1.There’s a bird that looks JUST like Danny DeVito:

Seagulls on a pebbled ground, one in the center with a visible crest on its head

2.This is what a 4,500 pound block of cheese looks like:

Giant wheel of cheddar cheese for sale at $5.99/lb, labeled "THE BIG CHEESE," weighing 4,500 lbsGiant wheel of cheddar cheese for sale at $5.99/lb, labeled "THE BIG CHEESE," weighing 4,500 lbs

3.The world’s verified oldest woman just had a birthday last week:

Maria Branyas Morena's Wikipedia page section with photo and facts including birth date and nationalityMaria Branyas Morena's Wikipedia page section with photo and facts including birth date and nationality

Imagine hearing the happy birthday song 117 times. Heinous stuff.

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4.This bad boy is Zach T. Wilcox, owner of the world’s longest beard in 1922:

Man with an extremely long beard standing in a room, next to a draped curtain and ornate furnitureMan with an extremely long beard standing in a room, next to a draped curtain and ornate furniture

Whoa, Zach! Save some beard for the rest of us, playboy.

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5.This is Ruth Malcolmson, the woman who won the 1924 Miss America pageant:

Ruth MalcolmsonRuth Malcolmson

Let’s give it up for Ruth, the champ.

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6.This is what a piece of the moon and a piece of Mars looks like:

A person's hand holding a speckled square mineral sample above a rough, irregular-shaped black sampleA person's hand holding a speckled square mineral sample above a rough, irregular-shaped black sample

7.Slang may just have peaked in the Victorian era:

A list of "Sorely missed Victorian slang" phrases on a social media post by Adam SharpA list of "Sorely missed Victorian slang" phrases on a social media post by Adam Sharp

8.This painting by Leonardo da Vinci is the most expensive painting ever sold:

Salvator Mundi paintingSalvator Mundi painting

9.This boat, known as Boomin’ Beaver, is apparently the smallest ship in the US Navy:

Boomin' BeaverBoomin' Beaver

10.This is what a Twix that hasn’t been dipped in chocolate looks like:

Person holding a half-eaten caramel biscuit, with another biscuit in the backgroundPerson holding a half-eaten caramel biscuit, with another biscuit in the background

A “nude” Twix, if you will.

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11.This is what a stairwell that doesn’t loop around and only goes in one direction looks like:

A steep, seemingly endless series of steps leading upwardA steep, seemingly endless series of steps leading upward

This is like something you’d see in a dream.

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12.This right here is a baby platypus, known as a “puggle”:

Close-up of a platypus being held in a pink towelClose-up of a platypus being held in a pink towel

This is the most important thing you’ll learn all day.

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13.1778 is the most points you can get for a word in Scrabble, specifically for the word “oxyphenbutazone”:

Scrabble game board showing a variety of words with high-scoring placementsScrabble game board showing a variety of words with high-scoring placements

14.This is how condoms were tested in the 1930s:

Two workers inspecting a large number of glass bulbs on a factory tableTwo workers inspecting a large number of glass bulbs on a factory table

Can only imagine the epic water balloon fights at the ol’ condom factory.

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15.You can tell the difference between cheap pasta and expensive pasta by looking at them:

Two pieces of uncooked pasta on a textured surfaceTwo pieces of uncooked pasta on a textured surface

16.This is the Hoba meteorite, the largest meteorite on Earth:

A man standing on the meteoriteA man standing on the meteorite

That we know of, that is. It’s located in Namibia.

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17.Hammerhead sharks look absolutely terrifying in X-ray form:

X-ray of a hammerhead shark, with a very wide skull with eyes at either endX-ray of a hammerhead shark, with a very wide skull with eyes at either end

18.Some water bottles will shrink after washing them in a dishwasher:

A blue tube with a metallic cap next to a separate silver-colored round lid, against a white backgroundA blue tube with a metallic cap next to a separate silver-colored round lid, against a white background

19.This is what the inside of a wind turbine blade looks like:

Inside a long, narrowing tunnel with light visible at the far endInside a long, narrowing tunnel with light visible at the far end

Would love to rent this out for $850 a month.

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20.Some children’s doctor’s offices put doorknobs up super high on doors so children can’t “escape”:

A closed wooden door in a room with a whiteboard and examination bed on the right side, typical of a medical office settingA closed wooden door in a room with a whiteboard and examination bed on the right side, typical of a medical office setting

This is some Dr. Seussery, right here.

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21.This is what a license plate from Antarctica looks like:

Antarctica license plateAntarctica license plate

22.And, finally, this proposed design for a “female urinal” looks… not… great:

Urinal with an unusual, sleek design against a textured wallUrinal with an unusual, sleek design against a textured wall
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