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     The internet has given many people an opportunity to learn and also to write about many things of interest. Some of the things reported on the internet vary from educational, for fun and those that are just extremely bizarre. Below are some bizarre things that have been done as studies and or fun activities.

It is said that money is the most contaminated substances worldwide. Making it to be considered as a vector for disease. Research carried out indicates that most currencies contain traces of hard drugs like cocaine and heroin as many people roll bills to snort these drugs. The extremely bizarre thing is that this money goes back into circulation having been mixed with fresh notes which get contaminated and the cycle goes on and on. A study in London tested some bank notes for cocaine and only found a few out of the batch taken to be contamination free. This means that if you handle cash frequently one should be careful enough to clean their hands before meals and other activities as several diseases can be transmitted through handling contaminated currency.

Ever heard of mishearing of phrases and song lyrics, that gives a song totally different meaning. Well this is what is known as Mondegreen. Many are times that people listen to music only to write down different words of the original lyrics. This makes the song to lose meaning or have a totally different meaning all together. A good example of a Mondegreen can be seen in the classic Beatles song I wanna hold your hand where people have always confused the line I can't hide x3 with I get high x3. This totally gives this song a different meaning altogether.

In 1930s there was a fad for goldfish swallowing by American students, by the 40s these fads changed from goldfish swallowing to the telephone booth stuffing. Considering the size of a booth many a times as many as twenty five students would cram themselves inside one telephone booth. This died down over time giving rise to other extremely bizarre fads. By year 52 most colleges did not allow sharing of dormitories for girls and boys and for this reason college men would sneak into ladies dorms to take their panties which brought about panty raids. This cropped up as humorous protests to the restrictions and curfews put in place to block male visitors into ladies dormitories. With time these pranks died down after mixed dorms were introduced.

One extremely bizarre museum is the love land in Jeju South Korea, This park focusses on the theme of sex and has several sculptures representing the various sexual positions of a human body. This park is accessible by 18 and above year old only and is geared towards educating people on natural processes of intercourse. Talk about bizarre and this beats them all as many more parks were scheduled to be opened with time although the information disseminated by these parks seemed too extreme for federal government and the first educational sex park in China never came to fruition as it was taken to have negative influence on society.

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