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Bizarre,odd,strange, unusual Facts!

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GenerationNine
Yeah, something about chromatophores and stress levels. But for some reason I was so sure it was also for camouflage. But you're right.

Damned cartoons ruin me.

linked-image

No, ma'am, I believe that you are wrong.

Try picking up a book sometime.

what are you talking about? chameleons changed color to match their moods [among other things, which you clearly agreed with in the first one. so why wouldnt you agree with the seond one? especially since you thought they changed color fo camoflauge, i suggest YOU pick up a book sometime. :P

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behaviour???

I just thought of a thread were members could post the intrestings facts that they know

I will start with the first one

1-A single drop of water molecule is made up of 1700009000000000 molecules

2-The island of Manhattan was sold by the Red indians to Dutch settlers for a sum of US $ 24

3-A philatelist from paris named Gaston Leroux murdered a man called Hector Giroux for a stamp worth 2 cents

Thanks

B???

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I just thought of a thread were members could post the intrestings facts that they know

I will start with the first one

1-A single drop of water molecule is made up of 1700009000000000 molecules

2-The island of Manhattan was sold by the Red indians to Dutch settlers for a sum of US $ 24

3-A philatelist from paris named Gaston Leroux murdered a man called Hector Giroux for a stamp worth 2 cents

Thanks

B???

Ive never seen a red indian, are they like the blue Fugates?

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Lady Amethyst

What an interesting thread :)

In every Japanese village they have a shrine dedicated to "dead" sewing needles called Hari Kuyo.

Edited by Lady Amethyst

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Admiral Danger

do chuck norris facts count? :huh::lol:

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Lady Amethyst

Red food colourings come from a tropical beetle called the Cochineal.

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MirrorImage
What an interesting thread :)

In every Japanese village they have a shrine dedicated to "dead" sewing needles called Hari Kari.

lol its Hari Kuyo. Hari Kari is ritual suicide, Hari Kuyo is the laying to rest of well used needles on a bed of tofu.

neat fact tho, its really funny you should post this, I just go an email a couple of days ago from a friend that had this in her list of odd facts.

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Lady Amethyst
lol its Hari Kuyo. Hari Kari is ritual suicide, Hari Kuyo is the laying to rest of well used needles on a bed of tofu.

neat fact tho, its really funny you should post this, I just go an email a couple of days ago from a friend that had this in her list of odd facts.

Oops! Thanks for telling me this. I quickly edited my other post :)

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exeller

It is estimated that by 2049, a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the ENTIRE HUMAN SPECIES (that is, all our brains put together).

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Admiral Danger
It is estimated that by 2049, a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the ENTIRE HUMAN SPECIES (that is, all our brains put together).

then this could mean that a £300 laptop will be able to succede all current gaming laptops :o i can imagine the games that people will play, the graphics, the non lag :D

2049 here we come!! :D

heres one i can find;

Galileo became totally blind just before his death.

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exeller

They better have found a cure for aging by then or I'm gonna be super-p***ed.

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GreytMuse

  • The United States dropped three times as many tons of explosives in Vietnam as it dropped in all theaters of World War II, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Woodrow Wilson, known as a progressive leader, was in fact a white supremacist who personally vetoed a clause on racial equality in the Covenant of the League of Nations.
  • Helen Keller joined the Socialist Party in 1912, donated to the NAACP and helped found the ACLU.

All from Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong.

Edit: grammar and spelling!

Edited by GreytMuse

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Dakotabre

Dolphins sleep with one eye open

During your life time you'll consume about 60,000 pounds of food, thats the weight of about 6 elephants

From the age of 30 humans gradually begin to shrink in size

In France, it's illegal for a person to kiss another on railways

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behaviour???
What an interesting thread :)

Thankyou

B???

10% of US national income comes from organised crime

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B???

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Lady Amethyst

Carrots contain Vitamin A so this helps you see in the dark.

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my_psychosis

Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia!

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!

Porcupines float in water!

It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!

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behaviour???

All the data in your DNA would fill a 1000 volume encyclopedia

Thakns

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Pol_Pot_Lives_Again

Dogs can't look up.

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exeller
It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!

Speaking from experience I see? LOL what if it's from a bottle?

Dogs can't look up.

Um....yeah they can.

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Lady Amethyst

Vampire bat's saliva prevents blood clotting, according to scientists.

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behaviour???

Hummingbird weighs less than a penny

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B???

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Gramiangel420
Ive never seen a red indian, are they like the blue Fugates?

Very funny, but in Britain American Indians are called red indians, I guess so you can tell them from the East Indians, which they just call Indians. Weird, huh? Another strange fact I guess.

OP:Fun idea for a thread

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Stormcrow

I don't have anything very interesting, other than this: A cat can carry two litters of kittens at different stages in development, weeks apart.

And that is my only contribution. :(

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Dr. D
Dogs can't look up.

My dog looks up at me all the time.

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Dr. D
I just thought of a thread were members could post the intrestings facts that they know

I will start with the first one

1-A single drop of water molecule is made up of 1700009000000000 molecules

2-The island of Manhattan was sold by the Red indians to Dutch settlers for a sum of US $ 24

3-A philatelist from paris named Gaston Leroux murdered a man called Hector Giroux for a stamp worth 2 cents

Thanks

B???

A giraffe can clean his ears with his tongue.

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