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What The F*** Facts
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Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
The highest flying bird is the Ruppell's vulture; one was injested by a jet at 37,000 feet. pic.twitter.com/fOvKn9wVMa
Dick Cheney was the last person to use Theodore Roosevelt's desk.
This is a photograph of the ACTUAL iceberg that sunk the Titanic. pic.twitter.com/RYkHoZrHfk
It is believed that a person can maintain consciousness for up to 13 seconds after being decapitated.
Human fingers contain no muscles and are controlled by muscles in the arm and palm pulling on tendons.
The co-inventor of the popular '90s toy "Skip It" also founded Marvel Studios. pic.twitter.com/dxSfNqG72K
The Dark Side of the Moon was #1 for only one week on the Billboard album chart, although it remained on the chart for 741 weeks.
12 Most Disturbing Torture Methods Ever Invented - bit.ly/1o7awzQ pic.twitter.com/3FrPJLUHjj
The pencil has been around since the 1500's, and have always been made with graphite. Pencils have never contained lead.
The U.S executes on average one person per week.
Some people are sexually aroused by the image of themselves as an amputee. #WTF
1 in 18 males and 1 in 50 females have extra nipples. pic.twitter.com/VzHhrElfdV
Half the world's population lives in just six countries: China, India, the USA, Brazil, Pakistan and Indonesia.
The "best man" wasn't always the grooms best friend. It was the strongest man who could protect the married couple and fight off kidnappers.
Pixy Stix and SweeTarts are the same formula, just in different forms. pic.twitter.com/8buMGxHMsf
Ernest Hemingway's father, grandfather, brother, sister, and granddaughter all committed suicide.
Your Inner Child Will Love These Houses With Secret Passageways - bit.ly/1jBif51 pic.twitter.com/8JKHNAwAwK
The sunlight allergy the children have in the film "The Others" is based on a real disease, xeroderma pigmentosum.
Chuck Norris and Steve McQueen were a Pallbearers for Bruce Lee. pic.twitter.com/Qyyqv6aqzg
France and Brazil almost went to War over Lobsters.
Muhammad Ali had an IQ of only 78.
The World Record for most kicks to the head within one minute is 127. pic.twitter.com/haSpjHJeTA
The center of our galaxy smells like raspberries and tastes like rum.
The Egyptian goddess Tenenet is both the goddess of beer and childbirth.
The end of Starwars ep. IV was heavily influenced by an old WWII film. pic.twitter.com/sb7fFf5MFJ
The term for referring to oneself in the third person is Illeism.
41% of transgender people attempt suicide.
People are less inclined to believe a statement is true when it is written in Comic Sans compared to five other fonts pic.twitter.com/NYfCBE61tk
Somalia has never re-elected any president since independence in 1960.
Toto, the dog in The Wizard of Oz, was paid $125 a week while the Munchkin actors were only paid $50-$100 a week. #WTF
In 2012, CW put actual smartphones in an ad in Entertainment Weekly, showing live tweets. pic.twitter.com/BB61iwwxTO
When men are told to "turn your head and cough", the head turning does nothing. Doctors just don't want to be coughed on. #WTF
James Scott survived for 43 days in the Nepalese mountains on nothing but snow, two chocolate bars, and a caterpillar pic.twitter.com/CbdSEDEigu
Tina Turner grew up in a town named "Nutbush". She even wrote a song about it in 1973 called "Nutbush City Limits".
Did you know tripping on LSD has helped at least 2 Nobel prize winners in their scientific discoveries.
Liz Taylor had a genetic disorder that gave her extra eyelashes and purple eyes. pic.twitter.com/BshDdWJtbQ
Dewie the Bear from the movie Semi-Pro actually was dangerous and killed a man in real life.
USA FIFA star Clint Dempsey is an aspiring rapper. pic.twitter.com/7tjOi0Fyl6
Dropping their phone in the toilet is the number-one way people lose their contacts.
Callipygous means 'to have a well-shaped butt'.
Superman was given red underwear to draw readers to the hyper-masculine feature that was his crotch. pic.twitter.com/W48VU3eNvH
There is a light bulb that's been burning since 1901.
65% of 18 year olds have had sex and 94 percent have been in a romantic relationship. #WTF
On the cover of Abby Road is a man standing in the background. His name is Paul Cole and he hates The Beatles. pic.twitter.com/NrM9GdZbP8
Cocaine isn't actually physiologically addictive, only psychological. Nontheless the bodily symptoms of withdrawal can be felt for months.