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I Know Alot of Strange Facts

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Did you know the dinosaur sounds in Jurassic

    park are actually recorded turtle sex?
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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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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    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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    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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    Spinning

    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 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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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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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    "What doesn't kill you makes you stranger."
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30, M 51 mins ago

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    [x ] Smoked A Cigarette [x ] Smoked A Cigar [x] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [ ] Been Fired [ ] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A Crush On...
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    Today I took a three hour nap and woke up feeling disturbed. My husband had disappeared and the kids and I had to search for him. We followed a steep trail up a mountain. My family...
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Boom! Butterfly effect also known as Chaos Theory.
    notsimple notsimple 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just love random weird facts about stuff learning new things
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am not sure if it qualifies as a nightmare, because it was one of those dreams, that, unlike the general blurriness and chaotic forms with separate clear segments of most dreams...
    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Somehow this site ended up thinking I am transgender... Freudian slip, I guess. Strangers are the best. They don't know you. Do you know how free that makes you? I could be anybody...
    atticusfinch5 atticusfinch5 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    These are facts,I thought he wouldn't cross➕ me but that what happens when they found out Jesus👏🏾 is back.
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    No one will know the pain I felt when I opened my eyes to realize, like yesterday’s sunshine, you are no longer by my side. I’m sitting in the car on my way home from the...
    micksue micksue 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    People are strange,when you're a stranger......best lyric ever!!!!Everything unknown is strange...at first!!!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Did you know there was a plant in Australia that just by touching it made you vomit in agony ._. i'm telling ya, Australia wants to kill us all xD
    TheCheshireCatsGrin TheCheshireCatsGrin 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I am a 13 year old white girl and last night I had this really strange dream. I dreamt that I was in the boxing ring fighting with a 10 year old black boy and that I was getting...
    laurenholliday laurenholliday 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I love collecting weird facts, such as the fact a penguin is Colonel-in-Chief for Norway's royal guard.
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I think I just communicated with a dog from my bedroom window! I don't know what came over me. I live on the third floor and I can see the space where some people take their dogs...
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Everybody who likes sharing random facts plz inbox me I like learning
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    like to know someone who has my same interest on the pee....
    napoleonebonaparte napoleonebonaparte 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    What I like is what most boys fear and and dont like which is for a girl to do something to my balls that would cause my balls to suffer a really bad crippling pain for over an...
    Smoothboyballs Smoothboyballs 36-40 Aug 18

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