“Lake Superior has dead bodies from the 1920s. With freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen, bodies don’t decompose at the rate they would under normal conditions. Sure, they don’t look as “fresh” as the day they died (in fact they’re covered in bodily fat from saponification), but they can be recognized as human remains.”
If you’re attacked by a bear it won’t try to kill you like other predators would, it’ll just start eating.
Several people have died by falling into the grand canyon while trying to pee into it.
There is a blackhole with the mass of 50 billion suns.
By you winning the lottery you increase your chances of being murdered by a family member or any other person close to you.
“Bed bugs can survive for up to a year without feeding under the correct temperatures. As adults the females can lay 300 eggs in their lifetimes. You could be spending thousands of dollars and eventually just get infested again. And bed bugs are making a comeback after almost being eradicated.”
You will never be as young as you are at this exact moment. In other words, You’re older than you’ve ever been.
If you’re murdered theres a very high chance you knew your killer.
We know more about the surface of our moon than the deepest parts of our oceans.
A church in the Czech Republic knows as the sedlec ossuary or church of bones has decoration of skulls and other human bones. It is know for this church to hold remains of up to 40,000 humans.
Your body can kill itself just to get rid of a foreign organism.
“CSF rhinorrhea. If your head gets injured in just the right way, your brain fluid starts dripping out of your nose, and you die in a few days of dry brain. Even if you go to a doctor, they might think it’s just an excessively runny nose and give you allergy medicine. Apparently, the way to identify CSF is that it forms a rosy ring when dabbed with a tissue.”
“When people are crucified, they rarely die from bleeding out; instead, they die from asphyxiation, or suffocation. The way their bodies are hung makes it almost impossible to breathe unless they physically hold themselves up instead of just hanging there, and after some many hours it gets to be to much, resulting in oxygen deprivation, unconsciousness, and death.”
“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” ― Arthur C. Clarke
Technically speaking, pumpkins are… berries.