19 Mind-Blowing Facts That Seem Like Bullsh#t (But Aren't)

19 Mind-Blowing Facts That Seem Like Bullsh#t (But Aren't)

It's not uncommon these days to hear an outlandish fact and immediately dismiss it as malarkey. Gone are the days of trusted institutions like the Snapple Facts, forcing us to live in a world where it feels like facts are diluted and distorted through a never ending game of telephone. And we can't blame you feeling that way – 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.

Despite this distrust, there are still some amazing facts that, on the surface, could easily be made up, but are backed by trusted sources and science. We're here to aid your quest for knowledge and combat this age of misinformation. We asked our readers to bring us some facts that sound totally made up, but are indeed the stone cold truth. The winner is below, but first the runners-up…

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