Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

30 Weird Facts That Sound Wrong… But Are Surprisingly True.

#6. A San Francisco patrol officer named Kevin Briggs, has talked over 200 people out of committing suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

A San Francisco patrol officer named Kevin Briggs, has talked over 200 people out of committing suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

John Storey/Courtesy of the San Francisco Chronicle

#7. There is a dying Mexican language that only two people in the world speak fluently. Due to an old feud, they refuse to speak to each other.

There is a dying Mexican language that only two people in the world speak fluently. Due to an old feud, they refuse to speak to each other.

Jaime Avalos/EPA

#8. Tampons have been used by U.S. Army medics as emergency dressings for battle wounds.

#9. Harvard University was founded before calculus was actually invented.

#10. Less than 5% of the world's population lives in America, but Americans use 37% of the world's cocaine.

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