More Stuff You Maybe Didn’t Know

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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It’s fascinating fact day on the fasab blog.

Another random selection of stuff you maybe didn’t know and possibly didn’t know you didn’t know.

But now you will.

Enjoy.

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The fight scene on top of the train in Skyfall

was actually filmed on top of a real moving train

and Daniel Craig did not use a stunt double

skyfall-james-bond-train

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The last Woolly Mammoths lived at the same time

as the Egyptians were building the pyramids

wooly mammoth

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Because metal was scarce during World War II,

it wasn’t the acting but the Oscars given out that were wooden.

oscar

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Mexico City sinks about 10 inches a year

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In 2001 Beaver College changed its name

to Arcadia in part because anti-porn filters

blocked access to the school’s website.

beaver college student

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On average, 100 people choke to death

on ball-point pens every year.

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Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression

can weaken your immune system.

Negative-Emotions
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“Entomophagy” is the name used to describe the fact that people eat insects,

a practice that has been going on for centuries throughout

Africa, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, and North, Central and South America,

because many bugs are both protein-rich and good sources of vitamins, minerals and fats.

eating insects

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One in fourteen women in America is a natural blonde.

Only one in sixteen men is.

dumb-blonde-joke

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Next Bugatti SuperVeyron will reach 60 mph in 1.8 seconds

at a maximum speed of 288 mph or 463 km/hr

2013-bugatti-veyron

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98% of all murders and rapes are by a

close family member or friend of the victim.

crime scene

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The H Bomb leaves no blood when it is used,

only a 20 km radius of radioactive ash.

h-bomb

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British People Are Drunk in 76% of Facebook Photos

Brits drunk on facebook

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Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

bats

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Men grow ear hair as they get older, women don’t

hair ears

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An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

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Bananas contain a natural chemical that can make a person happy.

This is the same chemical found in Prozac.

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Boeing 747’s wing span is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

The Wright brother’s invented the airplane.

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Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

tiger

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The United States sent 813 men, 27 helicopters and

nuclear capable bombers to cut down a tree in the Korean DMZ.

cutting down tree

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Now Why Didn’t I Ask That? – It’s Another Twenty Questions For Tuesday

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Although some of these questions are a bit daft, some of them have a “Now why didn’t I ask that” quality about them too. So why didn’t you, and if you didn’t does that mean you know the answers?

Enjoy!

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Why do they say an American football team is the ‘world champion’ when they don’t play anybody outside the US?

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Do stuttering people stutter when they’re thinking to themselves?

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If you put a chameleon in a room full of mirrors, what color would it turn?

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What are the handles for corn on the cob called?

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Why do British people never sound British when they sing?

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Why do we press the start button to turn off the computer?

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Do your eyes change color when you die?

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If a bunch of cats jump on top of each other, is it still called a dog pile?

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Do sheep get static cling when they rub against one another?

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How old are you before it can be said you died of old age?

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If K.F.C Stands for ‘Kentucky Fried Chicken’, Why do they play sweet home Alabama on the commercials?

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If people with one arm go to get their nails done, do they pay half price?

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What type of animal is Snuffaluffagus?

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If you had a three story house and were on the second floor, isn’t it possible that you can be upstairs and downstairs at the same time?

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Why do they call it ‘getting your dog fixed’ if afterwards it doesn’t work anymore?

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Does a ‘Marks-A-Lot’ marker, mark any more than a regular marker?

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What happens when you put a lightsaber in water?

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If nobody buys a ticket to a movie do they still show it?

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How do you tell when you run out of invisible ink?

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Do movie producers still say “lights, camera, and action” when it is a dark scene?

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