My profile pic, incidentally, is xkcd-compliant
More useless facts:
50% of people believe the next fact
100% of people believe the previous fact
37% of facts are trivial
100% of people do not believe this fact
There is a 1.4% chance that this fact is true
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And some other facts, with some untruths (you can sort out which is which):
Not all decimal 'patterns' of digits occur in the expansion of pi, root 2 or any other irrational constants (Well, actually, Champernowne's constant is one of the few exceptions)
A byte is not the smallest computer piece of storage; it is made up of ~10 bits, analogous to the fact that a kilobyte of data is 1000.0 bytes of data. Or how a megabyte is... okay, I'll stop.
The world population is not growing exponentially, but rather follows a logistic curve.
57 is the first Grothendieck prime; no others are known
13 is an
Time paradoxes are prevented by the Grandfather effect, otherwise known as the Coriolis effect: the space-time wormhole whirlpool must spin in a clockwise direction, thus allowing forwards travel in the time axis only.
I could write anything here and by the time you got this far you'd be too tired to keep reading
The sun is so huge that photons take longer to reach the surface (from the core) than from the surface to Earth
...and thanks for reading everyone!
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