Presenting you Top10 WTH facts of all time!
- You might have heard or used this phrase “dying from laughter” before. However, did you know that there are at least 10 recorded cases of people literally dying from laughter.
- After his funeral, Charlie Chaplin’s corpse was dug up and held for ransom for two months.
- The shortest war on record lasted for 38-45 minutes in total. The Anglo-Zanzibar war began and ended on August 27, 1896.
- Lucky Lady aka Anna Mae Dickinson is quite possibly the luckiest woman ever. She survived the sinking of both; the Titanic and Lusitania, the Hindenburg explosion, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and when she was 97, the destruction of her apartment during the 9/11 terror attack.
- In the early 1930s, sewing flour sacs into clothing became quite popular, that flour companies began selling flour in decorative bags intended for future repurposing into clothing.
- Fine art action figures are a thing. Edward Murch’s ‘The Scream’ has been turned into an action figure which has bendable joints that allows you to contort it into a variety of sassy poses.
- Did you know dentures were crafted using teeth taken from the mouths of the deceased soldiers, before the proper dentures came in the mid 1800s.
- Jessica Harrison created a pair of fake eyelashes out of dead fly legs.
- Mexican general Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna held an entire state funeral for his leg after it was amputated.
- Did you know the horned toad can squirt blood out of its eyes.