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    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Life In the 1500's

     Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and still smelled pretty good by June. However, they were starting to smell, so brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting...
    mflatham mflatham 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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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.
    Errrcalynn Errrcalynn 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    The longest word in the English language begins

    with methionyl... and ends with ...isoleucine. It has 189,819 letters in it and takes about three hours and a half to pronounce.
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 5 Responses Jun 13

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    T-shirt was invented in 1904

    and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons.
    MadnessFreak MadnessFreak 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 13

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    The most successful rapper,

    Eminem, has never used the 'N word'
    Beastmode2011 Beastmode2011 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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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...
    EPJulio EPJulio 26-30, M 24 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    A 42-year-old Russian fisherman was brutally

    attacked by a bear, but he was suddenly saved when the ringtone his granddaughter installed on his mobile phone went off and Justin Bieber’s “Baby” sent the bear running back to the woods.
    MadnessFreak MadnessFreak 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    In the 1920's an elementary school teacher was

    obsessed with making dolls. She wanted to make her dolls extremely life like. She would cut hair off of her students heads to use for her dolls. She also skinned her daughter for one particular doll. She was caught and found not guilty for reasons of insanity.
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    I just wanted to say everyone is

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

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    Did you know that more people in the United

    States are murdered each year by unarmed people than all the murders by firearms, bats, knives, clubs, and etc. together?
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    pilotbob75 pilotbob75 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    When you tell your single friend about how

    great your relationship Is with your bf/gf they're smiling but inside they're thinking "**** you and your love!"
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I think a glue gun should be in every house

    hold. Just in case. What would you use it for?
    Bethybeezz Bethybeezz 31-35 2 Responses Jul 13

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    There was a computer designed only

    for women! (more info below)
    Misadventured Misadventured 18-21, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    The Top Ten Most Unfortunate Town Names

    I came across this article a while back and thought it was hilarious! The Top Ten Most Unfortunate Town Names 1. Toad Suck, Arkansas 2. Climax, Georgia 3.Boring, Oregon 4.Hooker, Oklahoma 5.Assawoman, Maryland 6.Belchertown,Massachusetts 7.Roachtown, Illinois 8.Loveladies, New...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 18 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    lobsters are immortal.

    .. google it :)
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    Any one play minecraft?

    Female or male? Need more friends to so if interested add and comment gamertag if you have Xbox
    oneperson93 oneperson93 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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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 33 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Let me state "I have seen a THUNDERBIRD" they

    exist. I want to know what weird stuff have you seen in your lifetime? Tell me your story and I will share mine with you.
    TxRocker TxRocker 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 12

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    Fact

    My ex-boyfriend is a douche bag. :) Proven fact. Haha.
    moonsheart moonsheart 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    No Hairs Yet

    I do not have any hairs down below yet and there are no signs of me getting any. I have no hairs under my arms.  Is this normal, I have seen other boys at school with no clothes on and they are really hairy. I know every body develops at different times but I am nearly 14 and...
    Jack1998 Jack1998 13-15, M 19 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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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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    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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 6 Responses Jun 1

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    Weird Sex Facts

    The French term for pubic lice is: papillons d'amour or " Butterflies of love ". Ultrasound test have revealed that male fetuses are capable of getting erections during the last trimester. Homosexual behavior has been observed in marine...
    Luci Luci 21-25, F 13 Responses Mar 28, 2007

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    Men Can Actually Be Thinking Of Nothing And Women, Not So Much...

    Because of the way men and women utilize their brains, when a woman asks a man "What are you thinking?" and he responds "Nothing", it may be a true statement. Women, generally speaking, utilize both hemispheres of their brains equally.  Men on the other hand, also generally...
    sinkem sinkem 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    I love learning random facts about different

    things in the world. I especially love ones that can bring a giggle out of me! :)
    MemoriesLieWithinUs MemoriesLieWithinUs 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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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

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    *Picture* Its kind of True.

    Consider this site..
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    An epidemic of laughing

    that lasted almost a year broke out in Tanganyika (now Tanzania) in 1962. Several thousand people were affected, across several villages. It forced a school to close.
    Brok3nSoul Brok3nSoul 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    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 4 Responses Jun 6

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    Danvers Asylum was the birth place of lobotomy,

    which essentially means they take out part of your brain with a rusty ice cream scoop. At Danvers they would take out a chunk of your brain and give it to the demon lord Balom as a offering.
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    People who have bad hand writing are typically

    smarter than those with neat hand writing because their brains process information faster
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    People with awkward and weird personalities

    tend to make the best friends.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 19 Responses Jun 1

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    Empress Eugenie of France had a portable palace

    constructed. Made from cast iron, it was used at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Following this it was shipped to Cambodia as a gift to King Norodom. It became a part of the Royal Palace complex in Phnom Penh.
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    OMG!!! A kick in the balls is above 9000 del

    (units) of pain which is similar to giving birth to 160 kids and breaking up to 3600 bones at a time!
    MySecretDesirexxx MySecretDesirexxx 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 11

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    Staycreativesailor Staycreativesailor 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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

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    Humans share 50% of their DNA with

    bananas France was still executing people with the guillotine when the first Star Wars film came out The words "dog food lid" backwards is "***** of god" Betty white is older than sliced bread Oxford University is older than the Aztec empire
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    baseball player Mark McGwire set a new record

    for most home runs in a season in 1998. His record-setting 70th home run ball was caught by a fan who sold it for $3 million at auction. This was the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. In 2002 the Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Luis Gonsalez auctioned a...
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    According to a survey,

    as much as 99% of people prefer deleting the entire password when they just mess up one letter.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 5

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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.
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M Dec 26, 2013

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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...
    eh6557 eh6557 13-15, F 15 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    Emotional pain lasts

    for 10 to 20 minutes, anything longer is actually self inflicted by over thinking, making things worse.
    4evershattered 4evershattered 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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