, In Nepal, there is a festival which dedicates a day to solely thank dogs, for being dogs. Kukur Tihar translated 'worship of the dogs' involves a full day of celebrating & pampering dogs for their loyalty & friendship to humans. dogster.com/lifestyle/diwโ€ฆ
Mad honey is a type of honey that causes people to hallucinate. Honey hunters in Nepal make dangerous vertical climbs to harvest it because it sells for 60$-80$ a pound. nationalgeographic.com/maโ€ฆ
There is honey called "mad honey" which produces hallucinations. People in Nepal venture through dangerous vertical climbs to gather it. Price per pound is 60$ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graโ€ฆ
For Far Cry 4, Ubisoft Montreal knew it wanted to place the game inside the dangerous but exotic country of Nepal, but it didn't want to recreate a carbon copy of that South Asian state, so the team traveled to Nepal on a research trip that helped them craft the fictional world of Kyrat. gameinformer.com/games/faโ€ฆ
In 2001, the Crown Prince of Nepal shot and killed his father the King, his mother the Queen, and 7 other members of the royal family, before shooting himself in the head. He was then declared King while in a coma, and died three days later without regaining conciousness en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepโ€ฆ
Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah was briefly the King of Nepal while he was in a coma for three days from 1 to 4 June 2001. He had fatally shot his parents, siblings and five other members of the Nepalese royal family before shooting himself, but survived for three days. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipโ€ฆ
Out of Nepal's seven provinces, two are officialy named "Province No.1" and "Province No.2" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proโ€ฆ
In the early 20th century a single man-eating tiger killed an estimated 436 people in Nepal and northern India over several years, until it was finally shot by a lone hunter nypost.com/2019/02/02/howโ€ฆ
All foreign citizens visiting Tibet must be in a tour group and there are no direct international flights from foreign countries to Tibet, except for Nepal, which borders Tibet chinahighlights.com/tibetโ€ฆ
Sherpa people have a small number of names and children are often called by days of the week. They also give names according to certain virtues. By mistake of the enumerators in Nepal, their nationality was added as a surname. Otherwise, they have no last name. needforscience.com/geograโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Nepalโ€™s 288% automobile tax rate. If you were to buy a car that costs 10k in the US, it would cost around 30k in Nepal. grassrootsnews.tv/2018/02โ€ฆ
On a trip to Nepal, Apollo astronaut Stu Roosa met Nepalese who believe the spirits of their dead reside on the Moon. Roosa could not understand why a few of the local citizens treated him like a god, nor why they were distressed when he told them he saw no one else on the Moon vc.airvectors.net/tamrc_2โ€ฆ
The easternmost province in Nepal is literally named "Province No. 1". It is one of three provinces named like this in the country, the others being No. 2 and No. 5. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proโ€ฆ
Finnish statesman and national hero Carl Gustaf Mannerheim went tiger hunting with the King of Nepal and taught the Dalai Lama how to shoot a pistol en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carโ€ฆ
When a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, Nepalโ€™s longest-serving โ€œliving goddessโ€ Dhana Kumari was forced to break seclusion and walk the streets for the first time in her life. theguardian.com/world/201โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Crown Prince Shah of Nepal who was named king, though he was in a coma after his suicide attempt, which took place after murdering his father King Birendra en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepโ€ฆ
Dr Sanduk Ruit who is an opthalmologist from Nepal has personally restored the eye sight of over 130,000 people across Asia and Africa for free of cost, he also restored the sight of 1000 N. Koreans in 2006 visit there en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanโ€ฆ
Fossils of sea creatures called Ammonites are considered holy symbols in the folk Hindu beliefs of India and Nepal. They and other marine fossils are found in the Himalayas, which were raised from the now-drained Tethys Sea. Climbers to Mt Everest have brought back fossils of Sea Lilies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaโ€ฆ
The National flag of Nepal is the only non-quadrilateral national flag in the world. britannica.com/topic/flagโ€ฆ
Kartik Naach is a dance musical play that is performed every month of Kartik (October or November) in Nepal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karโ€ฆ
Cash-strapped western hippies who came on buses to Nepal sold their Mercedes buses and those vehicles have been operational for nearly half a century. youtube.com/watch?v=-esGiโ€ฆ
Nepal, a tiny Himalayan nation, contributed almost 200,000 men and ยฃ1,000,000 to the British government during WW1 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepโ€ฆ
Thereโ€™s a type of honey called "mad honey," which causes hallucinations. Honey hunters in Nepal make dangerous vertical climbs to harvest it since it sells for $60-80 a pound atlasobscura.com/foods/maโ€ฆ
Some countries have one-day weekends, Friday only in Djibouti, Iran, Palestine, and Somalia. Saturday only in Nepal. Most other countries have two-day weekends. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worโ€ฆ
Today I learned about a festival in nepal that worship dogs once a year for their loyality bbc.com/news/world-461115โ€ฆ
Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the first confirmed climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, later established a charity organization called the "Himalayan Trust". It is designed to help the Sherpa people living in Nepal. himalayan-foundation.org/โ€ฆ
In 2001, the Crown Prince of Nepal shot 9 members of the royal family including the King and Queen before shooting himself in the left temple, despite being right handed, and dying three days later. nytimes.com/2001/06/08/woโ€ฆ
In 2001 the Crown Prince of Nepal shot dead 9 members of his family at a dinner party, including the King and Queen. He then shot himself and died three days later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepโ€ฆ
In Nepal, tigers and people have learned to use the exact same forest trails at different times of day to reduce the chances of fatal encounters blogs.discovermagazine.coโ€ฆ
A guy from Sweden rode his bicycle to Nepal, climbed Everest alone without Sherpas or bottled oxygen, then cycled back to Sweden again. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%Cโ€ฆ
Ronaldo was named the world's most charitable sportsperson in 2015 after donating ยฃ5 million to the relief effort after the earthquake in Nepal which killed over 8,000 people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criโ€ฆ
Scientist John All fell into a 70-foot deep crevasse in Nepal. He broke 15 bones and was bleeding internally but miraculously survived and was able to document his climb out. youtu.be/l-LmuBc8lWc
Today I learned that the language of the Ewoks in Star Wars is a mixture of the Nepal and Tibetan languages cbsnews.com/pictures/starโ€ฆ
The national flag of Nepal is the world's only non-quadrilateral flag that acts as both the state flag and civil flag of a sovereign nation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flaโ€ฆ
There are only 3 countries that don't have rectangular flags, these are Nepal, Switzerland and Vatican city. The official flag of Nepal is the only non-quadrilateral flag in the world. worldatlas.com/articles/aโ€ฆ
Today I learned about a tradition in Nepal where a young girl is worshipped as living Goddess on Earth. She is called as Kumari who is a pre-pubescent girl chosen from the Shakya caste of Newari community of Nepal. dolmatours.com/kumari-godโ€ฆ
The United Nations was gifted a statue of an elephant by Kenya, Namibia and Nepal, but the UN hid it because the statue has an erect penis. community.seattletimes.nwโ€ฆ
Today I learned of the Nepalese Royal Massacre, when the crown prince of Nepal fatally shot nine members of the royal family before killing himself, leading to a succession crisis. Many details about the shooting were never discovered, leading to many conspiracy theories about what actually happened. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepโ€ฆ
Nepal has a bunch of "living goddesses" who retire around age 12. independent.co.uk/news/woโ€ฆ
The flag of Nepal is highly irregular. It is the world's only non-quadrilateral flag, and its circumscribed rectangle has an irrational ratio, known as the smallest root of a 4th degree polynomial. oeis.org/A230582
Nepal has instructions on how to draw its flag in its Constitution. lawcommission.gov.np/en/aโ€ฆ
More people live in Southern Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) than the combined population of Europe, North America, South America, and Oceania en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisโ€ฆ
The flag of Nepal, famous for being the only current national flag that isn't a quadrilateral, has its dimensions specified by law. The rectangle circumscribing the flag has an irrational ratio that is the least root of a quartic polynomial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flaโ€ฆ
Today I learned of a disease called Seasonal Acute Pan-Uveitis(SHAPU). It is a disease that has been reported only in Nepal, and only in odd numbered years too. eyewiki.aao.org/SHAPU_-_Sโ€ฆ
There is an $11,000 royalty fee a climber must pay to the Nepal government to climb Mount Everest. They earn around $3.25 million every season. economictimes.indiatimes.โ€ฆ
That, in 2005, Nepal Airlines sacrificed two goats in front of their two malfunctioning Boeing airplanes to appease Akash Bhairab, the Hindu sky god. According to a spokesperson, the snag was fixed and the aircraft could resume their flights. reuters.com/article/us-neโ€ฆ
Today I learned about a car mechanic in Nepal, whose family consists of 20 or more adopted street dogs. They are treated as their own children by the mechanic's wife. kathmandupost.com/visual-โ€ฆ
Nepal has an article in its constitution detailing the steps to drawing its flag, making it the most mathematical flag in the world. nepalhomepage.com/most-maโ€ฆ
4 Out of Nepal's 7 Provinces don't have official names, and are just referred to as Province 1, Province 2, Province 3, and Province 5. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proโ€ฆ
The Constitution of Nepal states that if the President is male, the Vice President must be female, and vice versa en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conโ€ฆ

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