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    Updated on Apr 12, 2019. Posted on Apr 10, 2019

    25 Three-Word Facts I Guarantee Will Freak You Out A Little

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    1. Pandas fake pregnancies.

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    They've been caught faking pregnancies in order to score extra food and more time in air conditioning from their zookeepers. The scammery!

    2. Eggplants contain nicotine.

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    But you'd have to eat 20 pounds of them in order to get the nicotine effect of a cigarette.

    3. Birds don't pee.

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    They don't even have a urethra to do it — everything goes out the booty.

    4. Flammable = inflammable.

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    They sound like they'd be opposites, but "flammable" and "inflammable" mean the exact same thing: easy to light on fire.

    5. Babies can't dream.

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    Neuroscientists believe dreaming starts around age 4 or 5.

    6. Stars eat planets.

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    If a planet's orbit comes too close to a star...game over.

    7. Avocados are berries.

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    While strawberries and raspberries are not.

    8. Lighters predate matches.

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    The match might seem like more primitive technology, but it actually was invented three years after the lighter.

    9. Fergie voiced Sally.

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    She's one of two dozen performers who have lent their voice to Charlie Brown's sister — her turn was in the '80s, long before she was famous for her music.

    10. Turtles masturbate.

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    11. Jellyfish can evaporate.

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    They're 98% water, so getting washed up on the beach is bad news.

    12. Whales get tans.

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    You're not the only one getting a tan at the beach.

    13. Fingers are muscleless.

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    Yup, there are no muscles in your fingers — it's the muscles in your palms and forearms that move them.

    14. Gold is edible.

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    But don't eat your gold jewelry — it's cut with lots of inedible metals.

    15. Monkeys floss.

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    They'll use anything from bird feathers to blades of grass to get the job done.

    16. McDonald's does weddings.

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    According to Business Insider, a McDonald's wedding package will set you back anywhere from $373 to $1,290 — but they're only available in Hong Kong for now!

    17. Saturn rains diamonds.

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    Scientists estimate about a thousand tons of diamonds rain down on Saturn every year — each up to a centimeter wide. Oh, and Jupiter rains diamonds too!

    18. Dolphins name themselves.

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    Dolphins have unique whistles — and their fellow dolphin friends will mimic that whistle to get their attention. Dolphin researchers believe this whistle is their version of having a name.

    19. Swearing relaxes people.

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    It might seem counterintuitive, but studies indicate that yelling a good "Fuck!" can actually calm you down.

    20. Mangoes get sunburns.

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    It ruins a lot of crops!

    21. Horses can't vomit.

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    Their bodies simply aren't built for it. Kinda lucky!

    22. Sharks predate trees.

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    For about 50 million years, the world had sharks and no trees.

    23. Wombats poop cubes.

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    Wombats mark their territory with poop, and these little cubes stay in place better than your typical cylindrical shits.

    24. Blood contains gold.

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    But before you get too excited: Most bodies contain just 0.2 milligrams of it. So don't quit your day job!

    And finally...

    25. Orcas are dolphins.

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    That's right — the so-called "killer whales" aren't even whales.

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