11 Shocking Facts You Probably Thought Were Total BS
Flex the brain and learn some new things about the world…
1.) Walt Disney World is the second largest purchaser of explosives in the United States after the Department of Defense.
2.) According to a Senate Report, it costs the U.S. Government $2,768,902 per year to hold a prisoner in Guantanamo.
3.) Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes, although the study questionably claimed it’s because people don’t respect them.
4.) FIFA has more member countries than the U.N.
5.) Department of Veterans Affairs records show that, as of January 2013, one daughter of a Civil War veteran was still receiving a pension from her father’s service.
6.) McDonald’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys.
7.) Some scientists believe that one of every two humans that ever lived died from malaria.
8.) If you shuffle a deck of cards, chances are that the new order of playing cards has never existed before – There are 52! (52 x 51 x 50 x 49…3 x 2 x 1) variations.
9.) You replace every cell in your body approximately every 7-10 years, meaning you are literally not the same person you were a decade ago.
10.) One Google Search query uses about the same amount of computing power as the entire Apollo program combined.
11.) There’s a nuclear bomb lost somewhere off the coast of Georgia.