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People Share Their Favorite Fun Facts

Twitter users are busting out their favorite fun facts. The world is filled to the brim with facts that blow the mind. Kind of cool that those Apollo astronauts' footprints will stay on the moon for around 100 million years. 

Twitter users share their favorite fun facts | tweet by Sawston Wealth SAWSTON @SawstonWealth TH MANAGENMENT #FunFactFriday least rainy place on earth isn't desert. Antarctica gets only 6.5 inches rain or snow per year, making continent with lowest annual rainfall.
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Reality Is Too Unrealistic In Historical Tumblr Thread

Some people suggest that these historical "facts" are not facts at all, and instead exaggerations on the truth. We haven't researched them ourselves, so we can't confirm or deny whether they're true or not. That being said, we appreciate this Tumblr thread making "history" fun to read about. 

Tumblr thread provides historical data and shows how we question reality for being too unrealistic | tilthat TIL Tiffany Problem Tiffany is medieval name-short Theophania 12th century. Authors can't use historical or fantasy fiction, however, because name looks too modern. This is an example reality is sometimes too unrealistic. via reddit.com
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Most Random "Facts" People Know (20 Tweets)

Twitter user @MsPackyetti kickstarted a viral thread with people sharing their favorite random facts. Fun facts can serve as a very effective means to break the ice at the next stuffy social gathering, or just as a way to expand your mental horizons. Definitely had no idea that the act of "cheersing" mugs comes from medieval suspicions that people were trying not to get poisoned, and would thus reassure themselves by spilling their drinks into each other's. Wild stuff, man. 

Tweets from people talking about their favorite random facts | tweet by CK @la_natif Replying MsPackyetti Phenomena Doorway Effect forget reason enter different room retrieve reason, walk backwards w/o turning around can trigger memory.
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Inventions That Are Now Used for Something Other Than Their Intended Purpose

People are pretty great at finding alternate uses for things. Sometimes it's some military invention that gets re-marketed as a household convenience, sometimes it's a reflection of changing times, and sometimes its people realizing it's fun to shoot at each other using a paint-launching logging device. Here are some cool and interesting inventions.

Things that are used today for a different use that they were invented | posted by Vyzantinist High-heeled shoes. They were originally men and used horse riding, as heels were supposed keep feet more secure stirrups. Now, they're just fancy women's shoes.
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Facts That Sound Legit But Are Actually Fake

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share those facts that they've heard that might sound legit, but are in fact totally fake. Some people really need to check their facts before they spread the false information into the rest of the world. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to facts that are fake but sound legit | post by Imnewsoifislipendme Standing too close tv screen can damage eyes s not true at all.
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Useless Knowledge That's Interesting Enough To Remember

We haven't verified this load of useless knowledge, so take it with a grain of salt. That being said, you might just retain a few of these fun facts. Definitely hadn't heard of "Paris Syndrome", which is the shock anyone undergoes when Paris doesn't live up to all their hopes. Or how about the fact that horses apparently can't throw up. That's either gotta be unimaginably rough, or some kind of blessing in disguise. 

Twitter users share all the interesting yet useless knowledge they have.
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19 Mildly Interesting Images

Take a look through these mildly interesting images from the strange corners of the world to keep your day moving along. 

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Various Pizza Facts for the Knowledge Hungry Among Us

Here's some pizza knowledge to drop at your next pizza soirée. If you want to rekindle that whole feud about pineapple on pizza, let this be a reminder that it was invented by a Greek guy in Canada. Pizza is good, and absolutely crazy people like it too, which inspired this list of one pizza delivery driver's strangest customers.

Interesting facts and statistics about pizza and pizza history.
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What Men Don't Know About Women (15 Tweets)

Women are sharing the various things that men don't know about women, in a trending Twitter hashtag. The resulting insights might serve as a kind of instruction manual for all the dudes out there that are having a hard time figuring out how to best co-exist with and please the women in their life. 

Women share various things that men don't know about women, on Twitter.
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28 Historical Events That Can Be Accurately Described As "Bruh Moments"

AskReddit users are breaking out their bold history facts to describe those moments in history that can accurately be described as "bruh moments." You know, the times when you're just kind of speechless and all you can do is mutter out a well articulated "bruh." 

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11 Weird And Especially Creepy Facts

You're going to want to read the following list of weird and especially creepy facts with the lights on! The world is a dark place filled with horrifying troubles, and it's all too easy to forget about it. 

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22 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Fun Facts

Monty Python and The Holy Grail must be the most quotable movie ever. There are far too many chances to break out a one-liner from the movie in the middle of a conversation, or otherwise when it's totally uncalled for...just cause it was that great and deserves having homage paid to as much as possible. 

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Science Fiction Author Answers Every Possible Question About Using The Bathroom In Space

Turns out "potty talk" is way more fun when it's applied to space. Science Fiction/Fantasy Author Mary Robinette, managed to answer just about every possible question we could imagine when it comes to using the bathroom in space. If you've ever wondered what the smells are like up there far above the globe, or how it goes if you puke in space, you're in luck. This viral Twitter thread covers it all. 

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A List Of Some Real Facts That Sound Fake But Are Indeed Legit

The world is a strange place brimming with mind-blowing wonders that seem to escape the realm of reason altogether. Some of these allegedly "true facts" sound crazy enough to have been pulled out of thin air. Seriously. 

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