8 Unreal Facts That Are So Strange But Very Real!
The majority of the ocean is still unchartered. And there are a lot of ships that have sunk in the past. There's said to be approximately 20 million tons of unclaimed gold just lying around on the ocean bed.
#7 The Romans Used Pee As Mouthwash
Yup, that's true. Very true. The great Romans used to wash their mouth with stale urine, which contained quite a bit of ammonia, a chemical that is found in most cleaners.
#6 The Thing About The White House And When The KKK Was Considered 'Heroic'
The infamous 'Ku Klux Klan' is the least thing one could call 'heroic'. They are best described as a cowardly group disguising themselves in white hoods and tormenting, torturing and killing many innocent Americans throughout history.
But there was once a time, they were considered heroic. There was even a movie featuring them as such played inside the hallowed walls of the White House. D.W. Griffith's famous movie, The Birth of a Nation, was a highly successful critical film in 1915.
#5 Get Struck By Lightning To Get One Of A Kind Tattoo
One of the most interesting things about getting struck by lightning is the awesome tattoo you are left with later. This is actually a product of burns carried along tiny blood vessels.
More interesting facts ahead!
#4 Bee Gees Are Life Savers!
The famous Bee Gees song 'Stayin' Alive' is one hell of a song with 103 hot beats per minute. But what you probably didn't know is that the song is used as an educational guide to administer CPR correctly.
#3 Sharks are older than Trees?
Yes they are! Scientists found fossils in Siberia that are approximately 450 million years old. And trees are said to be about 416-358 million years ago. Given the fact that the Earth was covered in water first, this has some good merit to its credit.
#2 Oxford Is Older Than Aztecs
The Aztec Civilization started during 1200 AD. While Oxford was formed way back in 1096, way before the Aztecs even got together as a tribe. Oxford is also the oldest English school in operation today, over 900 years old.
#1 Female Hurricanes Rule Over Male Hurricanes
Male named (and sounded) hurricanes killed an average of 11 people per strike, female-named hurricanes drop a 59-death score per strike.
That's right...just blame the ladies! Just kidding!
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