Useless Information

Useless Information

All the information that you never needed to know.

  • Howzat

    Howzat, in cricket, is an appeal to an umpire as to whether a batsman is out or not.


  • Pulque

    Pulque is an an alcoholic drink made by fermenting sap from the agave plant.


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  • Water Hemlock

    Water hemlock is considered the most violently toxic plant in North America. It contains cicutoxin which causes convulsions, abdominal cramps, nausea, and death. Survivors are commonly plagued with amnesia and tremors.

    Water Hemlock

  • Webcap

    The deadly webcap and the fool's webcap contain the poison orellanin. If untreated, the poison causes kidney failure and death if a kidney transplant is not available.


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  • Mead

    Mead is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey.


  • Sea Monkey

    May 16th is National Sea Monkey Day.

    Sea Monkey

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  • Death Cap

    The death cap mushroom contains the poison alpha-amanitin. Alpha-amanitin causes fatal liver damage in 1 to 3 days after the mushroom is eaten.

    Death Cap

  • Mad Honey

    Mad honey contains the poison rhodotoxin. Bees make it by collecting pollen from Rhododendrons. It is most commonly found in Nepal and Turkey and used as a recreational drug.

    Mad Honey