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  • 25. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto

  • 24. Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire

  • 23. France was still executing people by guillotine when Star Wars: A New Hope hit theatres

  • 22. Nintendo was originally a trading card company

  • 21. If the sun were the size of a white blood cell then the Milky Way Galaxy would be the size of the United States

  • 20. There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach in the world

  • 19. For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants

  • 18. The total weight of all those ants, however, is about the same as all the humans

  • 17. On Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds

  • 16. Ten percent of all the photos ever taken were taken in the last 12 months

  • 15. Shakespeare made up the name "Jessica" for his play Merchant of Venice

  • 14. Your chances of being killed by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark

  • 13. Nowhere in the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme does it say that Humpty Dumpty is an egg

  • 12. Armadillos almost always give birth to quadruplets

  • 11. Scotland's national animal is the unicorn

  • 10. Apparently there are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos

  • 9. John Tyler, the 10th president of the US, was born in 1790. He has a grandson that is alive today.

  • 8. A strawberry is NOT a berry

  • 7. A banana IS a berry.

  • 6. There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of liquid

  • 5. An octopus has three hearts

  • 4. There are 10 times more bacteria in your body than actual body cells

  • 3. There is only one country between North Korea and Norway

  • 2. New York City is farther south than Rome, Italy

  • And, 1. Maine is the closest US state to Africa

25. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto

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25 Things That Sound Too Crazy To Be True (But They Are!)

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    Amber Chang   posted on 2014/07/23
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