Hard To Believe

Check out these amazing facts. Some are incredible and some are strange but all are true.

Gilbert Gottfried was the original voice of Spongebob SquarePants.

More people play World of Warcraft on a weekly basis than voted in all of the US presidential elections.

A dog’s nose has more nerve cells than the number of stars in our galaxy.

One of the most iconic images of the 20th century is V-J Day in Times Square, which depicts a sailor kissing a nurse in celebration of the end of World War II. Although the kissers had never met before they were photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt, investigations by the New York Times later revealed the duo were second cousins.

Josh Groban is afraid of the dark.

If you toss a penny into the deepest part of the ocean, it will take three months to hit the bottom.

Ventriloquists were considered sorcerers in 15th century Bavaria.

Soccer hooligans cause more damage per capita than earthquakes.

In the 1930s, the US Postal Service issued a Leaders of the World set which included an Adolph Hitler stamp.

Broccoli is poisonous to cows.

The world’s largest ruby was discovered during the excavation of a mass Civil War-era grave in Stony Point, Alexander County, North Carolina.

Author Hermann Hesse is the first person to use the phrase “sink or swim”.

The rock band Heart derived its name from a brand of ladies’ underwear.

The title of the film Wayne’s World in Portugal translates into Funny Unemployed Teenagers Ride In A Car.

A ballet dancer can spin with the equivalent torque of an Indy 500 winner.

Due to legislation preserving the native fauna, no cars are allowed on Swedish National Road Number 11. However, without fail, the road is repaved every year by the Swedish government.

Thanks to a miscommunication by his manager, Jackie Haley was never paid for his role as the Tin Man in the film The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

The frozen food mascot Mrs. Paul was first depicted as a large flounder in a bonnet.

Senator Dick Armey played Froggy in the old Our Gang shorts.

The world’s largest regularly-occurring flea market can be found in Amarillo, Texas.

At the height of the Cold War, Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev played chess by mail. Their one game was never finished.

The germiest part of the average home is the pillow.

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