This April Fool's Day, some people had a hard time discerning reality from pranks, which might be why one Redditor asked the internet: What is the most mind-blowing fact you know?” 

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Here are seven astonishing facts that prove truth can be stranger than fiction:

  1. There are more streets named 2nd Street than 1st Street. In fact, 2nd Street is the most common street name in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau.
     
  2. The average cloud weighs about 1.1 million pounds
     
  3. Chickens can see more colors than humans can.
     
  4. Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
     
  5. Sweden's official Twitter account is actually run by a different Swedish citizen every week.
     
  6. The colossal squid has a donut-shaped brain, and its esophagus runs through the middle of it, meaning it could get brain damage from eating something too big. 
     
  7. Scotland's official animal is the Unicorn.

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