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I did a search on yahoo for Weird Facts & Tidbits.

If we had a president that was a woman, would her husband be the first man?
Why do we have to wait till the water starts boiling before we can put
pasta into the water?
If a criminal turns himself in shouldn't he get the reward money?
Why are blue Christmas lights so popular? Aren't red and green the
traditional colors?
Why do police officers wear tight clothes and dressy shoes? wouldn't that make them slower when chasing someone?
If London Bridge is standing why is there a song about it falling down?
Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up like every two hours?
Why do birds bob their heads when they walk?
Wow....I'm full of useless info today....

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Why is it when we ask for the check in a restaurant they bring us a bill?
How come wine and hard liquor doesn't come in cans, but beer does?
When lightning strikes the ocean why don't all the fish die?
If people say if you eat dessert before dinner it will ruin your appetite won?t eating dinner before dessert ruin your appetite for dessert?
Why do they call him a Skipper when he just stands there?
Why does "lake" come first (Lake Michigan) and "river" come second (Mississippi River)?
If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing?
If I raise the volume on my radio, does it use more electricity?
What would happen if: Everyone was to flush their toilet at the same time?
Do glow-in-the-dark objects stop glowing when somebody turns the lights on?
If you died on the International Dateline, and half of you were on 1 side and the other half on the other side, what day would you die?
If someone crashes his or her car on purpose, why is it still a car accident?
If people with one arm go to get their nails done, do they pay half price?
If the weather man says "it's a 50% chance of rain" does that mean he has no idea if its going to rain or not?
If you drink Pepsi at work in the Coke factory, will they fire you?
If Sunday is the holy day of rest why do we have to get up early for church?
When you snap your fingers, does the sound occur when your middle finger releases from your thumb, or when your middle finger hits the palm of your hand?
Why are you IN a movie, but your ON TV?
Can't anybody who has a job go in the "employees only" doors at restaurants? Shouldn?t they be more specific and say "employees of this place only"?
Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars
to look at things on the ground?
What is the parking situation like at the Special Olympics?
If the police see some one committing a crime but are on there way to investigate a crime do they stop or go to the one they were on their way to?
Seeing as cupid is so good at matchmaking, does he have a girlfriend?
Is an alcoholic just a drunk that's scared of a hangover?
If shampoo comes in so many colors, why is the lather on your head always
If a table is propped up can it be propped down?
If our planet is inhabited with creatures made by it possible that there's another planet inhabited with creatures made by the Devil?
Why do they put Canadian bacon on Hawaiian Pizza?
How come, in the Mini Wheat?s commercials, Sweets has a Brooklyn accent and Wheat?s has an English accent? They're attached at the back, wouldn't they have been raised in the same place?
Why do people, such as S.W.A.T or Seals wear the bulletproof vests where you can see them? Wouldn?t people aim for their head or crotch?
If you don't pay your exorcist, do you get repossessed?
How come stealing from one book is plagiarism, but stealing from many is research?
Can you fart and burp at the same time?
How come we choose from just two people for President and fifty for Miss America?
Have you ever heard of a raisin that is not dry?
If two identical twin brothers married identical twin sisters, would there kids be identical?
If your glove is too big, does it still fit like a glove?
Is it possible to scream at the bottom of your lungs?
Since you have to pull over when you see a funeral coming down the
road...what would you do if there were a funeral coming down both sides?
If you can test drive cars at the dealer's, why not test-drive lawnmowers
around at a hardware store?
Is there anything easier done than said?
Is it possible for a narcoleptic to have insomnia?
Since the U.S. says United We Stand, does that offend legless people?
If no one buys a ticket to a movie, does the movie still play?
Are you able to fart in heaven?
Why isn't sour cream really sour?
Do they re-use body bags? Or do they throw them away and get new ones? The people using them wouldn?t care anyway?
Why isn?t the Q or the Z included on the phone
Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They?re going to see you naked anyway?
If a 911 operator has a heart attack, whom does he/she call?
Do ducks sneeze?
Why is that when fish die in water, they float to the top, but when humans die in water, they sink to the bottom?
Don?t you find it weird we teach our kids: scrub a dub dub, three men in a tub?
Why do they call it "morning sickness" in the middle of the afternoon?
Did you know there is a page 666 in The Bible?
If money is the root of all evil then how come churches ask for it?
Can vampires donate blood?
If a fire truck was on its way to a fire and it passes another fire, which fire would it go to?
If you could walk through the walls, wouldn?t you fall through the floor?
How come when you go in the front door of a church, you are at the back of the church, and if you go in the back door, you would end up in the front of the church?
If your named Will and you are in the army do you get worried when people say fire at will?
Why is there an L in NOEL?
If you eat regular rice crispies with chocolate milk will it taste the same as eating co-co crispies with regular milk?
Why is Bra singular and Panties plural?
What are those little things on the end of your shoelaces called?
When you open a new bag of cotton balls, are you supposed to throw the top one away?
If they develop a supersonic train, will they give it a whistle?
Do fish ever get thirsty?
Why can't we sneeze with our eyes open?
If there were a knowledge contest, would the female winner be called Miss Informed?
If you stick on stickers on non-stick pans, would they stick on?
Why don't ducks duck when you shoot at them?
On a hamburger bun, why is the top bun always bigger than the bottom one?
Why does breaking a mirror mean seven years of bad luck when seven is a lucky number??
Can angels eat devils food cake?
If I think, and therefore I am, am I just a thought?
If ignorance is bliss, why aren?t more people happy?
Why do the numbers on the phone go one way, but the numbers on the calculator go the other way?
Why do we tie shoes to the back of a car for newly weds?
Is it possible to do stand-up comedy sitting down?
Is bad a bad word?
If dinosaurs had sores.........what would they be called?
What does the T in T-Shirt really mean?
Why does the label on children?s Tylenol tell you not to operate heavy machinery or vehicles when it's for CHILDREN!?
Why do they call front seat shotgun?
Why are all farms red?
Do bald men wash their head with soap or shampoo?
Why is there not a Channel 1 on TV?
Why are there dents in a golf ball?
Why are the obituaries found in the "living" section of the newspaper?
How can someone be dirt poor, and another be filthy rich?
When you put 'THE' and 'IRS' together, it forms 'THEIRS'. Coincidence? I think not?
What would happen if u put a humidifier and a dehumdifier in the same room?
Are one handed people offended when police tell them to put their hands up?
If you built a time machine with all new parts, when you went back would the parts you use dissapear because they didn't exist then?
How can sweet and sour sauce be sweet and sour at the same time?
Do cemetery workers prefer the graveyard shift?
If a stealth bomber crashes in a forest, will it make a sound?
If you get cheated by the Better Business Bureau, who do you complain to?
Why do black olives come in cans and green olives come in jars
Did Noah keep his bees in archives?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of a thousand words worth?
If all the nations in the world are in debt, where did all the money go?
If rabbits' feet are so lucky, then what happened to the rabbit?
What happens to an 18 hour bra after 18 hours?
What if you're in hell, and you're mad at someone, where do you tell them to go?
Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?
When sign makers go on strike, is anything written on their signs?
What do mermaids eat?
If your plan is having no plan, do you have a plan?
If the energizer bunny attacks someone, is he charged with battery?
If anything's possible, then is it possible that nothing's possible?
Is atheism is a non-prophet organization?
If a baseball is hit out of the stadium, travels completely around the world, re-enters the stadium, and is caught by a fielder, is it a home run or an out?
If a policecar, an ambulance, a fire truck and a mail truck are all at a 4 way stop who has the right away?
Why are all farms red?
why are rubber duckies yellow when most real ducks aren't?
Are there female leprechauns?
Do judges and lawyers do jury duty?
Do fish sleep?
Would it be possible for a solar car to travel faster then the speed of light?

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Discussion Starter #43
the systemic killings of transgenders is called transcide...
the new name for element 110 (formerly ununnilium) is darmstadtium
eli whitney invented the cotton gin, but you already knew that.
there is no way the light cannot escpae a black hole. light is a wave with particle properties

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Discussion Starter #44
jesus christ, ashley! you go girl!

here's more
The following are subatomic particles:

Photon, gluon, boson, electron, proton, neutron, muon, pion, kaon, and upsilon.

the following are subatomic particle families:
Classon, Lepton, quark, baryon, and meson.

protons and neutrons are members of the baryon family; pion, kaon, and upsilon are members of the meson family.

the baryon and meson families are members of the Hadron class.

here's the subatomic particle table i was refering to:

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the astronaut pasttime of floating around in the space shuttle is not really "zero-g". here's an explanation:

Astronauts look like they are experiencing no gravity because they are orbiting the Earth. What they are really feeling is freefall, since they are in reality "falling" around the Earth. In effect, they are falling toward the Earth, but moving sideways enough to continuously miss it. The net result is they follow the curvature of the Earth, always falling but never hitting.

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ZX3_Chick said:
Why are their locks on 24 hour convenience stores?
So that when they get robbed they can lock the door after the robber leaves. Or maybe lock the door while they are in the back store room so nobody comes in on them until they are back out front.

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here are some funny ones

Assembly line workers do it over and over.
At a nude wedding everybody can see who the best man is.
Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Avoid the 5 o'clock rush - always leave work at noon.
Bachelor: A guy who has cheated a woman out of a divorce.
Backup Not Found. (A)bort, (R)etry, (P)anic.
Bacteria: Rear entrance to a cafeteria.
Bad command or filename! Go stand in the corner.
Bankers do it with interest, but pay for early withdrawal.
Barney Beefcow says ,"Eat Me!" -A public service announcement.
Base 8 is just like base 10, if you are missing two fingers. -- Tom Lehrer
BASIC programmers never die, they GOSUB and don't RETURN
BATHROOM HUMOR: We aim to please, could you aim too please?!
Be kind to plants--eat more herbivores.
Be spontaneous.......combust.
Become a programmer and never see the world.
Been there, done that, got the T-shirt.
Berserkers do it without thinking.
Bigamist: One who makes the same mistake twice.
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same thing.
BIGAMY: only crime where two rites make a wrong.
Bill of Rights: Void where Prohibited by Law.
Black holes are where God is dividing by zero.
Blame Murphy when you dig at the wrong end of a rainbow.
Blessed are the censors, for they shall inhibit the earth.
Blessed are the meek, for they make great scapegoats.
Blessed are the pessimists, for they have made backups.
Bodybuilder; n.: Someone who is fit for nothing.
Boredom -- the desire for desires -- Leo Tolstoy
BorgDOS v5.0 - Assimilate Another? [Y/n]
BOSS spelled backwards is Double S-O-B.
Boy Scouts do it in the woods.
Brain damage? No thanks, I already have some.
BREKFAST.COM Halted...Cereal Port Not Responding.
Budget: A method for going broke methodically.
BUFFERS=20 FILES=15 2nd down, 4th quarter, 5 yards to go!
Bugs are sons of glitches.
Build a system a fool can use and only fools will use it.
Bureaucracy Rule #1 : Expand to fill all available resources.
Button: "If we are what we eat, I could be you by morning."
74% of people surveyed say that 43% of all statistics are useless.
1st rule of marriage: If you're right, apologize fast.
3x10^5 km/sec. It's not just a good idea. It's the law.
8 of 10 Americans suffer from hemorrhoids. 2 enjoy them!
355/113 - Not the famous irrational number PI, but an incredible simulation!
640k = 4480 in dog bytes.
667 -- the neighbor of the beast.
1024x768x256.... Sounds like one mean woman.
A book is like a leg, only it doesn't bleed as much if you stab it.
A cat will blink when struck with a hammer.
A cat's worst enemy is a closed door.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
A closed mouth gathers no foot.
A committee is a life form with six or more legs and no brain.
A computer never forgives or forgets.
A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.
A coward is a hero with a wife, kids and a mortgage.
A day without sunshine is like... night.
"A feature is a bug with seniority."
A fool and his money are soon elected.
A good hacker knows all the right MOVs.
A good hot dog feeds the hand that bites it.
A good organizer is one who is careful to plan ahe
A good pun is its own reword.
A hand in the bush is worth two anywhere else.
A KGB keyboard has no key.
A kind word and gun gets you more than a kind word alone.
A lie is terminological inexactitude.
A low yield atomic bomb is like being a little bit pregnant.
A mainframe: The biggest PC peripheral available.
A manager does the thing right. A leader does the right thing.
A mind is a terrible thing to taste.
A miser is hard to live with, but makes a fine ancestor.
A motion to adjourn is always in order.
A mouse is an elephant built by the Japanese.
A paranoid is a man who knows a little of what's going on.
A penny for your thoughts; $20 to act it out.
A penny saved is 2.5 grams of zinc alloy.
A penny saved is a congressional oversight.
A seminar on Time Travel will be held two weeks ago.
A shower is the halfway point between bed and world.
A signature always reveals a man's character -and sometimes even his name.
A Smith and Wesson beats four aces.

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Did you know that your stomach does not growl because you are hungry.....what happens is

Throughout the day you swallow air bubbles. When your food digest, your stomach shrinks. When your stomach gets to be so small, then the air bubbles that you swallowed rub against eachother making them pop. Hence, your stomach growls.

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Ashley if you seriously want answers toall those i can answer like 75-90% of them, but dang thats alot of stuff.....

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Discussion Starter #58
in one year, the average american drinks enough caffeine to kill a horse.

oh, how terrible...

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In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!

Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders!

When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!

A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!

A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!

The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!

The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!

Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!

A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!

Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee!

The Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons)!

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!

The state of Florida is bigger than England!

Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!

Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!

The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year!

One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!

America once issued a 5-cent bill!

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!

In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!

The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!
on a more somber note, a Yahoo search for “Blesbok photos” yielded pics of hunters and their blesbok trophies… And the blesbok didn’t look even slightly purple!

Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!

The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!

The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!

Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!

Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!

Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!

The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!

A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!

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Mofocus, I pasted those off a website. But go ahead, let me see you answer them oh great one.
And gthang, I don't wear makeup but after seeing that I never will!
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