There are bizarre and strange occurrences, weird people and crazy practices existing around the world. Some of these facts will astonish you, some may astound you, while some might just drop you off your chair at the shocking element which you never thought possible.
Have fun while reading 6 such unbelievable but truly bizarre facts brought to you by WheeBuzz
1. Joe Metheny was one of the most Bizarre serial killers who didn’t stop at killing his victims. He went on to make them into Hamburgers which he sold from his roadside BBQ stand.
In 1996 when Joe Metheny was arrested, the 500-pound lumberjack surrendered without a fight. His mild demeanor on arrest did not suggest a character that would put Jason X of Friday the 13th to shame. Metheny was a serial killer from Baltimore, Maryland nicknamed the “Cannibal.” He stalked prostitutes and women whom he raped and killed. But, that was not all, he would go on to butcher them and store the meaty parts in a freezer. He would then mix the flesh with pork, cook them into patties, and serve them in burgers that he sold from his BBQ stand on the streets of Baltimore.
2. Mozart was a pervert obsessed with coprophilia (obsession with human feces) and people’s asses. He even wrote filthy letters to his female cousin describing what he would do with her poop.
Speaking about depravity, here is one of the most famous shitty perverts in musical history. Mozart may have been a musical genius whose compositions are the only good thing to remember him by. But, as a man, he was a horny little musician obsessed with a fetish that is downright disgusting. That was scatology and coprophilia or the obscene interest with human feces. Mozart would repeatedly write scatological letters to members of his family and his female cousins one of whom he shared a love interest with. In one of the letters he writes,
“Oh my ass burns like fire! What on earth is the meaning of this!—maybe muck wants to come out? yes, yes, muck, I know you, see you taste you, and what’s this, is it possible?”
Mozart wrote 39 letters that included obscene verses of scatology or simply put, Plain SHIT!! Here is one more verse taken from a letter he wrote to his cousin Maria on November 5th, 1777
“Well, I wish you good night, But first shit in your bed and make it burst. Sleep soundly, my love into your mouth your arse you’ll shove.”
3. A tribe in the Amazon makes boys coming of age place their hands in a glove filled with bullet ants. This is to test their manliness and mark their entrance into adulthood
The ritual and tradition Satere Mawe tribe who live deep in the rainforests of the Amazon, the coming of age of a male is something serious. The ritual is overseen by a witch doctor and requires participants to collect baskets of red bullet ants. They then place the ants into handmade woven gloves. The gloves are then worn by the boys some of whom could be as young as 12. They are expected to wear the gloves and perform a ritualistic dance for at least 15 to 20 minutes without crying or screaming in pain. Incidentally, to understand the extent of pain, the sting of a red bullet ant is 30 times more painful than a bee.
4. James Joyce loved speaking about farting and was so obsessed with it, he wrote several letters and verses attributed to the act of farting and how he enjoyed it during lovemaking too.
You may have read or heard about the iconic book Ulysses written by famous Irish author James Joyce. What many don’t know is that Joyce was obsessed with the act of farting. Like Mozart, his obsession too was like a sexual fetish.
What made Joyce’s fetish public was the eventual publication of a book in 1975 titled selected letters of James Joyce. It should have been aptly named the dirty love letters of James Joyce which were addressed to his future wife Nora Barnacle. Read the passage from one of the letters for yourself.
“ARSE FULL OF FARTS…”
“You had an arse full of farts that night, darling, and I f*cked them out of you, big fat fellows, long windy ones, quick little merry cracks and a lot of tiny little naughty farties ending in a long gush from your hole.”
—December 8, 1909
“NO END OF HER FARTS IN MY FACE…”
“I hope Nora will let off no end of her farts in my face so that I may know their smell also.”
—December 8, 1909
5. The French palace of Versailles had no restrooms. If you wanted to crap or take a pee, you would have to do it in a corner or behind a curtain. The feces would be cleaned once a week and the stink was hidden by orange trees planted in vases.
Well, that was the French Royalty for you. The Versailles Palace was a beautiful and elegant structure which housed the parties of King Louis XIV. The most offensive fact of the era was that the palace lacked toilets. You can well imagine a ball of a few hundred people drinking their wine but peeing and pooping in corners simply because they had too. There were only 300 commodes in total which just wasn’t enough. The residents of the palace had their own commodes that were brought to them when they needed to answer the call of nature.
According to the Duc de Saint Simon, the most notorious of royals was Princess Harcourt who would urinate while walking making servants clean up after her. It was also alleged that Louis XIV would urinate even in his carriage. However, he did order orange trees to be planted in vases and placed in corners of the palace to neutralize the stink.
6. Until 1923, children in the USA were allowed to be posted. Parents and guardians wishing to send their children to various locations or schools would stick stamps on their bodies and deposit them at the post office.
In 1913, the US postal service introduced its parcel post service that allowed the mailing of heavy items. Americans could mail packages up to 11 pounds. This was a godsend for manufacturers and farmers but it also began to be used in a very unorthodox way. People started mailing their children. A child was registered at the post office with a stamp attached to their clothes. Obviously, they weren’t stuffed into mail sacks but were accompanied by postal staff carriers to their destination. According to records, one little girl was mailed to her grandparents at a cost of 53 cents.
There were sporadic reports of such incidents till the law finally got wind of it and declared it illegal