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1. So, this is what the hooves of a newborn foal look like.

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At birth, the hooves of a foal are still completely soft in order to not damage the mother's birth canal.

2. Babies house their adult teeth below the eyes and in the chin. So, here's what that looks like:

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3. There is a type of tumor that can grow teeth, skin, and even hair.

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4. Undertakers use contact lenses with tiny hooks in them to keep the eyes of dead people shut., Flisk / Getty Images

5. This is the "Elephant's Foot" in Chernobyl. It is composed of the molten inner parts of the reactor and is possibly the most toxic mass in the world.

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6. A body farm is a designated place where criminologists and scientists leave human corpses around in order to study how they decay under various conditions.

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Here you can see Dr. William Bass, one of the founders of the first Body Farm, inspecting a corpse.

7. In a survey among commercial pilots, 56% admitted to having fallen asleep at the wheel at one point.

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And 29 percent of those people said their co-pilot had been asleep as well when they woke up.

8. In the Czech Republic, there is a church that is decorated with the bones of 10,000 dead people.

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9. In Siberia last year, they found a bag of 27 chopped-off hands...and nobody knows where they came from.

Macabre bag containing 27 pairs of human hands found in bag on Amur River island. Mystery over who the hands belonged to, when they were chopped off, and why. GRAPHIC IMAGES

10. The bodies of people who've died on Mount Everest are usually left there and used as points of orientation by other climbers.

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This unidentified body was known as "Green Boots" to passing mountaineers. From 1996 to 2014, the body served was an important way point on the mountain's northern route. Then, it suddenly disappeared under unknown circumstances.

11. A "whale fall" is when the body of a dead whale sinks to the ground at such a deep spot in the ocean that's able to serve as food to the creatures of the deep for decades.

12. When a 300-year-old statue of Jesus from Mexico was restored, it was discovered that the statue had real human teeth inside its "mouth."


13. The first orifice an embryo develops is the anus.

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14. Your heart pumps with so much pressure that your blood could squirt 10 meters (32 feet) high out of your body.

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15. The combined length of your intestines and stomach (more than 25 feet) would be long enough for you to use to easily rappel from the third floor.

16. During the First and Second World War, fingers were used for reconstructing noses. The patients got a new nose but lost a finger in return.

17. Feeling lonely? Well, just know that at the roots of your eyelashes and eyebrows, tons of teeny mites probably live there.

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Eyelash Extension Procedure. Woman Eye with Long Eyelashes. Lashes. Close up, macro, selective focus

18. Dogs most likely adore squeaky toys because they sound like small dying animals.

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19. In Sardinia, there is a kind of sheep's cheese that includes maggots as its main ingredient.

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20. A mortsafe is a cage designed to protect the coffin and the dead from grave robbers.

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21. Leonarda Cianciulli was a notorious Italian serial killer who made candy and soap out of her victims.

She made cookies, cakes, and soap out of three women and gave them to neighbors and friends.

22. And finally, if you die alone in your apartment, your cat will most likely have no problem eating your face after a few days.

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So that's fun!!!

This post was translated from German.

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