Some things are better left untold, you know. Like the fact that your bed likely has somewhere around 10M dust mites or that humans have enough power to bite off their finger… I mean, if that sounds like a scenario from a science fiction movie, you’d better move your seat closer and tune in to ‘The Facts Guy.’
The TikTok creator Adorian Deck, aka The Facts Guy, has been deliberately ruining people’s days with the viral video series featuring some of the most disturbing facts. The appeal to them is somewhat paradoxical, you don’t wanna know them yet you still can’t look away!
So below we selected some of the most creepy, entertaining, surprising and plain weird ones to get you in the Halloween vibe or simply to understand why some facts often remain untold.
If you try to grab the brain in its natural state, it will fall apart. When you see scientists pick up a brain, it’s because they’ve used chemicals to harden it.
Locked-in syndrome is a medical condition where you can only move your eyes while the rest of your body is paralyzed. Basically, you can be trapped in a coma like state and be aware of it.
In the Victorian era, people used to take photos of their dead relatives in lifelike positions in order to keep them as momentos. Photography was so new and expensive that this was usually the only time someone had their picture taken.
During Gladiator Games of the Colosseum, members of the audience would rush into the field to ravage off the blood of the Fallen Gladiators. They believed that in drinking the blood of the fallen warriors, that they would absorb their powers and skills.
Doctors went into surgery to remove what they thought was a tumor. It turned out to be what looks like a pine tree growing in this man’s lungs. Experts say it more likely came through aspiration rather than a seed growing inside of his lungs.
Humans have enough bite power to bite off their own finger. The only thing that stops us is our brain’s natural protection mechanism.
In the 1930s, it was common for parents to hang their children in cages outside of their windows.
If you live to become the oldest person alive, the entire human population will be replaced in your lifetime, except you.
As of 2019, there are over half a million homeless people in the United States. There are also 17 million vacant homes.
Anthrax can be buried for hundreds of years and then reinfect people when the soil is disturbed.
Nearly everything that we can measure on Earth is contaminated with particles of microplastic.
The survival rate of someone who experiences cardiac arrest outside of a hospital is 1 in 10.
Thanks to pregnancy, the average number of skeletons in a human body is greater than one.
Genghis Khan significantly reduced carbon in the atmosphere because he killed so many farmers where all their farms just turned back into forest.
In a government run experiment TSA did not catch 95% of the guns that went through through airports
Dogs like Squeaky choice because it sounds like prey that has been frightened or injured.
People’s general happiness peaks at age 21, and it does not come back to that level until they retire.
In Kentucky, there is a Museum that houses over 900 antique ventriloquist dolls.