These 18 Facts About the Earth Will Shock You

FeaturedEarthEven though the earth has been around for billions and billions of years, there is still a lot about it that will surprise and shock almost every person. Even scientists who spend their entire adult lives studying and learning about the earth, also become shocked at some of the secrets that the earth holds. And if they can be shocked and surprised by something they study and know so well, then you can t0o. So read on and get ready to be shocked and surprised by these 18 facts about the earth, and you simply won’t believe number 5.

#18 The Earth Isn’t Actually Round

001--18-the-earth-isn-t-actually-round--c5575a3905aaa5fb2980fc4d5150bff9Despite popular belief, the earth isn’t actually round. But it isn’t flat either, like a lot of people think. While it is mainly round, centrifugal forces push outwards on the equator, which gives the earth a bit of a “waist”.  For another entry that disproves a popular theory, check out number 10 on this list.

What Others Are Reading

The 12 Most Badass Killer Warships That Exist Today

Wars are often won or lost at sea. If you can't supply troops in foreign lands or deliver them at the precise moment that a battle turns, you're in trouble. The British Empire was the...

You Won’t Believe These People Actually Exist Amongst Us

There are some descriptions of people who we think only exist in book. However, the world is an enchanting and interesting place and it sometimes surprises us. That is why every now and then,...

22 High Five Fails Captured on Camera

There has been many debates on how the ever cool high-five was first brought into existence. While some believe that it was Christopher Columbus during his not-discovery of India, some others believe that it...

Couple Adopts A Struggling Baby Girl Who Leads Them To A Lifelong Commitment To...

Having a child of your own is a beautiful, magical experience. It is a life-changing time that requires you to dedicate your effort and love to a smaller version of yourself. People that choose...

12 Positive Changes To Public Breast Feeding

Nursing in public has been a long debated issue. The people are divided when it comes to this issue because some believe that it's a natural thing, which is a fact while most believe...

18 Surprising Celebrity Couples You Didn’t Know About

Most of the time, it seems like everyone in Hollywood is married to someone glamorous and famous. But there are also celebrities who marry non-celebrities. From their high school sweethearts to the people working...

20 Gorgeous Celebrities with the Best Beach Bodies

We all love staring at glammed up celebrities on the red carpet. They are like a vision of heaven. Perfect, glamorous and oozing with appeal. But nothing is more gossip worthy than seeing celebrities in swimwear, makeup...

These Before And After Pictures Of Couples Will Make You Believe In Love

Love is one of the world's mysteries. It makes us do crazy things and feel even crazier emotions! There's nothing quite like the rush you get when seeing your love, and nothing compares to...