35 Extremely Random Things I Just Found Out That Completely And Totally Blow My Mind This Month

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1. A Norwegian prison cell is nicer than my freshman year college dorm room:

2. Goth ice cream is a thing that exists that you can eat:

3. The Liberty Bell is a puny little bell:

4. 3D yearbooks for the blind and visually impaired exist:

5. Cauliflower can be purple and orange:

6. In 1936, you could give birth and stay in the hospital for 11 days and only pay $61:

7. The difference between 7'6" and 5'5" is shocking:

8. Technology has advanced so far that we now have brownie pans that give you all edge pieces:

9. You might want to sit down for this one — square ketchup exists:

10. Sometimes you can find a lil' ol' seashell in your salt grinder.

11. Da Vinci's "The Last Supper" is pretty dang big:

12. Horsewalks are a thing:

13. Eagle nests are (Billy Fuccillo voice) HUUUUUUUUGE:

Read more about them here.

And this is how big some eagle's claws can be:

Read more about them here.

14. Oranges can have green skin in certain climates. Yet, for some reason, they are not called "greens":

15. A movie on July 18, 1993 cost $3.50:

16. The Pacific Ocean, well, it's big:

17. There is no greater technological achievement than this:

18. A CVS looks really strange with nothing in it:

19. Crocs can give ya a mean ol' tan:

20. Duck ramps are a very real, very exciting thing that exists:

21. This is what a hole drilled on Mars looks like. I just think it's neat:

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Univ. of Arizona.

22. This isn't a big ol' grape. It's the world's largest single-celled organism:

23. LA County is DENSE:

24. Homer is old as hell:

25. There are libraries that tell you just how much money you saved:

26. This is what a shell-less egg looks like:

27. And MRI scans of the unborn are absolutely terrifying:

Sleep tight!

28. When the sun is directly overhead, everyday objects won't cast a shadow:

You can read more about the phenomenon here.

29. You don't have to spend 2 hours threading a needle:

30. Windmill blades are absolutely gigantic:

31. The name for Worcestershire sauce in some countries is "salsa inglesa" or "english sauce":

32. Rolls of toilet paper can be absolutely, astoundingly gigantic:

33. Gavel pencils exist, and I need one in my life:

34. Eco-urinals allow you to waste no waste:

35. And, finally, some Dutch airlines have nice little clog salt shakers:

Ain't that sweet.