12 true facts that sound so ridiculous you’ll never believe them

Some facts are so incredible they’re almost hard to believe.

Reddit user musician-magician asked people on the website for their most unrealistic-sounding true facts, and Reddit did not disappoint.

Here are 12 of the best, which might just blow your mind.

1. This fact is a strange one, but a true one.

2. Desert sand is unsuitable for construction, so the country has imported sand from countries including Australia.

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3. This true fact definitely sounds made-up.

4. Gliese 436b has such high gravitational force that water stays solid at hundreds of degrees Celsius.

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5. The average person’s arm span equals their height.

6. Because of Norway’s strange shape and Russia’s huge mass, this is actually true!

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7. This fact is true, with room to spare.

8. Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company.

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9. Harrison Ruffin Tyler and Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr are still alive.

10. Seriously.

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11. Scotland’s national animal is pretty majestic.

12. Was it possible for sea otters to get any cuter?

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