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These 32 Unbelievable Facts Will Blow Your Mind. My World Just Got Turned Upside Down.

These 32 Unbelievable Facts Will Blow Your Mind. My World Just Got Turned Upside Down.

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Oddball facts about things we assume we know everything about, are among the most entertaining things we see on the Internet. Just think about it. You think you know the whole story about, for example, WWII. The allies won, beating Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, with the combined strength of Britain, the US, and the Soviet Union. But did you know there was a secret plan in place to destroy that alliance...FROM WITHIN?! Well if you didn't, (don't worry, we didn't either ) then check out 32 incredible facts and marvel at what else you may have missed in school... ...
Here Are 17 Things You Didn’t Know… But You’ll Definitely Want To. Although #11 Freaks Me Out.

Here Are 17 Things You Didn’t Know… But You’ll Definitely Want To. Although #11 Freaks Me Out.

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People commonly attribute the phrase "I know that I know nothing." to Socrates. We'll never know if Plato wrote that down correctly, but it still holds true. More of us need to acknowledge just how little we know about the world. It can be a wonderful thing to realize, that we are all learning new things every day. Like these 17 little known, but awesomely strange, facts. 1.) After getting struck by lightning, you can be left with this weird tattoo pattern. It's called a "Lichtenberg figure," a temporary mark that consists of fractals. 2.) Lobsters don't seem to age. They don't die of old age, but external factors. 3.) Neil Armstrong went th...
Here Are 25 Mind-Blowing Things You Didn’t Know Before Today. #20 Is Absolutely Insane.

Here Are 25 Mind-Blowing Things You Didn’t Know Before Today. #20 Is Absolutely Insane.

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Do you ever feel like you wish you knew more about the world? Are you terrible at random trivia? You won't be anymore. After you read this, you'll be able to stun friends and strangers alike with your knowledge of unique facts about the universe we live in. Read through these 25 odd facts. They are mind-blowing. (Hint: killer whales aren't what they seem.) 1.) Four is the loneliest number. Full Punch 2.) Intense. Full Punch 3.) I found a new party snack. Full Punch 4.) Bruce Lee was the boss. Full Punch 5.) Sharks are vicious ...
16 Things You Thought You Knew About Thanksgiving (But Were Totally Wrong)

16 Things You Thought You Knew About Thanksgiving (But Were Totally Wrong)

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As kids, we're usually told the cookie-cutter, cartoon version of the first Thanksgiving. They dress us up in what could be argued as culturally insensitive outfits and tell us about the time the Native Americans helped the poor, struggling Pilgrims plant and harvest in their new land.And that's sort of true, but there's really so much more to this holiday than what they teach us in school. In fact, a lot of what we we think we know about turkey day is actually a huge lie. 1. The pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, right? iStock Wrong, they actually docked in nearby Provincetown, MA. Because who really wants to guide their ship through choppy winter waters into dangerous, sharp rocks? 2. Speaking of those brave pilgrims, no one actually calle...