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Llamas VS Alpacas: Learn The Difference

We all love Llamas and Alpacas, but do you know how to differentiate between the two? Yeah, we have no either. 

Until we read these very informative infographics! Now we're Llama and Alpaca pros! Go on, ask us anything. 

To sum up what we learned here today: Alpacas are adorable and sweet. Llamas are adorable, want to kill you and spit on your grave. 

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Tumblr Thread Explains How The Color Magenta Technically Doesn't Exist

Tumblr gets in real deep sometimes. Sure, a lot of it is just memes and thought exercises, but some threads get into stuff like the historical concept of the color purple in rhyming fashion, or how modern cats became domesticated. So anyway, here's why magenta is a made up color based on your brain just doing its best.

Informative tumblr thread on how magenta and other colors are just your brain guessing.
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Tumblr Users Get Schooled On Physics and Car Safety

The general idea here is whether or not older cars are "better" than newer ones when it comes to accidents. Sure, an older sturdy car won't fall apart as easily in an accident. What it will do is transfer all the kinetic energy of a crash directly into your body. Sometimes people on the internet are wrong about stuff, like this discussion about the facts of plague and veganism

Tumblr user explains why newer cars are safer than old ones.
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Funny Observations on Language that are Frustratingly Interesting

We know that languages are all weird, and the one we use can be particularly confusing, but that can make it a more fun and nuanced thing to explore. We're all for seeing some creative uses and misuses of the English language. If you just wanna see people totally suck at English, then here are people who failed at using the English language.

Funny and interesting observations on languages.
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The Very Best of FunFactComics

Funfactcomics is one of our all time favorites when it comes to online comics. Here are some of the posts, for the rest follow them on Instagram or Tumblr:

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9 Strange Facts That Won't Change Your Mind About Owning a Cat

Below, we have some insanely strange feline facts that nobody ever tells you about owning a cat and we gotta admit that they're pretty interesting. Don't worry, it's nothing too dramatic and it definitely won't change your mind about owning a cat because, at end of the day, cats are still pretty darn awesome and deserve all the love.

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17 Interesting Facts From About Marvel

Get your super hero knowledge on with these fun facts.

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AskReddit Users Give Random Facts We Had No Business Knowing

Everyone knows the most fun facts are about morbid history and animal genitals. Some of these are just plain interesting, some are amazingly gross while others are sad and damning. If it gets to be too much there's also some happy facts to hopefully counteract all the messed up ones.

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Sad Animal Facts Got Us Feeling Not So Alone (15 Facts)

Brooke Barker, the creator behind these Sad Animal Facts, wrote on Instagram that nature creates the facts and she simply draws them. 

While some of these are indeed sad, a lot of them are just a bit awesome. Like, the sleeping panda fact. We all have a bit of panda spirit within us. 

See more Sad Animal Facts here!

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Happy Facts To Hopefully Counteract all The Messed Up Ones

We've seen a whole lot of not fun facts that are scary and disappointing. Sure, they're inherently compelling, but it kind of starts to bring down your world view. So here are some nicer facts that are on the uplifting side. For some surprisingly interesting facts, here's a twitter thread on fonts that is actually fascinating. And if you just want to feel smart about the things you already know, here are some of the dumbest things people had to explain to adults.

Happy and nice facts about animals and life in general.
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Multi-Level Marketing Hun Gets Confronted With The Facts, Can't Handle It

Multi-level marketing "companies" are shady businesses that use a pyramid scheme model to rope in desperate people and encourage them to "be their own boss" by hawking stuff like health and beauty supplements to their friends and family over Facebook. The odds that anyone will ever be successful at these is incredibly small, and the companies often pass on the costs to their own "employees," which results in stuff like this guy who reconnected with a high school friend after his dad died so he could sell health supplements.

Multi-level marketing woman gets told the facts about her shady business.
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Informative Tumblr Thread On How Cats Became Domesticated

Ever wonder how cats became domesticated? Or why on Earth humans decided to bring in the adorable and small predators into our homes in the first place? You've come to the right place! 

Tumblr user, Koryos, who studies animal behavior, has written this extremely informative post about how the once-mighty predatory now sits indoors pampered. 

It's actually quite fascinating and Koryos has done a wonderful job of explaining it so well!

Get ready to learn!  

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Fifteen Extremely Unsettling Statistic Facts

Yikes. These stats are making us feel comfortable.

Very, very uncomfortable. 

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Guy Confronts Son's Teacher For Teaching "Blue Blood" Myth

You remember learning that the reason veins can appear blue is cause deoxygenated blood turns blue? Well that's total horseshit. Your blood doesn't turn blue, and the reason your veins might look that way is because blue and red light travel though skin with different levels of success, so what's reflected back is a more bluish color. If you just learned this, you may be intrigued by these people who learned basic stuff way too late. Anyway, this dad asked if he was wrong for being really persistent with a teacher teaching the wrong thing.

Teacher teaches false information about blood being blue, so dad confronts him.
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Facts: Some Cool, Some Disturbing, All Of Them Strange

Some of these facts are really cool and interesting...and some are just messed up. Don't worry, you'll know it when you see it. 

Thanks Factourism, for keeping this world full of random facts! 

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