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contrary to popular belief, the inuit do not have 100 words for snow

the do however have 234 for fudge

 

the billionth digit of pi is 9

 

pants were invented in the 16th century to avoid poseidon's wrath;

it was believed at the time that the sight of naked sailors angered the sea god

 

in greek myth tha craftsmen daedalus invented human flight so that a group of minotaurs would stop teasing him about it

 

in victorian england, a commoner was not allowed to look at the queen, due to the belief that the poor had the ability to steal thoughts.

science now believes that less than 4% of poor people are able to do this

 

in 1862 abraham lincoln signed the emancipation proclomation, freeing the slaves.

like everything he did, lincoln freed the slaves while sleepwalking and later had no memory of the event

 

it is incorrectly noted that thomas edison invented push-ups in 1878.

nikola(i) tesla had in fact patented the activity three years earlier under the name "tesla-cize"

 

the automobile brake wasn't invented until 1895, before this, someone had to remain in the car at all times, driving in circles until passengers returned form their errands

 

edmunt hilary the first person to climb mount everest did so accidentally whilst chasing a bird

 

the occupation of court jester was invented accidentally, when a vassal's epilepsy was mistaken for capering

 

the first commercial airline took to the air in 1914.

everyone involved screamed during the entire flight xd.png

 

dreams are the subconscious minds way of reminding people to go to school naked and have their teeth fall out (don't ask)

 

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contrary to popular belief, the inuit do not have 100 words for snow

the do however have 234 for fudge

 

the billionth digit of pi is 9

 

pants were invented in the 16th century to avoid poseidon's wrath;

it was believed at the time that the sight of naked sailors angered the sea god

 

in greek myth tha craftsmen daedalus invented human flight so that a group of minotaurs would stop teasing him about it

 

in victorian england, a commoner was not allowed to look at the queen, due to the belief that the poor had the ability to steal thoughts.

science now believes that less than 4% of poor people are able to do this

 

in 1862 abraham lincoln signed the emancipation proclomation, freeing the slaves.

like everything he did, lincoln freed the slaves while sleepwalking and later had no memory of the event

 

it is incorrectly noted that thomas edison invented push-ups in 1878.

nikola(i) tesla had in fact patented the activity three years earlier under the name "tesla-cize"

 

the automobile brake wasn't invented until 1895, before this, someone had to remain in the car at all times, driving in circles until passengers returned form their errands

 

edmunt hilary the first person to climb mount everest did so accidentally whilst chasing a bird

 

the occupation of court jester was invented accidentally, when a vassal's epilepsy was mistaken for capering

 

the first commercial airline took to the air in 1914.

everyone involved screamed during the entire flight xd.png

 

dreams are the subconscious minds way of reminding people to go to school naked and have their teeth fall out (don't ask)

Is it just me, or are half of those facts from the Portal 2 Fact core? xd.png

 

Facts~

 

There is a doggy disco held in Italy every year where owners can dance with their dogs.

 

21% of dogs and 7% of cats snore.

 

50,000 of the cells in your body will die and be replaced with new cells, all while you have been reading this sentence!

 

The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest it the male sperm.

 

You use 200 muscles to take one step.

 

A melcryptovestimentaphiliac is someone who compulsively steals ladies underwear.

 

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About the honey: the only reason it does not spoil is because when bees collect the pollon from flowers, they go back to their respective hives regeritate the pollen, eat it again and regeritate once again to get it into honey. So basically, it's bee throw up

Incorrect, honey is like wine, only you are fermenting necter and not grapes.

 

and random facts about the process smile.gif

 

~bees have two stomachs, only one will actually digest food

~queens are made by a special concotion known as 'royal jelly'

~the type of flower will influence the color of the honey

~lighter honeys are typically sweeter but have little honey taste

~darker honeys will have more honey taste, but will be less sweet or bitter

~this logic does not hold with purple honey xd.png

~Drones are male bees and cannot sting you

~Drones also get fed by worker bees at any hive

~Drones die off in the fall, because the worker bees stop feeding them

~there are people trained to be able to identify the flowers used to make honey just by taste

~Smoke does not cause the bees to become lazy, instead it tricks them to thinking there is a fire around so the workers will fill their second stomach with honey in case the hive has to try to escape

~bees can't see red but can see ultra-violet

 

Edit: FYI I'm a beekeeper xd.png

Edited by brairtrainer

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The Hersheys had tickets to go on the Titanic, but Kitty was sick, so they didn't go. Instead, they went aboard the Amerika to NYC.

Edited by PieMaster

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contrary to popular belief, the inuit do not have 100 words for snow

the do however have 234 for fudge

 

the billionth digit of pi is 9

 

pants were invented in the 16th century to avoid poseidon's wrath;

it was believed at the time that the sight of naked sailors angered the sea god

 

in greek myth tha craftsmen daedalus invented human flight so that a group of minotaurs would stop teasing him about it

 

in victorian england, a commoner was not allowed to look at the queen, due to the belief that the poor had the ability to steal thoughts.

science now believes that less than 4% of poor people are able to do this

 

in 1862 abraham lincoln signed the emancipation proclomation, freeing the slaves.

like everything he did, lincoln freed the slaves while sleepwalking and later had no memory of the event

 

it is incorrectly noted that thomas edison invented push-ups in 1878.

nikola(i) tesla had in fact patented the activity three years earlier under the name "tesla-cize"

 

the automobile brake wasn't invented until 1895, before this, someone had to remain in the car at all times, driving in circles until passengers returned form their errands

 

edmunt hilary the first person to climb mount everest did so accidentally whilst chasing a bird

 

the occupation of court jester was invented accidentally, when a vassal's epilepsy was mistaken for capering

 

the first commercial airline took to the air in 1914.

everyone involved screamed during the entire flight xd.png

 

dreams are the subconscious minds way of reminding people to go to school naked and have their teeth fall out (don't ask)

pls2be not posting the non-facts from the fact core, thanks <.<

 

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The type of flower used in honey also affects whether it's runny honey or solid honey. it's about whether the flower contains glucose or fructose. (glucose crystallises, fructose doesn't)

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A baby has around 10,000 taste buds, far more than adults. Eventually these extra taste buds disappear.

 

Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10.

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Whaling is illegal in the state of Oklahoma despite the fact that it's in the central U.S and not even close to an ocean.

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In Massachusetts all men must carry a rifle to church on Sundays blink.gif

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Measuring from base to summit at about 29,000 feet, Mt Everest may be the highest mountain on Earth, but it's not the tallest. The tallest mountain is Mauna Kea (Hawaii) which, while reaching an elevation of only about 13,000 feet, has its base is on the ocean floor, and measures from base to summit at about 33,000 feet.

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Did you know that if you keep your eyes open by force during a sneeze, they could pop out?

 

And that striking your head against the wall can make you lose 150 calories?

Edited by FlowerOwl

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Did you know that if you keep your eyes open by force during a sneeze, they could pop out?

 

Actually that is very, very rarely true.

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If you could find a large enough body of water, and somehow get it under Earth's gravity, Saturn would float.

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And that striking your head against the wall can make you lose 150 calories?

 

maybe I should do this more often!

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Babies have more bones than adults.

Edited by ShadowMonster

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Sonic the Hedgehog's name was originally was going to be Mr. Needle Mouse. (considering his name is in my username.)

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In NYC, it is forbidden by law that a horse eats a hydrant.

 

Only 1 in 10 people struck by lightning die.

-Only 1 in 10 get away without permanent injuries

-There is a man who was struck by lightning seven times without permanent injury.

 

In the UK lives a man called Clive Wearing who has no memory past the last ~30 seconds. This happened because of a brain disease which was treated just in time that he didn't die, but it left him being unable to remember anything. It is fascinating and unsettling at the same time.

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An Australian once tried to sell New Zealand on Ebay.

Did they succeed???

 

The average person laughs 15 times per day.

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Hot chocolate has more caffeine than coffee

Mario is one of the most famous Nintendo characters of all time

You share 50% of your DNA with a banana

You share about 99% DNA with a chimp

Dolphins are more intelligent than us

Henry VIII created the Church of England because the pope wouldn't let him divorce his wife

The sun is a star

Neko means cat in Japanese

Tadpoles are carnivores

Humans evolved because of a missing gene

Someone sued Subway because not all their 12-inch subs were 12 inches; some were 11 inches

In the game, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Toon Link has the same moves as Link, only Toon link is faster

25% of people over age 85 are affected by Alzheimer's Disease

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's Disease

We are all descended from fish

Dark chocolate is healthier than milk chocolate

There are species of lizards that are composed of only one gender

There is much life under the ocean that we do not know about yet

There is no life everywhere on earth

Pluto is sometimes considered a planet

The longest manga ever had more than 1700 chapters

The author, Erin Hunter, is not one person, it is several people

Even though we already have the word flammable, we also have inflammable, which means the same thing

Every single continent has at least one McDonalds except for Antarctica

Europe is part of a land mass called Eurasia

The Tale of Genji was written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu

Platypus are the only mammals to lay eggs

Bats are the only mammals capable of flight

Whales have a bone that they don't need just floating around inside of them

Our species is called Homo Sapiens

DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic acid

Viruses are not considered living

Microsoft was created in a garage

Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa

Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime

 

Everything stated is true

Edited by Kat

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Actually it's 50-60 percent banana DNA.

 

Which means, by inference, some people are 10% more banana than others. Which makes me laugh.

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The Minecraft Ghast's noises were originated from C418/Jeb's cat. (I don't remember who, I just know that the noises came from one of the Mojang workers' cats.)

((Also found a dupe of this in Forum Games.))

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