What are some mind-blowing facts that sound like ‘BS’, but are actually true?

  1. Australia has 10,000 beaches. If you went on a different beach every day it would take you around 27 years and 5 months to visit all of them.
  2. Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn.
  3. Nazis were the first ones to start an anti-smoking campaign.
  4. In 2002, in the US, more people have been attacked by dogs than by sharks in the last 100 years.
  5. Lichtenstein had no murders since 1990’s. Its police force is one of the smallest in the world, with 125 police officers.
  6. Snails can have up to 25,000 teeth.
  7. It is illegal to carry an icecream in your back pocket in Kentucky.
  8. OJ Simpson was cast to play the Terminator, but that idea was soon abandoned because the studio was afraid no one was going to see him as remorseless killer.
  9. If you were to remove all of the empty space between the atoms that make up humans, the entire world population would fit into an apple.
  10. 2/3 of people on Earth have never seen snow.
  11. Smallest hummingbirds can weigh around 1.2 grams.
  12. The average person walk around 120,000 km in a lifetime, which is the equivalent of three times around the Earth.
  13. At a pro baseball game in 1977, Dodger player Dusty Baker hit his 30thhome run of the season. As he rounded home and passed his teammate Glenn Burke in the on-deck circle, Burke raised his hand in excited greeting. On instinct, Baker reached up and slapped it because, he said, “it seemed like the thing to do.” That’s how the “high-five” was born.
  14. Spider silk is stronger than steel.
  15. Clouds, in average, weigh around 1,1 million pounds or 498,000 kg, according to scientists.
  16. In 1834, Dr. John Cooke Bennet added tomatoes to ketchup. He claimed this new recipe could cure diarrhea, indigestion, jaundice, and rheumatism because the tomatoes introduced more vitamins and antioxidants.
  17. Nintendo was made while the Ottoman Empire existed.
  18. Lobsters don’t die Naturally or from their age.
  19. If you fold a piece of paper 42 times, it would reach the Moon.
  20. More people die by vending machines each year than by sharks.

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