Feed Your Brain With These Fascinating Facts

March 2, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has sex 3 times every day and his owners charge a $200,000 fee per impregnation, generating about $30,000,000 a year annually. (article)

 

 

The Hand Angels Are A Heroic Volunteer Group That Provides Hand Jobs For The Physically Disabled (article)

Taiwan—officially known as the Republic of China—has one of the best health systems in the world; its million or so disabled citizens receive some of the most thorough medical attention you’ll find, including everything from long-term care to traditional herbal medicine. What they don’t receive from this system, however, is any kind of aid when it comes to slightly more intimate issues, namely: orgasms.

It was for this reason that a group of social campaigners and volunteers took it upon themselves to create Hand Angel, an NGO whose main service is giving handjobs to the severely disabled. Members say that their work raises awareness of the fact that disabled people are often depicted as desexualized—as well as having their sexuality constantly neglected—despite the fact they share exactly the same desires as anybody else.

 

 

 

A man in Shaanxi, China, recently realized that the long-handled, blunt-ended object he’d been using for 25 years to crack walnuts was actually a live hand grenade. (article)

 

In 2011, two Nepali men climbed Mount Everest and then proceeded to paraglide off of the summit, landing 35 km away. They then hiked and kayaked to the Bay of Bengal, winning the pair National Geographic Adventurers of the Year (article)

 

 

If a pregnant mother suffers organ damage during the pregnancy the fetus can send stem cells to help repair the damage (article)

 

 

When the King of Thailand sued his first wife for divorce, she was unable to defend herself in court because of a law forbidding criticism of the King

There is no legal definition, however, of what actions constitute a defamation, insult, or threat against the monarchy, and there is plenty of room for interpretation.

Former Supreme Court Justice Tanin Kraivixien interpreted the wording of the law as a blanket ban against criticism of royal development projects, the institution of royalty itself, the Chakri Dynasty or any previous Thai king.

 

 

Sacheen Littlefeather, who was sent by Marlon Brando to decline an Oscar in protest for the treatment of American Indians by the film industry, was given 60 seconds maximum to make her speech or be arrested.

 

 Dexter Holland, lead singer of The Offspring, is a doctoral student and has co-authored a paper on microRNA in HIV genomes.

 

 

The lead guitarist of Queen, Brian May , has a PhD in Astrophysics and wrote his thesis  about “radial velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud”

 

 

An Italian street dog named Fido who was found injured and nursed back to health by a factory worker. The dogs returned to his owner’s bus stop to wait for him every day for 14 years after his owner had died. (article)

 

 

As of 2012 there were 12 states in which doctors wrote more prescriptions for opioids than there were people in the state

 

Ray J makes around $30,000 a month from his sex tape with Kim Kardashian

The sex tape that launched Kim Kardashian’s career, or whatever you want to call it, is still bankrolling Ray J’s lifestyle. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, really.

Ray J’s sex tape income generally hovers around $30,000 a month, according to Vivid Entertainment. However, Kim’s naked Paper photoshoot has sent sales of the boring tape into overdrive. As TMZ puns it, it’s “a real ass-tronomical increase”:

The photos triggered renewed interest in “Kim K Superstar,” and our sources at Vivid Entertainment say sales of the video have dramatically spiked … so much so, Ray J will pocket $50K from the last week alone … way up from what’s he’s been getting.

 

 

India’s richest man lives in a 27-story 400,000 sq ft tower with 4 family members and 600 staff. The 550ft tall building contains a 168-car garage spanning 6 floors, 9 elevators, 4 stories of hanging gardens, a 50-seat theater, an artificial snow room, and 3 helipads, valued at $2bn USD (article)