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Lupin 09-15-2006 09:47 AM

Did you know...
 
..that Batista, the WWE star, torn his triceps thrice?:omg:
..that you can't lick your elbows? So why lick them when it's pointless?:crazy:
..that the albatross can sleep in mid air?
..that when you develop a fear for long words, you are suffering from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
:blink: Such long word too.:shock2:
..that the heaviest domestic cat is a tabby called 'Himmy' who weighed 21.3kg (46lb 15oz) at his death in 1984.:blink:
..that a cockroach will live nine days without it's head before it starves to death?
..that sharks never get sick, they are immune to all known diseases?
..that contrary to the phrase "sweating like a pig", pigs cant actually sweat?
..that human birth control pills work on gorillas?
..that a snail can sleep for three years?
..that elephants are the only animals that can't jump? So why jump when you weigh a ton?:crazy:
..that the catfish has over 27,000 taste buds?-Utter disbelief that there's more to 4 tastes of sweet, salty, sour and bitter.:blink:
..that if someone places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death?
..that cat's urine glows under a blacklight?-:shock2: Nice fact. It can serve as torch in the darkness.:mrgreen:

Keep pouring amazing facts, guys.:mrgreen:
Enjoy the forum.:D

Amphitrite 09-15-2006 10:06 AM

Re: Did you know...
 
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Originally Posted by Blue
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..that cat's urine glows under a blacklight?-:shock2: Nice fact. It can serve as torch in the darkness.:mrgreen:

Keep pouring amazing facts, guys.:mrgreen:
Enjoy the forum.:D

Now where can I get a black light from? 8)

Lupin 09-15-2006 10:08 AM

Re: Did you know...
 
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Originally Posted by katherine73
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Originally Posted by Blue
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..that cat's urine glows under a blacklight?-:shock2: Nice fact. It can serve as torch in the darkness.:mrgreen:

Keep pouring amazing facts, guys.:mrgreen:
Enjoy the forum.:D

Now where can I get a black light from? 8)

Can't you buy one in a shop, is there?:mrgreen:

And here's one for you.
..that more people fear spiders more than they do death?
Arachnophobia.:tease:
..that your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself? Good grief.:blink: How scary this is.

Girls, come here.
..that the female preying mantis devours her partner while they're mating or she might rip his head off before because he cannot 'perform' with his head is attached to his body? Girl Power! 8)

Amphitrite 09-15-2006 10:11 AM

I know all about the arachnophbia one :(

Just tried licking my elbow... correct - it can't be done, although I think I may have dislocated my shoulder trying!!! :D

Lupin 09-15-2006 10:13 AM

Oh and another one:

..that it's possible to lead a cow upstairs? ... but not downstairs.
Wow.:shock2: No sense of directions.:mrgreen:

..that intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair?

..that Coca-Cola was originally green?

..that if the government has no knowledge of aliens, then why does Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations, implemented on July 16, 1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles?
*Aliens and spaceships(or flying saucers)? :bluelaugh:

..that wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times?
*What happens next when our ears are riddled with billions of bacteria?:dunno:

..that the "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language?
*I tried and it's difficult.:blink:

..that every 5 seconds a computer gets infected with a virus?

..that if you could count the number of times a cricket chirps in one minute, divide by 2, add 9 and divide by 2 again, you would have the correct temperature in Celsius degrees?... How do they know that?

..Fish that live more than 800 meters below the ocean surface don't have eyes? Eeewwwwww.
Now I don't think angler fish have eyes either.:crazy:

..that hydrogen is an explosive gas? Oxygen supports combustion. Yet when these are combined it is water which is used to put out fires.-Amazing fact.:shock2: And who can believe that my sister created a large fire just by pouring a bottle of water over a candle? Scary. :blueshake:

..that peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite?

..that in Alaska, it is legal to shoot bears? However, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.
-Weird.:crazy: Shouldn't the bear's door post a sign "Do Not Disturb"?:squint:

..that it's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open? Next time you feel a sneeze coming try it!-I tried but it tickles my eyes.:crazy:

..that Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants? Another interesting fact about Donald Duck - never wore pants but always wore a towel when he came out of the shower!
-Now I heard of stranger things.:crazy: Interesting point though. :checkedout:

..that every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie?

dprUsh83 09-15-2006 12:50 PM

:lol: :lol:

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joeshmoe 09-15-2006 02:39 PM

did you know that gum stays in you for 7 yrs did you know that you can live 7 sec with out a head

dprUsh83 09-15-2006 03:16 PM

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Originally Posted by joeshmoe
did you know that gum stays in you for 7 yrs

That's not really true :lol:

Amphitrite 09-15-2006 03:32 PM

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Originally Posted by joeshmoe
did you know that you can live 7 sec without a head

Err... not tried that one yet. I think I'll stick with trying to lick my elbow http://www.smilies.our-local.co.uk/index_files/lol3.gif

dprUsh83 09-15-2006 03:38 PM

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Originally Posted by katherine73
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Originally Posted by joeshmoe
did you know that you can live 7 sec without a head

Err... not tried that one yet. I think I'll stick with trying to lick my elbow http://www.smilies.our-local.co.uk/index_files/lol3.gif

http://www.filmhobbit.com/forum/imag...ilies/ROFL.gif


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