25 Hard To Believe Observations About Everyday Things

Did you know that there are over 177,000 different ways you can tie your tie? Get ready to learn something new about the items you use all the time. These are 25 hard to believe observations about everyday things.

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Croissants are not from Paris. They're not even from France. They come from Vienna, Austria

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A young rabbit is not a bunny. It's actually called a kitten, or a kit. "Bunny" is to "rabbit" as "fishy" is to "fish".

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There is no butter in buttermilk. It's actually what's left when you churn the butter out.

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The first modern lighter was invented by German chemist Johann Wolfgang Dobereiner in 1823. The first modern match was developed three years later by John Walker in England.

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If you could somehow gather all of the gold ever mined by humans into one spot you would only have enough to build about one third of the Washington Monument (roughly 10 billion ounces)

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