Facts that sound like lies but are true

Facts that sound like lies but are true
Facts that sound like lies but are true

We often hear or read about things that seem untrue. In fact, much of what sounds incredible to us is true. We're sharing some curious factsthat sound like lies but aren't.

There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth.

Until now, no one has been able to train the African elephant. Only the Indian elephant lends itself to training.

The full name of every girl's favorite Barbie doll is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

The blue whale's heart is so big that a person can easily swim through the arteries.

The octopus has three hearts.

There are 10 times more bacteria than cells in the human body.

You are more likely to be struck by lightning than attacked by a shark.


The name Jessica was coined by Shakespeare when he created the play The Merchant of Venice.

Russia has a larger area than Pluto.

Titan beetles (Titanus giganteus) are larger than some breeds of small dogs.

Hippo's milk is pink.

Carrots were originally purple.

The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.

A thousand seconds is about 16 minutes, and a million seconds is about 11 days.

Do you love honey? Then know that real honey never spoils. You can consume honey that was obtained thousands of years ago.

Every two minutes, people around the world take more pictures than were taken in the 19th century.

Peanuts are not nuts. They grow in the ground and are legumes.

Turtles can breathe through their rears.

There are more atoms in a glass of water than there are glasses of water in all the oceans on Earth.

We all know that elephants are afraid of mice. But they are also afraid of bees.

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