It's not uncommon these days to hear an outlandish fact and immediately dismiss it as malarkey. And we can't blame you -- there's so much bullshit floating around the Internet that we can understand not wanting to even sift through it to find out what's true.

Well, we're here to help in some degree. We asked our readers to bring us some facts that sound totally made up, but are indeed the truth. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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