These 12 Weird Facts Will Sound Totally False, But They’re Not
#1. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
#2. Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.
#3. France was still executing people by guillotine when Star Wars: A New Hope hit theatres.
#4. Nintendo was originally a trading card company.
#5. If the sun were the size of a white blood cell then the Milky Way Galaxy would be the size of the United States.
#6. There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach in the world.
#7. For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants.
#8. The total weight of all those ants, however, is about the same as all the humans.
#9. On Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds.
#10. Ten percent of all the photos ever taken were taken in the last 12 months.
#11. Shakespeare made up the name “Jessica” for his play Merchant of Venice.
#12. Your chances of being killed by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark