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Fascinating And Bizarre Animal Facts (Mostly Cat Facts)

These facts shared by @uberfacts are as fascinating as they are bizarre! And why do so many of them involve farting? I guess we never knew before either an animal can or can't fart, but now we do. And it's all thanks to these strange facts. 

Animal facts are always a treat because chances are, you will come out of here learning about something you've never known or even thought of before. And learning is always fun, especially when it involves random animal facts that you can bring up in conversations and become the life of the party! 

If you are in need of even more animal facts to impress those around you, look no further. 


weird and interesting animal facts - thumbnail of two animal facts | UberFacts @UberFacts Humans are more closely related cats than dogs | sloth is only mammal doesn't fart
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Cats can be quite complicated. This video explores 14 strange cat behaviors and the meanings behind them all. Sure, no one really can say for sure what's going on in a cat's mind but this video does a darn good job of explaining the possible reasons why. 

Ever wonder why your cat begs for food, and when you finally fill up the bowl, your cat will simply give it a sniff or two before walking away? Perhaps they just don't feel like eating the same food but according to this video, it could be that they simply want your love and attention and cats often associate you providing them with food as a sign of affection. How precious is that? 

Let ready to understand the feline mind a bit better! 

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Stuff That's Way Older Than People Think

Some inventions like escalators and seltzer have been around for hundreds of years longer than most people think. And other stuff, like sharks, are older than entire species. for more interesting history stuff, here's a thread about how mundane people are important to history as well as some history memes to feel smart about.

Inventions and things that have been around for longer than people think | jazzman0116 40.8k points 1 day ago ancient Romans (well wealthy ones) had central heating their homes can actually still see pipes some buildings at Herculaneum!
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Large And In-Charge Elephant Collection (Memes, Facts, Tweets)

We absolutely adore the gentle giants that roam the Earth! It's only appropriate that we honor their greatness with a large and in-charge elephant dump! All things elephants from memes, facts, to tumblr posts, tweets, and everything in-between! 

Let's lay down some awesome elefacts! As you probably already know, elephants are the largest living mammals on land. There are only two types of elephants, African and Asian. And if you couldn't tell them apart before we'll give you a major hint... it's all in the ears! African elephants have way larger ears than Asian elephants. African elephant ears are often described as being shaped like the continent of Africa itself and the ears of an Asian elephant are shaped like the subcontinent of Indian! There is also a slight trunk difference between the two, Asian elephants have two 'fingers' at the tip of their trunks, African elephants only have one. 

Read more about elephants and how you can help these beautiful creatures at WWF.

all things elephants related, memes, tweets, tumblr posts - thumbnail includes two images one of baby elephant sucking its trunk and one of an elephant being introduced to a seal at the Oregon Zoo | Did know. Baby elephants suck on their trunks, much like babies suck their thumbs comforts them. | animal handlers at Oregon Zoo took Elephant around meet some other animals sea lions were her favorite.
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History Memes for some Hardcore Knowledge

What's better than looking and dumb memes and feeling smart at the same time? Absolutely nothing. That's why there are history memes to feel smart about. Sometimes you gotta take a deep breath and drink in that memeshake with an extra helping of facts and geography. That's the good stuff.

funny memes about history | 1800s doctors they find out draining patient all their blood doesn't actually fix anything science seemed so solid | Men 1600s Women who could do math two children looking terrified of a bunny
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Amusing Facts People Learned When They Were 'Today Years Old'

We've all got moments where we learn something amazing or shocking for the first time. And full disclosure: not all of these "facts" are true, but we still found them amusing nonetheless, and we hope you will too.

Funny tweets about things that people recently learned | Talaya @talayafromspace today years old found out nanny's name Parent Trap is not Jessie. Chessy Fictional character OVERVIEW PLAYED BY MOVIE VIDEOS PEOPI | today years old found out broccoli is made. cauliflower painted green
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Deep Diving With Some Shark Facts

It's the beginning of Spooktober and what's spookier than creatures of the deep sea? So much is unknown and the information we do know can be just as scary as the unknown! 

Sharks. If someone tells you, while in shark-infested waters, that they aren't afraid of sharks... they're definitely lying to you. Sharks are terrifying! Yes, they're also amazing and very important to the balance of the ecosystem but that doesn't change the fact that they are essentially dinosaurs. They've got this haunting movement and look, those black eyes... and all those teeth! 

As part of our Spooktober special, we bring to you 25 shark facts that are pretty unnerving. Enjoy! 

scary and interesting shark facts - thumbnail of shark fact "since 1950, 93% of all shark attacks have been on men"
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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17 Cringy Facts That People Have Desperately Wanted To 'Un-Know'

It's a pretty well-known fact that ignorance is bliss. These tidbits from an especially uncomfortable AskReddit thread are definitely proof of this theory. One masochistic user asked the community to share all the glorious factoids they wish they hadn't learned, and honestly - we feel the same way.

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17 Cringy Facts That People Have Desperately Wanted To 'Un-Know'

It's a pretty well-known fact that ignorance is bliss. These tidbits from an especially uncomfortable AskReddit thread are definitely proof of this theory. One masochistic user asked the community to share all the glorious factoids they wish they hadn't learned, and honestly - we feel the same way.

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Can't Spell Facts Without 'Cats' (25 Cat Facts)

We all like to think we know everything there is to know about our favorite animals. The truth is, we'll never fully know everything about them and we will always be learning new facts. 

You might know all of these cat facts listed below, or you might not. You might learn a new fact and that's always exciting and fun. 

Either way, we can all agree that we love cats and their facts only make us feel that much more closer to them. 

list of cool interesting cat facts - thumbnail of cat nose unique like human finger prints | Each cat's nose is unique, much like each finger print human is unique
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