21 Facts That Are As Insane As They Are Short

Babies can’t dream.

Birds don’t pee.

Birds don't pee.

They don’t even have a urethra to do it — everything goes out the booty.

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Eggplants contain nicotine.

Eggplants contain nicotine.

But you’d have to eat 20 pounds of them in order to get the nicotine effect of a cigarette.

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Babies can’t dream.

Babies can't dream.

Neuroscientists believe dreaming starts around age 4 or 5.

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Stars eat planets.

Stars eat planets.

If a planet’s orbit comes too close to a star…game over.

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Fergie voiced Sally.

Fergie voiced Sally.

She’s one of two dozen performers who have lent their voice to Charlie Brown’s sister — her turn was in the ’80s, long before she was famous for her music.

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Turtles masturbate.

Turtles masturbate.

So do walruses, porcupines, and elephants. And humans.

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Jellyfish can evaporate.

Jellyfish can evaporate.

They’re 98% water, so getting washed up on the beach is bad news.

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Gold is edible.

Gold is edible.

But don’t eat your gold jewelry — it’s cut with lots of inedible metals.

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Monkeys sometimes floss.

Monkeys sometimes floss.

They’ll use anything from bird feathers to blades of grass to get the job done.

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McDonald’s does weddings.

McDonald's does weddings.

According to Business Insider, a McDonald’s wedding package will set you back anywhere from $373 to $1,290 — but they’re only available in Hong Kong for now!

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Saturn rains diamonds.

Saturn rains diamonds.

Scientists estimate about a thousand tons of diamonds rain down on Saturn every year — each up to a centimeter wide. Oh, and Jupiter rains diamonds, too!

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Dolphins name themselves.

Dolphins name themselves.

Dolphins have unique whistles — and their fellow dolphin friends will mimic that whistle to get their attention. Dolphin researchers believe this whistle is their version of having a name.

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Swearing relaxes people.

Swearing relaxes people.

It might seem counterintuitive, but studies indicate that yelling a good “Fuck!” can actually calm you down.

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Mangoes get sunburns.

Mangoes get sunburns.

It ruins a lot of crops!

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Horses can’t vomit.

Horses can't vomit.

Their bodies simply aren’t built for it. Kinda lucky!

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Avocados are berries.

Avocados are berries.

While strawberries and raspberries are not.

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Lighters predate matches.

Lighters predate matches.

The match might seem like more primitive technology, but it actually was invented three years after the lighter.

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Sharks predate trees.

Sharks predate trees.

For about 50 million years, the world had sharks and no trees.

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Wombats poop cubes.

Wombats poop cubes.

Wombats mark their territory with poop, and these little cubes stay in place better than your typical cylindrical shits.

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Blood contains gold.

Blood contains gold.

But before you get too excited: Most bodies contain just 0.2 milligrams of it. So don’t quit your day job!

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Orcas are dolphins.

Orcas are dolphins.

That’s right — the so-called “killer whales” aren’t even whales.

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