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Mystical Facts About Mythology That Made Us Say 'Really?'

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Vote up the mythological trivia you never knew until today.

Thanks to films like Thor, Moana, and Clash of the Titans, you may be familiar with several pantheons of mythic heroes. However, those Hollywood films only scratch the surface of the wild stories our ancestors have told since time began. 

Over the years, visitors to Reddit's Today I Learned subreddit have shared several of their favorite mythology facts. These range from Norse myths to Hindu traditions and even the aboriginal dreamtime. Check out the most interesting facts about mythology shared on Reddit below, and vote up the ones you never knew before!