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10 More strange (And extraordinary) Wikipedia pages

01 May 2011

1. BEHIND THE SOFA

Coins! Lint! Offspring! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behind_the_sofa

2. GNAT GOT YOUR TONGUE?

Call me a hypochondriac, but I think I have this. That’s why I said all those dreadful things at the office party last Christmas.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cymothoa_exigua

3. COMEDY – IT’S NO LAUGHING MATTER

That’s not just because you can laugh your head off.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_from_laughter

4. THE SOLUTION TO, A CAUSE OF, ALL YOUR PROBLEMS

Why would anyone need another hole in the head? Isn’t seven enough?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trepanation

5. BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE

What caused this earth scorching event in Mother Russia? Nuclear explosion, UFO or extra spicy cabbage soup? Only the physicists know for sure:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event6.

THEY COULD READ MINDS

But when their funding was cut they acted surprised:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stargate_Project7.

NECKS, PLEASE

You expect mythological beasts to be unbelievable but this is a bit of a stretch:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rokurokubi8.

ONLY THE HITS

Hey – it’s better than what’s on ZMFM

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station

9. SOMETIMES THE CURE IS WORSE THAN THE DISEASE

Good news, you’re all healed. Now it’s time for another kind of therapy.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggot_therapy

10. CATS & DOGS I guess you could say it’s ‘pelting’ down.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raining_animals