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25 Completely Disturbing Facts You’ll Wish You Didn’t Just Read

Has someone ever told you something that you just really wish they hadn’t? Yeah, me too (Thanks, Steve.) Here are 25 ridiculous facts that, once you read them, may weird you out for the rest of the day.

But they’re still so fascinating.

Note: Technically, some of these are considered urban legends that are widely accepted.

1. Because they aren’t as tasty as baby hens, baby roosters are usually tossed into a grinder after they’re born.

Because they aren't as tasty as baby hens, baby roosters are usually tossed into a grinder after they're born.

Flickr/Alex Starr

2. In the United States, every year 2,500 left-handed people die from using equipment that was designed for right-handed people.

In the United States, every year 2,500 left-handed people die from using equipment that was designed for right-handed people.

Flickr/Indi Samarajiva

3. During World War II, George H. W. Bush’s plane was shot down over Japan. He was one of 9 men on board. The other 8 men were captured and eaten.

During World War II, George H. W. Bush's plane was shot down over Japan. He was one of 9 men on board. The other 8 men were captured and eaten.

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4. Inuit mothers (allegedly) use their mouths to suck the snot out of their babies’ noses.

Inuit mothers (allegedly) use their mouths to suck the snot out of their babies' noses.

Flickr/born1945

5. On Mount Everest ,there are 200 corpses of failed climbers. They are used as guide points for climbers on their way up.

On Mount Everest ,there are 200 corpses of failed climbers. They are used as guide points for climbers on their way up.

Flickr/Rupert Taylor-Price

6. According to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 16% of cell phones have poop on them.

According to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 16% of cell phones have poop on them.

Flickr/Artotem

7. Cruel Nazi humans experiments are the reason we know so much about the stages of hypothermia.

Cruel Nazi humans experiments are the reason we know so much about the stages of hypothermia.

Flickr/Marion Doss

8. According to a University of Arizona study, at least 20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal matter.

According to a University of Arizona study, at least 20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal matter.

Flickr/Patrick W.

Gross.

9. Some species of butterfly have been known to seek out and drink human blood.

Some species of butterfly have been known to seek out and drink human blood.

Flickr/catlovers

10. Feet can sweat up to 20 liters every day.

Feet can sweat up to 20 liters every day.

Flickr/bark

11. You’re more likely to die on the way to buy lottery tickets than you are to actually win.

You're more likely to die on the way to buy lottery tickets than you are to actually win.

Flickr/Mark Ou

12. In ancient Rome, the crushed brains of mice were used as toothpaste.

In ancient Rome, the crushed brains of mice were used as toothpaste.

Flickr/Anderson Mancini

13. The FDA estimated that the average American eats a pound of insects every year. These insects are usually mixed in with other foods.

The FDA estimated that the average American eats a pound of insects every year. These insects are usually mixed in with other foods.

Flickr/Till Westermayer

14. Pick your brand of toilet paper carefully. Fecal matter is able to travel through 10 layers of paper.

Pick your brand of toilet paper carefully. Fecal matter is able to travel through 10 layers of paper.

Flickr/Daniel Lobo

15. Restaurant ice machines are almost never cleaned. Trust me, they’re really gross on the inside.

Restaurant ice machines are almost never cleaned. Trust me, they're really gross on the inside.

Flickr/Lisa @ Sierra Tierra

16. Smelling is caused by molecules from other objects sticking to the inside of your nose.

Smelling is caused by molecules from other objects sticking to the inside of your nose.

Flickr/Tony Alter

17. When you ride the subway, approximately 15% of the air you breathe is human skin.

When you ride the subway, approximately 15% of the air you breathe is human skin.

Flickr/m01229

18. In the United States, there are more empty houses than there are homeless people.

In the United States, there are more empty houses than there are homeless people.

Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker

19. During the first 10 years of usage, the weight of a mattress doubles. This is because of the accumulation of dust mites and dust mite droppings.

During the first 10 years of usage, the weight of a mattress doubles. This is because of the accumulation of dust mites and dust mite droppings.

Flickr/Birdies100

20. Young koalas have been known to eat their mother’s poop.

Young koalas have been known to eat their mother's poop.

Flickr/Nicki Mannix

21. Thanks to FDA regulations, up 10 insects and 35 fruit fly eggs are allowed per 8 ounces of raisins.

Thanks to FDA regulations, up 10 insects and 35 fruit fly eggs are allowed per 8 ounces of raisins.

Flickr/stu_spivack

22. The FDA also allowed 150 bug fragments and 5 rodent hairs per pound of peanut butter.

The FDA also allowed 150 bug fragments and 5 rodent hairs per pound of peanut butter.

Flickr/Mike Mozart

23. A single kiss can transmit 40,000 parasites and up to 250 types of bacteria.

A single kiss can transmit 40,000 parasites and up to 250 types of bacteria.

Flickr/Sascha Kohlmann

24. When a new male lion takes over a pride, he kills all of the existing cubs.

When a new male lion takes over a pride, he kills all of the existing cubs.

Flickr/Justin Hall

25. The toilet is statistically the cleanest place in your home. Your desk, kitchen sink, grocery card, and cellphone all have more bacteria.

The toilet is statistically the cleanest place in your home. Your desk, kitchen sink, grocery card, and cellphone all have more bacteria.

Flickr/epSos .de

(via: Rude Feed)

That’s right…almost everything you touch is either covered in bacteria or fecal matter. You’re welcome.

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