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Did you know...
Mary Edwards Walker is the only woman to receive the Medal of Honor?

Did you know...
if you put a goldfish in a dark room- it will eventually turn white?

Did you know...
the king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card?

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in Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping?

Did you know...
the most popular first name in the world is Muhammad?

Did you know...
when glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour?

Did you know...
forest fires move faster uphill than downhill?

Did you know...
the sloth moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur?

Did you know...
human thigh bones are stronger than concrete?

Did you know...
there are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones?

Did you know...
elephants cannot jump?

Did you know...
like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different?

Did you know...
humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year?

Did you know...
dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed?

Did you know...
1 in 5,000 north Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue?

Did you know...
if you plug your nose you can't hum?

Did you know...
India never invaded any country in her history?

Did you know...
Cleopatra married two of her brothers ?

Did you know...
Hugo Boss designed some of the Nazi SS uniforms?

Did you know…
the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day for plumbers in the US?

Did you know…
cold showers stimulate your sex drive?

Did you know…
there are more pyramids in Peru than in Egypt?

Did you know…
your thumb is the same length as your nose?

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Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky?

Did you know…
the oldest dog died at the age of 29?

Did you know…
that a Playboy magazine survey found that more women talk dirty during sex than men?

Did you know…
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning?

Did you know…
if an Amish man has a beard, he is married?

Did you know…
the Mona Lisa used to hang on the wall of Napoleon’s bedroom?

Did you know…
the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows? It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.

Did you know…
"Jaws" is the most common name for a goldfish?

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Did you know...
pumice is the only rock that floats in water?

Did you know...
the African cicada fly spends 17 years sleeping, then wakes up for two weeks, mates and then dies?

Did you know...
the tradition of brides carrying a bouquet of flowers started with the brides trying to hide their body odor?

Did you know...
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room?

Did you know...
humans and bonobos are the only species known to tongue kiss and to have oral & face-to-face sex?

Did you know...
natural pearls melt in vinegar?

Did you know...
dalmatians are born without spots.

Did you know...
armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex?

Did you know...
polar bears have black skin and tigers have striped skin?

Did you know...
dogs have about 10 vocal sound while cats have over 100?

Did you know...
Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan god?

Did you know...
music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20%?

Did you know...
the average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites?

Did you know...
a quarter has 119 grooves around the edge while a dime has 118 ridges?

Did you know...
nondairy creamer is flammable?

Did you know...
you can make edible cheese from the milk of 24 different mammals?

Did you know...
By law, employees do not have to wash hands after sneezing?

Did you know...
Diet Coke was invented in 1982?
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ToastedToast15 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me too! Did you know that what is called a "French kiss" in the English-speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France?
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AshFox8091 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015
This is what I live for!
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did you know... To make a black hole out of the planet Earth, we would have to compress it to the size of a pea?
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DistantRedemption Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist
Did you know... Rats cannot throw-up?

Did you know that the whole idea of "right-brained' and 'left-brained' people is completely fiction? Nearly everything your brain does, needs the other half to function properly. One side may be slightly more dominant than the other, depending on the person, but not every person's brain is. A strong relationship between both sides of the brain is required for a person's body to function properly.

Did you know: Food in your mouth must come into contact with saliva in order for you to taste it? There is a thin layer of saliva on the tongue at all times that causes a chemical reaction with the food to break it down and have the taste buds react to it.

Did you know... Zeus was really a huge pervert, and most of his children did not come from the same women?
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Bluestarfan75 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Did you know Napoleon was not that short. He was 5 foot 6. 
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Sleepstar Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love useless knowledge. Did you know:
The first food to be smuggled into space was a corned beef sandwich, during the "Gemini 3" mission. 
There are three golf balls on the Moon. The mission which the golf balls was used was "Apollo 14" and all three crewmembers brought with them was unusual items which included tree seeds! The tree seeds were part of an experiment to see if trees can grow from seeds that have entered Lunar Orbit. The results can be seen today in the form of "Moon Trees", trees that have grown from the seeds taken aboard "Apollo 14". 
Students at a school in Kent, England, uses the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway to get to school. The school service began in the 1970's to take kids from the surrounding area to school.
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PrincesseKitCat Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too I love useless knowledge XD
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moonfire-dovahkiin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
did you know christopher colombus had gout?
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EarthAngel87 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That's the best kind of knowledge! 
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Snowlynx46 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Maybe I should stop taking cold showers...

Do you mind if I use this stamp on my page?
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Bawdywawdy Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you know...

Cockroaches retreat to wash themselves after human contact?
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Truboo42 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you know...

The area under your eyes and above your cheeks are your Carunculas?
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SuperSunnyStarflight Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i knew about 10 of those
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nasexsavkifs Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And did you know that babies have more taste buds than adults?
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nasexsavkifs Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did you know that day and night are created while the Earth rotates, and if your area is facing the sun, it's day, and when it isn't, it's night? This is what creates.
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nasexsavkifs Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...time-zones. Sorry, typo. Stupid ipad D:<
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Xylothor Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you know...
Women can't be colorblind? But can carry the gene and pass it on to male offspring.
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jengatower Featured By Owner Edited Dec 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's still possible for females to be colorblind, but it's more common in males because of the Y chromosome. If the two X chromosomes carry the recessive colorblind trait, making it homozygous recessive, then the female is colorblind.
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RainbowDash2028 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Actually woman can be partially colorblind. It is possible for us to not be able to see the color blue. (google can women be colorblind)
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Xylothor Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohmygosh I did not know this! More useless knowledge ;u;
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RainbowDash2028 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ikr, can never get to much useless knowledge. :la:
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claworbu Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
and did you know around 8:00am on a Monday is the most common time for a heart attack
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claworbu Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
did you know there are more english speaking people in china then there are in america?
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claworbu Featured By Owner May 9, 2014   Traditional Artist
did you know penguins are known to become depressed and even commit suicide
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Cheezykitten Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
...what
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claworbu Featured By Owner May 10, 2014   Traditional Artist
lolyep
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SpyroKazooieConker Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Thanks for that description!! Kept me entertained ahahaha.
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snowypuppy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Did you know that cashews come from a fruit? :music:
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Sia-the-Mawile Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i love useless knowlege
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GoneHunger Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
can I use this?
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paramoreSUCKS Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
yes'um
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PGT-Sarge Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
did you know bears look fricking terrifying when they've been shaven??
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monkfishlover Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Also dogs can read facial expression in humans.
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monkfishlover Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Rattlesnakes give birth to live young (meaning they don't lay eggs).

King cobras are the only snakes that build nests.

A king cobra can be the length of a bus.

The longest snake is 50 feet long.

The front legs of cairn terriers are longer than their hind legs. This is to help them dig.

West highland white terriers were originally white cairn terriers.

There are mites that live in your eyelashes. They're called follicle mites, and they're harmless. They look like facehuggers in my opinion! They're so cute!

Male crab spiders drink nectar from flowers.

Most of the time, female black widows don't eat their mate.

Eyewitness memory tends to be very unreliable, and memories can be altered by suggestions.

Insects (well, flying insects) are the only arthropods that can fly.

Boomslangs were discovered to be dangerous when a researcher was bitten by one, but didn't seek medical help because they thought that boomslangs were harmless due to being rear-fanged snakes (many of these are only mildly venomous and aren't dangerous), and the researcher eventually died.

Horseshoe crabs are more closely related to spiders than to crabs.

Only new world tarantulas have irritating hairs. 

Old world tarantulas are more aggressive than new world tarantulas.

Jimmy Carter was the only US president to be attacked by a rabbit on a boat in the middle of a lake (I learned this in my US history class).

Vinegaroons (a type of whip scorpion) are called vinegaroons because they shoot acetic acid (as a defense mechanism) which smells like vinegar.

Banana spiders can't Brazilian wandering spiders because those spiders don't live in the countries where bananas are grown. They're usually huntsman spiders.

The term "bug" in computer science originated because sometimes computer problems were caused by actual insects that went inside the computer.
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"Did you know...
the most popular first name in the world is Muhammad?
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HONOR! :thanks:
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snowypuppy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
honorhonorhonorhonorhonorhonorhonor
nyEHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!
"Muhammad" was a very creative name.
Nobody had the name "Muhammad" before he was born. :3
Right? :la:
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legendofspyroXcynder Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
it wasn't that popular in that time, so yeah.
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Tornwing4ever Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
Did you know...
Eight percent of men are colorblind?
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monkfishlover Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Also colorblindness is more common in men than in women.
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Tornwing4ever Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
Yup C:
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PolinaKalugina Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Did you know I know nothing? Did you know? I lied.
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XGorillazGirlX Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Did you know children at the age of 4-5 ask about 400 questions per day? :3
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heatluvscookies Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
did you know ducks have corkscrew penis's? :D
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UnimatrixMuffin Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist
Did you know...
your DNA is identical to the DNA of a banana by 50%?

Man, I love useless knowledge... <3
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StarlightComet Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
THIS IS MEANT FOR ME TO SPAM MY FRIEND WITH. YES. I THINK SO. 
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furchild1204 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
-Pirates often wore eyepatches so one of their eyes would be adjusted to darkness when they'd go below deck.
-The average American sends 2,022 texts per month. (About 67 per day)
-If there was more pure oxygen in the air, people would be happier, but we'd also have oversized spiders.
-A crocodile's tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.
-Your stomach has to create a new layer of mucus every week or it would digest itself.

That's all I remember right now...
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TheStrategos Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the knowledge!
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pupwa21 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Bananas are slightly radioactive.
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Kitsune0Jester Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
:D "You learn something new everyday."
Did you know that crocodile hatchlings' genders are determined by temperature changes?
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kittencradle Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh, and sea turtles!
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