30 Weird Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Below are 30 of the most random and interesting fact that history and the present has to offer.Some of them might shock you,and others might simply make you smile. Facts like these help us gain healthy perspective on our own environments: Whatever our situation may be,odds are,somewhere out there,something bizarre is happening.

#1. There are a tremendous amount of dead bodies underneath New York City.

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Before they became places where Manhattanites convened for leisure, Madison Square Park, Washington Square Park, Union Square Park, and Bryant Park all used to be cemeteries. There are 20,000 bodies buried underneath Washington Square Park alone!

#2. Giraffes participate in somewhat questionable mating activities. 2

During mating season, a male giraffe usually head butts the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and determines whether or not she is ovulating.

#3. When Apple CEO Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone in 2007, he made a prank call to a nearby Starbucks and ordered 4,000 lattes.3

According to Apple lore, the prank got Jobs one of the biggest laughs of his career. After ordering the 4,000 lattes during the first iPhone presentation, Jobs quickly said “No, just kidding! Wrong number! Goodbye!” and hung up the phone.

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//mentalmag.com