They say that you shouldn’t believe everything that you read on the Internet.
That Wikipedia may (or may not) be the most reliable source of information out there.
It’s almost as if the Internet was designed as a way to implement the Ultimate April Fool’s Joke, just by saying to some naive friend, “hey, guess what I read online”? and having them believe you because YOU SAID IT WAS ONLINE!
Nothing false can be put online, you know. It says so right here in this email our grandmother sent us.
Weird but True! 2: 300 Outrageous Facts
TRUE FACTS THAT ARE SO OUTRAGEOUS THAT THEY MUST BE FAKE is a thread on Reddit that tries to gather all these totall crazy – but true – pieces of information on one place for your amusement.
Some of the more interesting ones out there include:
- When you get a kidney transplant, they usually just leave your original kidneys in your body and put the 3rd kidney in your pelvis.
- Internet Porn only makes up about 10-13% of everything on the Internet.
- Cats lose almost as much fluid in the saliva while grooming themselves as they do through urination
- Hippo milk is pink.
- If you could fold a piece of paper 42 times it would reach the moon (of course, folding a piece of paper that many times is impossible)