People are used to seeing the world one way and don’t really spend much time thinking about the universe, weird coincidences or relations between random objects. However, when they do, people especially tend to have curious thoughts in the shower, where they can come to mind-blowing realizations even if they are quite obvious, or they come up with the most random questions that they have to find the answer to or else they won’t be able to sleep at night.

TikToker MjcMatthew is probably one of those people as his account is dedicated to interesting facts you didn’t know you wanted to hear. He has created quite a few series, like things people were not meant to see or riddles that only geniuses can solve, but in this list you will find facts that sound fake but are actually true.

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#1

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Picasso was alive at the same time as Eminem and Charles Darwin let that sink in for a second.

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Adam Belaire
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2 months ago

Darwin: 1809 - 1882 Picasso: 1881 - 1973 Eminem: 1972 -

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MjcMatthew is a Welsh TikToker who began his social media career quite a while ago as his first YouTube video is dated July 28, 2015. On YouTube, Matthew has over 100k subscribers, but the platform where he is the most successful is TikTok. There he has 3.5 million subscribers and is constantly getting hundreds of thousands of views.

#2

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online The Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.

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Leo Domitrix
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2 months ago

But not the Mayans!

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#3

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Stonehenge was a tourist attraction for ancient Romans.

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Woltax
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2 months ago

Just imagine an ancient Roman with stonehenge-t-shirt.😳😁

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#4

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online If you shuffle a deck of cards, it is statistically likely that you've shuffled them in an order that has never existed before and will never exist again. Essentially, you were the first person in history to shuffle them in that exact sequence.

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Ian Milne
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1 month ago

Stephen Fry explains this best - https://youtu.be/SLIvwtIuC3Y

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His series on real facts that sound fake has been viewed by over 2 million people, the last one being the most popular as it garnered 1 million views. Other popular series of facts include facts about animals, history facts and facts about your body. He will be the one to reveal to you which disgusting habits you have are actually good for you and which of them can actually kill you. 

#5

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online There is a disease out there that can change all of your muscular tissue into bone.

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Fat Harry
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2 months ago

FOP, but don't worry, it's genetic; you can't just catch it.

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#6

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Because the Statue of Liberty is made of copper it used to be the color of a coin basically due to oxidation in 1922 it turned completely green.

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Chef Latte
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2 months ago

I remember hearing that people complaining about how bright the copper was early on due to sunlight reflection 😂

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#7

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online The United Kingdom has more tornadoes per area than any other country in the world.

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alwaysMispelled
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2 months ago

I had no idea they had ANY tornadoes in the UK!

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#8

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online The can opener wasn't invented until 40 years after the can.

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april jenkins
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2 months ago

there's a little "key" that is attached to the can, where you break them off the side or top of the can to uncoil the tab around the can.

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The facts in this list that Matthew found sound actually unbelievable. It’s just absurd to think that a can opener was invented so much later than a can as it raises the question of how they were opened previously. Or that all blue-eyed people have the same ancestor, because it is hard to wrap your head around the fact that they all are a result of a mutation that occurred in one baby 6,000-10,000 years ago.

Or he makes you see things in a different perspective that you never thought about, like Oxford University being older than the Aztec Empire, and that Picasso can be considered a link between Eminem and Darwin as he was alive at the same time they both also were on this Earth.

#9

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online If you had a teaspoon sized neutron star, it would have the same mass as 900 pyramids of Giza.

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Woltax
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2 months ago

Whooaaa😳

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#10

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online All blue eyed people are related here and have one common ancestor known as the Founder.

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RoseTheMad
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2 months ago

Iirc, it's the same for green eyes, due to blue or green eyes being linked to some kind of "mutation". (i may be wrong however)

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#11

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Only after making 1.4 billion crayons the senior crayon maker at Crayola admit he was colorblind. I mean fair play he smashed it, but what?

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Claire Nichols
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2 months ago

This is not a true story. Sorry

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Do you know any random facts that, once heard, you have to research and find out if they're real or not? Leave them in the comments. Also, let us know what you think of Matthew’s facts and upvote the ones that surprised you the most!

#12

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online One glass of water has more atoms than there are glasses of water in all of the oceans of the earth.

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Skara Brae
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2 months ago (edited)

Out of curiosity, I googled up some numbers. Several websites claim there are about 1x10^26 (100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) atoms in a liter of water. The calculations for total number of liters of water in the world varies, but the US Geological Survey website says there are 1.386x10^21 (1,386,000,000,000,000,000,000) liters of water, including water vapor, ice, ground water, etc. There are about 72,150 times as many atoms in a liter of water than there are liters of water on and in Earth.

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#13

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Facebook Like button was going to be called the Awesome button.

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Terilee Bruyere
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2 months ago

I wonder what the dislike button was going to be called?

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#14

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online The stickers that are placed on fruits turns out are actually edible.

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Tomas Holicka
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2 months ago

As in, they will pass through the digestive tract without poisoning you?

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#15

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online There are more ways to play a game of chess than there are atoms in the observable universe.

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Radek Suski
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2 months ago (edited)

There are already some 20 sextillions of planets in the observable universe. Multiply it times some 100 googols of atoms the earth consist of. And it still misses all stars, moons, nebulas, black holes, antimatter, dark matter. Not to mention the earth isn't particularly big planet.

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#16

16 Facts That Sound Too Crazy To Be True, As Shared By This Guy Online Eiffel Tower was originally intended to be in Barcelona because the people of Barcelona didn't like the project idea they moved it to France.

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Nevid
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2 months ago

That is BS. It was designed and then built by a French engineer (Gustave Eiffel) specifically to show off France's architectural talent in the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris.

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