36 Facts That Sound Like Lies But Are Actually True

Culture and life in general

  • Steven Spielberg dropped out of college in 1968. He only renewed his studies (and graduated) in 2002, as a way of expressing gratitude to his parents for providing him the opportunity to pursue higher education. (Fact)
  • An in-depth exploration of almost any Wikipedia article’s cross-references and links sooner or later brings you to the subject of Philosophy. (Fact)
  • A can of ordinary Coke sinks in water, while a can of Diet Coke floats to the surface. (Fact)
  • If we were capable of hearing noises lower than 20Hz, we would be able to hear our own muscles contracting. (Fact)
  • One of 10 Icelanders will author and publish a book at least once in his or her lifetime. (Fact)
  • 99% of the energy used by a microwave is consumed in standby mode and not during heating. (Fact)