15 Absolutely Astounding Facts You Can Barely Believe Are True

Usually, we hear things that sound like the truth however are, with a little analysis, proven to be a lie. However this time, we determined to approach things from the opposite way round — and the outcomes have been far more fascinating.

Listed here are 15 shocking facts which prove that the world is not all the time what it appears.

Benjamin Franklin was by no means the US president

It’s illegal to die in Longyearbyen, Norway

In Greece, Santa Claus is named Agios Vassilis

If there are 23 individuals in a room, then there’s a 50% chance that two of these individuals have a birthday on the same date.

Neanderthals had larger brains than people.

Mankind managed to land on the moon earlier than it invented luggage on wheels.

When the pyramids were being constructed in Egypt, mammoths still roamed the Earth.

Laziness is an inherited attribute.

The national animal of Scotland is a unicorn.

Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia.

Nintendo was founded more than 120 years ago — in 1889.

When you drill through the Earth and jump into the hole, you’ll find yourself on the opposite side in 42 minutes

The Titanic cost $7.5 million to build. The film about the famous ship cost $200 million to make.

70% of all oxygen on Earth is produced by phytoplankton.

Diamond rain falls on Saturn and Jupiter.

Swearing has the same effect on the human body as a painkiller.

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