I Am A Plethora Of Useless Information

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    Something That I Learned Today

    What does a Paper's Weight mean? Paper is measured in pounds per 500 sheets (one Ream of paper) of a standard size of sheet based on the group or category of papers the grade. The different types of grades are Bond, Book, Text, Cover etc. Each group of the grade of paper is...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Sep 19, 2010

    Origin Of The Calendar Part 3 The Lunar Calendar

    A lunar calendar is simply a calendar that is based on the cycles of the moon. Lunar calendars have been used since antiquity — archaeologists have found evidence of lunar calendars that date back as far as 32,000 years ago. Some artifacts from the Ice Age, about 25000...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Nov 6, 2010

    On The Topic Of Sex

    Did you know that only humans are the only creatures on the earth that can have sex when ever they want? All other creatures that require a mate must wait for the female to be in heat or season.
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    Empress Of Trivial Pursuit

    in our family,i usually have won trivial pursuit. but now i think i am going to have some competition from my young nephew. of course,i've been gathering trivia for a long time,so there's a lot in the filing cabinets of my brain!
    dianetheflighty dianetheflighty
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2011

    Well I'll Be...

    I would have thought (to the extent I think about these things) that the word "*******" used as an insult. has been around since the dawn of time ... kinda like the word "****". But today I learned no, that is not the case, and in fact has only been in use the last few...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

    Origin Of The Calendar Part 4 Mayan Calendar

    The Mayan calendar is a complex system of time-tracking developed by the Mayan civilization of Mesoamerica. The calendar actually uses several different cycles, or methods of keeping track of time according to astronomic or mythic events. Although the Mayan calendar was not the...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Nov 6, 2010

    Someone Please Tell Me Why I Know This?!!!

    Celery has negative calories, because it takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. Woman blink nearly twice as much as men A snail can sleep for 3 years . I dont know why I know this I just do .. yep ...really random...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Jul 31, 2010

    Some Think That This Is A Urban Legend

    However there is such a thing as a SNIPE... The word sniper is from a snipe hunter. "Official" definition for Wiki A snipe hunt, a form of wild-goose chase that is also known as a fool's errand, is a type of practical joke that involves experienced people making fun of...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Jul 12, 2010

    I know a lot of random little facts

    that are mostly unimportant. I love to learn so I think I just pick up little bits and pieces along my way.
    Manders27 Manders27
    18-21, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    Origin Of The Calendar Part 2 The Gregorian Calendar

    The Gregorian calendar is used throughout most of the modern world. Invented in 1582, the system adopted a leap year cycle different than the one employed by the Julian calendar. The new calendar was considered an improvement on the earlier Julian model. In the Gregorian calendar...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2010

    Weird Phobias!!! OK I could have put this on

    another experience part, but this hasn't has many . A Acerphobia- Sourness Aerophobia-Drafts Amathophobia-Dust Ambulophobia-Walking Anablephobia-Looking up Anthophobia-Flowers Apeirophobia-Infinity Apotemnophobia-Person with amputations Arachibutyrophobia-Peanut butter...
    cpthaddock cpthaddock
    56-60, M
    May 11, 2014

    Did You Know? Lol

    the small dot on top of a lower case i or a lower case j is called a tittle!!! now there's a piece of useless information for your ***!!!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    Enjoy

    • The original game of "Monopoly" was circular. • It costs more to buy a new car today in the United States than it cost Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to and from the New World. • One-fourth of the world's population lives on less than $200...
    JasonChristopher JasonChristopher
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 15, 2012

    Utterly Useless..

    I know that S.A.R.S means severe acute respiratory syndrome. I know that tigers attack when your back is turned to them, so wear a mask on the back of your head. I know that the semarian culture is the oldest recorded, and that because they have wall drawings of aliens, many...
    Thumpur Thumpur
    22-25, F
    Apr 11, 2011

    So Much Useless Information!!

    there are so many useless things that i know, that when i tell people stuff that i know, and all the useless facts i have in my head, people actually think im really intelligent because of it hehe, and i dont really think im more intelligent than most people!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Aug 8, 2010

    Useless Facts

     If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat up one cup of coffee. (Hardly seems worth it.)  If you "pass gas" consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb. (Now...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Aug 30, 2012

    Amusing Irrelevant Facts

    here is a town in Newfoundland, Canada called *****. In Kentucky, 50% of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers. Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI. Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2012

    Yup..

    I can indeed!! Did you know... the word for not being able to find the word is called lethologica? Why the **** I remember that instead of the actual word I'll never know!
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jul 12, 2010

    A Scientific Fact

    If a man was to bend at the waist and put his head against the wall, having his back straight. He can not stand upright easily with out trying to really balance himself. A woman on the other hand can do the same thing and is able to stand up right with little or no effort at...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 26, 2010

    I Could Go On For Years

    TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Aug 21, 2010

    Useful To Me

    But not to other people. To most other people, my information would just be random and irrelevant.
    deadmoon deadmoon
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    On The Subject Of Relationships

    Did you know that wolves and hawks, and there maybe more, are the only animals in this world that mate for life? If their mate dies they will not take another for the rest of their life.
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    Origin Of The Calendar Part 1

    With the rumors going around about the end of the world in 2012 and what the basis of that seems to be is about the Mayan calendar and how it going to end at 12-21-12.   The thought came as to where or what was the origin of the calendar that we use today... Since we...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Nov 6, 2010
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