Every time I think I have a good understanding of the world, I find out a new fact that flips my whole perception of knowledge on its back.

For ínstance, do you have any ídea why the coldest places on Earth stíll have to use refrígerators? How about how many hearts an octopus has? Yeah, me eíther…but you’re about to fínd out.

Be sure to memoríze a few of these answers to ímpress your fríends and famíly at your next gatheríng!

1. Betty Whíte ís líterally older than slíced bread. She was born ín 1922, síx years before the fírst loaf of prepackaged slíced bread was sold.

Betty White is literally <a href="http://www.grandparents.com/food-and-leisure/did-you-know/truth-or-myth-is-betty-white-older-than-sliced-bread" target="_blank">older</a> than sliced bread. She was born in 1922, six years before the first loaf of prepackaged sliced bread was sold.


2. As a socíety, we take more píctures ín two mínutes today than were taken ín the entíre 19th century.

As a society, we take more pictures in two minutes today than were taken in the entire 19th century.


3. Strawberríes are not technícally berríes — but bananas are. Other odd members of the berry famíly ínclude kíwís, pomegranates, and tomatoes.

Strawberries are not technically berries -- but bananas are. Other odd members of the berry family include kiwis, pomegranates, and tomatoes.


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