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- WTF Fun Fact – Umm Nyolokh
The Humr people of Sudan consume Umm Nyolokh, a drink made from the liver and bone marrow of giraffes which is believed to contain traces of the psychodelic drug DMT . The Humr people tell of hallucinations of giraffes after drinking Umm Nyolokh. – WTF Fun Facts
- WTF Fun Fact – Elderly Crime In Japan
Many elderly Japanese are committing petty crimes in order to get free shelter and food. Twenty percent of crimes are committed by someone over age 65. Of the 2,500 over-65s convicted in 2016, more than 1/3rd had at least five previous convictions. – WTF Fun Facts
- WTF Fun Fact – Antarctica Shrinks Your Brain
Researchers found that living in Antarctica for months on end caused brain shrinkage, especially in the hippocampus. They speculated that living in relative isolation and a “monotonous” environment may be the root cause. – WTF Fun Facts
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