Page 3 - Fun Facts

There is a legitimately made beer named 'Fucking Hell'. How did they get away with this?

Freedom of speech is generally granted in most modern nations, but there are always certain restrictions such as yelling "fire" in a crowded place.

Free speech doesn't completely apply to names of goods, as there are some restrictions on this (for good reason).

Despite this, you'd still be able to order a pint of Fucking Hell, a German Pilsner or pale lager brewed by the Waldhaus Brewery located in the Black Forest. How could they get away with this name?

The beverage is named after the village of Fucking in Austria, and hell is the german word for "pale" and is typically used to describe this kind of beer. Because of this, it's a completely legal name, though that didn't stop people from objecting to it.

Both the local authorities in Fucking and the European Union's Trade Marks and Designs Registration Office initially objected to the name. The Mayor of Fucking was against it as it wasn't going to be brewed in Fucking.

The trademark was initially denied, but after the founders argued their case, it was granted. These two also claim that they intend to use the brand name to produce Fucking Hell branded food and clothing, so look for it in a store near you!


The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer!

eBay is a beautiful website because you can find virtually anything you could ever want on the website to buy off of other users. EBay paved the way for other websites such as to form and build their own empires.

You would think that the first item ever sold on eBay must have been a magnificent item, something that someone really wanted. Well, allow me to remind you that eBay is a part of the internet - and there are a lot of weirdos that hangout on the internet.

The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer, and it was sold for $14.83. The founder of eBay asked the buyer if he knew that the laser pointer was broken when he bought it. The owner simply responded "I'm a collector of broken laser pointers."


You Won't Believe What Brands Nestle Owns. Not Just Their Chocolate Empire, Even Pet Products!

Do you love the taste of Nestle’s chocolate chip cookies?

Maybe you love their Crunch bars. Well next time you’re eating their delicious chocolate treats, think of the other corporations they own. Maybe you’ll be willing to try their other products!

Nestle Corporation has a whopping 8,000 brands under their belt. These items are in the categories of: water, coffee, frozen food, pet care, nutrition, yogurt and much, much more.

They even own cereal brands like Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams and more!

Remember those delicious Wonderballs you may have had when you were a kid? Yep! Nestle Corporation owned that, too. They even cater to the eye-care niche.

Your pet may even owe a thanks to Nestle because of their brands such as Alpo, Beneful, Dog Chow, Purina and a plethora more.

So next time you’re in the grocery store and picking out your shopping list, take a gander at what brands are providing your items. You most likely will pick up something from Nestle!


Some awesome lists!

Ever have a fantasy of getting back at the big banks? This guy went ahead and foreclosed on one!

Score one for the little guy.

In the tough economy people were losing their homes to the banks right and left as they were foreclosed on.

It seemed everyone was under the hills of the big banks and their outrageous mortgages, until one man stood up to them—and won. Sweet, poetic justice was the result.

In 2011, a couple received foreclosure papers on their home from Bank of America.

The funny thing was, they didn't owe a dime on it and managed to pay cash for it when they originally bought it. They took the bank to court with proof that they never had a mortgage bill to pay.

After judgment went to the side of the plaintiffs, calls and letters to the bank requesting the legal fees went unanswered.

The couple's attorney flipped the tables and did exactly what they bank wrongfully attempted—they foreclosed on the bank. They showed up to the bank with movers and a Sheriff's deputy and wouldn't allow the bank manager in until they signed over a check.


Nikola Tesla was probably in love with a pigeon!

Nikola Tesla is one of the most eccentric and interesting people in history, often overshadowed by Thomas Edison.

Some of the weird stories about him are grounded in truth, however, since he was such a weird guy.

One such story takes place in his later years when he was pretty much in love with his pet pigeon.

Tesla made a trip one night in 1937 after midnight to visit the local cathedral and library to feed the pigeons. On his way he was struck by a taxicab and thrown to the ground, wrenching his back and breaking three ribs.

Of course, his lifelong custom was to never visit a doctor, so the full extent of his injuries will never be known. For a while he was unable to feed the pigeons since he was bedridden until he was able to walk again in the Spring of 1938.

Near the end of his life he visited the park every day and fed pigeons. He took to one white one in particular and spent over $2,000 that comfortably supported her when she was injured.

He stated that he loved that pigeon as a man loves a woman, and that she loved him. As long as he had her he had a purpose in his life. He was a genius, but also a real weirdo!



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