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Doctors prior to WWII used to deworm humans annually like we do dogs and horses, now we’re just filled with parasites.

by Anonymousreply 273Last Thursday at 8:11 AM

The first person ever convicted of speeding was going 8 miles per hour.

by Anonymousreply 104/11/2021

Copper door knobs are self-disinfecting. Brass and silver have self-sterilizing powers too.

by Anonymousreply 204/11/2021

The severed head of a sea slug can grow a complete new body.

by Anonymousreply 304/11/2021

The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

by Anonymousreply 404/11/2021

Hans Zimmer wrote the theme tune for 80s British game show Going For Gold.

by Anonymousreply 504/11/2021

Much like humans, birds have a critical period in which they learn to sing.

by Anonymousreply 604/11/2021

Researchers have found that some common swifts can stay in the air for up to ten months without stopping.

by Anonymousreply 704/11/2021

The "M's" in M&Ms stand for "Mars" and "Murrie."

Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie, the two businessmen who created the candy-coated chocolates.

by Anonymousreply 804/11/2021

The human head weighs eight pounds!

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by Anonymousreply 904/11/2021

The world's smallest reptile was discovered this year, 2021.

by Anonymousreply 1004/11/2021

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I requested that, upon his death, all his teeth be removed and his hair cut off and for them to be buried separately from his body. His grave has been exhumed twice. His teeth are indeed missing.

by Anonymousreply 1104/11/2021

A lot of people on Datalounge are fucking stupid!

by Anonymousreply 1204/11/2021
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by Anonymousreply 1304/11/2021

Nicolas Cage once did mushrooms with his cat.

by Anonymousreply 1404/11/2021

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a trained sniper. She served in the Israeli army.

by Anonymousreply 1504/11/2021

James Lipton was a pimp in Paris in the 1950s.

by Anonymousreply 1604/11/2021

This is the largest known prime number (as of December 2020): 2⁸²˒⁵⁸⁹˒⁹³³ − 1

When written out, it has 24,862,048 digits.

by Anonymousreply 1704/11/2021

William the Conqueror's body exploded as priests tried to push his body into a too-small stone coffin. In the words of the English chronicler Orderic Vitalis—“the swollen bowels burst, and an intolerable stench assailed the nostrils of the by-standers and the whole crowd.” who ran screaming for the door to escape the putrid smell..

by Anonymousreply 1804/11/2021

The Siku Quanshu, a Chinese encyclopedia complied during the Qing Dynasty, contains an annotated catalogue of 10,680 titles along with a compendiums of 3,593 titles.

by Anonymousreply 1904/11/2021

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a big fan of Star Trek.

by Anonymousreply 2004/11/2021

Britain's Henry III was given a polar bear by King Haakon IV of Norway in 1252. He kept it in the Tower of London, and had it taken down to the River Thames each morning to swim and catch fish.

by Anonymousreply 2104/11/2021

Vivian Vance's husband refused to allow her to display her Emmy award in their home because he was so jealous.

by Anonymousreply 2204/11/2021

r18 / r21 you sound like a historian ...

by Anonymousreply 2304/11/2021

Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

by Anonymousreply 2404/11/2021

The Twitter bird's official name Is Larry.

by Anonymousreply 2504/11/2021

Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (also mentioned at r11) gave a suit of armor to Henry VIII as a gift. It included the horned helmet, the only piece of the suit that survives:

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by Anonymousreply 2604/11/2021

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a real website devoted to "zombie preparedness."

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by Anonymousreply 2704/11/2021

This is an excellent thread.

by Anonymousreply 2804/11/2021

It takes twelve years to travel to Neptune from Earth.

by Anonymousreply 2904/11/2021

The sentence below is false.

The sentence above is true.

by Anonymousreply 3004/11/2021

High heels were originally invented for men not women.

As early as the 10th century, many horseback-riding cultures wore heels on their boots and on their shoes, because heels help you stay in the stirrups (which is why cowboy boots have heels).

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by Anonymousreply 3104/11/2021

I'm 72 but pass for 23.

by Anonymousreply 3204/11/2021

The massive stone heads on Easter Island have buried 'torsos' that extend roughly 33 feet deep into the ground.

by Anonymousreply 3304/11/2021

Demi Lovato threw the first brick at Stonewall.

by Anonymousreply 3404/11/2021
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by Anonymousreply 3504/11/2021

JFK would ring up Judy Garland and ask her to sing to him over the phone. He requested Somewhere Over the Rainbow most of the time.

by Anonymousreply 3604/11/2021

Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake to large vessels.

by Anonymousreply 3704/11/2021

Tina Mucklow, the flight attendant who acted as D.B Cooper's go between during the flight, disappeared from public view and was later found to be a nun in an Oregon monastery.

by Anonymousreply 3804/11/2021

R37, you always get naked in Lake Titicaca

by Anonymousreply 3904/11/2021

[quote] Nicolas Cage once did mushrooms with his cat.

That must explain his performance in Wicker Man.

by Anonymousreply 4004/11/2021

That explains his behavior for the last twenty years.

by Anonymousreply 4104/11/2021

An armed nuclear bomb was lost after being jettisoned from a U.S. jet and is lodged somewhere in the muddy seafloor just off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. Scary.

by Anonymousreply 4204/11/2021

The Japanese were planning on using chemical weapons on the west coast of America during WW2--they just didn't get the opportunity because we nuked them first.

by Anonymousreply 4304/11/2021

Leonardo da Vinci was arrested twice at the age of 24 for having gay sex.

by Anonymousreply 4404/11/2021

^The Japanese Imperial Army actually breached the mainland continental U.S. once, managing a sneak attack on Fort Stevens in Oregon.

by Anonymousreply 4504/11/2021

Young adults who had strabismus (misaligned eyes) as children are 3.1 times more likely to develop a psychiatric disorder than young adults with no history of strabismus.

by Anonymousreply 4604/11/2021

R45, good to know. The Nazis were also afriad of the Japanese and thought they were nuts, That should tell all those historical revisionists something.

by Anonymousreply 4704/11/2021

R46 guess that explains my best friend.

by Anonymousreply 4804/11/2021

Suicides peak in May.

by Anonymousreply 4904/11/2021

Allied victors at the end of WWII liberated concentration camps, except for gays, who were forced to serve out their terms of imprisonment after the war.

by Anonymousreply 5004/11/2021

R49, so weird. I would have easily guessed January.

by Anonymousreply 5104/11/2021

Yellowstone National Park is larger than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.

by Anonymousreply 5204/11/2021

My pussy stinks.

by Anonymousreply 5304/11/2021

The enzyme in Pineapples, bromelain, is so strong that pineapple processors have to wear protective gloves, otherwise over time the enzyme eats away at the skin on their face and hands, leaving dry skin and small sores. Bromelain is what makes Pineapple an excellent meat tenderizer.

by Anonymousreply 5404/11/2021

R50 where is our reparations?

by Anonymousreply 5504/11/2021

Fact: Japanese, Chinese and Koreans are all different people.

by Anonymousreply 5604/11/2021

Another fact: We Americans are so bad at geography that many of us don't even know that India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc. are technically part of Asia.

by Anonymousreply 5704/11/2021

R54 yes, you don’t eat pineapple, pineapple eats you.

by Anonymousreply 5804/11/2021

There are a lot of theories, r51. This stat is true in the Northern Hemisphere (at least in the West) and has been true for as long as such records have been kept.

One theory is that people who are depressed in the winter lack the energy to follow through. With longer days comes increased energy.

by Anonymousreply 5904/11/2021

R49 has to do with increasing sunlight, histamines for spring allergies and the switch from depression to mania.

by Anonymousreply 6004/11/2021

The Moon has "moonquakes" much like the earthquakes we have here, but they are caused by "tidal stresses" rather than by moving tectonic plates.

by Anonymousreply 6104/11/2021

Eminem gave Elton John and David Furnish matching diamond-encrusted cock rings as a wedding gift.

by Anonymousreply 6204/11/2021

R54, pineapple in the digestive tract can prove ... a bit troubling during autopsies.

by Anonymousreply 6304/11/2021

Meghan Markle is a stone-cold narcissist.

by Anonymousreply 6404/11/2021

Prince Harry is as dumb as a box of rocks.

by Anonymousreply 6504/11/2021

Oprah is a greedy ,disingenuous panderer.

by Anonymousreply 6604/11/2021

In the early 17th century, there was a gay brothel on the site where Buckingham Palace stands today.

by Anonymousreply 6704/11/2021

Kazakhstan is the birthplace of the modern apple.

by Anonymousreply 6804/11/2021

British golf balls have 330 dimples.

by Anonymousreply 6904/11/2021

Gayle King is as dumb as a box of rocks.

by Anonymousreply 7004/11/2021

Pseudologia fantastica is a condition in which patients tell eloquent and interesting (yet untrue) stories, sometimes bordering on the fantastic, to impress others.

by Anonymousreply 7104/11/2021

The cat is the only commonly domesticated animal not mentioned in the Bible.

by Anonymousreply 7204/11/2021

Lobsters have blue blood, not red.

by Anonymousreply 7304/11/2021

[quote] Lobsters have blue blood, not red.

Me too.

by Anonymousreply 7404/11/2021

La Paz, Bolivia is safe from widespread fires because its high altitude does not provide enough oxygen to facilitate burning.

by Anonymousreply 7504/11/2021

[quote] there was a gay brothel on the site where Buckingham Palace stands today.

The former is classier than the latter.

by Anonymousreply 7604/11/2021

Gary couldn't talk her out of it.

by Anonymousreply 7704/11/2021

Princess Diana disguised as a man and accompanied by Freddie Mercury, spent a night out at a London gay bar.

by Anonymousreply 7804/11/2021

Pre-1960s Doctors also used to sometimes manually masturbate women to orgasm when they were hysterical and it would reset and calm them down.

by Anonymousreply 7904/11/2021

[quote] Pseudologia fantastica is a condition in which patients tell eloquent and interesting (yet untrue) stories, sometimes bordering on the fantastic, to impress others.

They can even dream of becoming president of the United States!

by Anonymousreply 8004/11/2021

[quote] Me too. —Bar Bush

Not anymore.

by Anonymousreply 8104/11/2021

R50, not exactly true. Anyone convicted of a *crime* had to complete the sentence. Homosexuality was considered a crime, not an identity.

by Anonymousreply 8204/11/2021

The majority of completed suicides don't leave notes.

by Anonymousreply 8304/11/2021

Glutinous rice (used to make mochi) contains no gluten.

by Anonymousreply 8404/11/2021

Fear Fema.

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by Anonymousreply 8504/11/2021

Secretariat still holds the record for fastest time at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.

He won the Belmont by 31 lengths.

by Anonymousreply 8604/11/2021

R83 once you’re there everything is “what’s the point?”

by Anonymousreply 8704/11/2021

Sarah Jessica Parker has won more Kentucky Derbies than any other horse in history.

by Anonymousreply 8804/11/2021

Ben Affleck directorial debut was a short film called I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney

by Anonymousreply 8904/11/2021

John Travolta isn't gay, he just don't like labels.

by Anonymousreply 9004/11/2021

Eva Peron spent twenty years in Europe.

After she died.

by Anonymousreply 9104/11/2021

Blood makes up roughly 8% of your body weight.

by Anonymousreply 9204/11/2021

During the Blitz, the Theatre Royal Haymarket was watched over by John Gielgud. He served as fire warden and set up living quarters in a dressing room.

by Anonymousreply 9304/11/2021

"According to a study published in the British Journal of Urology International, the average length of a flaccid penis is 3.61 inches, while the average length of an erect penis is 5.16 inches. The BJUI research used data from 17 studies, and the study participants totaled more than 15,000 men."

by Anonymousreply 9404/11/2021

The last execution by Guillotine was in 1977.

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by Anonymousreply 9504/11/2021

Noel Coward ran the British propaganda office in France during WWII.

by Anonymousreply 9604/11/2021

[quote]My pussy stinks.

How does it compare to William the Conqueror?

by Anonymousreply 9704/11/2021

[quote]It takes twelve years to travel to Neptune from Earth.

And if you're on Delta, you have to change at Atlanta.

by Anonymousreply 9804/11/2021

[quote] Marcel Chevalier served as chief executioner

I read that as "Maurice", and thought "No wonder he was so morose in real life."

by Anonymousreply 9904/11/2021

Jelly beans are shiny because they are coated with shellac, which is made from bug poop.

by Anonymousreply 10004/11/2021

In 1520, Henry VIII challenged the king of France, Francis I, to a wrestling match. Henry lost.

by Anonymousreply 10104/11/2021

Wombats poop cubes

by Anonymousreply 10204/11/2021

Vacuum cleaners were originally horse-drawn. Because they were that big.

by Anonymousreply 10304/11/2021

Squirrels are behind most power outages in the U.S.

by Anonymousreply 10404/11/2021

Koumpounophobia is the fear of buttons.

by Anonymousreply 10504/11/2021

Jesuit missionaries brought the first pugs to Europe as a gift from the Emperor of China to the Sun King.

by Anonymousreply 10604/11/2021

More than 40% of the residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia have sub-prime credit scores.

by Anonymousreply 10704/11/2021

Mame and Mamie were friends

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by Anonymousreply 10804/11/2021

Whales are closest related to hippos, and that explains their big heads.

by Anonymousreply 10904/11/2021

The blue whale is the largest known animal to have ever existed.

by Anonymousreply 11004/11/2021

Rosalind Russel's husband and manager Freddie Brisson was so disliked his nickname was "the Lizard of Roz"

by Anonymousreply 11104/11/2021

[quote]Rosalind Russel's husband

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 11204/11/2021

What a sad, sad life you must lead, R122

by Anonymousreply 11304/11/2021

[quote]The blue whale is the largest known animal to have ever existed.

I beg to differ.

by Anonymousreply 11404/11/2021

[quote] What a sad, sad life you must lead, R122

Time traveller.

by Anonymousreply 11504/11/2021

R122 is clearly the smartest person on Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 11604/11/2021

OP, that's not a "fact."

And your statement is not only non-factual. It is false, both for anti-parasitical health and public health efforts in the early-to-mid 20th century, and for the prevalence of helminths and other human parasites today.

The true story of America's public health campaign to end the pandemic of hookworm in the US South is forgotten by most but represents an effort of amazing effectiveness, sensitivity and power. But even at that time the estimated prevalence of hookworm, the most serious parasite among all ages, was found to be about 40%. So shut up, you wormy turd.

Random is not the same as fabricated.

by Anonymousreply 11704/11/2021
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by Anonymousreply 12104/11/2021

Thank you, R116.

I know.

by Anonymousreply 12204/11/2021

Well isn't r122 clever!

by Anonymousreply 12304/11/2021

R122 - how many times did you have to post to get to be R122?

by Anonymousreply 12404/11/2021

Face it. We all were trying to be R122.

by Anonymousreply 12504/11/2021

Despite the lyrics of "Don't Stop Believing", there is no "South Detroit". Heading south from downtown Detroit leads across the bridge into Canada.

by Anonymousreply 12604/11/2021

But only to commit suicide without leaving a note.

by Anonymousreply 12704/11/2021

The hookworm made me do it!

by Anonymousreply 12804/11/2021

Maine is the closest U.S. point to Africa.

by Anonymousreply 12904/11/2021

My pussy stinks.

by Anonymousreply 13004/11/2021

[quote]Secretariat still holds the record for fastest time at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. He won the Belmont by 31 lengths.

Secretariat had an unusually large heart – estimated at 22 pounds, while the average Thoroughbred heart is 8.5 pounds. This tremendous cardiovascular system, pumping oxygen into his lungs at an abnormally high rate, was clearly a source of his stamina and power.

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The foolishness of people - scholars, actors and general dumbshits - who claim Shakespeare's works were written by someone else (Marlowe, Bacon, Oxford, the Man in the Moon) - ignore a particular metaphor in "The Rape of Lucrece." The image is that of water passing rapidly through an arch on a bridge, with things rushing through being driven back in the swirling current to appear again upstream of the bridge. This phenomenon still can be seen today at the old Clopton Bridge, extant from Shakespeare's time, where Shakespeare as a youth would have observed it.

To this random fact can be added the many names of Stratford people Shakespeare knew who appear in the plays, the Warwickshire phrases and the knowledge of country life not likely to have been part of the early life of those cited by the "He couldn't have done it!" cabal. Never mind the lifelong associations of the players from the Lord Chamberlain's/King's Men with the Stratford Shakespeare, who also were mentioned in Shakespeare's Stratford will.

by Anonymousreply 13204/11/2021

Melania was the second "Vurst Lay-dee" to be born as a citizen of another country.

John Quincy Adams' wife, Lousia Johnson, was English. And, unlike the aforementioned travesty of a human being, Mrs. Adams was rather wonderful.

by Anonymousreply 13304/11/2021

The Pina Colada song was the last #1 hit of the 1970's and the first #1 hit of the 1980's.

by Anonymousreply 13404/11/2021

David Bowie launched one of the first internet providers.

He started BowieNet in 1998 and the service remained available until the early 2000s. For $19.95 a month, users would get an email address (, 5MB of online storage meant for a personal web page, exclusive audio and video of Bowie, access to chat rooms (where Bowie would supposedly pop up on occasion), and even multiplayer games.

by Anonymousreply 13504/11/2021

Elvis Presley’s favorite movie was Monty Python and the Holy Grail. According to a friend, he watched the movie almost 50 times.

by Anonymousreply 13604/11/2021

David Bowie and Elvis Presley were both born on January 8th.

by Anonymousreply 13704/11/2021

The hottest spot ever recorded on Earth is El Azizia, in Libya, where a temperature of 136 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded on Sept. 13, 1922.

by Anonymousreply 13804/11/2021

[quote] The enzyme in Pineapples, bromelain, is so strong that pineapple processors have to wear protective gloves, otherwise over time the enzyme eats away at the skin on their face and hands, leaving dry skin and small sores. Bromelain is what makes Pineapple an excellent meat tenderizer.

Bromelain pills are good for sinus issues. Cheap as well.

by Anonymousreply 13904/11/2021

Dentists are number one for divorce and suicide.

by Anonymousreply 14004/11/2021

Dolly Parton once entered a drag queen impersonator contest as herself, and lost.

She received the least amount of applause from the audience.

by Anonymousreply 14104/11/2021

Blobfish are merry men of the sea. It is only when they’re forcibly hauled up from the depths that they become irritable assassins.

by Anonymousreply 14204/11/2021

None of the Beatles could read or write sheet music.

by Anonymousreply 14304/11/2021

Harry Styles has four nipples.

by Anonymousreply 14404/11/2021

Axl Rose is an anagram for oral sex.

by Anonymousreply 14504/11/2021

R113 is actually world renowned psychic Sylvia Browne, a frequent celebrity guest poster. at DataLounge

by Anonymousreply 14604/11/2021

r145, wow!

by Anonymousreply 14704/11/2021

😲 No Way, r145 !

by Anonymousreply 14804/11/2021

Chita Rivera and Sylvia Rivera are first cousins.

by Anonymousreply 14904/11/2021

People lose the use of up to %30 of their taste buds during flights because of the pressure and dryness of the air. Could explain the terrible reputation of airline food.

by Anonymousreply 15004/11/2021

James I kept an elephant in St. James’s Park. It was given a gallon of wine to drink every morning during the winter.

by Anonymousreply 15104/11/2021

🐘 Lucky Elephant !

by Anonymousreply 15204/11/2021

You're more likely to get a computer virus from visiting religious sites than porn sites.

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The toque - the traditional hat worn by chefs - contains exactly 100 folds. Legend has it that the number of folds represents the number of ways to cook an egg,

by Anonymousreply 15404/11/2021

Barry Manilow didn't write his hit song, " I write the songs"

by Anonymousreply 15504/11/2021

The coffee temperature was just fine.

by Anonymousreply 15604/11/2021

1) Cereal Was Invented to Stunt Your Sex Drive

2) Rice Krispies had four “pitch elves,” originally there was Snap, Crackle, Pop and Pow.

3) FrankenBerry Cereal Used to Turn Your Poop Red

4) Froot Loops loops are all the same flavor

by Anonymousreply 15704/11/2021

The Eiffel Tower was originally intended for Barcelona

The Spanish city thought the design was too ugly, so Gustave Eiffel pitched it to Paris instead, as a temporary landmark during its 1889 International Exposition. French critics didn’t like it much either though.

by Anonymousreply 15804/11/2021

If you do visit Versailles and want to see the gardens in full glory, pay attention to the season. I went between seasons & the garden consisted of hedges only.

There are 2 planting seasons where they fill the gaps between the hedges with different colorful stuff.

by Anonymousreply 15904/11/2021

R117 is seriously mentally ill. That’s a fact.

by Anonymousreply 16004/11/2021

That would be Dr. Phil R66

by Anonymousreply 16104/11/2021

Probably sub-prime IQs as well R107

by Anonymousreply 16204/11/2021

The word "set" has the largest number of meanings of any word in the English language. There are 430 different senses of the word listed in the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

by Anonymousreply 16304/11/2021

Now they breed for the large heart gene re R131.

by Anonymousreply 16404/11/2021

I thought is was papaya that eats your stomach.

by Anonymousreply 16504/11/2021

Geese bite.

by Anonymousreply 16604/11/2021

You're never more than 12 feet from an arachnid.

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Most money in the US contains trace amounts of cocaine in it.

by Anonymousreply 16804/11/2021

A swan's neck is strong enough to break a human leg.

by Anonymousreply 16904/11/2021

Incidents involving elevators and escalators kill about 30 and seriously injure about 17,000 people each year in the United States.

by Anonymousreply 17004/11/2021

The phrase "to a T" is derived from the phrase "to a tittle", a phrase dating back to early 17th century England. A "tittle" is the dot atop a lowercase 'j'.

by Anonymousreply 17104/11/2021

I pick my nose.

by Anonymousreply 17204/11/2021

The word "nickname" basically used to be "ickname," and "apron" used to be "napron." The changes to the current forms occurred because in spoken English you can't really tell whether you are saying "an ickname" versus "a nickname," or "a napron" versus "an apron."

by Anonymousreply 17304/11/2021

"Butterfly", which makes no sense, was originally "Flutterby", which makes sense.

by Anonymousreply 17404/11/2021

New York's M.H. Lamston was named for founders Morris Lamb and Harry Stone.

by Anonymousreply 17504/11/2021

From the sixteenth to the nineteenth century many famous paintings contained the color 'mummy brown,' which was a paint containing pigment derived from ground up Egyptian mummies, or 'mummia'. Mummies were also ground up to add to medicines. There were also mummy unwrapping parties held by fashionable members of the British upper class (I've been told this hasn't been proven but I believe it).

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Almost every earthworm in most of the U.S. came from somewhere else. Native earthworms all but disappeared more than 10,000 years ago, when glaciers from a Pleistocene ice age wiped them out. A few survived further south. But today, virtually all earthworms north of Pennsylvania are non-native.

by Anonymousreply 17704/11/2021

That all the dust in the world starts in the Sahara and ends up in the Rainforest.

by Anonymousreply 17804/11/2021

[quote] A few survived further south.

They're not from North.

by Anonymousreply 17904/11/2021

Our universe contains at least 70 septillion stars, 7 followed by 23 zeros. Astronomers estimate there exist roughly 10,000 stars for each grain of sand on Earth.

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by Anonymousreply 18004/11/2021

North is the worst movie I ever reviewed.

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Üter from The Simpsons is Swiss in the German version of the show.

by Anonymousreply 18204/11/2021

North is the worst movie I ever did.

by Anonymousreply 18304/11/2021

The first Oscar for acting went to a German.

by Anonymousreply 18404/11/2021

Hitler’s Flatulence May Have Helped End WWII Earlier Than it Otherwise Would Have

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That's interesting, r185, because Hitler was an avowed vegetarian, who are notoriously gassy...

by Anonymousreply 18604/11/2021

Hitler also was hooked on meth and other drugs.

by Anonymousreply 18704/11/2021

R181, it's arguably neck-and-neck with Beyond the Valley of the Dolls for that title, Mr. Ebert.

by Anonymousreply 18804/11/2021

The first computer was built in 1946 at the University of Pennsylvania.

by Anonymousreply 18904/11/2021

In 1945 the Japanese had absolutely no hopes of attacking the US. They knew they were fucked.

by Anonymousreply 19004/11/2021

British people are just like Americans except that they have a long scaly tail.

by Anonymousreply 19104/11/2021

Space apparently smells like "hot metal" and "seared steak" according to astronauts, and the smell sticks to their suits for a long time after they've been out there.

by Anonymousreply 19204/11/2021

There are 51 states in the United States but people are embarrassed by the 51st (New Mexico) and pretend like it never happened.

by Anonymousreply 19304/11/2021

Nadia Comaneci was not, in fact, the only gymnast to score a Perfect 10 at the Montreal Olympic Games.

by Anonymousreply 19404/11/2021

R192 You can purchase the "smell of space" here

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by Anonymousreply 19504/11/2021

Pharaoh Pepi II of Egypt would command that one of his slaves be covered in honey to lure flies away from himself.

by Anonymousreply 19604/11/2021

The sound of pouring water changes depending on its temperature.

by Anonymousreply 19704/11/2021

Hitler's favorite film was MGM's "Broadway Melody of 1940" starring Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell containing the sublime tap number danced to Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine".

He was said to have had his own print of the film.

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by Anonymousreply 19804/11/2021

Fact: You only have two body parts that never stop growing

Human noses and ears keep getting bigger, even when the rest of the body’s growth has come to a halt.

by Anonymousreply 19904/11/2021

Chocolate can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.

by Anonymousreply 20004/11/2021

Halley’s Comet appeared on the day Mark Twain was born & on the day he died.

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[quote] Fact: You only have two body parts that never stop growing

Human noses and ears keep getting bigger, even when the rest of the body’s growth has come to a halt.

I know you are a female and not just because you’re wrong.

by Anonymousreply 20204/11/2021

r193 there are MANY states I'd rank lower than New Mexico. For all its faults, New Mexico has several redeeming qualities (one of which: it's blue).

by Anonymousreply 20304/12/2021

Stravinsky's now-beloved classic Rite of Spring" caused a riot at its Paris premiere with the performance cancelled and dozens arrested.

by Anonymousreply 20404/12/2021

January Jones appeared in 'X-Men: First Class' with Kevin Bacon, which was the second time she starred in a movie/TV show taking place in 1962 alongside an actor with a pork-based last name. She was previously in 'Mad Men' with Jon Hamm.

by Anonymousreply 20504/12/2021

Wikipedia can be edited by anyone at any time. 20% of facts there are just plain wrong.

by Anonymousreply 20604/12/2021

[quote]Melania was the second "Vurst Lay-dee" to be born as a citizen of another country.

Not technically true. All First Ladies born before 1776 were born as citizens of Great Britain. Martin Van Buren (born 1782) was the first president born as a US citizen.

by Anonymousreply 20704/12/2021

The only President to be castigated by by his wife for being "a conservative"?

by Anonymousreply 20804/12/2021

Very interesting, R198.

Suck it, Marika Rokk.

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by Anonymousreply 20904/12/2021

I love when "progessives" attempt to appear as the Proletariat.

by Anonymousreply 21004/12/2021

Here we go with “progressives” again.

by Anonymousreply 21104/12/2021

It's a well known fact that R210 is a rightwing troll.

by Anonymousreply 21204/12/2021

Visine has an ingredient that if ingested will kill you. It is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It causes a heart attack resulting in death and unless the ME is looking for it, cannot be found in normal tox screens.

by Anonymousreply 21304/12/2021

Thousand Island salad dressing currently has maybe six islands at most.

by Anonymousreply 21404/12/2021

The Bush family, including the 2 future Presidents, once lived in Compton, California (back when it was mainly white).

They also lived in Ventura, Huntington Park, Bakersfield, and Whittier, California, before moving to Midland, Texas in 1950.

by Anonymousreply 21504/12/2021

Cucumbers are berries.

by Anonymousreply 21604/12/2021

Rita Moreno starred in the movie version of West Side Story, NOT Chita Rivera.

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by Anonymousreply 21704/12/2021

[quote] Fact: You only have two body parts that never stop growing, Human noses and ears

My waist disagrees.

by Anonymousreply 21804/12/2021

Poppy Bush’s father Prescott was involved in a plot to overthrow FDR.

It nearly succeeded.

In 2000 & 2016, it did succeed.

by Anonymousreply 21904/12/2021

The first flight attendants (stewardesses) had to be female and registered nurses. It was thought nervous flyers during the early days would be calmed by a nurturing female presence.

by Anonymousreply 22004/12/2021

R150 that is also why tomato juice tastes better in flight.

by Anonymousreply 22104/12/2021

Where ever you go, there you are.

by Anonymousreply 22204/12/2021

Laura Bush killed a man.

by Anonymousreply 22304/12/2021

^^ Just to watch him die?

by Anonymousreply 22404/12/2021

The last battle of the U.S. Civil War was a big Confederate victory. They had not heard Lee had surrendered.

by Anonymousreply 22504/12/2021

The LadyGQ trans for dates and private evening attire.

by Anonymousreply 22604/12/2021

DJT never had bone spurs in his feet. The podiatrist alledgedly indicated that to help DJT get out of the military draft.

by Anonymousreply 22704/12/2021

Mentally ill strabismus sufferer Meg Markle has a Protected Wikipedia entry.

by Anonymousreply 22804/12/2021

The first scenes of both “Baby Boom” and “That Girl” are the same. Diane Keaton/Marlo Thomas walk up Park Ave and into the Seagrams building during morning rush hour. Identical scenes.

by Anonymousreply 22904/12/2021

Hans Christian Andersen once stayed at Dickens' home (where he overstayed his welcome), and after receiving a bad review he threw himself face down on the lawn and wouldn't stop crying.

by Anonymousreply 23004/12/2021

Henry VIII killed, like, everybody who worked for him, man. He was a terrible boss & an even worse husband. Kind of a shut father too

by Anonymousreply 23104/12/2021

Washington DC is further west of New York than it is south.

by Anonymousreply 23204/12/2021

“Oh but Rose, our previous First Lady was a mail order bride. It doesn’t get much lower than that does it?”

by Anonymousreply 23304/12/2021

OP do ORC worming tablets actually kill off all parasites in one annual hit? As I understand it, flukes and worms and other nasties just double down and burrow into tissues if you try to nuke them (willing to be gainsaid on that by any doctors in the house).

by Anonymousreply 23404/12/2021

The Little Mermaid is about unrequited love for another man.

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by Anonymousreply 23504/12/2021

[quote]Washington DC is further west of New York than it is south.

And Los Angeles is farther east than Reno, NV.

by Anonymousreply 23604/12/2021

Neither Jacqueline Kennedy's or Barbara Bush's pearls were real, although both could have well afforded the genuine kind.

by Anonymousreply 23704/12/2021

[quote]Neither Jacqueline Kennedy's or Barbara Bush's pearls were real, although both could have well afforded the genuine kind.

And Nancy Reagan received more "pearl necklaces" than all the other First Ladies put together.

by Anonymousreply 23804/12/2021

R230 fat Mood

by Anonymousreply 23904/12/2021

I don't know how true it is, but heard that odd freeway numbers run north/south and even freeway numbers run east/west.

by Anonymousreply 24004/13/2021

The witches in John Van Druten's Bell, Book, and Candle are metaphors for gay men, who had their own clubs, culture, and gossip.

by Anonymousreply 24104/13/2021

King Charles II of England, while in exile had a secret marriage. If documentation were found today, verifying the marriage and thus legitimizing the eldest of Charles II's bastard sons, the current Scottish Duke of Buccleuch would be King of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, etc. and the present day Windsors would be so far away from the line of succession that Meghan Markle would asking everyone "Harry who??" and selling her crotchfruit on eBay to the highest bidder.

by Anonymousreply 24204/13/2021

r240 The one- and two-digit interstates are even numbers starting in the south and west (I-5 and I-8 in the south; I-90 and I-95 in the north and east.) To avoid confusion with US Highways, which start in the east and north (US-1 on the east coast; US 101 on the west coast.) Three-digit interstates are spurs and loops to the major interstates (the one- and two-digit routes.) I-495, I-680, etc.

by Anonymousreply 24304/13/2021

And then?

by Anonymousreply 24404/14/2021

r185, it's a wonder they didn't call him Shtler.

by Anonymousreply 24504/14/2021

The Battle of Picacho Peak was the westernmost battle of the U.S. Civil War, and the only Civil War battle to take place in Arizona.

Until recently, a ceremonial reenactment of it has taken place every year at the site, in what is now Picacho Peak State Park, between Phoenix and Tucson.

by Anonymousreply 24604/14/2021

From Detroit, one travels south to get to Canada.

by Anonymousreply 24704/15/2021

Ice cream has no bones.

by Anonymousreply 24804/15/2021

r248 lies

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by Anonymousreply 24904/15/2021

There is a type of shrimp that 'farms' starfish. They eat the arms and leave the centre, allowing it to feed and regenerate more arms which they eat again.

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by Anonymousreply 25004/21/2021

Magnolia flowering trees are so ancient, they predate the existence of bees.

by Anonymousreply 25104/21/2021

Derek Chauvin is scheduled to go on trial for tax evasion on June 30, 2021. He is facing 9 felony tax evasion charges.

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by Anonymousreply 25204/21/2021

^right after the murder, mrs chauvin filed for divorce & the judge mixed that, stating that it was a conspiratorial move to shield/separate their income, lest he faces a civil suit. And here I thought she was doing it because she was against what her husband did, when in fact she’s probably of a like or at least similar mind.

by Anonymousreply 25304/21/2021

Baja California gets snow. Just learned that this weekend!

by Anonymousreply 25405/03/2021

My hummingbirds are back & draining the full bottle of nectar I put out for them.

by Anonymousreply 25505/03/2021

Pigs can be used as surrogates for human babies.

by Anonymousreply 25605/03/2021

R255 made me LOL

by Anonymousreply 25705/03/2021

The late Senator John McCain was my father.

by Anonymousreply 25805/03/2021

The Vatican thought Shirley Temple was too good of an actress to be a child and thought she was a dwarf adult. An envoy was sent to investigate.

by Anonymousreply 25905/03/2021

It hasn’t been 70 degrees F where I live in 2021. It has been 70 degrees 20 miles away on this island , but not here.

by Anonymousreply 26005/03/2021

R256 that sounds like fake news

by Anonymousreply 26105/03/2021

Aaron Shock will spread his hole for anyone....but he doesn't really have to spread soooo...

by Anonymousreply 26205/03/2021

[quote]Pigs can be used as surrogates for human babies.

This explains SO much.

by Anonymousreply 26305/03/2021

Only one man has swum the entire length of the Amazon River -- Martin Strel.

by Anonymousreply 26405/04/2021

Rape is not a crime if you are white.

by Anonymousreply 265Last Wednesday at 8:08 AM

R10 I just had to look that up and OMG! Dolface alert!

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by Anonymousreply 266Last Wednesday at 8:16 AM

If the British Parliament presented the Queen with her own death warrant, she'd be bound by law to sign it.

by Anonymousreply 267Last Wednesday at 8:13 PM

[quote]The human head weighs eight pounds!

So does a gallon of water.

by Anonymousreply 268Last Wednesday at 8:16 PM

Seven percent of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

And 100 % of those believing that chocolate milk comes from brown cows vote for Trump. Fact.

by Anonymousreply 269Last Wednesday at 8:30 PM

Murder is not a crime if you’re a cop.

by Anonymousreply 270Last Thursday at 4:54 AM

Ronald Wilson Reagan is the only US President whose names each has 6 letters, i.e., 666 How appropriate.

by Anonymousreply 271Last Thursday at 5:25 AM

Strawberries are a new world fruit.

by Anonymousreply 272Last Thursday at 7:45 AM

[quote]The world's smallest reptile was discovered this year, 2021.


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