culture 30 Realizations That Will Change Your Life in Some Small Way  

Candice Darden
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List Rules Vote up the tiny realizations and insights that change how you see things the most.

What if I told you a single sentence could completely change how you perceive something? Below are a handful of tiny revelations that will change your life - 30 of them, to be exact. Which ones are the most mind-blowing and paradigm-shifting? That's up to you to vote and decide. These facts will change how you view the world (for better or for worse), and at the very least, will force you to view something from a different angle. Ranging from anatomy, history, family, food, sports, school, money, pets, and procrastination, there's a little something for everyone. Looking for tiny, mind-expanding morsels of fascinating and interesting thoughts? Look no further than the life-changing revelations below!
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There is a version of you re-created in the minds of everyone you've ever met. Via  Chispy

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On a clear day you can see about 4 miles into the horizon, but on a clear night you can see light years away. Via a_cool_username_

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If you can't afford a condom, then you really can't afford NOT to have a condom. Via  hillsfar.

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My dog keeps bringing me the same toy. I wonder if that is his favorite toy, or if he thinks it is my favorite toy. Via  HoIIabackatcha

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Nightmares are so weird. Your brain is the author, viewer and cinema of a horror movie whose script is being written as you are viewing it. Via   by instantpowdy

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Your future self is watching you right now through memories. Via  by Zwall_

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In 5 years, we'll be closer to 2070 than we are to 1970. Via Goldin

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My mom asked me how to screenshot on her iPhone. I laughed and then remembered she taught me how to use a spoon and a toilet. Via  kfrgfrogatelli

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Brushing your teeth is the only time you clean your skeleton. Via  Brinner

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My debit card pays for things with past hours of my life, and my credit card pays with future hours of my life. Via  makeitrayne

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The object of golf is to play the least amount of golf. Via  by HansOlavLee

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The only difference between "mostly sunny" and "partly cloudy" is my weatherman's outlook on life. Via motodriveby

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Emojis are the closest we've come to a universal language. Via  showersthinker

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Almost every hand you've shaken has touched a penis. Via  CCPearson

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My brain knows how to type without looking at the keyboard yet I can not draw a QWERTY keyboard from memory. Via   by jseverso42

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The skeleton isn't inside you, you're the brain so you're inside the skeleton. Via  System0falem0n

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The price of gumballs from gumball machines has been remarkably stable in the face of inflation. Via  by morthrow

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Procrastinating is just enjoying all the side quests in life whilst you delay the main quest story mission. Via  by arthurmauk

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Teaching is just brains telling other brains how to be better brains. Via StreetlightTones

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What if all the Ancient Greek sculptures are actually victims of Medusa? Via Sindel_

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When a pregnant woman swims, she is a human submarine. Via heavywafflezombie

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Mosquitoes are like dirty used needles that can fly. Via CosmosKing98

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You can describe something as being indescribable. Via  by DQFanix

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Trying to get rich by playing the lottery is like trying to commit suicide by flying on commercial airlines. Via H3llShadow Chance of winning at a 6 out of 49 type of lottery = 1 in 13.980.000Chance of dying in a plane crash = 1 in 11.000.000

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The worst part about food poisoning is that you paid for it. Via  cosmosomsoc

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Dog heaven and squirrel hell are the same place. Via txcowmobeeler

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Teachers won't let you use Wikipedia, but they make you use 30-year-old textbooks. Via  Tanner_Twaggs

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If Jesus were born today, DNA tests would prove who the father was. Via  mydogbuddha

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If two people on opposite sides of the world each drop a piece of bread, the Earth briefly becomes a sandwich. Via  nklotz

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A knee is a really big knuckle. Via Fujiou