Learn Something New Every Day

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oneh2obabe wrote:Your foot should be the same length as the distance between your ''wrist bone'' and your ''elbow bone''.


It certainly is. :)
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oneh2obabe wrote:Your foot should be the same length as the distance between your ''wrist bone'' and your ''elbow bone''.


It should be? Oh dear, what if its not? I'm too scared to check.. :200: lol
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If you burn your fingers, grab your ear lobe right away. It absorbs the heat and the burn goes away - no blisters or even any redness.
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Fingerprints are used to identify individuals, tiger stripes are used to identify individual tigers ... no two tigers have the same stripe pattern.
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Zebras are white with black stripes and giraffes have black tongues.
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old-bushman wrote:Zebras are white with black stripes and giraffes have black tongues.


Wow, how's this for synchronicity? I just learned today that

Deepak Chopra wrote:Killing off too many single-celled creatures may seem like a simple action, like too much water overflowing the bathtub, but the chemical effects of penicillin lead to many possible side effects, some on the bizarre side, such as "black, hairy tongue."
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Take oil of oregano in about 2oz orange juice...surprisingly (really), it makes it very easy to take.
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Coca Cola will remove road tar from a vehicle.
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Uga (pronounced UH-guh) is the name of a lineage of English Bulldogs owned by Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler, which have served as the mascot of the University of Georgia (UGA) since 1956. This mascot is the only animal mascot buried in a mausoleum on university grounds.
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Today I learned that a child with Celiac's disease can live as an adult free of the disease.
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Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced. Goody only one more year to go, before I really star loosing it.
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We all die from the same thing. A lack of oxygen to the brain. It does not matter how our death happens getting hit by a bus or old age.
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Today I learned that the name ‘avocado’ comes from the Aztec word which means testicle tree.

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In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first, and only, home run.

... Interesting huh?
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Today I learned you must report your income to the CRA even if you obtained it through illegal means. For example, if I make $1,000,000 robbing banks, the CRA wants me to pay taxes on this income - so much so that they will not pass this information onto police.
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