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    OK starts like this, I am writing my third book (none published, i just did it for fun and let my mates read them.) It is about useless facts and my opinion on matters. What I would like to know is do any of you have any really useless facts and Issues that are just stupid that you can have a totally abstract theory or view on.
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    (Original post by Everdawn)
    really useless facts and Issues that are just stupid that you can have a totally abstract theory or view on.
    That sound like my ethics assignment that I'm in the middle of writing :mad:
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    Ok, here is a serious one...
    The male anglerfish is many times smaller than the male, he spends his life looking for a mate. When he finds one he attatches hiself to her and degrades his organs. He is stuck onto her for the rest of his life and is nutritionally dependent on her too.
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    Thats a good one, heaven know i can write a crazy article on that! Ta, keep em coming!
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    D'oh, i meant the male is smaller than the female, sorry....
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    Dont worry i got the general jist
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    Earwigs (I think it was earwigs anyway) have two penis's, one as a reserve incase the first one breaks off.

    Disney has the 4th largest navy in the world (going on the number of boats)

    only one breed of frog goes ribbit, and its native to california. The reason we think all frogs go ribbit it because its the noise Hollywood uses for frogs.
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    NO WAR HAS BEEN FOUGHT WHERE BOTH COUNTRIES HAD A McDONALDS

    At Disneyland they have hundreds of wild domesticated cats running around the park. They never come out during the day because there's too many people, but the reason they're there is to catch the mice.

    Theaters in Glendale, California can show horror films only on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

    In Lehigh, Nebraska it's against the law to sell donut holes.

    Anti-modem laws restrict Internet access in the country of Burma. Illegal possession of a modem can lead to a prison term.

    It is against the law to whale hunt in Oklahoma. (Think about it...)

    A Venetian law decrees that all gondolas must be painted black. The only exceptions are gondolas belonging to high public officials.

    In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still constitutional law that all pubs (hotel/bar) must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.

    Chewing gum is outlawed in Singapore because it is a means of "tainting an environment free of dirt."

    For hundreds of years, the Chinese zealously guarded the secret of sericulture; imperial law decreed death by torture to those who disclosed how to make silk.

    An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.

    Vermont, Alaska, Hawaii, and Maine are the four states in the U.S. that do not allow billboards.

    Wetaskiwin, Alberta from 1917: "It's against the law to tie a male horse next to a female horse on Main Street."

    Women were banned by royal decree from using hotel swimming pools in Jidda, Saudi Arabia, in 1979.

    In Riverside, California, there is an old law on the city's books which makes it illegal to kiss unless both people wipe their lips with rose water.

    In Saudi Arabia, a woman reportedly may divorce her husband if he does not keep her supplied with coffee.

    More People use blue toothbrushes then red ones.


    Nobody yet has explained satisfactorily why couples who marry in January, February, and March tend to have the highest divorce rates.

    Trivia is the Roman goddess of sorcery, hounds and the crossroads.


    Your thumb is the same length as your nose.

    The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.

    The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland was a symbolic character for the hat makers in towns of the late 1800's. The large felt hats of the day had supports made out of lead. The lead caused an organic form of psychosis (brain damage) to develop in the hat makers causing them to be declared crazy.

    There have been cases of people dying from paper cuts. The paper cut gets infected, and without proper treatment you can die from the infection.

    Approximately sixty circus performers have been shot from cannons. At last report, thirty-one of these have been killed.

    The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

    Did you know that in New Mexico, over eleven thousand people
    have visited a tortilla chip that appeared to have the face of Jesus Christ burned into it?

    Did you know that in 1983, a Japanese artist, Tadahiko Ogawa,
    made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of ordinary toast?


    Sources: http://www.angelfire.com/ca6/uselessfacts/
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    On 8th Jan 1815 Andrew Jackson led American Troops against the British at the Battle of New Orleans. The Americans were victorious but over 2000 people were killed. The major problem though was that the war had already been concluded with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent two weeks earlier, and the news just hadn't reached them yet. Oops.
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    Its legal to shoot a Welshman with a crossbow from Chester Bridge

    At York university, if you kill a man your place at the university will be kept open til after your prison sentence. If you kill one of the swans on the university lake your expelled from the university

    Rabbits and horses can't vomit
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    Only the queen can eat swan.
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    (Original post by Daveo)
    Only the queen can eat swan.

    And students at Trinity Cambridge once a year (think it's Trinity)
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    A grizzly bear can charge 100 yards in six seconds - faster than a racehorse! And they can decapitate a moose with one swipe of a paw.
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    Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.

    Guinea pigs and rabbits can't sweat.

    The first man to distill bourbon whiskey in the United States was a Baptist preacher, in 1789.

    The Chinese, in olden days, used marijuana only as a remedy for dysentery.
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    The only vehicle that can legally run a red light is a Royal Mail vehicle carrying urgent correspondence to her majesty.
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    No car made after 1924 should be designated as antique.
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    Quadruple amputees can't swim.
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    In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still constitutional law that all pubs (hotel/bar) must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.

    Chewing gum is outlawed in Singapore because it is a means of "tainting an environment free of dirt."

    In most American states, a wedding ring is exempt by law from inclusion among the assets in a bankruptcy estate. This means that a wedding ring cannot be seized by creditors, no matter how much the bankrupt person owes

    In New York State, it is still illegal to shoot a rabbit from a moving trolley car.
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    NuqneH is hello in klingon (although a literal translation would be what do you want)

    in america, there is a mental hospital that are looking for carers who can speak klingon, as all the patients beleive they are members of the fictiticious race.
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    In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still constitutional law that all pubs (hotel/bar) must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.
    Thats the biggest load of **** ive ever heard! I live in Queensland's capital and i can assure you that is not true...

    Thanks for all the facts everyone!
 
 
 
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