Even in the Internet age, there are lots of interesting true facts out there that will surprise almost anyone. For example, a banana is a berry, but a strawberry is not! Starfish and killer whales are just as poorly-named — they are sea urchins and dolphins, respectively. The tiny mosquito has killed more humans than armed conflict, but sharks can’t even manage to kill as many people as vending machines do. Charles Darwin came up with the idea of wheeled office chairs. There are many other amazing facts to be found, and some of them will really blow your mind.
- Despite the seeming linguistic logic, a strawberry is not actually a berry.
- And while it would seem to defy all obvious logic, a banana actually is a berry.
- The mighty, albeit tiny, misquito is responsible for more deaths than all of the recorded wars in human history.
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