20 Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Totally True. . .


They say there is a fine line between our dreams and reality. I don’t know much about you, but when I had a look at these golden facts, it certainly made me question my reality. Are you ready to get your mind blown as well? Here are some staggering facts that are sure to leave you baffled.

  1. Let’s start with our brain. An average 3-yo has around 1 quadrillion synapses in their brain while there are just 200 billion stars in our galaxy. Yes, we all have more synapses in our brain than the number of stars in the Milky Way.

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  2. Every year around 15-20 Japanese tourists get severe anxiety attacks after visiting Paris, which is known as the “Paris Syndrome”. The city is highly romanticized in the Japanese culture and tourists usually get a culture shock after finding that Paris in indeed a messy and noisy city.
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  3. Poop transplant is a legitimate thing. Whenever our body faces a deficiency of certain bacteria that are needed for digestion, we get a transplant of … uhm poop.
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  4. Also, Oxford University is older than the Aztec civilization.The Oxford University City,Photoed in the top of tower in St Marys Church.All Souls College,England
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  5. Scotland’s national animal is Unicorn. No, I’m not kidding.
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  6. Here’s some food for thought – bananas are actually berries while strawberries are not. Also, cucumbers are considered as berries.
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  7. The theory of evolution links mushrooms more closely related to humans than any other plant.
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  8. The widest tree in the world is nearby Kolkata. It is of 156,000 square feet, which is bigger than the size of an average Walmart store.
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  9. As impossible as it might sound, sharks have been around longer than trees. The first tree was originated 350 million years ago while sharks have been around for more than 400 million years.
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  10. Peanuts are widely known as nuts, but they are actually legumes.
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  11. In every two minutes, more pictures are taken by us than the whole humanity did in the 19th century.
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  12. If you can fold a piece of paper (into half) 42 times, you would get enough paper to reach the moon.
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  13. Our body has ten times more bacteria than the number of our body cells.
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  14. Dinosaurs didn’t use to roar, like how they show in movies. In fact, they used to quack like ducks.
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  15. There is no such thing as “sand”. They are all minute stones, rocks, and shells. Here’s how sand looks like under a microscope.
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  16. You might already know this one! It rains diamond on planets like Saturn and Jupiter.
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  17. The founder of Match.com lost his girlfriend to another guy she found… on Match.com.
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  18. You think Saudi Arabia has enough sand? No! It imports sand (and even camels) from Australia.
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  19. The London Underground is one of the oldest metros in the world. It was opened for public in 1863, during the Civil War.
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  20. For every human, there are around 1.6 million ants on earth.
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Bonus: At the time you were born, you were briefly the youngest person on the earth.

Sigh. I wish I could go back to that moment!

 

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