Sad Facts

When a customer service representative puts you on hold they can hear everything you’re saying

Before the mid-19th century dentures were commonly made with teeth pulled from the mouths of dead soldiers

Sigurd the Mighty, a ninth-century Norse earl of Orkney, was killed by an enemy he had beheaded several hours earlier. He’d tied the man’s head to his horse’s saddle, but while riding home one of its protruding teeth grazed his leg. He died from the infection

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times

Some of the toxins found in cigarette smoke are found in items such as rat poison, toilet cleaners and formaldehyde, which is used to preserve dead animals

A new study suggest the mere presence of a smartphone reduces a person’s cognitive ( mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses ) ability

The day Alexander Graham Bell was buried, US shut down the operations of telephone for one whole minute as a tribute to him

Wonder why some people are so negative all the time? It is most probably because they have that gene. Yes, you read it right! Some people carry the gene which makes a person to think negatively

At one point the Nazis plotted to assassinate Winston Churchill with an exploding bar of chocolate

Help us in enriching this category. Suggest us new curiosities


Click the button above to generate a random facts