30+ Facts You’re Going To Need A Minute Or Two To Fully Process

There are so many things in life we know nothing about. With over 7 billion people in the world and millions and millions of miles apart–you can bet your last dollar that there are facts we have just never learned. Thanks to brilliant sites like Reddit and their genius userbase, we are blessed with the ability to learn from, well, everyone on the web.

Recently, user EstVeritas asked the question to the site: What’s a “Let that sink in” fun fact? While you may have some of your own, some of these facts are so wild you’ll need to take a few minutes to just sit and process them.

38.

Alaska is so big, if you cut it in half Texas would be the third biggest state.

gtheot

37.

If you make $34,000 a year or more, you are in the top 1% of the world

gdog82

36.

Your fingernails grow at the same speed the continents move.

Karova1

35.

Oxford university is older than the Aztec Empire

whisperingsweater

34.

I am remotely, in time and space, influencing what you are thinking as you read this.

drunkballoonist

33.

NASA invited people to sign their autographs, which were etched into rocks on Mars by the rovers. One person was a Simpsons director/animator. He drew Homer rather than an autograph. There is a rock somewhere on Mars with Homer Simpson etched on it. Cowabunga, dude.

Tiredmess

32.

You could remove 1 BILLION people from each of the 2 most populous nations on Earth, & they would STILL be the 2 most populous nations on Earth….. (China & India)

RX3000

31.

17% of Americans that are over 7 foot tall are in the NBA.

Erik5858

30.

Miami FL has had more days with recorded snow than days exceeding 100 degrees.

Snow (once):

January 1977

Over 100F:

Never

CrewCamel

29.

There are many places you could be on earth where the closest living people would be on the ISS when they pass over

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28.

Pineapples take up to 2 years to grow.

PersonixBH

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Written by Lex Gabrielle

A writer and teacher from New York City who fully supports messy buns and 3+ cups of coffee a day.