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    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

    (Hardly seems worth it.)





    If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.



    (Now that's more like it!)





    The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.



    (O.M.G.!)



    A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.





    (In my next life, I want to be a pig.)





    A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death. (Creepy.)





    (I'm still not over the pig.)





    Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.



    (Do not try this at home. Maybe at work.)





    The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.



    ("Honey, I'm home. What the....?!")





    The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.





    (30 minutes. lucky pig. Can you imagine??)





    The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.





    (What could be so tasty on the bottom of a pond?)





    Some lions mate over 50 times a day.





    (I still want to be a pig in my next life...quality over quantity)





    Butterflies taste with their feet.





    (Something I always wanted to know.)





    The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.





    (Hmmmmmm....)





    Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.





    (If you're ambidextrous, do you split the difference?)





    Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.





    (OK, so that would be a good thing....................)





    A cat's urine glows under a black light.





    (I wonder who was paid to figure that out?)





    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.





    (I know some people like that.)





    Starfish have no brains.





    (I know some people like that too.)





    Polar bears are left-handed.





    (If they switch, they'll live a lot longer.)





    Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
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    (Original post by Amzybaby24)
    Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
    Stupid animals.... they are missing out
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    A pregnant goldfish is called a twit

    To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles

    If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death

    I love knowing useless facts.
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    Typical blue whale's penis is ~17 feet long.
    ~scale human:blue whale:
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    interesting thread! hmm lets see if i can add nething to the list:

    - Humans share something like 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees...
    - We also share over half our genes with bananas!! (no.. really!)
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    (Original post by October Project)
    To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles
    I love it when you discover where words come from! anyone know any others?
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    30 minute orgasms??!! :eek:

    hmm, well, i see why pig has so many gems :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by LPK)
    30 minute orgasms??!! :eek:

    hmm, well, i see why pig has so many gems :rolleyes:


    The only animal other than a human that can stand on it's head is an :elefant:
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    A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.
    London zoo once fitted a snake with a glass eye
    It only takes 3kg of pressure to rip your ear off
    In 1977 a 13 year old boy found a tooth in his left foot
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    did you know urine is sterile...

    thats right, you can drink it
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    here's another one 4 you:

    The concept of the werewolf was thought up after people mistakened people with the disease "Porphyria" for wolf-men. The disease makes people grow furry hair on their bodies. In addition their skin is sensitive to sunlight, so they were known to roam safetly only at night....
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    (Original post by tweetsy85)
    I love it when you discover where words come from! anyone know any others?
    In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King (unless you were in the Royal Family). When anyone wanted to have a baby, they got consent of the King, the King gave them a placard that they hung on their door while they were having sex. The placard had F.*.*.*. (Fornication Under Consent of the King) on it.
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    Is there any real scientific evidence to suggest that left handed people live less than right? I cant see how that works
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    i still cannot believe pigs have 30 minute orgasms!! but how does anyone know?

    hmm, maybe i should no longer be a penguin :hmmmm2:
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    The male praying mantice one if pretty cool, think of seen that on some documentary, weird things we have living on our planet, oh well, at least we can thank God for the variation.
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    Actually, the bit about the tongue being the strongest muscle is a myth.
    See here for details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscle#...t_human_muscle

    And there are some species of primate where the females reward the males with sex.

    sorry

    A few from me:

    >The billionth digit of pi is 9.
    >Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."
    >Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than most new cars
    >The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
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    If you laugh for 10-15 minutes everyday for a year, you will lose over two kilograms.
    My love for food makes up for it, unfortunately...
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    (Original post by kornkamper)
    did you know urine is sterile...

    thats right, you can drink it
    Why would you wanna drink it?

    In any case, urea is poisonous so you'd be drinking poison :rolleyes:

    Random facts... let's see if I have one.

    Oh - if you bend an anaconda's tip of its tail, it will almost immediately release you How someone manages to reach its tail while it's strangling you, I do not know. However you can also pour warm/hot water over it or alcohol - both will work the same

    And this is probably common knowledge but a snake unhinges it jaws to swallow

    And I believe humans, chimps and dolphins are the only 3 animals able to recognise itself.

    And bat droppings releases ammonia and this tends to accumulate in the cave bats live in, which means the soil is alive with canivorous insects so any baby bats that drop from the ceiling of the cave will be eaten alive within about 45min if it does not get back up the sides of the cave

    And woodlouse in deserts help recycle the soil by digging dens or nests of whatever you call them, for their lavae (or something) and this means they expose the deep soil to rain and wind, which means the concentrated salts in the soil gets diffused and is no longer poisonous to plant life, enabling plants to grow and hence animals to live in deserts

    And the venom of a black mamba, considered to be the deadliest viper, paralyses your muslces until eventually your respiratory muscles are paralysed and you die by suffocation

    Yeh I watch a LOT of wildlife documentaries and I love snakes and insects and carnivorous plants are interesting, although I HATE insects especially spiders with a passion - but facts about them are interesting Yeh I'm weird... :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by CrazyChemist)
    Actually, the bit about the tongue being the strongest muscle is a myth.
    See here for details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscle#...t_human_muscle

    And there are some species of primate where the females reward the males with sex.

    sorry

    A few from me:

    >The billionth digit of pi is 9.
    >Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."
    >Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than most new cars
    >The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
    Tbh I would've thought the heart was the strongest muscle, considering it's cardiac and therefore does not tire.
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    (Original post by October Project)
    F.*.*.*. = (Fornication Under Consent of the King) on it.
    woaahh cool! is that really true?? hehe
 
 
 
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