People often ask, "what are facts?" But that's the wrong question. The right question is, "why do we care about facts?" Facts are important because they are a foundation of our understanding of the world. They help us make decisions and evaluate information. But not all facts are created equal. Some are more important than others, and some can be misleading. It's important to be able to identify the most important facts and use them to make informed decisions. Look around you. Everything you see is based on facts. The chair you're sitting in, the computer you're reading this on, the food you're eating- all of it is grounded in factual evidence.

Did you know that a housefly only lives for around one month? And that the world’s largest mammal, the elephant, can weigh up to two hundred sixty pounds? These are just some of the interesting facts we learned while researching for this article. We honestly didn’t know what else to do with all of this information, so we decided to share it with you! We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed compiling it. Thanks for stopping by!

Here are a few facts to make you sound smarter and more informed!

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles was supposed to be over 3 hours long. That was John Hughes' original cut, but it was lost, and his guess was that it was rotting away in a vault somewhere. CRACKED.COM


A baseball manager tried to get on the field in a comic book-level disguise. They ejected him from a game, so he got back with a mustache and fake glasses. Не was recognized right away. CRACKED.COM


It turns out that Elvis never actually wrote any of the songs he performed. Не got the idea for All Shook Up, but even that one got written up by a friend - and that's it, really. CRACKED.COM


A Brazilian priest tied 1,000 ballons to himself, and it ended very badly for him. It was a stunt to raise money for a good cause, but he ended up flying away and his body was later found in the ocean. CRACKED.COM


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