These True Facts Sound Incredibly Fake

Killer Coconuts

When you're staying on a tropical island, you might be afraid of the sharks living in the waters. However, the real danger is on the land and in the trees. Coconuts might be delicious, but they kill more people than sharks do every single year. Cows also kill more people than sharks do. You have a better chance of swimming than standing under a palm tree!


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The More You Know

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  • In 1993, San Francisco held a referendum over whether a police officer called Bob Geary was allowed to patrol while carrying a ventriloquist’s dummy called Brendan O’Smarty. He was.
  • The first time Reddit was mentioned in the New York Times, it was described as "foolish collectivism" that "grinds away the Web's edges and saps it of its humanity".
  • Contrary to popular belief, Marilyn Munroe was nowhere near a 'plus' size 12 - 16, she was closer to a US size 0.
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