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I Know Alot of Strange Facts

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    The Earth orbits the Sun at a speed of 66,700 mph (107,320 kph).
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jan 8, 2008

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    I Challenge You to Count to a Trillion

    Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow! Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand! Cat urine glows under a black-light! Dogs and cats, like humans, are...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    A Bunch of Strange Facts

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"! The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins...
    kylie01tyke06 kylie01tyke06 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Killer of Elephants!

    Thomas Edison was the first person to execute an elephant in public using electricity. He'd hoped by pumping 6,600 volts of alternating current through the poor creature that he could convince the public that his DC system was safer than AC.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    jdsurge15 jdsurge15 13-15, M May 13

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    2 More - With One That'll Make Us Brits Proud of Our Weather!!

    Anyone who's British, or been here in the past week will cheer at this next fact from me: Britain is the windiest country in Europe - This weeks weather proves it too!! 65% of British schoolchildren cannot name a single composer ( John Williams, Mozart, Beethoven etc etc) and...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    My Facts (from An 11 Year Old, Including Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis)

    OK, considering you saw the title, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language. (nooh-moh-no-ultra-micro-scohpic-sih-lih-coh-vol-cane-oh-cone-eeh-oh-sis) It is a lung disease caused by inhalation of fine silica dust. It might also be...
    MissGirlygirl MissGirlygirl 13-15 Jul 11, 2009

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    How Did They Weigh the Earth???

    The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year! The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons! The electric chair was invented by a dentist...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    Did you know that running running ruins your

    joints? Did you know that if you want to loose weight, you'd put more on if you eat less then go back to a normal eating routine. Did you that doing yoga makes you blow off? Did you know that the Indian weight loss routine (do stretches in a really high temperature, with...
    IMAVAMPIRE IMAVAMPIRE 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Chicken Or the Egg? Now We Know :)

    A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length. A ten-gallon hat holds three-quarters of a gallon. A walla-walla scene is one where extras pretend to be talking in the background -- when they say "walla-walla" it looks like they are actually...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Open Your Windows - Save the Birds!

    No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half! Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints! One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen! Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    A Few

    Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food FROM freezing. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”, uses every letter in the alphabet. Average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches. A 15 letter word that can be spelled...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Something About Mice.

    Did you know mice like paprika? I noticed the twist lid on my paprika was open, so I closed it. The next day it was open again. Someone was stealing my paprika! It had to be the mouse that's been hanging around. I confirmed this by sprinkling some on a mouse trap. Sure enough...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 3 Responses May 4, 2008

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    A Snake With a Difference

    The anaconda gives birth to its young underwater. There may be up to 40 young ones. You think twins can be hard! It's not all bad for the mother anaconda though, the young are totally independent from birth and make their way to the surface for air then swim on their merry way.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 2 Responses May 5, 2008

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    More and More!!

    James Bond is half-Swiss. According to Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice, Bond was the son of a Scottish father, Andrew Bond, and a Swiss mother, Monique Delacroix, both of whom died in a climbing accident. Average number of Americans killed annually by vending machines falling...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 30, 2007

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    Watermelons

    To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe. Watermelons are more than 90% water. That's the secret behind the name! In ancient times travelers used watermelons as a replacement for water. Watermelons are found in...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    Tea Cosy and Cat

    There is a 1 in 20 billion chance of death by tea cosy Plus, should you ever feel the need to throw your cat out of a building it is best to do it from the 7th floor and it probably won't die. Experiments were done from different levels and it was found that the higher up to the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 20 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    National Anthem

    It's not really strange, but the British National Anthem is the only national anthem that doesn't mention the country. God save our gracious Queen,Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    A Bunch of Strange Facts

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"! The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins...
    kylie01tyke06 kylie01tyke06 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Some More..........

    A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night! A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation! A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth! A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 12 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Are These Strange?

    Here's a few icky things that strike me as strange, but may be common knowledge (though that doesn't make them any less strange, lol). I've heard or read somewhere something about the ancient Mongolians (I think) draining blood from their horses in small amounts, so as not...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Many

    Strange realities are very intriguing, and I like to follow them, research them, discover things. When I do it is cataloged in a part of my memory that is easily accessible. I like to relate things to one another, and strange facts are magnetic to each other.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 2, 2011

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    Pirates

    Most supposed pirate terms are pure fiction. Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island (1883) first introduced the black spot, the pirate map ( with X marks the spot)  and buried treasure. Even walking the plank seems to have been a myth: the only recorded case happened...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jan 19, 2008

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    I Should Have Married a Barnacle

    A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in the world in relation to its size. A dragonfly has a lifespan of twenty-four hours. A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why. A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. A flush toilet...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    1. im a werewolf 2.i love the color blue 3.i love nature 4.i think gay marriage is not wroung 5.i know im not perfect 6.i know i can be nice or mean 7.i'm always judged by people 8...
    paige100 paige100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    1. I'm a wolf therian 2. My wolf looks like the cover image 3. I'm an arctic wolf 4. I'm intelligent 5. I'm nice 6. I try to be nice when ever 7. I'm shy 8. I keep ep a secret 9. I...
    IcyAura IcyAura 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Did you know that each worker bee has something like a six mile radius from the hive in order to collect pollen? Or that a sow is pregnant for three months,three weeks and three...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    I don't know what it was..... But I think I'm gonna die........................
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have a reoccurring dream of tumbling down a cliff 😐 Pretty strange.
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    9 Facts About Lake Michigan: 1. In size, Lake Michigan ranks third among the Great Lakes, and sixth among all freshwater lakes in the world. 2. Lake Michigan is the only Great...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    1. I want to become a character animator, but I haven't even applied to the college I want to go to yet. I only have by the end of this month to do it. 2. I have 1 sister, 1...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F Jul 7

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    1. I love to smoke marijuana- 2. My partner and I have been together for almost 19 years - 3. I love to be naked - 4. I hate that neighbor who is always in your business - 5. I...
    beebeegee beebeegee 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    1.) I'm a lefty. 2.) I dig jewelry 3.) I make friends in the strangest places 4.) I wear cowboy boots and Birkenstocks and toms with everything 5.) I bought an Xbox just so I...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    1. I can't talk to strangers in person without freaking out 2. I have clinical depression and schizophrenia 3. Im 5' 7 4. I've met and lost my soul mate 5. I LOVE spiders/cats 6. I...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ 5 days ago

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    20 facts i wanna share to the world about me 1. I can draw well 2. I can play the bass 3. Im the middle child in my family ( 3rd oldest) 4. Im the most responsible out of my bros...
    PorkNugget PorkNugget 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1)I love people despite the fact that I suck at socializing 2)I get awkwardly emotional past 10 or 11pm 3)I'm lady who likes the ladies 4)I'm hugely obsessed with a podcast called...
    phoenixpheathers phoenixpheathers 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    15 random facts about myself uhhh...✔️ 1.) I don't like cookies, milk, spicy food, and chocolate.😷😷😷😷 2.) I'm 5 feet tall so I'm very short.⤵️ 3.) Shopping is...
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    If u want to know me better here are 10 facts about me 1. I have light brown hair that gets these golden orange highlights in the sun or just in general 2. I am a triplet and...
    gabi0010 gabi0010 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I wrote 50 random facts about myself last night. and i'm bored so i'm going to write another 50. so um yea... here we go. 51- I have met a lot of bands. 52- 90% of my wardrobe...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Stranger does not live her. Stranger gets kicked in the ***. Stranger gets crippled by others. Stranger get ripped up. Stranger wants attention from people who kicked her...
    hemititestone hemititestone 31-35, F Jul 12

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    1.i have a broken finger rn 2. I am on vacation rn 3. I dance,cheer,and tumble 4. I am active 5. I call my self fat 6. I have 1 sister and 1 brother 7.my sister is dead 8. I am a...
    rachelmu22 rachelmu22 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    1. I hate seafood (not the taste just the fact of eating it) 2. I play tennis 3. I'm a gamer 4. I live on the ocean 5. I live right next to the sun (well it feels like it all...
    daisyjane17 daisyjane17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    15 Facts About ME (All True)! 1. My dad named me after his father (his name was Frederick, and mine is Fredricka). 2. I used to live with my maternal grandmother. 3. I'm a...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    9 Facts About Lake Superior: 1. Lake Superior is actually not a lake at all, but an inland sea. 2. All of the four other Great Lakes, plus three more the size of Lake Erie, would...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    7 Facts About Lake Erie: 1. Lake Erie is the fourth-largest Great Lake in surface area, and the smallest in depth. It’s the 11th largest lake on the planet. 2. There is alleged...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M Jul 3

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    6 Facts About Lake Huron: 1. If not for the the Straits of Mackinac, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron might be considered one lake. Hydrologically speaking, they have the same mean...
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    5 Facts About Lake Ontario: 1. Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in surface area, and second smallest in depth. It’s the 14th largest lake on the planet. 2. The...
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    1: I'm Australian 2: I have a fair bit of Dutch background 3: I'm a ballerina 4: I love surfing and the beach in general 5: I'm a lifeguard 6: Music takes up a big majority of...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Dear Experience Project I love the way i get to update on here when ever i want, since I have nothing important on my mind here are Five Facts about me: 1: God will always be 1st...
    grace125 grace125 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Here's 20 facts about me, 1: my name is grace 2:I'm 14 3:my birthday is in May, 4: I'm an Allstar cheerleader 5: I'm 5' 6: I'm 98 LBS 7: I don't wear makeup, 8: I'm not...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 12