Random awesome facts you guys probably did not know.

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*Ants never sleep

*Iguanas have 2 penises

*Lemons have more sugar that oranges

*There are more chickens than people in the world

*According to U.S laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.

*Drivers kills more deer than hunters

*99% of people can not lick there elbows. ( I can
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*Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

*Muhammad is the most common name in the world.

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

*Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

*Octopus' testicles are located in there head

*Bruce Lee was so fast that the had to slow the flim down so you could see his moves

*Astronauts get taller when they are in space.

*George washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration

*40,000 americans are injured by toilets each year

* Adult bears can run as fast as horses

*Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year

more to come!
 
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Originally Posted by icykicks79

*Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
I do that haha. I don't peel onions that often tho.

*Muhammad is the most common name in the world.
Learned that from Superbad

*Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.


*Bruce Lee was so fast that the had to slow the flim down so you could see his moves
 
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Originally Posted by icykicks79

*99% of people can not lick there elbows. ( I can
)

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

*Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

*George washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration
false
who would bang their head against a wall for an hour tho?

broke #+# %##$+
 

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Originally Posted by Tarvald Drama Chase

interesting...

although im pretty sure i have seen beer commercials where people are actually drinking it....
I think you can't see the liquid.

'Cause I'm more than positive that I've seen people hold up cans to their mouths.
 
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Originally Posted by Twig1026

Didn't know the Astronaut one. That's interesting
If you measure yourself in the morning you are probably half an inch or more taller then you are at nighttime. The gravity compresses our bones or something.
 
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Originally Posted by ErickM713

[font=Century Gothic,Technical,Tempus Sans ITC,Gaze,Kids,Comic Sans MS,Verdana]If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.[/font]
I didn't read the rest, but this doesn't make sense. I can have 3 quarters, 9 dimes, and 4 pennies and have $1.69.

Right?
 
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Originally Posted by 703FlipFiend

Originally Posted by ErickM713

[font=Century Gothic,Technical,Tempus Sans ITC,Gaze,Kids,Comic Sans MS,Verdana]If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.[/font]
I didn't read the rest, but this doesn't make sense. I can have 3 quarters, 9 dimes, and 4 pennies and have $1.69.

Right?
2 quarters and 5 dimes make change for a dollar tho
 
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Originally Posted by 703FlipFiend

Originally Posted by ErickM713

[font=Century Gothic,Technical,Tempus Sans ITC,Gaze,Kids,Comic Sans MS,Verdana]If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.[/font]
I didn't read the rest, but this doesn't make sense. I can have 3 quarters, 9 dimes, and 4 pennies and have $1.69.

Right?
2 Quarters + 5 Dimes = $1.00
 
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