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10 Things That Sound Like BS, But Are True (Part 5)

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In a world where fake news and false facts are rampant, it’s hard to distinguish what is true and what isn’t, especially when it sounds so unbelievable. We have gone through some crazy news stories and unbelievable tales from history and culled even more of the most interesting, unbelievable facts that sound like BS, but are completely true. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Help us translate our videos: https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_queue?msg=10&tab=0 - Learn more why you might want to help: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6052538 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 True FACTS That Sound Like BS But are True (Part 3) https://youtu.be/Pmw9f9eY6LI?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLt3JIYHY_PUk7TrxFJZFGK 10 MORE Facts That Sound Like BS, But Are TRUE (Part 4) https://youtu.be/unZzRATkNCw?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLt3JIYHY_PUk7TrxFJZFGK Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/10-things-sound-like-bs-true-part-5.php Coming up: 10. The Highest Court of the Land 9. If You Crack an Egg 60 Feet Underwater It Will Stay Together 8. Hippos Sweat Red and it Works Like Sunscreen 7. Three to Five Pounds of Your Body Weight is Bacteria 6. Barry Manilow Wrote Some of the Most Famous Jingles Ever 5. The Tragedy of New Mexico’s State University’s First Graduating Class 4. Why is Bluetooth Called Bluetooth? 3. A Man Cured Himself of OCD by Shooting Himself in the Head 2. You’re More Likely to be Killed by a Hospital Accident than a Car Accident 1. There’s a Lost Nuclear Bomb Submerged Off the Coast of the State of Georgia Source/Further reading: https://youtu.be/Sdnjwwge0SA http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/highest-court-of-the-land https://youtu.be/wXCDeqjWuDg https://www.aol.com/article/2016/04/13/what-happens-when-you-crack-an-egg-underwater/21343742/ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3749351.stm http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-09/fyi-how-much-bacteria-do-people-carry-around https://youtu.be/yxC2ALO1aHg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XeSQVWleqY http://barrynethomepage.com/commercialjingles.html https://youtu.be/qHIT72sHyDc http://www.pcworld.com/article/2061288/so-thats-why-its-called-bluetooth-and-other-surprising-tech-name-origins.html http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1988-02-23/news/0020140103_1_obsessive-compulsives-obsessive-behavior-compulsion-to-repeat http://journals.lww.com/journalpatientsafety/Fulltext/2013/09000/A_New,_Evidence_based_Estimate_of_Patient_Harms.2.aspx https://books.google.ca/books?id=xpJHDAAAQBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=the%20undoing%20project&pg=PT112#v=onepage&q&f=false http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18587608 https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/12/15/19/14/fake-1909821_960_720.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Oblique_facade_2%2C_US_Supreme_Court.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdnjwwge0SA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXCDeqjWuDg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/58/Hippos_fighting_in_Amboseli_National_Park.jpeg/1280px-Hippos_fighting_in_Amboseli_National_Park.jpeg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5Pmd5l5u5U https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a3/Hippo_pod_edit.jpg https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2015/04/13/17/15/hippopotamus-720855_960_720.jpg https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/01/03/00/21/hippopotamus-1118896_960_720.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8d/American_bison_k5680-1.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Human_Body-Muscular.jpg https://img.youtube.com/vi/VZzIF_9M0NI/hqdefault.jpg http://fr.cdn.v5.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/wide1920/b/8/d/b8dbb975c9_103604_e-coli-microscope-10000fois.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/9a/BarryManilowJoint.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/80/BarryManilowKeys.jpg
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TopTenz (1 year ago)
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Seiyuōkami Himura (4 days ago)
Politicians are horrible at basketball.
Sodium FTW (4 days ago)
I used to live in a town called Wynder in Georgia and my family would visit Tybee Island all the time. Crazy to think that somewhere out in that warm ocean is a NUKE
Wendy Watts (6 days ago)
I live on Tybee Island and they are still looking for the nuclear bomb.
Kristal Chester (22 hours ago)
Grew up on St. Simons. Every so often I'll look up Tybee and see if they've gotten any closer to finding that bomb.
Dexter C (9 days ago)
Losing a nuclear bomb hahaha oh you crazy Americans again shucks
jodynh (9 days ago)
When my son said he wanted a Bluetooth, I told him that it might look cool now, but he'd end up going to the dentist to get it removed later on. He laughed and said it was something for a cell phone. Then I had an experience with one while I was shopping for fruits and vegetables. Another shopper looked straight at me and said, "I don't like your attitude!" I told him, "I didn't say a thing to you!" Then he said, "Oh, some crazy lady at WalMart thinks I'm talking to her." When I got home, my kids explained that I had just encountered my first Bluetooth.
Benjamin Wagner (14 days ago)
The symbol for bluetooth is the rune of his name
LordMekanicus (15 days ago)
"Hiipolotomus", I love it!
Splotch the Cat-Thing (15 days ago)
Don't try #3 at home.
MyRegardsToTheDodo (16 days ago)
The most unbelieveable part about lost nukes is that the incident in the video wasn't even the only time the US lost and never recovered nukes. During the 1950s alone the US military lost and never recovered atleast six operational nukes and one test nuke consisting of TNT and uranium, but no plutonium (basically a dirty bomb). Add to this some damaged or burning bombs and a bunch of non-nuclear explosions of nuclear weapons, some accidental critical masses and partial contaminations and you'll realize that there are no "right hands" when it comes to nuclear weapons, just "wrong ones".
Louix Griego (22 days ago)
Part 5... So the title would be more accurately named Top 50....
The Baroness (28 days ago)
Hey Simon, your part is crooked!
Astoria Rego (1 month ago)
Several of my friends from law school (much smarter than I am) clerked for SCOTUS Justices, so I have been able to get backstage tours of the building and seen the basketball court. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to step on it, as I wasn't wearing rubber shoes, but I did get a close look from the court gym. Apparently, when they built the court, they didn't put in the underflooring common in such courts to provide cushioning and prevent injury. Combine that with some serious Type-A personalities (kind of necessary to land a clerk gig there) and they end up with a higher than normal amount of broken bones and other injuries there. I got to play kickball and flag football with some of the folks who ended up clerking, so I know firsthand that they're pretty athletic. Though lucky for me, they weren't quite so agressive in that environment. I think a few days around these men and women would dispell a few of the myths about smart folks that TV writers seem intent on perpetuating. I'm not sure I would help, as I'm not overly athletic, but like most of my classmates I don't fall into the awkward trope, nor do most B-scjool grads, programmers or engineers I know. I know that was a bit of a tangent, but in any case that basketball court is very cool. If you have a dfriend of a friend who works there, ask them to arrange a private tour. Totally worth it, and they do have an official process for doing so, so it's not a huge favor.
Paul Harrell (1 month ago)
Someone may have already wrote this, but the bomb story reminds me of the movie broken arrow. Someone asks what that means and is told it means we lost a nuclear weapon. The person then replies, "I don't know what's worse, that you lost a nuclear bomb or that it happens often enough that you have a code for it."
goofyfoot2001 (1 month ago)
fascinating egg skull
Martin McComb (1 month ago)
Nicely done. Steady as she goes. You're doing fine. Right on.
Eric Wlezniak (1 month ago)
What about cracking an egg in the Mariana trench? The shell would Probably break immediately, but what about the yolk?
Aftersex Highfives (1 month ago)
Tybee not tiny and it has been found now.
Kristal Chester (22 hours ago)
I'm glad that I'm not the only one who heard Tiny and not Tybee. I even rewatched the last bit to make sure I wasn't hearing things wrong.
Olivia Lorena (1 month ago)
Nuclear_bomb 404 (1 month ago)
He looks like vsauce michael
ForestSwampDudeMan (1 month ago)
After having not one but two family members killed by doctor screw ups....yup. Accurate.
Pooky Nana (1 month ago)
George Bush?
West Facing (1 month ago)
You know why humans are cool? Because at some point someone thought to themselves.... 'Lol, gonna crack an egg 60 feet underwater just to see what happens.'
Jeff Berger (1 month ago)
Back in the 1970s Barry Manilow used to open his concerts with his jingles.
Geeky GamerGirl (1 month ago)
You forgot to mention the epic additional fact that the symbol for Bluetooth is his initials in Nordic runes combined together.
CMDRFandragon (1 month ago)
I knew there was a reason I always hated going to the doctor...
Mik Davies (1 month ago)
You are quite right, they all sound like BS!
Rob M (1 month ago)
bottom of the ocean is about the safest place for a nuke to go off anyway.
Evan McGough (2 months ago)
3:47, Ah, *but does he know Mr.Vernon is raiding his wardrobe?*
Justin Sias (2 months ago)
Another great video Simon, Robert, and team. Thank you.
David Mitchell (2 months ago)
Don’t smoke, drink.....or go to hospital.
Janet Miller (2 months ago)
Wot about the plane crash? I didn't see it here.
Caminator7377 (2 months ago)
I like when you mention Canada in these videos lol. You're one of the only people 😂
Spencer Thompson (2 months ago)
Hippos may be distantly related to pigs, but they are more closely related to whales and dolphins
LaszloPanaflex (3 months ago)
Ew, ew, ew.
Derek Rodriguez (3 months ago)
So, at what point do we realize parts 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. are not top tenz, but rather 11-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, etc. respectively?
Oberon921 (3 months ago)
The first Bluetooth connection devices I ever used were shaped like a tooth and made from blue plastic. The tooth shape enabled the signal to be projected to a larger space in the room. I was sure that was a factor in the name.
Dj Phantom (3 months ago)
Don’t know where you dig up these gems,but i am glad you do, thanks as always.
Shawn Allison (3 months ago)
Tybee Island is also directly in the path of one of the busiest ports on the East Coast, Savannah
David Winslager (3 months ago)
It’s not Barry Manalow but Barely Man Enough
Emma Snead (3 months ago)
I've played basketball on that court! it's pretty sweet. You can hear the balls bouncing in the supreme court sometimes, that's why you can't play when it is in session
unevenspleener (3 months ago)
"Mother of the Year award, anyone?" Friggin comedy gold, dude.
happychaosofthenorth (3 months ago)
Kid: Mom I have OCD! Mom: KYS
Emil Fogh (3 months ago)
You could also have mentioned that the Bluetooth symbol consists of the runes for letters h and b comprised together. (Harald Bluetooth).
Prjndigo (3 months ago)
The bomb likely drifted out to sea. They're not solid objects and have some buoyancy, the assumption that it would have smacked clean through the water and into the mud beneath when it's a parachute deploying device is ludicrous.
kingpest13 (3 months ago)
I thought hippos were related to the horse.
Paul B in G'ville (3 months ago)
"Canada isn't much better". Let's see, roughly 1/5 as many deaths as the USA, but roughly 1/10 the population. Seems they're not doing better at all.
Timothy Issler (4 months ago)
Fact #9... Whoah. Fact #4... That WAS my first question when I heard about Bluetooth!
Liza Ward (4 months ago)
I like how he recites the Dr. Pepper jingle :)
Nom du Clavier (4 months ago)
Also doctors don't report each other (and since the mistakes made are so important, other people have to pick up the slack), seeing more patients quickly makes more money than seeing them properly, and their work is rarely double-checked.
Detham (4 months ago)
your statistic about Canadian hospital deaths is misleading. Canada has a population 1/9th the size of the US. If Canada had the same population as the US at the same rate they would have 630,000 deaths from medical accidents which is higher than the US's max of 400k.
juggaloboy6jc (4 months ago)
Belly button bacteria 🤣
juggaloboy6jc (4 months ago)
. . . Hippos hunt at night?
Steve White (4 months ago)
You should do another series of 10 things that sound true but are bs.
Joshua Austin (5 months ago)
F**king awesomely cool video
Travis Barnes (5 months ago)
um...I used to swim at Tybee while I was in school. Time to visit Dr. Geiger.
Eurotrash4367 (5 months ago)
We need to ban hospital accidents but politicians are in the AMA's pocket.
Tatiana Hallam (5 months ago)
#3- you can name that that bit -!Mother knows best. 😆
CrazyBear65 (5 months ago)
Unexploded nuke off the coast of Tybee Island. No large fish there either. Small sharks, small whiting, and small stingrays are all you catch there, and the occasional blue crab. Coincidence?
just b (5 months ago)
I seen an old newsreel about a nuclear bomb drop'd on someone's house in South Carolina, & the priming explosive went off but not the nuclear bomb itself.
Jacob Michael (5 months ago)
why dont you use the metric system? You are European. That is a little bit annoying ....... Or do you do the vids for Liberia?
James Blackburn (6 months ago)
I've never been less surprised in my entire life to see people missing free throws.
James Meritt (6 months ago)
When watching the six million dollar man opening, you see an airplane do a coke bottle roll and get trashed. That was a real lifting body crash, and the pilot onboard lived.
Suicide Bummer (6 months ago)
A nuclear chain reaction is a highly focussed not least to say technical process that cannot just be 'set off' by kicking the side of it, dropping it from a height, offending its gender or throwing a grenade at it. The Manhattan Project was comprised of many a highly educated man who had no illusions they would be producing a firework.
Suicide Bummer (6 months ago)
A kick? Given the average IQ of a U.S soldier, I'd wager the USA would have accidentally wiped itself out years ago if that was the case. :D
James Meritt (6 months ago)
Suicide Bummer: implosion type, yes. And as far as I know all the US “devices” have that one-point safety. Now, the shotgun type does NOT have one-point safety and you CAN detonate it with a kick. I do not know who all uses that type.
Goodness Graces (6 months ago)
I don't recognize any of that guy's songs.
Andrea Bergstrom (6 months ago)
FYI The atomic bomb off the Carolina giast was found by some civilians. They reported it to the local law enforcement who cantacted the military who heaved a sigh of relief and took it away.
KK Foto (9 days ago)
That was fake news. The bomb has never been recovered.
Jim Ellison (6 months ago)
GREAT VIDEO...............
king james488 (7 months ago)
canadas doctors suck for the most part... you get what you pay for.
ZAY HERTZ-DEEPREST (7 months ago)
Brain and head injuries can also create OCD and savantism
Justin Sias (2 months ago)
And many other disorders, of course. See: Phineas Gage, multiple concussion victims, etc.
Josh Hoehn (7 months ago)
Actually the military denied the bomb ever fell. Then the man that did it retired out of the military and did an interview explaining that he did drop the bomb and it was armed. Years later after tracking the water currents and the weather throughout the whole time this happened the pilot Tracked Down the bomb and told them where it was it's still there.
Erica Davidson (7 months ago)
Great video and I subscribed to your other channel, looking forward to binge watching the videos on there as well :-)
Joel Strauss (7 months ago)
It’s not hard to believe that Barry Manilow is the author of catchy jingles for Madison Avenue. His songs are pretty much ad jingles extended to three minutes. And I really do like Barry Manilow!
James Meritt (6 months ago)
Joel Strauss: so does his Husband.
Anne Greenfield (7 months ago)
I recently came across your videos and am completely enjoying them. I don't know how you do it but when you speak to the camera I sometimes think you are talking directly to me, well done you........
Christopher G (7 months ago)
#5 Fun facts of Microbioloigy: "You have 10 times as many Bacteria in your body, as you have cells." #3 Everyone that watched Kingsmans 2 knows that!
Christopher George (7 months ago)
The Supreme Court decides the constitutional merits of laws and legal decisions of lower courts. The don’t create laws.
James Meritt (6 months ago)
Christopher George: not suppose to. Tell Democrat’s that activist judges shouldn’t!
Stacey Bee Gaming (7 months ago)
Imaging getting paid actual money to write *I'm a pepper, he's a pepper, she's a pepper, wouldn't you like to be a pepper too* (4:42)
calvingreene90 (28 days ago)
Try writing a catchy jingle to sell a specific soft drink on demand. It is a hard job.
Logan Byrne (7 months ago)
Funny part is number 2 sounds like House M.D.. I was watching a real doctor explain it, but House is better at it.
James Meritt (6 months ago)
Logan Byrne: it is a TV show. House is a character played by an actor. TV writers get paid to write, actors read what was written. Real doctors barely write legibly. They are paid for things other than entertaining you.
Martin Conrad (8 months ago)
David TheFlower (8 months ago)
I have one more fact that sounds like BS! I’ve just tried listening to part 4 and 5 together and, if you hold the devices up to separate ears playing at the same time, your speech pattern allows to hear both at once, you accentuate important words which can allow you to tune out in the less important sections, then another accentuated word to focus on, then, the other video says a key word or phrase, then the next one and so on. It was actually remarkable to have it sync up like that and to predict your speech pattern like I was watching a wave roll in. I imagine this was just an instance of lucky timing, but still, I thought it was pretty cool. Love you TopTenz
KG II (8 months ago)
There was someone with cancer. They just shot themselves in the head and they were cured. His name was George.
ducks are cool (8 months ago)
is it just my that keep geting video with two ads at the start? SO 4 ADS IN THIS VIDEO IS IS A BUG?
Steven Brown (8 months ago)
These were all lies.
500blk. Bine boy (8 months ago)
How many people looked at there belly button?
effyleven (8 months ago)
Why does each item start with a spoiler? It makes the rest repetition.
DJ Karat (9 months ago)
Well, it only really gets scary when you look into how many nukes the US has lost or dropped accidentally. There's a region in Spain that remembers very well.
Huaus J’Ilczy (9 months ago)
Barry Manolo died in 1456 and never wrote anything of his papers in english
maskedavenger777 (9 months ago)
I wonder what the atmospheric pressure is inside a woman's womb when she is pregnant?
Keith Graham (9 months ago)
I thought it was called the 'highest' court because you had to climb steps to get there.
Darth Wheezius (9 months ago)
didn't bluetooth actually, effectively unit far more of the viking areas and effectively chose christianity over islam leading to western contintal europe being christian. also did he also not get invited in to run areas in russia after all his successes and that it was his unifying of multiple peoples socially under his1 system why they named the wireless system this way ie one system connecting multiple devices, not just uniting the danes and nors.
Willie Martinez (9 months ago)
Trump HATES this video. No joke
Gotis (9 months ago)
Fallout 6 needs to set in Georgia.
Benjamin Marks (10 months ago)
My grandpa was barry's dentist
DarkHorseJ27 (10 months ago)
So if Godzilla suddenly appears, he could actually call Georgia home? I don't know why, but that somehow makes him scarier.
Anthony Nonya (10 months ago)
Hair belongs on your head Simon. Your face looks upside down.
SCE Genius (3 months ago)
Anthony Nonya Leave Simon alone!
Vid Vrbnjak (10 months ago)
Man this videos aren't all that great but I just keep comming back because of Simon
del trotts (10 months ago)
Just the facts simon. O beard of wisdom.
Jager Garrido (10 months ago)
JNF (10 months ago)
That "lost" bomb sounds kind of convenient. Could be that someone down below paid for that to happen so they could recover it.
goofyfoot2001 (10 months ago)
Supreme court does not, or used to not until Obamacare, decide the law, they interpret the law.

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