These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof! (17 PICS + 7 GIFS)

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1 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Bones found at Seymour Island revealed that penguins used to stand at 6 feet tall and weighed 200 pounds. This was about 37-40 million years ago.

 

2 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Venetia Burney was an 11-year-old English girl who suggested the name “Pluto” for the ninth planet in 1930. She lived to see it be demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006.

 

3 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

 The first item ever sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer.


4 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

The world’s oldest surviving piano, currently in the MOMA, dates back to 1720.


5 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham after an editor challenged him to write a book using only 50 different words.

 

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6 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

The bladder of a lobster is located in the head.

 

7 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Antarctica has a five-story waterfall that spews red liquid. It’s called Blood Falls and gets its color form iron oxides.

 

8 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Ray Bradbury wrote the first draft of Fahrenheit 451 in just 9 days. He rented a typewriter and worked on the book in the basement of the UCLA library.

 

9 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Andrew Jackson had a parrot named Poll that picked up the former president’s colorful vocabulary. The bird got so riled up at his funeral that he cussed up a storm and had to be escorted from the service.

 

10 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

“Flyting” was basically the old school version of rap battles. People would have verbal throwdowns in England and Scotland up until the 16th century.

 

11 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

A group of pugs is called a grumble.


12 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

According to studies, sarcasm can help promote creative thinking.

 

13 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Patricia Highsmith, a novelist, kept about 300 snails as pets and would take some with her in a purse to parties.

 

14 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Murmurations are the patterns made by starlings when they fly together.

 

15 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Frank Sinatra got offered the lead in Die Hard.


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16 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Africa is the only continent that has land in all four hemispheres.

 

17 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

“The Gruen Transfer” refers to the feeling of losing your sense of place and time while inside a mall. It is similar to the feeling people have in casinos.

 

18 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Bubble gum was originally pink because it was the only food dye color at the factory where it was produced.

 

19 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

The Goodyear Blimp was adopted as the official city bird of Redondo Beach, California.

 

20 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Alcohol was discovered before we invented the wheel.

 

21 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Ozzy Osbourne worked at a slaughterhouse before becoming a star.

 

22 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Red Dawn was the first movie to be released with a rating of PG-13 back in August of 1984.

 

23 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

Madame Tussaud, known for her wax models, was almost executed by guillotine during the French Revolution.

 

24 These Facts Are 100% Fakeproof!

People in London used to keep “fart jars” to protect themselves from the bubonic plague. They believed the potent smell of gas would “purify” the air around them.

 



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9   Comments ?
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Tiffy 6 month s ago
#16 a hemisphere is half a sphere so four hemispheres are two globes
       
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Nelly 6 month s ago
Tiffy,
google : "how many hemispheres are there" and come back after..
       
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Lyddy 6 month s ago
And Africa has land in only 3 of the "hemispheres".
Not including islands.
       
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Lyddy 6 month s ago
Lyddy,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemispheres_of_Earth#/media/File:Primemeridian.jpg
       
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Almira 6 month s ago
Lyddy,

Lyddy is right.

No part of Africa is in both the Southern hemisphere and Western hemisphere.
       
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Margaret 6 month s ago
Duck duck says woo woo! 35
       
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Ona 6 month s ago
#21 Ozzy bit the heads off chickens.
       
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Franky 6 month s ago
Ona,

Ozzy did more drugs than some small towns anywhere in the world.
       
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Naz 6 month s ago
#20 what a claim
       
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