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Things that are hard to believe, yet quite true. I wouldn’t lie to you like ole Barry Soetoro does all the time.

  • In a 2008 survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy, while 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.
  • Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima for work when the first A-bomb hit, made it home to Nagasaki for the second, and lived to be 93.

Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Tsutomu Yamaguchi

  • J.P. Morgan once offered $100,000 to anyone who could figure out why his face was so red. No one solved the mystery.
J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

  • After leaving office, Lyndon Johnson let his hair grow out.

Lyndon Baines Johnson post presidency

Lyndon Baines Johnson post presidency

  • At the height of Rin Tin Tin’s fame, a chef prepared him a daily steak lunch. Classical musicians played to aid his digestion.

Rin Tin Tin

Rin Tin Tin

  • Officials in Portland, Ore., drained 8 million gallons of water from a reservoir in 2011 because a buzzed 21-year-old peed in it.

  • The medical term for ice cream headaches is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.

  • After Leonardo da Vinci’s death, King Francis I of France hung the Mona Lisa in his bathroom.

  • Redondo Beach, CA, adopted the Goodyear Blimp as the city’s official bird in 1983.

  • Sleeping through winter is hibernation, while sleeping through summer is estivation.

  • Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive. Researchers hoping to view them must sign a disclaimer.

Marie Curie's notebooks

Marie Curie’s notebooks

  • Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he passed away in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.

  • When a male bee climaxes, their testicles explode then they die. (OH MY GAWD!!)

  • The adult human has two to nine pounds of bacteria in his or her body.

  • A blue whale’s heart is the size of a VW Beetle and you could swim through some of its arteries.

Blue whale's heart

Blue whale’s heart

  • There are more atoms in a single glass of water than glasses of water in all the oceans of the Earth.

  • Half of all humans who have ever lived died from malaria.

  • Once Charlie Chaplin entered a contest for “Charlie Chaplin look-alikes” and he came in third.

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

  • 54 million people alive right now will be dead within 12 months.

Grim Reaper

Grim Reaper

  • You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.

  • All the humans on the planet could fit into 1 cubic mile.

One Cubic Mile

One Cubic Mile

  • If there was no space between any of its atoms, Earth would be the size of a baseball.

  • Turtles can breathe out of their butts. (OH MY GAWD!)

Turtle

Turtle

  • A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes.

Happy pig

Happy pig

  • The largest air force in the world is the US Air Force. The second largest air force in the world is the US Navy.

  • One sperm has 37.5MB of DNA information in it. That means a normal ejaculation represents a data transfer of 1587GB in about 3 seconds.

  • The USA is an older country than Germany. Germany became one country in 1871.

  • If you keep going North, you will eventually go South. If you keep going East, you will never go West.

  • Vending machines kill 4 times as many people as sharks.

  • Black HP printer ink costs roughly 1,400 times as much as crude oil, gallon for gallon.

Printer ink

Printer ink

  • A banana is actually a berry. A strawberry isn’t.

Gone banana's

Gone banana’s

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Sources:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/52275/65-amazing-facts-will-blow-your-mind

http://www.buzzfeed.com/readcommentbackwards/62-amazing-fact-you-probably-didnt-know-that-will-dmjk

 

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