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Top 10 More TRUE FACTS That Sound Like BS

February 28, 2017

In a world where fake news and false factoids are rampant, it is hard to distinguish what is true and what isn’t, especially when it sounds so unbelievable. We have gone through some crazy news stories and unbelievable tales from history and culled some of the most interesting, unbelievable facts that sound like BS, but are completely true.

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10. The Founder of Match.com Lost His Girlfriend to Someone She Met on Match.com
9. Oxford University is Older than the Aztec Civilization
8. There Are Waterfalls Underwater
7. In a Vacuum, Metal can be Welded Together Without Heat
6. Sharks Are Older Than Trees
5. The Odds of You Existing is 1 in 102,685,000
4. The 9/11 Attacks Killed 1,500 People on the Road
3. While Developing Vaccine for Rabies, Pasteur’s Team Had a Loaded Gun in Case Someone Became Infected
2. The Romans Used Stale Urine as Mouthwash
1. The First Movie Played at the White House Featured the KKK as the Heroes

Source/Further reading:

https://www.statista.com/statistics/449432/annual-dating-revenue-match-group/
http://theweek.com/articles/482830/financial-times-matchcom-profile-5-takeaways
http://www.history.com/topics/aztecs
http://wayback.archive-it.org/org-197/20160102054954/http:/voice.unimelb.edu.au/volume-10/number-7/legacy-aztec-astronomy
http://www.aztec-history.com/aztec-inventions.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/most-famous-oxford-students-2012-9?op=1/#ny-blair-graduated-with-a-ba-in-jurisprudence-and-second-class-honors-in-1975-23
https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/organisation/history?wssl=1

http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2012-11-26/underwater-waterfall-denmark-strait-maphead-ken-jennings
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/23/mauritius-underwater-waterfall_n_5175695.html
https://books.google.ca/books?id=iaTYBAAAQBAJ&lpg=PA216&ots=UqExOrx4o_&dq=underwater%20waterfall%20mediterranean&pg=PA216#v=onepage&q=underwater%20waterfall%20mediterranean&f=false
https://www.britannica.com/place/Strait-of-Gibraltar

https://www.howitworksdaily.com/do-metals-fuse-together-in-space/
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20151003-the-epic-history-of-sharks
http://www.livescience.com/1439-world-tree-reconstructed.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/infographic-the-odds-of-being-alive-2012-6
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/sep/05/september-11-road-deaths
https://books.google.ca/books?id=i8j30cXPKj8C&lpg=PP1&dq=Louis%20Pasteur%20rabies%20gun&pg=PT16#v=onepage&q=revolver&f=false
https://www.jstor.org/stable/3220677
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/from-gunpowder-to-teeth-whitener-the-science-behind-historic-uses-of-urine-442390/?no-ist

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-nickelodeon-opens
http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2015/02/08/383279630/100-years-later-whats-the-legacy-of-birth-of-a-nation

 

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