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37 facts tagged with Gross Facts
A raw oyster is likely still alive when you eat it.
Milt, known as a delicacy around the world, is actually fish sperm.
Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your food begin to eat you.
Cymothoa exigua is a type of parasite that enters through fish's gills, eats their tongue, and then replaces it.
The chlorine smell in swimming pools is accentuated by the chemical's reaction with impurities (like poop.)
If you see an ingredients list that includes carmine, cochineal extract or natural red 4, the product contains crushed up bugs.
"Fish odor syndrome" is a rare genetic disorder that causes people to smell like rotten fish.
Skittles and jellybeans contain crushed insect cocoons which are used to coat the candies to give them that special shine.