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    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, 2016
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2016

    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, 2016

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2016

    Since we spend roughly 20 years of our lives

    sleeping, our dreams are technically considered to be an alternate reality.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    Apr 5, 2016

    I came here for one reason

    and found something way better. Take action
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 30, 2016

    That moment when you randomly feel depressed

    for no apparent reason may indicate that you're actually missing someone.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016

    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
    Mar 29, 2016

    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, 2016

    Everyone has a song in their playlist

    which they always skip, but never delete.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    Mar 18, 2016

    Your nightmares and dreams may actually be

    just memories from another life, Psychological studies suggest.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    Mar 18, 2016

    Twitter is basically just you having a

    conversation with yourself hoping that someone else will join in.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    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, 2016

    If you are 16 or older,

    there's an 80% chance you've already met the person you are going to marry.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Mar 11, 2016

    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, 2016

    Girls who have more 'guy friends'

    than 'girl friends' go through less depression and anxiety.
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    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
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2016

    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
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    During your lifetime you will produce enough

    saliva to fill two swimming pools. My mind says, what size?
    Rusham Rusham
    70+, M
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    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, 2016

    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, 2016

    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, 2016

    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, 2016

    The generation that invented the internet,

    the smartphone, and the iPad all played outside as children.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2016

    ''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, 2016

    About 50% of breakups

    now occur via text message.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Feb 18, 2016

    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, 2016

    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
    70+, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2016

    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, 2016

    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, 2016

    Listen carefully to how a person speaks about

    other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2016

    Solitude is dangerous.

    It's addicting. Once you see how peaceful it is, you don't want to deal with people.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2016

    almost all calico cats are female a good 99.

    8 of them. and they can't be bred. if a calico is a boy it's likely to have two X chromosomes and a Y chromosome. it will also be sterile. and have many health issues
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2016
    martinez1993 martinez1993
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    Drums weren't used on the early Elvis Presley

    records for Sun. In country music circles they were regarded with something approaching suspicion, and in some venues they were banned entirely. Their absence from the arrangement of songs like 'That's All Right (Mama)' obliged bass player Bill Black to slap his instrument as...
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2016

    Did you know? in Eritrea its illegal to marry

    one wife. This is after the government ordered all men to marry at least two wives or be jailed for life. their reason is that there's an acute shortage of men in the country.
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    Basorexia: The strong craving

    or hunger for kissing
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2016

    I never knew that there was a Golden Tiger.

     They are so beautful!!!!!  However, there are only a few Golden Tigers out there :(
    arai12 arai12
    18-21, F
    Jan 10, 2016

    This does explain a few things This came from

    a Lockheed employee who has had 3 assignments to Saudi Arabia. Worth the read! During the pilot transition program with the KV-107 and C-130 with Lockheed,we found that most Saudi pilot trainees had very limited night vision, even on the brightest of moonlit nights. Their...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2016

    It's a proven fact, inelegant women with lots

    of cleavage are far more interesting to listen to.
    ToddToronto ToddToronto
    46-50, M
    Dec 27, 2015

    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

    In WWII persons of Japanese ancestry were

    interned until in many cases well after hostilities ended. This was done in Canada and the USA, in the USA by executive order number 9066 signed by President Roosevelt and in Canada by the War Measures act which defined those of Japanese ancestry as Enemy Aliens. In Canada the...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Dec 9, 2015

    fact: I thought rachet came from the word

    wretched. this Maas sense whenever I hear it in context. but in fact, it's nothing so intentional or beautiful. just some stupid rapper using the word to describe sexy trash
    JacquelineJonez JacquelineJonez
    26-30, T
    Dec 2, 2015

    When a person cries and the first drop comes

    from the right eye, it’s happiness. Left eye is pain and both eyes is frustration.
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over a

    lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    Native Americans used to name their children

    after the first thing they saw as they left their tepees after their children were born, hence the names Sitting Bull and Running Water. Pretty awesome lol
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2015

    The brain operates on the same amount of power

    as 10-watt light bulb. The cartoon image of a light bulb over your head when a great thought occurs isn’t too far off the mark. Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.
    Roxy007bond Roxy007bond
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Blue eyes and grey eyes are made up of the same

    thing, which is why blue and grey eyes often switch to the other or mix.
    HELPTAKENhelpused HELPTAKENhelpused
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    The average bar of chocolate WARNING STOP

    READING IF YOU LOVE CHOCOLATE Has about 8 bug legs in it.
    HELPTAKENhelpused HELPTAKENhelpused
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    Any candy with hard shells WARNING STOP

    READING IF YOU LOVE CANDY WITH HARD SHELLS Is made hard by being covered in bug feces.
    HELPTAKENhelpused HELPTAKENhelpused
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    Did you know your hands

    and feet don't get pruned from water absorbing into your skin but, from an evolutionary trait developed for better grip and traction underwater.
    LeoMommy LeoMommy
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    Weird to me is just interesting.

    It's not normal... which makes it weird. Us as a human species have put a label on what's supposed to be normal. Anything different than that is just fascinating to most. For it to be weird it must be an oddity and unknown, I just love weird facts:)
    LeoMommy LeoMommy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    blue eyes are more sensitive to light

    but can see better in the dark then darker eyes because they have less melatonin.
    st2896 st2896
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015
    Idontwanttosendyouapic Idontwanttosendyouapic
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    Ever wondered why we use the term *****?

    Humans are one of the few mammals into world that don't have a '***** bone'. Check it out, Google: baculum. Yet another weird factoid brought to you from sideshow alley, *~~-land, where the freaks are family and the 'normies' are asked to leave quietly and stop making a scene
    MrsStrangeLust MrsStrangeLust
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2015

    The muscle that lets your eye blink is the

    fastest muscle in your body. It allows you to blink 5 times a second.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    Human Coprolites (fossilised feces) are the

    only Coprolite that, once 're-constituted' smells - this is not a product of our modern diet, we're talking coprolites before the prevalence of agriculture, all the way through to the most recent fossils found This poo related fact has been brought to you from that strange...
    MrsStrangeLust MrsStrangeLust
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 2, 2015

    It is physically impossible

    for pigs to look up into the sky... that's pretty depressing
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    Most lipstick contains fish scales.

    In case you didn't know... you're welcome :)
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Nov 1, 2015
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