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    If you are 16 or older,

    there's an 80% chance you've already met the person you are going to marry.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Mar 11

    In 1917 with the collapse of the Ottoman Empire

    Great Britain won control over the Middle east and it became known as the British Mandate in Palestine. On November 2, 1917 Lord Balfour declared that a National Home for the Jewish people should be established in this British Mandate and it made no NO MENTION of the ARABS at...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 22

    Did you know that Kellogg’s Corn Flakes were

    originally invented as a food to reduce the urge to **********?
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    28 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    I came here for one reason

    and found something way better. Take action
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 30

    95 percent of an atom is emptiness.

    And we can all agree that everything is made up of atoms. Therefore everything we know of, including our selfs, is 5 percent something and 95 percent is nothing. We are practically nonexistent.
    Jarosuper Jarosuper
    31-35, M
    29 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    sooo... I have some interesting facts about

    menstruation. :p 1. It’s a biological fact that menstruating makes you less attractive to men. A man’s testosterone levels are directly affected by a woman’s scent, which changes during a menstrual cycle. One study where men sniffed the T-shirts of women who were...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Infatuation is when you find somebody

    who is absolutely perfect. Love is when you realize that they aren't and it doesn’t matter.
    4evershattered 4evershattered
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 6, 2014

    A male ********** around 10 cubic centimetres

    of ***** when he comes. That's about a teaspoon's worth. And that's where the bands "10cc" and "The Lovin' Spoonful" derive their names.
    glossylb glossylb
    46-50, F
    16 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    Manta Ray Appears On San Francisco Sidewalk

    So, I'm walking back to work from lunch, and on the sidewalk of a very busy street in San Francisco (right at 4th and Market in the South of Market district) I see a huge Manta Ray on the sidewalk! I was one of the first people at the site and a few police officers had just...
    EPJulio EPJulio
    26-30, M
    24 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    For men, sex burns between 100

    and 200 calories on average. On the other hand, it only burns approximately 69 calories for women. Seems like 69 is a magic number in many ways LOL!
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    Below, I have listed ways to win an argument

    with a women. There isn't any.
    rainbowmuffins rainbowmuffins
    18-21, F
    16 Responses May 27, 2015

    We all know salt is a preservative.

    The word "salt" comes from the Latin root "sal" which means to save. Before we had refrigerators salt saved our food from rotting. Sal can also be found in the word salvation, which literally means to be saved or protected.
    Errrcalynn Errrcalynn
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Jan 11, 2014

    About 50% of breakups

    now occur via text message.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Feb 18

    What's the **WURST**

    that could happen?? A quarrel broke out at the Daimler AG annual shareholders' meeting in Berlin recently. The quarrel became so heated that the police were called to break it up. The problem? One shareholder wanted to take home some sausages from the meeting, and another did...
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    Apr 9

    100 years from now Facebook will have 500

    million accounts of dead people
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2014

    Since we spend roughly 20 years of our lives

    sleeping, our dreams are technically considered to be an alternate reality.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    Apr 5

    12 THINGS 2 ALWAYS REMEMBER 1) The past cannot

    be changed 2) Opinions don't define your reality 3) Everyone's journey is different 4) Things always get better in time 5) Judgments are a confession to character 6) Overthinking will lead to sadness 7) Happiness is found within 8) Positive thoughts create positive...
    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 12

    People with awkward and weird personalities

    tend to make the best friends.
    4evershattered 4evershattered
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Jun 1, 2014

    Did you know.., Three cups of mustard in a

    warm bath will stop a menstrual cycle. Washing a load of gravel in your washing machine will clean it and prolong the life of the machine. A box of nails will turn golden in color if put in the microwave for 3-5 minutes. Placing needles under your fingernails is a practice...
    bk2455 bk2455
    41-45, M
    14 Responses Dec 11, 2013
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 12

    There is a reason why the older you get,

    the faster the years go by. This is a little deep so hold on.... We relate time on this Earth not based on the clock and the calendar, but rather our own memories and experience from day to day. So when you are 2 years old, one year is half of your life as a whole...a large...
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2013

    T-shirt was invented in 1904

    and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons.
    MadnessFreak MadnessFreak
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jan 13, 2014

    Did you know.. A mixture of muratic acid,

    vinegar and water will remove foot callouses almost immediately. Copper is a natural anti coagulant. If you have a cut place an unwashed penny immediately on your wound and it will stop bleeding instantly! Most canned cat foods can replace tuna in recipes with the same...
    bk2455 bk2455
    41-45, M
    13 Responses Sep 27, 2014

    Women and men are victims of rape during

    conflict. Women are targeted according to their cultural beliefs, desirability, reproductive ability, and virginity. Rape is used against men to "feminize" them, emasculating and implying homosexuality and weakness
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 20

    I always look up random facts online

    because I feel like I need to know everything. If a random question comes to mind i google that s/hit.
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 6

    Anatidaephobia is defined

    as a pervasive, irrational fear that one is being watched by a duck.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Oct 22, 2015

    A weird fact? No! Alarming fact?

    Yes! There are more slaves today than ever before in the history of the world. Source - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/more-slaves-today-ever-before-4435373
    Rusham Rusham
    66-70, M
    1 Response Feb 12

    During your lifetime you will produce enough

    saliva to fill two swimming pools. My mind says, what size?
    Rusham Rusham
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Feb 28

    The reason we have 12 numbers on a clock

    and we can only count to 10 on our fingers and thumbs comes from the Egyptians who counted the joints on each finger. There are 3 joints to each finger so one hand for day and the other for night gives 24 hours. These are the "hands" on the clock.
    fyremoon fyremoon
    41-45, M
    Dec 26, 2013

    Did You Know....

      [1] If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your       right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on       your left side. [2] If you stop getting thirsty, you need to...
    Casper92 Casper92
    18-21, F
    19 Responses Nov 29, 2008
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    Gaza has 900 Mosques -

    and only two libraries Very telling statistics. Joel Migdal, a professor at the Jackson School of International Studies at Washington University visited Gaza City for six hours a few weeks ago. He was astonished that after reading years of propaganda about how poverty...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 29

    Research has shown that people

    who engage in kinky acts like BDSM, spanking, pegging, etc. are generally more psychologically sound than the general population. They also have a better partner relationships which is due to the enhanced communication between partners that is required to participate safely and...
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Twitter is basically just you having a

    conversation with yourself hoping that someone else will join in.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 16

    did you know that you can't read in your sleep.

    if you try to read anything like a text, you can't concentrate on it and the writings are unstable. each time you look away then get back to reading it it says something different or there's no longer anything there so basically you'll never read anything comprehensively have...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 3

    The average CD can hold about 74 minutes of

    recorded music. That length was selected by the president of Sony Electronics who felt that a single CD should be able to play the longest recorded version of the Ninth Symphony of Beethoven.
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    The Romans used to clean

    and whiten their teeth with urine. Hmm, I guess I'll take their word for it. Noooo way I'm trying that :/
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    18-21, F
    19 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    REASON BEHIND CELEBRITY TRADEMARKS (SOURCE:

    IMDB; Wikipedia) CELEBRITY: Carol Burnett TRADEMARK: Tugs on her left ear during all on-camera appearances REASON: It was a way of saying"Hello" to her grandmother. It was her grandmother who raised her and took her to the movies all the time. As always she signs off a live...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 12

    Little Red Riding Hood.

    Moral of the story: Children, especially attractive, well bred young ladies, should never talk to strangers, for if they should do so, they may well provide dinner for a wolf.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 26

    Sex is 10 times more effective

    than Valium at relieving stress.
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    20 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    In Finland, speeding tickets are calculated on

    a percentage of the violators income. For the wealthy, this can mean a citation of over $100,000.
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    The generation that invented the internet,

    the smartphone, and the iPad all played outside as children.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 20
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    Your nightmares and dreams may actually be

    just memories from another life, Psychological studies suggest.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    Mar 18

    It's possible for a woman's vagina to literally

    fall out. This is called "pelvic prolapse."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 25

    Mark Twain was born when Halley comet came into

    view in orbit. Any ideas when Halley came into view again? On Twain's death day.
    Sazzio Sazzio
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Feb 28

    Everyone has a song in their playlist

    which they always skip, but never delete.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    Mar 18

    The **** industry makes more money

    than The National Football League, The National Basketball Association and Major League baseball combined and more than NBC, CBS, and ABC combined.
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    Fact: I will have the last post on ep

    before it closes! Anyone up for the challenge?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 25

    Birthdays are good for your health.

    Studies have shown that people who have more birthdays live longer.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2015

    Girls who have more 'guy friends'

    than 'girl friends' go through less depression and anxiety.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Mar 4

    One day your parents put you down

    and never picked you up again. If you turn your underwear inside out and put them on, the whole universe is wearing your underwear except for you. You're not stuck in traffic, you are the traffic. At some point you will be the next person on Earth to die. People in cars...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 15, 2014

    Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on

    the same exact day: February 12, 1809. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4, 1826, 50 years to the day we celebrate our independence.
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 18

    Hurt is often mistaken

    for anger. 85% of the time, a person isn't actually mad at you but instead disappointed.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 10

    In July 2006 an 88-year-old Indian farmer,

    Virmaram Jat, from a village in Rajasthan, became the father of male twins by a woman forty-five years his junior. However, only one boy survived. Virmaram, a vegetarian, has never smoked cigarettes, drunk alcohol, nor heard of Viagra. He takes long walks every day and has been...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    Mar 9

    Hours before Thomas Edison died,

    he came out of coma, opened his eyes, looked upwards, and said “It is very beautiful over there.”
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 17

    ''What Makes You Beautiful'' from One Direction

    sold faster in USA than the first single from The Beatles.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 18

    In 1567, the man said to have the longest beard

    in the world died after he tripped over his beard running away from a fire... Moments like this I don't know whether to laugh or what...
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    That moment when you randomly feel depressed

    for no apparent reason may indicate that you're actually missing someone.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 29
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