25 Ways The World Around You Isn’t What You Think It Is

Did you know that El Salvador and Honduras once fought a war because of a football game? These are 25 ways the world around you isn’t what you think it is.

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Of all the people in the history of the world that reached the age of 60, more than half are living right now

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The youngest scientifically verified person to ever give birth was 5 years old

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Your are statistically more like to be killed by a vending machine than a shark

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22

Charlie Chaplin once entered a "Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest" and only came in third

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21

The best selling item at Walmart is bananas

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20

The owner of segway backed himself off a cliff, on his segway

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19

There are warehouses so big that they have their own weather (NASA has one that actually develops rain clouds).

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18

Sloths sometimes mistakenly grab their arms instead of tree branches and fall to their deaths

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In order to fold a piece of paper 42 times in half it would have to extend all they way to the moon

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16

9/11 happened closer to the fall of the Berlin Wall than today

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If there was no space between any of its molecules, Earth would be the size of a tennis ball

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14

Butterflies are cannibals

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13

An average pencil could draw a line 40 miles long

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12

The US Air Force is the largest air force on Earth. The US Navy is the second largest air force on Earth.

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11

Ireland's population still hasn't recovered from a potato famine almost 2 centuries ago

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10

When you get a kidney transplant they usually leave your original kidneys in your body and put the third one in your pelvis

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Prior to the creation of nuclear weapons during World War II the US had planned to use bombs made of explosive bats (as in the animal)

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The first man to walk on the moon was 17 years old when the first man to fly died

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7

Honduras and El Salvador once fought a war over a football game

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6

As of 2001 the Mongolian Navy consists of one tugboat, the Sukhbaatar III, and 7 men. Only one can swim.

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5

Fortune cookies were actually invented in America and in China they are seen as an American symbol

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4

A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus

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3

Shaq only every hit 1 three point shot

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We landed on the moon before we decided to put wheels on suitcases

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You can live for the entire rest of your life without breathing

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