25 Things That Sound Too Crazy To Be True (But They Are!)


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25 Things That Sound Too Crazy To Be True (But They Are!)



Although you might not believe most of them, these are 25 things that sound too crazy to be true, but they are!

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Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto
Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire
France was still executing people by guillotine when Star Wars: A New Hope hit theatres
Nintendo was originally a trading card company
If the sun were the size of a white blood cell then the Milky Way Galaxy would be the size of the United States
There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach in the world
For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants
The total weight of all those ants, however, is about the same as all the humans
On Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds
Ten percent of all the photos ever taken were taken in the last 12 months
Shakespeare made up the name “Jessica” for his play Merchant of Venice
Your chances of being kllled by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark
Nowhere in the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme does it say that Humpty Dumpty is an egg
Armadillos almost always give birth to quadruplets
Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn
Apparently there are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos
John Tyler, the 10th president of the US, was born in 1790. He has a grandson that is alive today.
A strawberry is NOT a berry
A banana IS a berry.
There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of liquid
An octopus has three hearts
There are 10 times more bacteria in your body than actual body cells
There is only one country between North Korea and Norway
New York City is farther south than Rome, Italy
Maine is the closest US state to Africa

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  1. The name Jessica is in the Bible. It appears once in Genesis. Its an ancient Hebrew name made popular again by Shakespear

  2. The humpty dumpty nursery rhyme is in fact an 18th century riddle, to which the answer is 'an egg'. that's why all the books containing the nursery rhyme depict humpty dumpty as an egg. When those books were written and illustrated nobody said, "Hey, wait a minute! Why is Humpty Dumpty depicted here as an egg? It doesn't say ANYWHERE that he was an egg!', because everybody already KNEW he was an egg, even though the book didn't explicitly say so. It would have sort of fucked up the rhyme (and the riddle) if it had explicitly said so, wouldn't it.

    It's probably because of people like you that toothpick boxes now have instructions printed on them.

  3. There's no possible way you can call this a fact about more stars than grains of sand. I'd like to know who and how they came up with a factual count. It's not possible, it's just not. Intriguing video though.

  4. It does NOT rain diamonds in Jupiter. Scientists BELIEVE it rains diamonds in Jupiter. Stop presenting opinions as facts otherwise people may begin to think that not all information on youtube is correct. Like evolution. it is just an opinion and not a proven fact.

  5. The unicorn is my favourite animal as it is the purest animal and it is the greatest crime in the magical world to kill one and surprisingly I'm half Scottish.

  6. Plz explain number 1 in more detail. Planet Jupiter is the largest planet orbiting our sun so how can Russia have the largest surface area? Jupiter's mass is more than 300 times that of earths.

  7. Humpty Dumpty was the biggest baddest Canon, the king had. The new model army smashed it's in placement and Humpty Dumpty had a great fall… history!? No mention of egg until Lewis Carroll