-patches?

There's a lot of classic staples to pirates - a peg leg, the funny hat, a hook for a hand, and eye-patches! While many people think eye-patches were to cover up a lost eye, the use is actually for a very different reason. Find out here why pirates REALLY wore eye-patches!

Charles Darwin Ate One of Everything He Discovered

Charles Darwin is known as the founder of the evolutionary theory, as well as making incredible discoveries about new species, especially on the Galapagos Islands. But with every new animal he found, he also ate! There's a surprising reason behind this that you'll be astounded to learn!

Factoid Vs Factlet – What’s The Difference?

If you're on this site, then you probably love random facts! Maybe you even tell your friends something interesting your learned from one of our lists. If so, there's a correct word to use to refer to a fascinating piece of information, and it may not be what you think!

The World Cup Trophy Was Stolen & Found By A Dog

In March 1966, three months before the World Cup finals were set to commence in England for the first time in history, the World Cup trophy was stolen. Here's the story of the theft, and how finding the trophy changed the life of one dog forever!

The Top 5 Deadliest Extreme Sports

All sports are dangerous to an extent - however there are some that are more dangerous than others. Maybe you even participate in one or two of them - so check out if your favorite hobby is among the top deadliest sports in the world!

7 Easy Fixes for Snoring

Many people might think snoring is a normal, yet annoying, habit that they can't change. However, if you snore, there is a reason for it! We've compiled a list of simple yet effective ways for you to try to stop snoring once and for all.

5 Ways To Make Your Day Last Longer

Time is the form where both physical and mental processes take place. The concept of time is used both in physics and in philosophy. Despite the fact that everyone knows that a day has 24 hours, an hour has 60 minutes, and a minute has 60 seconds, etc., our sense of time is individual, and it can change during the day and during parts of our lifetime.