Did You Know? Fascinating facts and trivia from all over the world to inform and educate you!

By • Dec 8th, 2010 • Category: WTH
  • Did You Know that the mass of the solar system is 1.992 x 1030kg. The Sun accounts for 99.8% of that mass. The rest is made of asteroids, interstellar dust, moons, planets, dwarf planets and similar celestial bodies. Straka’s spaceship, which is parked behind one of the planets, also contributes.

Did You Know that you cannot lick your own elbow? But why should you even want to? It’s made of raw flesh, not ice cream and you should not lick raw flesh unless it is the raw flesh of a member of the opposite sex. God knew what he was doing when he made your own elbow impossible to lick.

  • Did You Know that Putain De Merde is French, but that does not mean it’s a nice thing to say to somebody? Try it. Say “Putain de merde” to a French speaking person. Maybe a nun. And see what happens.

Did You Know that famous luxury automobile brand Mercedes Benz got the name Mercedes from a man named Gottleib Daimler, (co-founder of Daimler-Benz) who named it after a nine-year-old girl and not, as you would have thought, his favourite ho, Inga? Inga must have been really pissed off.

  • Did You Know that Russia is the world’s largest country and everybody there speaks funny?

Did You Know that the paperclip was invented in 1896 by an Austrian named Wilheim Vantersburg but that nobody gives a fuck?

Did You Know that the highest bridge in the world can be found in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan mountains? The valley lies at an altitude of about 5 602 m (18,379 ft) above sea level on the India side of Kashmir. Before the building of this bridge, when people on the banks of the Dras river decide they want to holler at people from Suru for plot, they had to swim. Many of them got eaten because the world’s most eat-a-swimming-Indian crocodiles lived in the rivers Dras and Suru. They are now extinct, having starved to death.

  • Did you know that the longest serving president in the world is going to be Yoweri Museveni. Wait and see.

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  • http://ugandaninsomniac.wordpress.com tumwijuke

    Licking the raw fresh of someone from the same sex may suffice …

    That the paper clip needed to be invented at all is amazing. What did people do before then? Most importantly, can I improve on the paper clip?