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02-07-2016, 10:53 PM
Sir Isaac Newton is widely credited as being a pioneer (if not necessarily the original inventor) of the cat flap, having cut a hole in his study door so that his cat would stop disturbing him while he was working.

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02-07-2016, 11:04 PM
Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour.

In the UK, it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day!

Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by feathers!

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.

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02-07-2016, 11:05 PM
“Facebook Addiction Disorder” is a mental disorder identified by Psychologists.

The average woman uses her height in lipstick every 5 years.

29th May is officially “Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day“.

Cherophobia is the fear of fun. (Believe me on this, I know it well. I was raised a Southern Baptist)

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02-07-2016, 11:11 PM
The US Military has a 26 page manual (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127058298) on baking brownies and oatmeal cookies.

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02-07-2016, 11:14 PM
The true diet food: It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it.

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02-07-2016, 11:18 PM
It is against the law to burp, or sneeze inside a church in Nebraska.

The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!

In 1386 a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.

A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brothers' first flight.

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02-08-2016, 07:00 PM
The FDA allows an average of 30 or more insect fragments and one or more rodent hairs per 100 grams of peanut butter.

In 2011, a man was arrested in Sweden for splitting an atom in his kitchen.

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02-10-2016, 06:42 PM
In 1954, archaeologists excavating an 8th-century Viking settlement in Sweden found a Buddha statuette from India.

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02-14-2016, 07:57 PM
There are about 10,000,000,000,000,000,000 – ten quintillion – insects alive on earth at any one moment. In total, they weigh about 300 times as much as all the humans put together.

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02-15-2016, 11:44 AM
George Crum, an African-American chef, accidentally created the potato chip.

One of the most iconic of snacks came from a "Crum".

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02-17-2016, 07:06 PM
Your body is creating and killing 2 million red blood cells per second!

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02-29-2016, 09:19 PM
First-cousin marriages are legal in Utah, so long as both parties are 65 or older!

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03-03-2016, 04:14 PM
One penny doubled everyday becomes over 5 million dollars in just 30 days.

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04-19-2016, 02:55 PM
The '60s show Lost in Space takes place in 1997.

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05-16-2016, 04:06 PM
Did you know that humans eat more bananas than monkeys?

It’s true – when was the last time you ate a monkey?

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05-18-2016, 05:20 PM
The New Mexico Constitution officially bars “idiots” from voting

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09-02-2016, 02:30 PM
In Scotland, "any Scotsman found to be wearing underwear beneath his kilt, can be fined two cans of beer.

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09-08-2016, 06:44 PM
The flag erected on the Moon during the historic Apollo 11 landing was purchased at a local Sears store for $5.50.

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09-19-2016, 03:54 PM
More people live in caves today than during the Stone Age.



Supporting facts? damifino - that's just what they said.

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11-04-2016, 04:19 PM
19th century biologist Sir John Lubbock experimented on ants by getting them drunk. He discovered that sober ants would carry their drunken ant comrades back to their nest, if they were from the same colony - but they would throw drunk strangers into the ditch.

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11-07-2016, 12:34 AM
Strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries are not actually berries, however avocados, bananas, pineapples, and watermelon are berries.

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11-12-2016, 06:04 PM
A manatee's nipples are in its armpits.

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12-04-2016, 06:17 PM
The oldest known recipe is a recipe for beer

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12-06-2016, 06:44 PM
In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.

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01-07-2017, 12:41 AM
"Surprise me" were the last words of the 100 year-old, legendary comedian Bob Hope, responding to his wife's question regarding where he would like to be buried.

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01-26-2017, 04:29 PM
The world's first speeding ticket was issued to a motorist in 1896. The limit at the time was 2 mph and he was going at 8 mph.

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01-31-2017, 12:11 AM
Light doesn’t always travel at ‘the speed of light’. It only goes at that speed (299,792,458 meters per second) when travelling through a vacuum; when it passes through matter, it slows down. The slowest light has ever been recorded moving at is a 38mph, while passing through an ultra cold gas of sodium atoms.

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03-08-2017, 10:47 PM
Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to “have a ball after I’m gone.”

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Now before pooh-poohing the amount, remember that was in 1970!

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03-22-2017, 11:24 PM
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

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03-29-2017, 08:56 PM
The FDA allows an average of 30 or more insect fragments and one or more rodent hairs per 100 grams of peanut butter.

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05-22-2017, 09:11 AM
You can skydive without a parachute — but only once.

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06-06-2017, 05:53 PM
In 1990, Stephen Hawking dropped his wife of almost 30 years --who was having an affair-- and took off with his nurse.

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06-28-2017, 10:00 AM
Americans eat more bananas than monkeys.

Last year we ate 73,432,384 bananas, but we ate only six monkeys.

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08-14-2017, 10:34 PM
Bourbon takes its name from Bourbon County in Kentucky, where it was first produced in 1789 by a Baptist minister.

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11-11-2017, 11:35 PM
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours!

The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle will light a 100 watt bulb for 4 hours.

Plastic bottles take 700 years before they begin to decompose in a landfill.

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04-17-2018, 11:24 PM
In Mozambique, overhead power lines have to be at least 12 m (39 ft) high to permit safe passage of giraffes.

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04-23-2018, 10:05 PM
Around 42% of Americans play video games regularly.



Finally found something where I am part of the majority

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05-19-2018, 10:53 PM
The first President born in the U.S. spoke Dutch as his first language.

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05-19-2018, 10:54 PM
Your body is creating and killing 2 million red blood cells per second!

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05-19-2018, 10:54 PM
The average women in Bolivia, Indonesia, and Guatemala is short enough to be considered a Dwarf (4'10 or under).

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06-27-2018, 10:33 PM
In 1898, Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat drove the Jeantaud Duc car to the record speed of 39.24 miles per hour for the first offical land speed record.

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06-30-2018, 11:25 PM
The 3 most common first languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English in that order

English is the most common second language.

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06-30-2018, 11:26 PM
In the U.S., Google searches for "why is my poop green" peak between 5 and 6 AM , while "how to roll a joint" peaks between 1 and 2 AM.