In 2008, Dmitry Agarkov scanned in a credit card agreement he had received with much higher interest rates than advertised and changed all the terms to show 0% interest and no fees. The bank unknowingly signed and approved it and a judge later upheld the contract. – WTF fun facts
Sea otters have loose skin across their chest which creates a pouch for them to store rocks and food. They use the rocks to help them crack open shellfish and clams. – WTF Fun Facts
Dr. Seuss cheated on his wife while she had cancer. After finding out about the affair, she killed herself and Dr. Seuss married his mistress. – WTF Fun Facts
The sea squirt starts as an egg, develops into a tadpole of sorts, then attaches itself to an object – boat hull, rocks, ocean floor and doesn’t move again. It then consumes its own brain as it is longer required. – WTF Fun Facts
Cocktails became popular during Prohibition because juices were needed to hide the taste of some of the ingredients in the moonshine like dead rats, rotten meat, wood tar, and others. – WTF Fun Facts
Ichiro Suzuki, baseball’s all-time hits leader, learned Spanish just for the purpose of trash talking opponents. – WTF Fun Facts
This is our 10,000th Fact! Thanks to all for joining us on this factual journey! See you all at 20,000! – WTF Fun Facts
Other 10,000 related facts include:
- 10,000 is known as a Myriad in Ancient Greek.
- The Roman numeral for 10,000 comes out as a tasty: MMMMMMMMMM.
- Boeing produced it’s 10,000th 737 aircraft in March of 2018.
- Counting from 1 to 10,000 would take you about two hours.
- In birdwatching, 10,000 birds is known as a blog.
- There is no zip code 10000 in the USA.
Horror writer Stephen King sleeps with his lights on. King admitted to sleeping with the lights on back in 1982 when he was just really getting started in his career. – WTF Fun Facts