20 People In This Online Thread Share Interesting Facts That Might Make Your Jaws Drop

Published 2 years ago

Sometimes, certain things are stuck in our belief system and thus our mind immediately refuses to believe all the stuff that does not align with it. However, some surprising facts might make you question your own belief system.

There are so many things that are hard to believe and yet true. Recently, Redditor Aden_Elvis77  started a thread by asking “What is something that most people won’t believe, but is actually true?” Scroll below to read some of the most fascinating answers.

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Image source: ob-2-kenobi, Jason Blackeye

“A single coal power plant produces more toxic waste in a year than every nuclear power plant has ever made.”


Image source: anastasiaanne, Gary Bendig

“The average blood pressure of a giraffe is around 300/190. They need to have a high BP to get the blood all the way up the neck to profuse the brain with oxygen. I am thoroughly impressed by their cardiovascular system.”


Image source: berlinheroes, Cubahora

“Shaq 3-point stats. He made: 1 in his career”


Image source: KingZaneTheStrange, Meg Jerrard

“Platypus glow under blacklights”


Image source: alexisallore, Paul Savage

“Our eyes view everything upside down, but our mind flips it right side up.”


Image source: Dusty_Roller, Spencer Weart

“Komodo dragons usually reproduce sexually, but females in captivity have been known to reproduce by parthenogenesis, without the need for sperm.”


Image source: honeybutterbuscuit, Dennis Siqueira

“An infinite supply of food would not solve world hunger. We actually have more than enough food to end world hunger, the issue is with distribution/logistics.”


Image source: Positive-Source8205, Alan Levine

“More plastic flamingos exist on earth than living flamingos.”


Image source: Joe_PM2804, Ricardo Cruz

“It took longer for humans to go from a Bronze sword to an Iron sword, than It took to go from an iron sword to the atomic bomb.”


Image source: InquisitaB, Marco Neri

“The number of ants on Earth has a mass greater than all birds and mammals combined.”


Image source: com2420, GEORGE DESIPRIS

“Sharks are older than trees”


Image source: CauliflowerDaffodil, Khamkéo Vilaysing

“A French guy once ate an entire airplane.”


Image source: Meowsommar, alleksana

“Strawberry is not a berry but banana is.”


Image source: Ratmatazz, Anna Atkins

“Humans can smell some components of the smell of rain (the geosmin part of petrichor, specifically) far better than sharks can small blood in water.”


Image source: TheDangerHeisenberg, Aaron Burden

“James Garfield could write in Greek with one hand and in Latin with the other at the same time.”


Image source: cheechiie, пресс-служба ПАО &quot

“I’m shocked by the amount of people that refuse to believe narwhals are real animals. I’ve got one tattooed on my forearm, so I probably get people talking to me about them more often than normal lol. It usually ends in me pulling up pictures on google, and them still being skeptical.”


Image source: Yuni_smiley, epicurious_aussie

“‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ marks the one and only time that Mickey Mouse and Bugs Bunny have ever officially appeared in the same place at the same time, as well as Daffy and Donald.

All characters screentime between both companies was timed down to the frame to make sure they both had exactly equal amounts with their characters”


Image source: Crooooow, F. Ferro

“Anne Frank, Martin Luther King, and Barbara Walters were all born in the same year.”


Image source: prof_dynamite, Lara Jameson

“The northernmost point in Brazil is closer to Canada than it is to the southernmost point in Brazil.”


Image source: MermaidandtheKraken, Darya Pino

“Carrots were purple in medieval times.”

Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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