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Twitter Thread: Our Brains Are Absolutely Bonkers

This fun and enlightening Twitter thread points out how trippy our brains actually are. They're doing the best they can. 

Twitter thread points out how trippy our brains are | foone @Foone want know something about bullshit insane our brains are? OK, so there's physical problem with our eyes move them short fast bursts called saccades right? very quick, synchronized movements only problem is: they go all blurry and useless during this
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Funniest Historical Facts That People Know

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the funniest historical facts that they know. The resulting insights paint a picture of just how weird the world is that we live in, and how absurdly worked up people can get themselves, when it comes to warring over seemingly meaningless stuff. 

People share the funniest historical facts that they know | Ginger_Chick 12h has been all over reddit forever, but fact Andrew Jackson's pet parrot ejected Jackson's funeral swearing, will never not make giggle.
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Old Wives Tales Debunked (8 Tweets)

@DailyBlastLive is putting all those old wives tales on blast! Turns out stress can actually turn someone's hair gray, but the rest of the rumors you're about to read through get properly shut down. 

Various Old Wives Tales unpacked for not being true | Daily Blast LIVE DAILY BLAST LIVE dailyblastlive Eating chocolate does NOT cause acne s not chocolate itself s high fat and sugar candy general can change skin. Indulging chocolate bar time time won't give breakouts WivesTalesDebunked
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People's Best Useless Facts

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the very best of their useless facts. Never know when you might need to break one of these out at the next social gathering, to break the ice for everyone else. Can't quite put our finger on it, but there's just something so interesting about useless facts. 

A collection of people's very best useless facts | Spoonfeed is longest word English dictionary with its letters reverse alphabetical order
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Common Misconceptions People Hate Hearing Repeated As Fact

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share those known misconceptions that they're tired of hearing other people repeat as fact. Some people really need to fact check themselves before they share information with others, and act like it's the undeniable truth. 

A collection of misconceptions that people are tired of hearing as fact | blackboard with chalk writings on it. Einstein failed math. Nope, he didn't, he top class.
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Myths About Women That Are Totally Untrue

Someone on AskReddit asked for women to share all the various myths that they have circulating about them, that they are just plain old tired of hearing about. They're tired of hearing about how all "women are the same." Come on guys. Really just being your own worst enemies at this point. 

A collection of myths that are untrue and infuriating about women | JARlaah women don't snore seriously, l've heard this loads and always baffles People breathe they sleep, sometimes makes some noise, male or female. Let em breathe.
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Tumblr Thread About Horrifying Monster Mold

So, the Elephant's Foot mold sounds like some sort of mythological Medusa-level monster. Sounds to me like a big heap of forbidden pudding. Seriously, no thank you. Here's to hoping we don't find ourselves one day in the future, being enslaved by black mold overlords. 

A quick Tumblr thread shares the story of a terrifying monster mold in Chernobyl | Text - The image is of a reactor core lava formation in the basement of the Chernobyl nuclear plant. It's called the Elephant's Foot and weighs hundreds of tons, but is only a couple meters across. Oh, and regarding the Medusa thing, this picture was taken through a mirror around the corner of the hallway. Because the wheeled camera they sent up to take pictures of it was destroyed by the radiation. The Elephant's
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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. 

weird but true trivia fact about donkey kong
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26 Historical Snapshot Tweets Showing How Much The World's Changed

We've come a long way! And the world's always been a strange place. Go and check out the original Twitter account, @historyinmoment, for more snapshots from the past. 

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Game Of Thrones' Very Dark Episode Explained In Factual Twitter Thread

Game of Thrones got real dark the other night with its Battle of Winterfell episode. Maybe a little bit frustratingly dark. So dark in fact that it didn't fail to inspire some hilarious memes and Twitter reactions from fans.That being said, we finally have a Twitter user who's stepped forwards to offer a more comprehensive, helpful explanation on why things got so dark...

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19 Well-Known Facts That Sound Like Conspiracy Theories

The world is a freaky place. Some events sound so extraordinary that they sound like a crackpot fever-dream that no one could possibly have thought to do in real life. You don't need to be Dale Gribble to believe these. These are 100% true facts (however fantastical they sound). On the other side, here are some completely unproven obscure conspiracies that people personally believe in.

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23 Mind-Blowing Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually True

These facts are just crazy enough to make you double take and question whether they could actually be grounded in truth. But the world is brimming with madness, and shit we just don't understand, and can't explain away. Consider the following list a solid collection that speaks to that. 

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32 Happy Facts That Will Give You A (Momentary) Positive Outlook On This Mad World

Happiness can take on a different form for everyone, with occasional intersections. Maybe you'll find yourself smiling without realizing it, when you read one of these. To think that a blind person smiles without ever knowing what that looks like to begin with, and then further break down why they're smiling, and what that emotion might be related to, is a trip. Is it a smile out of happiness, anger, fear, sadness? Who's to say. 

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19 Interesting Facts to Make You Feel Smarter for a Second

We googled almost all of them and they seem legit. So memorize a few of these if you wanna impress a first date. That said, we totally don't have your back for the second when they figure out your idiotic ruse. Anyway, here are some facts, and if you wanna feel even smarter, then here's some more.

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