I opened my eyes slowly, groggily. It was pitch dark around me and I could tell it must be nighttime by the fact that the sun was hidden by clouds above me. As I started to get more awake, the smell became stronger.

I had a strong feeling of being in a forest or something.

Where am I?

It took a minute or two for my mind to fully process everything but when I finally realized where I was, I felt the panic start. The thought hit me like a punch to the face - this wasn't right. There should have been other people here! This shouldn't be empty. This wasn't right. I should've had someone with me...someone important at least...this wasn't right...

Why can't I think straight? Am I drugged? Is this some sort of punishment for my actions?

Wait-

Suddenly, a strange thought appeared in the fog of my mind. It was a list of fifteen facts, and it went like this:

Military Grade means “the absolute bare minimum.”

Military grade means the opposite of what you think it means. CRACKED.COM In the actual military, military grade is defined as meeting the bare-minimum requirements of durability, while also costing the least.

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There is no such thing as a Brontosaurus.

The Brontosaurus is not only extinct, it never existed in the first place. CRACKED.COM When the fossilized bones of the Apatosaurus were dug up, some were wrongly identified as being a wholly separate creature.

NPR

We’ve taken more photos in the last half century than all of previous history.

More photos were taken in the past seven years than in all of the previous history. HDR em OIL SQUARE MIT COME VIDEO PHOTO CRACKED.COM Estimates for the amount of photos taken during the last 150 years, up until 2015, range from 2.5 to 3.5 trillion. Thanks to the advent of camera phones, 1.2 trillion photos were taken in 2017 alone.

Mac Filos 

The tape of the first moon landing was wiped.

NASA mistakenly erased the original tape of the first steps on the moon. NAS CRACKED.COM NASA admitted in 2006 that no one could find the original video recordings of the July 20, 1969, landing. The tapes were part of a batch of 200,000 tapes that were magnetically erased and re-used.

Reuters

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Venus days are longer than years.

On Venus, the days are longer than the years. CRACKED.COM The rotation of Venus, takes about 243 Earth days to make a complete turn. On the other hand, it takes 225 Earth days for it to make its trip around the Sun.

NASA

One company combats smoking breaks by giving vacation days to non-smokers.

A company gives its non-smoking employees 6 extra vacation days to compensate for smoking breaks. CRACKED.COM Marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time off policy after a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity.

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Idaho has a section where you can get away with murder.

There is loophole in Yellowstone where a person could theoretically get away with murder. CRACKED.COM If you murdered someone in the part of Yellowstone in Idaho, you couldn't have a jury of your own peers since no one lives in that area.

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