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    Hope members here who got interesting facts, and would like to share with others, please continue.... ...

    DID you know that ......

    --- the first person in the world to send an email is the Hungarian Janos Kemeny. Not sure who was the receiver thou...

    --- Iceland has the largest number of hot springs in the world.
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    The smallest country on earth is Vatican City at 0.2 sq miles, with a population of 770. The next smallest is Monaco, at 0.7 sq miles, with a population of 32,000.
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    Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ortega
    Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.
    Actualy Earth is kinda based on the deity Gaia (coincidentally mean Mother Earth).

    Smiley first appeared in New York Herald Tribune on March 10, 1953. Long before emails were invented. Source : Smile! Because I say so.

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    Fact: You can get more useless facts off a Snapple bottle.

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    Singapore will never win the World Cup

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    Quote Originally Posted by hanafi
    Singapore will never win the World Cup
    things will not happen will happen, maybe 150 years down the road, if there's still world cup
    Eat breath LIVERPOOL!!!

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    Experts say May 18 is the happiest day (these experts needs an ipod and lots of mp3).

    http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1847160.html?menu=

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    -- You can never lick the tip of your elbow

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    Quote Originally Posted by dEthANGeL
    -- You can never lick the tip of your elbow
    8 out of 10 people will attempt to do so after reading this.

    OT: Actually, there are some people who are able to do it. Just that extremely few people can do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firefox
    8 out of 10 people will attempt to do so after reading this.

    OT: Actually, there are some people who are able to do it. Just that extremely few people can do it.
    The question isn't can you lick your elbow, but why would you want to?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyber_m0nkey
    The question isn't can you lick your elbow, but why would you want to?
    Mmmm.... tasty


    Back to topic:
    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

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    Origin of Murphy's Law

    n the early 1950s Dr. Paul Stapp M.D. (USAF) had begun experiments to explore deceleration and the limits of the human body. Stapp himself would strap himself into rocket sleds, accelerate to near mach 1 and then decelerate back to zero in mear seconds. In his last runs he would endure up to 47 G of deceleration.

    During the project Stapp coined the phrase, "anything that can go wrong will go wrong," naming it Murphy's Law after a member of his team.

    Stapp would go on to run the Man High program (the first to put a man over 100,000 feet) and the Excelsior program that culminated in the highest parachute jump when Joe Kittinger jumped from 102,000 feet on August 16, 1960.

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    Did you know that even God himself doesn't know whether the chicken comes first or the egg first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dawgbyte77
    Actualy Earth is kinda based on the deity Gaia (coincidentally mean Mother Earth).
    key word is kinda

    unlike Uranus (gaia's son) is the seventh planet from the sun

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    Quote Originally Posted by michhy
    Did you know that even God himself doesn't know whether the chicken comes first or the egg first?
    Read this. I agree with the conclusion.

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    Ok, here's a few more....

    - Clinophobia is the fear of beds

    - The hundred billionth crayon made by Crayola was Periwinkle Blue

    - Many Japanese golfers carry "hole-in-one" insurance, because it is traditional in Japan to share one's good luck by sending gifts to all your friends when you get an "ace." The price for what the Japanese term an "albatross" can often reach $10,000
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    Quote Originally Posted by dEthANGeL
    -- You can never lick the tip of your elbow
    Fact: I can't. But part of my elbow is wet.

    Fact 2: The dome of PJ2 can set my white balance better than a pringle cover.

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    Rain contains vitamin B12.

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    You cannot fold a paper equally for more than 7 times.

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