25 Strange Facts That You’ll Never Be Able To Get Out Of Your Head

All information is good information, right? Well, yes and no. I probably could’ve gone the rest of my life without knowing a few of these. However, curiosity usually gets the best of me. I’m sure it will for you too. Even though some of these facts are pretty rough, they’re way more interesting than they are traumatizing. Have a look for yourself, and feel free to send this to your squeamish friend.  

1. As recently as the 1980s, many researchers and doctors believed that babies couldn’t feel pain, so some were operated on without any anesthesia.

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2. All cruise ships have a functioning morgue on board.

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3. There are colors that humans can’t see, and you can’t even try to imagine what they look like.

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4. Less than 5% of the oceans have been explored by humans, meaning we have nooooo idea what kinda monsters could be living there.

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5. The average person walks by almost 16 murderers in their lifetime.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office / Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org Here’s the math, assuming you lived in an average-sized city:10 new people per day x 365 days per year x 71 years of living = about 260,000 different people you might walk by. 260,000 people in a lifetime x 6 murderers per 100,000 people = 15.6 murderers.—Tina Babina, Facebook