What's New

-Fix for black screen during purchasing of fact packs
-Nintendo Fossil Fighters™: Frontier sponsorship
-Sponsored Nintendo Fossil Fighters™: Frontier dinosaur-themed free fact pack
-Bug fixes

App Description

* Winner of Spring 2012 Parents’ Choice Funstuff Award * New York Times App to Keep Kids Happy * Chosen as App of the Week, New & Noteworthy, What’s Hot, and Staff Favorite by Apple *

We're listening! Thanks to your feedback, we have fixed the bug with purchasing the Fact Packs that resulted in a black screen. Thanks for your patience and please try again. Keep the feedback coming to [email protected]!

The best-selling Weird But True app is better than ever with more facts, more sounds, more surprises, and more fun! With a fresh new look and exciting new content, Weird But True has even more mind-benders than ever before—more than 900 kid-friendly facts!

Did you know a hippo's lips are about two feet wide? Or that didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school? Or that before toothpaste was invented some people cleaned their teeth with charcoal? Filled with wacky facts and tantalizing trivia that will engage curious kids and parents alike, Weird But True presents each of the 625 facts in a fun, colorful, and interactive format that will keep kids entertained—and learning—for hours! And parents can rest easy knowing that each fact is age-appropriate and handpicked by a brand they know and trust: National Geographic Kids.

- Download all 7 Fact Packs for hours of fun and entertainment.
- Swipe to move from fact to fact or shake the device to see a random fact.
- Use the Weird-O-Meter to rate the level of “weirdness” for each fact and monitor results from all users on the Weirdest Facts list!
- Bookmark your favorites or share the grossest facts with your friends via email, Facebook, and Twitter.
- Use the Fact Finder to locate facts about your favorite subjects—animals, weather, space, science, and more!
- Loaded with sound effects and awesome surprises, Weird But True is fun for kids of all ages!

Based on the phenomenally popular department in National Geographic Kids magazine and best-selling book franchise, Weird But True is available for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad as a single purchase.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 24, 2015 New version 2.2.0
  • June 04, 2014 New version 2.1.2
  • May 02, 2014 New version 2.1.1
  • November 20, 2013 New version 2.1
  • October 11, 2013 New version 2.0.7
  • September 04, 2013 New version 2.0.6
  • August 06, 2013 New version 2.0.5
  • June 28, 2013 New version 2.0.4
  • June 04, 2013 New version 2.0.3
  • April 20, 2013 New version 2.0.2
  • January 26, 2013 New version 2.0.1
  • January 25, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • January 25, 2013 New version 2.0
  • November 01, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • October 24, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • March 28, 2012 New version 1.2
  • March 09, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 07, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 06, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 05, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • February 28, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 20, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 31, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • January 28, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 28, 2012 New version 1.1

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