A Fact is a thing that is indisputably the case and is typically proven through evidence. If science, logic, and citation can prove something is true, then it gets labeled fact. If one or more parts of a statement are false, then it should be categorized a myth (all half-truths are myths). Some truth has grey areas, others like “Lincoln was a Republican” are a matter of record. You’ll find both types below, and when we use philosophical arguments that employ logic and reason, it will be noted.

Below is a list of factoids we have rated as “facts”. If you think you can prove any of the facts below to not be true, please let us know in the comments. All input will be considered. See our list of myths hereLearn more about what is a fact?


Honey Lasts Forever Fact

Honey is sometimes called the only food that doesn’t go bad, this is mostly true. Honey stored properly will essentially last forever due to its unique chemical composition.

Whatever is the Case, is the Case Fact

Whatever is the case, is the case. That is to say, whatever is true is true within a system, is true within that system (for example, whatever is the case in reality, is the case in reality; or, whatever is true in mathematics, is true in mathematics).

Extraterrestrial Diamonds are Common Fact

Extraterrestrial diamonds are very common in the universe. It rains diamonds on some planets, other planets are made of diamonds, and there are even diamonds in stars!

The Square Cube Law Impacts Biomechanics Fact

The square cube law says that volume increases faster than surface area when an object increases in size proportionally. This affects biomechanics (AKA the way organisms are built).