I Know Alot of Strange Facts

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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

    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

    Si mon tonton tond ton tonton,

    ton tonton sera tondu.
    kaydeegirl kaydeegirl
    26-30, F
    Mar 3

    Spinning

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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