25 Sad Facts That Could Almost Ruin Your Day

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Look at ten of your friends. Statistics suggest that one of them will die before they turn 40.

Your Crappy Memory

Your Crappy Memory

Most of the things that have happened in your life, you can't remember. Of the things you do remember, every time you recall that memory, your mind changes and corrupts it a little. Therefore, you never remember anything correctly.

Controlling The Media

Controlling The Media

Although social media has certainly stirred things up, there are still relatively few corporations which have control over all of the information you have access to. You meaningless consumer, you!

Solar Storm

Solar Storm

Scientists tell us that a solar storm hits Earth at a rate of about once every 150 years or so. The last one to occur was about 155 years ago. Just sayin'.

Cheese and Mice

Cheese and Mice

This is either good or bad, depending on whether you care about the welfare of mice or not. Anyway, it turns out that eating cheese will cause a mouse's body to overheat and eventually kill them. But when the trap works that's probably a more humane way of killing the pest, right?

The Bottom Half

The Bottom Half

You knew this already but you never gave it any thought - out of all the doctors you could choose to go to with your important health concerns, there's a 50% chance that yours graduated in the bottom half of their class.

Myth Busters

Myth Busters

Apparently, Jamie and Adam aren't actually friends....

Cloud

Cloud

Many of us have thought about this one but then again, so many have not. There is no tangible thing as the "cloud" we hear about (of course). It's merely the computer of a stranger. Again; #justsayin

Wintergreen

Wintergreen

Most root beer is flavored with wintergreen. You might not have noticed it before but I can guarantee you that from now on, whenever you drink root beer, you will most definitely notice it. You're welcome.

Diarrhea Bears

Diarrhea Bears

It is well-documented that the sugar-free variety of Gummy Bears tend to give people diarrhea.

Necro

Necro

Not only have dolphins been observed to engage in rape, but they have also been known to engage in necrophilia. If you're wondering what that is, rewatch The Sixth Sense starring Bruce Willis and that kid with the girl's name who probably isn't a kid anymore, and replace the words "I see dead people" with "I fuck dead people".

Yep.

Of Wolf And Man

Of Wolf And Man

No matter how cute your little puppy is, remember that the reason why he or she loves that squeaky toy of theirs is because the noise appeals to its ancestral instincts - that is, it kinda sounds like the dying squeals of prey.

Ducky

Ducky

Remember Ducky in The Land Before Time?

Yeah, well the girl who voice the character was murdered by her jealous father before he killed her mom, set the house on fire and killed himself.

Friendly Memories

Friendly Memories

Suppose you happen to be in high school at the moment. Look around at all of your friends and remember that in around five years time, you'll barely keep in touch with almost all of them.

Starving

Starving

Right now, somewhere in the world, there is at least one person who will die by the time the Sun goes down because they starved to death.

Bread For Ducks

Bread For Ducks

Every time you feed a duck bread, you're actually contributing to its death rather than its longevity. Bread is bad for ducks.

Air Bud

Air Bud

The dog who played the title role of Air Bud in the first film, "Buddy", had his leg amputated before he could be considered for the first sequel. He then died of cancer the next year.

Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss

The actual Dr Seuss cheated on his wife while she was battling cancer. She committed suicide when she found out. Nobody is perfect, right?

An Old Clam

An Old Clam

The oldest living thing on the planet was 507-year-old clam. That was until scientists accidentally killed it while trying to conduct tests.

Dead Bodies Everywhere

Dead Bodies Everywhere

Search and rescue dogs involved in 9/11 were said to be starting to suffer from depression because they kept uncovering dead bodies all the time. So, in order to combat this, trainers would hide and then be found, just so that every now and then, the dogs would find people alive.

Ear Wigs

Ear Wigs

Not only are ear wigs ....well, ear wigs. But just as a reminder, they can also fly.

Aneurysm

Aneurysm

Suppose you check all of the right boxes in terms of being healthy; you exercise, you eat well, etc. You can still keel over stone cold dead from a brain aneurysm at any time.

Big Bag Of Poop

Big Bag Of Poop

It's freaky to think that (almost) everyone on the street or in the office is walking around with a big old bag of poop inside them. Even the hottest chick/dude you know - filled with poop!

Inevitable Problems

Inevitable Problems

Your chances of not developing hemorrhoids in your life time are very small. Yeah, you're probably going to get hemorrhoids.

Exoskeletal Nightmares

Exoskeletal Nightmares

Sometimes you think you see a dead spider and you're all like "Phew, it's only a dead spider". That may be so, but it's also quite probable that it's merely the spider's shedded skin, and he or she has outgrown it, becoming bigger than it was before!