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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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    100 years from now Facebook will have 500

    million accounts of dead people
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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...
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    I'm done for now! Hope you enjoyed my facts!

    Let me know if you'd like more! :)
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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...
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    Your dreams last only 5 minutes

    and then change to something else.
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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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    Emotional pain lasts

    for 10 to 20 minutes, anything longer is actually self inflicted by over thinking, making things worse.
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    98% of people will believe anything you say

    if you sound like you know what youre talking about
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    Napoleon's Penis A doctor cut it off during

    his autopsy and gave it to a priest in Corsica. In 1927 it went on display in Manhattan. In 1977 it was purchased by a urologist living in NJ. He paid $3000 and stored it under his bed until he died 30 years later. His daughter then inherited it. This is just plain bizarre...
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    From the instant we touch something,

    the signal is transmitted to our brain at about 124mph.
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    People with awkward and weird personalities

    tend to make the best friends.
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    did you know that an average human will eat

    seven spiders in lifetime.
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    I just wanted to say everyone is

    so lovely on here ❤️
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    We as humans we are always sick,

    with bad bugs. But when we start having the effects of being sick such as a cold that when our body's defense system couldn't hold back the bug. To make sure we don't feel the effects of being sick we have to make sure our body's are healthy. Drinking a lot of water, eating...
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    Online Dating

    In online dating, women are most afraid of meeting a serial killer. Men are afraid of meeting someone “fat.”
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    Male seahorses are the ones

    that birth there children
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    I was having breakfast in an old abandoned

    plantation when I hear these flapping wings. I looked up and I saw bird against the sun light landing on a 20 foot tall tree. Then I saw a squirrel jump from the tree and land in front of me. The bird I realized was a hawk. I started screaming at the hawk to go away and it did...
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    The most successful rapper,

    Eminem, has never used the 'N word'
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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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    All guy were once female.

    In the womb everyone starts with female sex organs.
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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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    In 1945, a man named Tsutomu Yamaguchi survived

    the atomic blast at Hiroshima, dragged himself to an air-raid shelter, spent the night there, and caught the morning train so he could arrive on time at his job in Nagasaki, where he survived another atomic blast!
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    Ever wonder about the statue at the top of the

    US Capitol building? "The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the Dome of the United States Capitol. The statue is a classical female figure with long, flowing hair wearing a helmet with a crest composed of an eagle’s head and feathers. The...
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    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...
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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.
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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...
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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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    You only live once is literally a false

    statement. You live everyday, you only die once.
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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.
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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.
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    Damaged Organ...

    During pregnancy, if a mother suffers organ damage, the baby in the womb sends stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
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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.
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    A goldfish in Australia underwent a successful

    surgery to remove a brain tumor.
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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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    The "57" on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents

    the number of pickle types the company once had.
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    A FULL bladder is roughly the size of a

    softball. It is NOT common for a bladder to burst, it may leak, but that's about it. Just pee when you have to, okay?
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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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    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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    Lobsters pee out of their faces.

    When the males fight, they urinate on each other. Weird.
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    Some humans are born with special abilities

    when older that ordinary humans can't do such as super sight, strength stuff like that. Look up Stan Lee's SuperHumans.
    SonoftheDark SonoftheDark 18-21, M Sep 9

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    After his abdication,

    Murad II of the Ottomans received an angry letter from his 12 year old son, Mehmed II. It read: "If you are the sultan, come and lead your armies. If I am the sultan, I hereby order you to come and lead my armies".
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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...
    Casper92 Casper92 18-21, F 19 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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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 13 Responses Dec 11, 2013