25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True

Humans are half banana and a single sheet of paper can reach the moon. It sounds crazy, but these facts are 100% true.

25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True

The human eye is so sensitive that, if the Earth were flat, you could spot a candle in the dark from 20 miles away

The farthest object visible with the naked eye is the Andromeda galaxy, located 2.6 million light years from Earth, - livescience.com

If you removed all the empty space from between and within every atom making up all humans, you could fit the entire human race into the volume of a sugar cube.

The human race (or the atoms that make us) are 99.9999999999999% empty space. In theory, if you removed all that empty space, humanity could fit into the volume of a sugarcube. - huffingtonpost.com

Alaska is the northernmost, westernmost, and easternmost U.S. state.

Yes, you read correctly – Alaska is both the most Eastern and Western state. Alaska’s Aleutian Islands cross from the Western Hemisphere into the Eastern Hemisphere. - geography.about.com

Chances are, a pack of cards have never randomly been shuffled into the same order.

If every star in our galaxy had a trillion planets, each with a trillion people living on them, and each of these people has a trillion packs of cards and somehow they manage to make unique shuffles 1,000 times per second, and they’d been doing that since the Big Bang, they’d only just now be starting to repeat shuffles. - qi.com

One out of every 200 people alive today is a descendant of Genghis Khan

One out of every 200 people alive today is a descendant of Genghis Khan - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
As the ruler of one of the largest Empires in history, Genghis Khan made a serious effort to pass on his genes. - nationalgeographic.com

If a nickel were as big as the Earth, an atom would be the size of a nickel.

Atoms make up everything are mind-bogglingly small. In fact, if you had an atom of gold for every second that has passed since the big bang, your piece of gold would now weigh just 0.14 milligrams and be worth a few cents. - reddit.com

1 out of 10 photographs ever taken in human history were taken in the past 12 months

1 out of 10 photographs ever taken in human history were taken in the past 12 months - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
It’s estimated that in 2014, humans will take 880 billion photos – mostly selfies. - lightbox.time.com

Your blood vessels are long enough to circumnavigate Earth over 12 times.

Inside the average human body are 100,000 miles of blood vessels, enough to travel around the 7,900 mile diameter of the Earth. - fi.edu

There are more stars in our universe than grains of sand on all our beaches.

There are around 10 sextillion stars in the universe – that’s a 1 followed by 22 zeros. On all our beaches, there’s estimated to be around 5 sextillion grains of sand. - universetoday.com

Antarctica is the world’s largest desert

Antarctica is the world’s largest desert - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
It may not seem like a desert, but Antarctica receives less than two inches of precipitation annually. The Sahara can receive up to 4 inches per year. - geography.about.com

A line of rubik’s cubes in every possible combination could reach the sun over 17 million times

If you had one rubik’s cube for every possible permutation of the cube, and laid them out end to end it would stretch out for 261 light years. For perspective, the sun is 8 light minutes away and the closest star, Proxima Centauri, is four light years from Earth. - westfield.ma.edu

If you could fold a piece of paper 42 times, it would be thick enough to reach the moon

If you could fold a piece of paper 42 times, it would be thick enough to reach the moon - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
Whenever you fold a piece of paper, it’s thickness grows exponentially. By the time you fold a piece of paper 20 times, it would be 6 miles high, taller than Mount Everest. That means that 42 folds would be enough to make it the 239,000 kilometers to the moon. The most we’ve ever managed is around 13. - scienceblogs.com

There are more nerve connections in your brain than there are stars in the galaxy.

The number of synapses in an average human brain is in the trillions, around 0.15 quadrillion to be exact. With 100 billion stars in the Milky Way, it isn’t even a fair fight. - theastronomist.fieldofscience.com

If you have 57 people in a room, there’s a 99% probability that at least two of them share a birthday.

If you have 57 people in a room, there’s a 99% probability that at least two of them share a birthday. - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True

There’s a rainforest in your belly button

Living inside the tiny hole outside your stomach is an ecosystem the size of a rainforest. From exploring 60 belly buttons, researchers found 2,368 bacterial species, 1,458 of which may be new to science. - news.nationalgeographic.com

The world’s entire population of ants weighs the same as the entire population of humans.

Ants outnumber humans one million to one, making up for their small size. - pbs.org

The Internet weighs as much as a single strawberry

The Internet weighs as much as a single strawberry - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
The vast amount of digital information in motion is made of electrons, just like everything else. It’s estimated that global Internet traffic weighs around 50 grams. - nerdshumor.com

A calculator has more power than the computers that put men on the moon in 1969

It doesn’t just stop there – the iPhone5 has 240,000 times the memory of a Voyager Spacecraft. - computerweekly.com

Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas

Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
While we share 95% of our DNA with chimpanzees, we also share 50% with bananas. Going back in time, we both emerge from the same family tree, the tree of life, and that is why we share common characteristics. - nhm.ac.uk

We have better maps of the surface of Mars than our own ocean floor

Around 72% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. To date, we’ve explored only 5% of that massive area. - nasa.gov

Human fingers are so sensitive that if they were the size of planet Earth, they could feel the difference between houses and cars

Human fingers are capable of detecting incredibly small nano-scale imperfections in seemingly smooth surfaces. - sciencedaily.com

Plankton produce 50% of the world’s oxygen

Phytoplankton, much like trees and plants, use photosynthesis to convert light into energy. There happens to be a lot of plankton. - news.nationalgeographic.com

Russia has a bigger landmass than Pluto

Russia has a bigger landmass than Pluto - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
Pluto is one of the largest dwarf planets that we know of. With a surface area of 1.67 x 107 square kilometers, Pluto comes in as large as 3.3% of the surface of planet Earth. - reddit.com

There are 16 years worth of video uploaded to YouTube everyday.

That translates to a massive 6 billion hours of recorded human history every month. - youtube.com

The deepest part of the ocean is so deep that if Mount Everest were placed at the very bottom, the peak would still be submerged by a mile of water.

The deepest part of the ocean is so deep that if Mount Everest were placed at the very bottom, the peak would still be submerged by a mile of water. - 25 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Wrong But Are 100% True
At 36,000 feet deep, Marianas trench is found in the Pacific Ocean and plays host to some of the obscurest sea life imaginable. - geology.com

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2 comments

  1. i say bull crap on the paper trick

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  2. i say you're an thoughtless tool who would rather blindly call something bullshit than logically think about and understand it.

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