Things of this World: This includes the odd things that animals can do or just plain strange things that happen in nature
Weird Words: It takes someone with a lot of time on their hands to figure out a couple of these things
History: The facts on this page are all the cool things that none of our teachers would ever tell us
Looney Laws: This is a collection of either out-dated or out-of-this-world laws from around all 50 states
BWMU: Noteworthy achievements, events, feats and blunders of most every conceivable kind
Misc.: Well, unless you were an expert in any of these fields, you probably wouldn't know most of the odd facts
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