13 Trivia Nuggets We Sure Feel Better Knowing

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13 Trivia Nuggets We Sure Feel Better Knowing

There’s some facts that surprise us.  But more surprising are those facts that aren’t, well, factual at all.  For example: Sneezing with your eyes wide open is actually impossible. The enormous squid boasts the world's biggest eyes. The house of representatives of Commons in England is not permitted to talk. When a researcher went past a radar tube as well as a bar of chocolate melted in his pocket, he developed microwaves.

Without a doubt, the world is filled with obvious hilarious facts that almost all individuals are probably already aware of but do not really think about very often, along with mind-blowing truths that some may find hard to believe.

We learn a lot throughout our lives, and not everything we learn is correct. Here are some frequent misunderstandings that you should no longer believe.

We combed the internet and studied dozens of pages of information to compile a list of amusing, mind-blowing truths that we believe you should know and will enjoy.

The Great Wall of China isn't the only man-made object visible from space. No man-made object is visible with the naked eye from the moon, but from orbit, astronauts can see city lights. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: NASA

Mice don't like cheese. Mice prefer sweets and foods with more calories. They will eat cheese only as a last resort. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

Absinthe isn't more dangerous than similar strength alcohols. It doesn't have any hallucinogenic properties. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: NCBI

Water isn't colorless. Pure water has a slight blue tint, not just because the reflection of the sky. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: USGS

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