Fact List PicFacts

PicFacts (3501-4000)

Sibel Kekilli-Sibel Kekilli, who portrayed Tyrion’s love Shae on ‘Game of Thrones’ was once a pornographic actress under the stage name “Dilara”.

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3992 Bill Haast-Bill Haast, known as “Snake Man,” was bitten by venomous snakes more than 170 times. By injecting himself with snake venom daily for over 60 years, he saved countless lives with his antibody rich blood. He lived to be 100.

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3993 Arnold Schwarzenegger-In preparation for ‘Terminator’, Arnold Schwarzenegger worked with guns every day for a month. He practiced weapon stripping and reassembly blindfolded until the motions were automatic. He spent hours at the shooting range practicing with weapons without looking when reloading or cocking.

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3994 Moose-In Fairbanks, Alaska it is illegal for a moose to enter a saloon (via the sidewalk). This law was created to try to stop a local tavern keeper from getting his pet moose drunk and prevent the moose’s frequent drunken rampages.

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3995 Kazimierz Piechowski-Auschwitz prisoner Kazimierz Piechowski, along with 3 others was able to escape the camp by simply dressing up as Nazi Officers and commandeering the Deputy Führer’s car. When they arrived at the gate they simply barked orders to the guards who let them out no questions asked.

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3996 No Plate-In 1979, a man in California got a personalized license plate that said “No Plate” and was rewarded with more than 2500 parking tickets.

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3997 Tetrachromat-A woman from Northern England has four functioning color cones (most of us have only three) in her eyes and can therefore see 99 million more colors than an average person.

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3998 Octopi Surgery-Canada, the European Union and U.K. do not allow surgery to be performed on octopi without anesthesia due to their cognitive abilities.

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3999 Sun Huixi-Few years ago a 12-year-old boy in China named Sun Huixi spent 2 years collecting over 160,000 bottles after school and donated all the money he made ($2,700) to orphans in an AIDS epidemic region in China. He also donated his personal savings ($30) and collected 800 books to give to the children.

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4000 Spatial disorientation-Under certain conditions, a pilot not trained to fly by gyroscopic instruments can enter into a death spiral, believing that he is maintaining straight flight and completely unaware that he is even turning.

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