Useless Knowledge and Random Facts

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  1. Huseyin

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    1. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

    2. Coca-Cola was originally green.

    3. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

    4. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

    5. The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
     
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  3. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    you are as tall as you are from fingertip to fingertip when your arms are outstretched.

    muscle does not weigh more then fat. :D

    if you race a train to a crossing, if it's a tie, you lose.
     
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    it's impossible to lick your own elbow (I can see you all trying!)

    Elephants can't jump

    Cows can't walk backwards

    Men have more blood than women

    During a life time the average human will grow 590 miles of hair

    in Bavaria, beer isn't considered an alcoholic drink but a staple food

    Rachel knows some really random facts!
     
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    Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!

    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
     
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    1. Right handed people live on average, 9 years longer than left handed people do.
    2. The worlds youngest parents were 8 & 9 and lived in China in 1910 :O :O!!
    3. A duck's quack doesn't echo
    4. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily! how scary!!

    i love random facts!!! xx
     
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    Oh god .... really worried about the poor left handed people now, and even more worried about the newborns being given to the wrong parents ...think I might have nightmares!

    However ..... never knew about the chewing gum and onion thing .... will give that one a go ... after LL of course!!

    Anyway....

    13 people a year die from vending machines falling on them.

    There are 3 golf balls sitting on the moon.

    Spiders have transparent blood.
     
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    We eat approx 8 spiders in our sleep in our lives - for some random reason I knew this rather than found it - can't imagine why!!!
     
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    not me i sleep in an oxygen chamber hehe

    From Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me -- In the U.S., "****" is far less offensive than in other English-speaking countries. Singapore briefly forced a title change to "The Spy Who Shioked Me." ("Shioked" means "treated nicely.")
     
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    Viva Bavaria:party0016:
     
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    It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

    When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months.

    Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.

    Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.


    The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet (9 m).
    Diet Coke was only invented in 1982.
     
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    Should be ok. It's protein!!

    B x
     
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    That one is also a myth, the dehydration of the body makes nails and hair look longer.
     
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    FACT: Gold is heavier than Silver.
    FACT: Muscle is heavier than fat.


    (No, I'm not saying a 1lb of muscle weighs more than 1lb of fat - they weigh the same. Muscle is heavier than fat).
     
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