Useless Information

Useless Information

All the information that you never needed to know.


  • Belonephobia

    Belonephobia is the fear of sharp objects, especially needles.


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  • Corpse Lily

    The corpse lily has the largest flower on Earth. It also has a very strong odor of decaying flesh.

    Corpse Lily

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    Rafflesia arnoldii
  • Mink Frog

    When threatened, a mink frog produces a smell similar to the odor a mink produces. The smell has been described as that of rotten onions.

    Mink Frog

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  • Western Skunk Cabbage

    The western skunk cabbage emits a distinctive skunk odor when it blooms.

    Western Skunk Cabbage

  • Chiropterophobia

    Chiropterophobia is the fear of bats.


  • Dime

    A Cajun superstition recommends that you drill a hole in a dime and wear it around your neck under your clothing to ward off evil.


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  • Annie Edson Taylor

    Annie Edson Taylor, on October 25th, 1901, was the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

    Annie Edson Taylor

  • Neap Tide

    Neap tides are the weakest tides. They occur when the gravitational forces of the Moon and the Sun are perpendicular to each other. Neap tides occur during quarter moons.

    Neap Tide