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    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    The action of yelling "Geronimo"

    when falling originates from the 1940s when military men were testing parachuting from planes. One man claimed he wasn't scared and to prove it he said he would yell "Geronimo" when jumping "as loud as hell" so that the other men would know it was him who jumped
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Did you know... if you secretly lick another

    person's elbow, the person won't notice it.
    HereIam2000 HereIam2000 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 8

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    Did you know that peanut butter can contain

    insect parts and rodent hairs? And did you know that pineapples contain flesh-dissolving enzymes? I think I'm going to starve to death XD
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2014

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    If there are more than one queen in a new ant

    colony, the ants will start killing their queens until only one remains. They spit acid on the queens and bite them, and it usually takes days for the queens to die, but it's likely they just die of thirst before anything else. Sometimes the ants will accidentally kill all their...
    SolaLuna SolaLuna 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    wisdom is often overlooked ,

    people are slowly warming up to it as fads run their corse
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    Knowledge as a form of self investment will

    never be useless. No matter how irrelevant said knowledge is to the world today.
    MathewIsOk MathewIsOk 31-35, M Jun 9

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    daintyduck daintyduck 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2014

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    If you watch a movie

    and you see an actor or actress you recognize but you don't know their name or what movie you know them from... then I will be the one to tell you "hey that guy was in this movie!" but I never remember the name of the actor....
    InsaneSusy InsaneSusy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Yess! And still like to learn another useless

    knowledge! Also useless knowledge is good at being useless:)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    if you touch your tongue

    while yawning, it stops the yawn. 😁
    stellarstella21 stellarstella21 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    ### this is a Octothorp ###.

    ... NOT A HASH TAG!!
    InsaneSusy InsaneSusy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    Did you know that a chow chow (dog breed) has

    two more teeth than any other dog :)
    cazzi87 cazzi87 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    I have this canker sore on my neck

    that won't stop oozing. It also has this little bulb at the end that is greenish-yellow inside, and this is giving me urges to lance it with a needle. Once I squeezed it and some of the juices squirted out into my boyfriend's mouth. He wasn't too pleased with that, and later on...
    CrispyJenny CrispyJenny 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    The Inquisition lasted

    until the mid 1950s. At that time, they renamed it.
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F Jun 8

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    John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald have

    the same number of letters in their names.
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Did you know that's when you get brain freeze

    if you link the roof of your mouth it will stop.
    woodstock4 woodstock4 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    From the lives of my favorite music artists,

    artists, authors, etc. I can ramble on forever about insects, dogs, gemstones, zodiac signs, name meanings, makeup tips, random history facts and science discoveries. Some very useful, but mostly just things I find interesting that have no usefulness at all, at least to others...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    When bees mate, the males genitals explode

    and snap off into the queen.
    imveryboring imveryboring 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    Oxytocin

     Women Feel Bonded After Sex In general, women have less ability to have a stand-alone physical relationship because their bodies release oxytocin during ******. Oxytocin, the female-bonding hormone, is also released during breastfeeding. For that reason, women sometimes...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30 May 3, 2013

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    I like random stuff head full of knowledge

    and yet I can't even work out a Rubik's cube lol
    Rakiea Rakiea 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I can explain every side to an arguement.

    I love history and how society changes over time. I defend everyone and so an ability to stand in their shoes. I don't know another's xperience, but know why.
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    WalkingMyOwnPath WalkingMyOwnPath 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Sure I am. And I love it

    and want to get more and more. Why does everything have to be useful? Is a sunset useful?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    It is funny how my mind adsorbs it!

    Why? I can remember obscure facts and information and quite often forget birthdays or important things like that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    I'm making an experience

    because I feel like making an experience
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I know useless facts about the human body

    (mostly skin conditions) I have always wanted to be in dermetology but didn't work out so now i just educate myself about it I actually enjoy diagnosing my friends and I'm rarely wrong ;p Other useless information i know, I know every major historical figure and how they...
    shwaigy shwaigy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    did you know the sentence "Rats live on no evil

    star" can be read either way?
    woodstock4 woodstock4 18-21, M Jun 11

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    Most of mine is sports

    and history related lol
    richochet7893 richochet7893 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    Did you know the man

    who invented jogging died from it....
    woodstock4 woodstock4 18-21, M Jun 8

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    Did you know that the sentence" the quick brown

    fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet ;)
    cazzi87 cazzi87 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Edison's light bulb Pabst Blue Ribbon Ferris

    wheel All introduced at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893. Pabst won the first place for beer and took that as its name. And there was a serial killer within walking distance of the fair. Police knew but didn't want the negative publicity so they didn't tell the press.
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    If I could galvanise all my bits of knowledge

    together maybe I would become a millionaire. But on my search to acquire knowledge I got turned off by money :-/ Doh
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13

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    I have been told this by several people

    and I am beginning to think it is true
    CountryExperiences CountryExperiences 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    Kangaroos have 3 vaginas.

    Cats sleep 18 hours a day but are never in a actual sleeping state. A ducks quaks doesn't echo
    Torilovescats Torilovescats 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    In middle of a conversation I will spit out

    some useless information and you may think..."hey thanks for the knowledge i'll never use" but one day you'll be happy to know....Hitler only had one testicle :P
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    Did you know.. That cheese

    and some other dairy products are made with the help of bacteria?
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 8

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    Chuck Norris and Superman

    once fought each other on a bet. The loser had to start wearing his underwear on the outside of his pants.
    akmackg akmackg 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    My friend says that the most fascinating thing

    about me is how much crap I can fit into my brain. She truly admires my ability of embodying a huge amount of useless information in my brain
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13

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    Birds like to hang out at highway rest stops to

    pick insects from the grills of the cars and trucks...instant dinner!
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Everyday I wake up full of useless knowledge.

    My head is full of yesterday. Yesterday is the past and therefore useless. So now everyday I wake up, head full, I set aside time intended to empty my head of yesterday. To make room for today. The present. In the moment.
    MathewIsOk MathewIsOk 31-35, M Jun 9

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    But it's not useless.

    Who knows? Maybe someday, something will happen that requires knowledge of every country capitol in the world. Maybe I'll need to know the 35th digit of pi for some reason in the future. None of it's really useless...Okay, maybe a little
    BigBearHug BigBearHug 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 1 Response