I Know All Kinds of Stupid Useless Facts

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    Historical Fact That Nobody Seems To Care About

    Did you know....that President George H. W. Bush was the first president in history to publicly refuse broccoli?? Gasp! I bet you didn't know that! Your brain has now earned another wrinkle! You're welcome.
    TheGoodyGumdrop TheGoodyGumdrop
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    More Stuff

    More stuff I randomly know: Guy Fawkes real name was Guido, he was involved with The Gunpowder plot. He also was NOT the leader of the plot ( I get asked this so many times) but the person who was going to light the fuse. Oliver Cromwell was the only person to rule England, but...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2008

    Oh, This Is So My Kind Of Group

    XD I'm full of facts that have no use to daily life. HERE'S ONE FROM THE DEPTHS OF MY BRAIN THAT PROBABLY NO ONE WANTS TO KNOW. Female hyenas have fake male reproductive parts for sexually abusing others when angered.
    WereMoons WereMoons
    18-21
    7 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    More Interesting Than Stupid I Think.

    I always found random facts to be interesting more than anything because something you learn can be very vital in your life. The way i treat it is "there is no knowledge that is not power" so the more the merrier.
    nudistbuddhist nudistbuddhist
    18-21, M
    Jun 3, 2010

    I Tryed It

     And you also find out interesting things when you have sons, like ...  1.) A king size waterbed holds enough water to fill a 2000 sq. Ft...
    librakitty05 librakitty05
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2009

    Documentaries

    I know all kinds of stupid useless facts because I've watched too many documentaries and documentary style television shows. I also google random words and phrases just to see what I come up with and do the same thing with YouTube. Even though my brain is filled with useless...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82
    26-30, F
    Jul 8, 2010

    MOO!!!!!

         I'm not sure of the spelling, but Boanthropy is when a person honestly believes they're a cow or ox.
    heavymetaldishfairy heavymetaldishfairy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2009

    Full of Them!

    In the US today, 1484 tubes of lipstick aren sold each minute Proportionally speaking, more people die in the US every year from liposuction operations than in car crashes In 1880, a 1/3 of the population in Soho, London, was French. Training British diplomats were sent there...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2008

    Lol

    elephants are pregnant for 18 months straight before they have there baby :O
    Lostinimage Lostinimage
    13-15, F
    Apr 6, 2009

    Piano

    In an orchestra, you'll find that the piano is considered a percussion instrument, not a string instrument. This is because the sound is produced when the strings are struck by the hammers.
    heavymetaldishfairy heavymetaldishfairy
    36-40, M
    Apr 8, 2008

    Esperanto

    Was devised by Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof ( 1859 - 1917). While at first sight, Esperanto looks a bit like Central European gobbledegook from some long forgotten  Peter Ustinov comedy, in fact it is beguilingly neat, clever and simple. For an English - speaker, Esperanto is...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2008

    Potato

    2008 is The International Year of the Potato This is in order the celebrate the staple food and hope that this does for the pototoes what it did for the rice in 2004 ( International Rice Year)
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2008

    A Couple More

    Woman couldn't be hang, drawn and quartered as it involved nudity World toilet day occures on 19th November each year There is no exact French translation for the English word ' front door' Henry VIII married Lord Pembrooke* Hanged bodies were known as 'Gallows Apples' *Lord...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 12, 2008

    How to Cause Chaos

    11 days were lost when the Gregorian calendar was introduced into Britain in 1752. People went to bed on the 4th September and woke up on the 14th. Predictably, this caused chaos. Kind of like me then :)
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 12, 2008

    I Love That This Is Here.

    I whittled away half my life (and loved every minute of it) on an academic bowl team, so I've retained a ton of completely random trivia!
    Sarette Sarette
    18-21, F
    Jun 18, 2009

    Ironing

    It was all over the news on Friday about the lastest figure in ironing. In a lifetime: Men iron 73 miles. Ok. Women iron 215 miles. Much more impressive. 215 miles is the equivalent of about 8 marathons. When you work it out it's about 2 whole days of ironing each year. A...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    May 13, 2008

    I Told My Friend Today...

     That the first cheese factory was built in 1815 in Switzerland.    She said nothing... awkward
    tootsiekannah tootsiekannah
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2009

    Comic Relief

    March 16th 2001 is the only day on record that nobody commited suicide in the Uk between 1993 and 2002 What could be special about this day? Well it was Red Nose Day '01 which is a huge charity event that raises money for the charity comic relief which helps people in africa and...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Mar 28, 2008

    Several Stuff

    More than a million earthquakes are recorded every year. Humans have 4 nostrils There are not 9 planets in the solar system, there could be as much as 21. But until someone decides the definition of a planet, we don't know. The chemical formula for a human is...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    Forgive Me

    I hope you forgive me...someone got me this Qi ANnual and I want to share it with the world!! Delays on British Railways in 2001 caused a total of 3,500 years of wasted time. According to a survey in 2005, 93% of the nutritional information on food labels was incorrect. 93...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    Evil Dead Trilogy

    Ask me anything about the trilogy. I garantee I can answer it without google. -Endless
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 19, 2009

    Tug of War

    Olympic Event: 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1912, 1920 Tug of war became an Olympic event in 500 BC. In 1908 all the medallists were British police teams. The USA, who were beaten in moments, accused the British of cheating - claiming their spiked boots gave them an illegal...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 20, 2008

    You're One Third Daffodil

    Peanuts are used as an ingrediant in dynamite Britons eat 97% of the world's baked beans Each successive monarch faces in a different direction on British coins Two thirds of Britons live within 5 miles from where they were born and raised. Drivers calle dBen are most likely...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Aug 27, 2008

    Seconds Per Year

    A good approximation to the length of a year is Pi times ten to the seven seconds.
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    Yeah..I Admit It...i'm a Medical Nerd!

    My area of excessive nerdiness is medical knowledge...Here's a few off the top of my head: deoxyribonucleicacid= DNA Insulin is produced in the pancreas in the Islets of Langerhan. The colored part of the eye is the iris, which means "rainbow." The little...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Very Very Random Ones- Christmas

    King Herod's first wife of ten, was called Doris - she married him twice. There was no mention of animals being present when Jesus was born, in fact the book of St. Luke is only mention that he was born in a Manger, and it is left uncertain if that was located in a stable...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    Yiddish

    Farshtinkener: stinking Donstairsikeh: the downstairs naighbour.
    heavymetaldishfairy heavymetaldishfairy
    36-40, M
    Jan 22, 2008

    Like To Learn Everything I Can

    I was a History major and an English minor. Lots of facts to learn in both. Especially history. And I started loving learning new facts, on anything and everything. So to this day I try to learn all sorts of facts and remember all I can.
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jun 1, 2010

    England

    We drink more tea than anywhere else in the world - 2 1/2 times as much than the Japanese - 22 times as much as the Americans or French We're the oldest parliamentary democracy We're the home of the world's largest public zoo 50% of Enlgish households have a pet Almost all...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 12, 2008

    Areas of My Expertise

    I know way too much pop culture/celebrity information...and how is this EVER going to help me???  Unless they bring back "Rock and Roll Jeopardy" on VH-1, or if I actually get my **** together and start writing my Chuck Klosterman-like essays...I will never ever...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2008

    Shakespeare!

    Anne Hathaway was pregnant when she married Shakespeare. They named their daughter Susanna.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2008

    Samuel Pepys

    Samuel Pepys buried a piece of Parmesan cheese in his garden during the Great Fire of London. And you'd think he would've buried his diary... Source: QI, C Series  
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Mar 16, 2008

    Going Up

    At no time during the original series of Star Trek did captain James T Kirk say "Beam me up Scotty".
    heavymetaldishfairy heavymetaldishfairy
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2008
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jun 9, 2015

    Victorian England

    Pressed for time so I only have time for one fun fact about Victorian age life but trust me there are so many examples in history about English Manner and customs. Such a hilarious people. ________________________________________ Women's Hysteria and Miracles of Medicine...
    TheDaken TheDaken
    26-30, M
    Jan 11, 2013
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