Wow.

Fox

There are colors that humans can’t see, and you can’t even try to imagine what they look like.

There are colors that humans can't see, and you can't even try to imagine what they look like.

sarahknight

Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: blieusong

Less than 5% of the oceans have been explored by humans, meaning we have nooooo idea what kinda monsters could be living there.

Less than 5% of the oceans have been explored by humans, meaning we have nooooo idea what kinda monsters could be living there.

—Angel Knoedl, Facebook

Emily Chack / visual.ly

The average person walks by almost 16 murderers in their lifetime.

The average person walks by almost 16 murderers in their lifetime.

Here's the math, assuming you lived in an average-sized city:

10 new people per day x 365 days per year x 71 years of living = about 260,000 different people you might walk by. 260,000 people in a lifetime x 6 murderers per 100,000 people = 15.6 murderers.

—Tina Babina, Facebook

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office / Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

Male echidnas have four-headed penises.

Male echidnas have four-headed penises.

—Shannon Caseber, Facebook

Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: quollism / Nat Geo Wild / youtube.com

Even if your lungs filled up with the same amount of liquid, it could take an extra 10 minutes for you to drown in saltwater than it would in freshwater.

Even if your lungs filled up with the same amount of liquid, it could take an extra 10 minutes for you to drown in saltwater than it would in freshwater.

—Esmerelda Szak, Facebook

Universal Pictures

Serial killer Joe Metheny owned a food stand and sold burgers that combined animal meat with the flesh of his victims to unsuspecting customers.

Serial killer Joe Metheny owned a food stand and sold burgers that combined animal meat with the flesh of his victims to unsuspecting customers.

cupcakesandblanketcoats

Public Domain / instagram.com

There are more ways to shuffle a standard deck of cards than there are atoms on Earth.

There are more ways to shuffle a standard deck of cards than there are atoms on Earth.

Mathematicians refer to the possibilities of shuffling a deck as “52 factorial” (so, 52 × 51 × 50 x 49, etc.), or 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000 chances.

michellet497420427

thebigblogtheory.wordpress.com

As a result, every time you shuffle a deck of cards, you’re probably the first person in history to shuffle them in that sequence.

As a result, every time you shuffle a deck of cards, you're probably the first person in history to shuffle them in that sequence.

jaycrdnr12

Buena Vista Pictures

You’re 6.7% more likely to die on your birthday than any other day of the year.

You're 6.7% more likely to die on your birthday than any other day of the year.

karacat42

Blumhouse Productions

Ted Bundy was a serial killer who also worked at a suicide hotline. A coworker once said, “Ted Bundy took lives, but also saved lives.”

Ted Bundy was a serial killer who also worked at a suicide hotline. A coworker once said, "Ted Bundy took lives, but also saved lives."

cupcakesandblanketcoats

Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Department

The Japanese giant hornet has venom that’s so powerful, it can dissolve human tissue.

The Japanese giant hornet has venom that's so powerful, it can dissolve human tissue.

aztecwater

National Geographic / youtube.com

Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org

Male ducks have corkscrew-shaped penises, and some even have barbs at the end to scrub away leftover sperm in the female from rival males.

Male ducks have corkscrew-shaped penises, and some even have barbs at the end to scrub away leftover sperm in the female from rival males.

shannonc42fc2fd87

youtube.com

In the Victorian Era, it was common to take pictures with the bodies of a deceased family member, as a final way to preserve their memory.

In the Victorian Era, it was common to take pictures with the bodies of a deceased family member, as a final way to preserve their memory.

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Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

In 1978 in the midst of his murder spree, serial killer Rodney Alcala won an episode of The Dating Game. The woman who picked him refused to go on the date because he seemed “creepy.”

In 1978 in the midst of his murder spree, serial killer Rodney Alcala won an episode of The Dating Game. The woman who picked him refused to go on the date because he seemed "creepy."

matildab4130fd8a2

youtube.com

Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: jkid2009

Astronaut Michael Collins took a picture of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the Lunar Module, with Earth in the background, meaning he took a picture of every human who ever lived, except for himself.

Astronaut Michael Collins took a picture of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the Lunar Module, with Earth in the background, meaning he took a picture of every human who ever lived, except for himself.

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Wikipedia Commons / en.wikipedia.org / Michael Collins / NASA

Babies are born with about 300 bones, but as they get older those bones fuse together to form 206 bones.

Babies are born with about 300 bones, but as they get older those bones fuse together to form 206 bones.

—Diana Haven, Facebook

NBC / Fox Searchlight Pictures

Omni Media Arts

Turritopsis dohrnii, aka the immortal jellyfish, is a species that ages in reverse and then restarts its life cycle over…forever.

Turritopsis dohrnii, aka the immortal jellyfish, is a species that ages in reverse and then restarts its life cycle over...forever.

saigehope101

Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org / Bachware

And people jerk themselves awake while sleeping because their body thinks they’re dead – it’s their brain’s way of making sure they’re still alive, since their heart rate is so slow.

And people jerk themselves awake while sleeping because their body thinks they're dead – it's their brain's way of making sure they're still alive, since their heart rate is so slow.

primroseskies

Nickelodeon

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