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    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    The silkworm consumes 86,

    000 times its own weight in 56 days.
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    T-shirt was invented in 1904

    and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons.
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    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.
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    A teddy bear once killed 2,

    500 fish at one time. It clogged a drain at a hatchery, preventing the fish from getting oxygen.
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    Birthdays are good for your health.

    Studies have shown that people who have more birthdays live longer.
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    The Dassler brothers

    that founded Puma and ADIDAS were both Nazis.
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    Breathing in Mumbai's air

    for an entire day is the equivalent of smoking 100 cigarettes in a day.
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    Viagra was originally designed to treat

    hypertension and angina when its main side effect was discovered.
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    The role of Dirty Harry was offered to Frank

    Sinatra, John Wayne, and Paul Newman, all of whom turned it down, before Clint Eastwood finally said yes.
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    100 years from now Facebook will have 500

    million accounts of dead people
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    Elephants can die from broken hearts,

    especially when they are young and separated from their social groups.
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    You only live once is literally a false

    statement. You live everyday, you only die once.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    When Pearl Harbor was bombed,

    the top Navy command was called CINCUS (pronounce it out loud).
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    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

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    "Almost" is the longest word in the English

    language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
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    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.
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    The most successful rapper,

    Eminem, has never used the 'N word'
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    Wierd Facts About Hair Colour.

    Asians are the only people who have truly black hair. All other races who appear to have black hair really have shades of brown. Asians have round shaped hair when cut at a cross section. Europeans have slightly oval shaped hair and black people have elliptical hair as seen in a...
    unAmigo unAmigo 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Sometimes those who don't socialize much aren't

    actually anti-social, they just have no tolerance for drama and fake people.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    Almost all of the Universe is missing There

    are probably more than 100 billion galaxies in the cosmos. Each of those galaxies has between 10 million and a trillion stars in it. Our sun, a rather small and feeble star (a ?yellow dwarf?, indeed), weighs around a billion billion billion tons, and most are much bigger. There...
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    If you laid all the DNA in your cells end to

    end, it would go from the earth to the moon more than 245,000 times.
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    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...
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    Because of a gravitational pull,

    each year the moon drifts 1.5 inches farther away from Earth.
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    In 1996, a Swedish couple tried to name their

    son ?Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116.? They would have pronounced it ?Albin.?
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    The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

    It was fashionable in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
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    A South African man woke up in the morgue

    after being presumed dead. He had had an asthma attack 21 hours before.
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    Black holes aren?t black They?

    re very dark, sure, but they aren?t black. They glow, slightly, giving off light across the whole spectrum, including visible light. This radiation is called ?Hawking radiation?, after the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University Stephen Hawking, who...
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    Mel Blanc's tombstone reads,

    "That's all folks."
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    All the matter that makes up the human race

    could fit in a sugar cube Atoms are 99.9999999999999 per cent empty space. As Tom Stoppard put it: "Make a fist, and if your fist is as big as the nucleus of an atom, then the atom is as big as St Paul's, and if it happens to be a hydrogen atom, then it has a single electron...
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    Depressed people dream up to three times

    as much as non-depressed people.
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    The English invented football (soccer in

    America) when kicking around the heads of slaughtered Danish invaders.
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    50 Really Weird Facts About Your Body

    1. It’s possible for your body to survive without a surprisingly large fraction of its internal organs. Even if you lose your stomach, your spleen, 75% of your liver, 80% of your intestines, one kidney, one lung, and virtually every organ from your pelvic and groin area, you...
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    I just wanted to say everyone is

    so lovely on here ❤️
    BrookeLynn8994 BrookeLynn8994 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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    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 31 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    There are an infinite number of mes writing

    this, and an infinite number of yous reading it According to the current standard model of cosmology, the observable universe ? containing all the billions of galaxies and trillions upon trillions of stars mentioned above ? is just one of an infinite number of universes...
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    People with awkward and weird personalities

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

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    Interesting Fact...

    MOTHER IN LAW can be rearranged to WOMAN HITLER.
    LilMissMandy LilMissMandy 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    In the American Civil War,

    soldiers were required to have at least two opposing front teeth so they could open a gunpowder pouch. Some draftees had their front teeth removed to avoid service.
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    William vs James On 1 July 1690,

    two armies faced each other across the River Boyne, just to the north of Dublin in Ireland. The commander on the north side was William of Orange, a Dutch Protestant, who had recently been crowned King of England, Scotland and Ireland. The commander on the south side was James...
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    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 4 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    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...
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    Laughing when tickled is actually your body

    emitting a panic response.
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    Black and white cows produce 10% more milk

    than brown and white cows.
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    In 2013, Daily Mail discovered

    that fast food restaurant ice cream may actually be dirtier than toilet water.
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    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...
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    Humphrey Bogart's character Rick never actually

    says, "Play it again, Sam" in the movie Casablanca.
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