Guess what folks, truth is stranger than fiction!

There’s absolutely no doubt about that!

That’s why history is so amazing:  you can always uncover fascinating stories that somehow slipped through the cracks.

And I can confirm that there are things about the past that most people could never believe were real…even if they totally were…

And these 10 examples (all from one Tumblr thread) are pretty solid!

Are you prepared to have your minds blown, ladies and gents?

Let’s get started!

10. The Romans were legit amazing in almost every way.

I mean… vacation travel times? What?!?

9. No Tiffanys allowed.

That is really strange. Perhaps the singer Tiffany ruined it for them?

8. People have been lodging complaints since forever.

Some things never change, right?

7. I honestly had no idea but I’m laughing.

I mean… let’s start this one back up! Nipple rings for you and you and you and DEFINITELY YOU!

6. Who’s uncivilized, now?

How on earth is this even possible?

5. All of this I do believe.

Yeah, people get Vikings COMPLETELY wrong. But whatever.

4. See, the Romans were BOSS.

Wait… vending machines? What?!?

3. I love the chopsticks fact!

It’s one of the best!

2. Legit amazed.

Look up the yakhchāl and you’ll be amazed.

1. Let’s be honest, there’s probably a lot of gold in the Game of Thrones rejection bin.

Debt cards? Hold on a second!

History is pretty cool, guys!

What was the most interesting fact you learned?

Or… did you know any of these already?

Talk to us in the comments and let us know!