Monthly Archives: November 2010

Why do men and women’s shirts button on different sides?

follow us on https://twitter.com/CoolFacts2share for interesting facts…. men had to keep their right hand tucked into their coats so as to be ready for cold-weather swordplay, whereas women always breastfed with the left breast (hey, that’s what it says here) … Continue reading

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The World’s Five Strangest Roadways: Gallery

The most direct path between two points is a straight line, but roads are rarely straight, and the ones that are can be terminally boring. Engineers around the world must calculate the most efficient routes over massive mountains, through densely … Continue reading

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Kurt Cobain’s suicide note was addressed to his childhood imaginary friend “Boddah.”

http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.omg-facts.com%2Fview%2FFacts%2F20146&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=450&action=like&colorscheme=light You can read the full transcript of the note here. Or you can read a scan of the notehere.

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In 1998, lightning killed an entire soccer team.

http://twitter.com/coolfacts2share This tragedy occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during a match between the villages of Bena Tshadi and nearby Basangana. Strangely, the lightning annihilated all eleven members of the home team, while all of Basangana’s players were … Continue reading

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The deepest part of the Gulf of Mexico extends downward for a distance of over 10 Empire State Buildings.

http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.omg-facts.com%2Fview%2FFacts%2F19034&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=450&action=like&colorscheme=light The Gulf is rather shallow in its coastal segments by the continental shelves. However, it dips drastically in a southwestern section called the Sigsbee Deep. This underwater abyss sinks to an estimated maximum depth of over 13,123 feet! That’s … Continue reading

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The fastest wind speed ever recorded was 318 miles per hour.

http://twitter.com/coolfacts2share This record-setting gust occurred in a tornado that hit the suburbs of Oklahoma City on May 3, 1999. The funnel cloud struck near the town of Moore, OK at about 7:00 pm, killing about four residents and destroying a … Continue reading

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A Coca-Cola advertisement in the mid-80’s was banned because it clearly depicted a sexual act.

The offending poster was part of Coke’s $200,000 “Feel the Curves” campaign to promote the reintroduction of the company’s original contoured bottle shape. The graphic artist had hidden an image depicting oral sex among the advertisement’s ice cubes as a … Continue reading

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