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Useless Information

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Hermdog, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. Hermdog

    Hermdog 12oz Elite Member

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    Useless Information

    Discussion started by Hermdog - Apr 4, 2005

    A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

    A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

    A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

    A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes

    A snail can sleep for three years.

    Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

    Almonds are a member of the peach family.

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

    Butterflies taste with their feet.

    Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.

    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

    February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

    In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

    If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

    If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.

    It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

    Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

    On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.

    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

    Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite

    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right.

    The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

    The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

    The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

    The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.

    The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

    The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

    There are 293 ! ways to make change for a dollar.

    There are more chickens than people in the world.

    There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

    There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."

    There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins.

    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

    TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

    Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.
     
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  2. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Overtime - Replied Apr 4, 2005

    nice nice, ive read those many timse before, but its always fun to read again....hermbert dog gets a thumbs up
     
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  3. FunktionOne

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    FunktionOne - Replied Apr 4, 2005

    I like useless information, it makes me feel smart
     
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  4. deterrent

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    People rhymes with purple
     
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  5. Hermdog

    Hermdog 12oz Elite Member

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    Hermdog - Replied Apr 4, 2005

    No it doesn't
     
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    stupid women

    Awesome thread, work sucks and i'm bored.
     
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  7. seppuku

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    seppuku - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    Uhhhh..
    From Wikipedia:

    "The life cycle of the dragonfly, from egg to death of adult, is from six months to as much as six or seven years."
     
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    GEEB - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    stupid women

    Awesome thread, work sucks and i'm bored.
    [post=3904123]Quoted post[/post]​
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    hehehe...women...
     
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    Yellow Feets - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    Nice... I'm going to brag about some of this information tomorrow in school. Yes!
     
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    8onus - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    a boy of mine told me you drink your own piss 3 times, i guess marines need to know that shit.
     
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    ehem. nerple.
     
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    hahahaha, sweet.
     
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    fuckedupafro - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    "A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds"

    last night mythbusters busted this myth
     
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    caffeine - Replied Apr 5, 2005

    Well that was a great waste of five minutes.
     
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    "6 months waiting at red lights"

    motherfucking red lights...wasting a half a year of our lives
     
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