10 Facts About The World That Will Astonish You

Did you know that dolphins can actually communicate with pigs?

No? That’s because it’s not true.

But these ten astonishing facts are:

1. The 15 largest container ships in the world emit as much air pollutionas all 760 million cars.

2. The US Congress still mentions Adolph Hilter about seven times a month.

3. A blue whale’s heart is the size of a VW Beetle, and you could swim through some of the arteries.

4. A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes. [Insert David Cameron joke here].

5.Until 1995, less than 50% of the US population supported interracial marriage. It was illegal in Alabama until 2000.

6. Ants outnumber humans 1.5 million to one. (Let’s hope they never figure that out…).

7.One manspent nearly three years building his own model ofHogwarts – using over 600,00 matchsticks.

8. 10% of all humans ever born are alive at this moment.

9.The French government wasstill executing people with a guillotine when the firstStar Wars filmwas released.

10. Aman named James Harrison’s blood contained a rare antigen which cures Rhesus disease. He has donated blood a record 1,000 times and saved over 2,000,000 lives.

Do you have any astonishing facts to add to our list? Put them in the comments!

Sources: [Insert David Cameron joke here], All That is Interesting, Distractify, Wikipedia, Cracked
H/T Distractify


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