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JMakAttak3 comments on What’s the most bullshit-sounding-but-true fact you know?

Took a bunch of the good ones from this post the last time it surfaced a few months ago. Enjoy! 🙂
  • Australia once lost a prime minister. As in straight up couldn’t find him. They have yet to find him.
  • The Champawat Tiger was a female Bengal tiger responsible for an estimated 430 deaths in Nepal and India.
  • There was once a war between Honduras and El Salvador started by a soccer game.
  • It rains diamonds on Saturn, and Jupiter.
  • When I tell people that Bob Marley’s father was white, oh the nonbelievers!
  • People completely shave orangutans and force them into prostitution.
  • The Mongolian Navy consists of a tugboat with a seven man crew. Only one of them can swim.
  • The Who’s first drummer, Keith Moon, was the godfather of The Who’s current drummer, Zak Starkey, who is also the son of Ringo Starr, The Beatles’ drummer.
  • More people are killed each year by vending machines than by sharks.
  • Warner Bros was founded a few months before the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Even crazier is that Nintendo was founded 34 YEARS before it fell.
  • Humans share 50% of their DNA with… bananas.
  • France has more time zones than USA or Russia. (For those wondering, it’s because France owns a lot of island nations on Earth.)
  • Maine is the closest US state to Africa.
  • The current United States flag was designed by then 17 years old Robert G. Heft, as part of a school project. He received a grade of B-
  • Fortune cookies were invented in America and are seen in China as an american symbol.
  • Gravity propagates at the speed of light. So if the sun were to suddenly disappear, we would continue orbiting for 8 minutes.
  • If there’re 23 people in a room, there’s a 50% chance two of them share a birthday. edit: google “birthday paradox” for more information.
  • Blue whales don’t have enough blood in their body to get an erection, they would pass out from lack of blood in the brain. To compensate – female blue whale vaginas are the size of an average living room. edit: I’m getting lots of questions about this one. I believe that they just ejaculate while semi-flaccid so it’s not very accurate and that’s why the large vaginas are there. They cum over 5 gallons at a time though, now you know.
  • There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards then there are atoms in our solar system.
  • Cleopatra lived closer in time to the moon landing than she did to the building of the Great Pyramids.
  • There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the US.
  • 7 out of 8 battle deaths in WWII were between the Russians and the Germans – this includes the entire world at the time.
  • The grandsons of tenth US President John Tyler (born 1790) are still living.
  • A day on venus is longer than a year on venus.
  • Hippo milk is pink. That’s right, pink.
  • Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.
  • Shaq only ever hit one 3 point shot.
  • Photographs taken of the Eiffel Tower at night are subject to copyright law.
  • Most toilets flush in E Flat.
  • Reno is west of L.A. Also, six US Capitals are west of L.A.

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