These 10 Weird Facts You Will Not Believe

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These facts you’re about to read sound totally false, but go ahead and check for yourself.


1
The world’s deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It’s 10 meters underwater.

2
A Chicago man once robbed a Subway and then crossed the street to buy a Potbelly sandwich with the money.

3
Light doesn’t necessarily travel at the speed of light. The slowest we’ve ever recorded light moving at is 38 mph.

4
In 1567, the man said to have the longest beard in the world died after he tripped over his beard running away from a fire.

5
A U.S. park ranger named Roy C. Sullivan held the record for being struck by lightning the most times, having been struck - and surviving - seven times between 1942 and 1977. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot in 1983.

6
The Romans used to clean and whiten their teeth with urine. Apparently it works.

7
France was still executing people by guillotine when Star Wars: A New Hope hit theaters.

8
On Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds.

9
A strawberry is NOT a berry. A banana IS a berry.

10
Humans and elephants are the only animals with chins, although this leads to debate over the use of the term.