A lot of times when you hear these random facts online or from friends, you’re most likely to brush them off as fake, because let’s face it, a lot of stuff online is fake. But, every once in a while, something comes along that is so ridiculous sounding, it has to be true.

1. Women prefer men who play instruments

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2. The Pentagon has a plan for zombies

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3. Twister was thought to be a very dirty game

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4. There’s a building that is in both the United States and Canada

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5. Someone has landed a plane in downtown Manhattan, twice

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6. A death row convict requested a single olive with a pit inside as his last meal

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7. Leonardo da Vinci wrote right to left

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8. The cherry blossom trees in Washington D.C. were a gift from Japan

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9. Genetically altered mosquitoes exist to avoid diseases

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10. “I have a dream…” was not in Martin Luther King’s original speech

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11. Otters sleep holding hands so they don’t float away from each other

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12. Condoms in Venezuela can run you hundreds of dollars.

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13. Native American languages helped America win WWII

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14. Pinocchio in Italiam means “pine head”

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15. Stopping a sneeze could rupture a blood vessel, crack a rib or pop an eardrum

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16. Einstein would have been a musician if not a physicist

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17. All other planets, except Earth, are named after gods

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18. One set of twins was born almost 3 months apart from each other

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19. Pablo Picasso full name is 14 names long

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20. 10% of all babies in Euorpe are conceived on an Ikea bed

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21. Your phone has 18 times more bacteria than a toilet seat

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22. Auraville, India is home to people from 50 different countries

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23. Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones were roommates while at Harvard

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24. Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark

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25. Women are more attracted to men with dogs

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26. The womb can expand up to 500 times its original size during pregnancy

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27. Martin Van Buren was the first President born a U.S. Citizen

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28. Moon is frequent to Moonquakes

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