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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Subject:Use this Knowledge!
Posted by:swamppixie.
Time:8:54 pm.
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Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Posted by:the_retard.
Time:10:52 am.
Mood: okay.
Hey. My brains kind of empty of useless knowledge. But join socialfuckups. That's some pretty useless knowledge that this community exists, right? Har har.

I'll try posting something one of these days, But I can't think of anything to write on here.
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Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Subject:alot of mostly useless knowledge
Posted by:virgogerl13.
Time:2:32 pm.
Mood: naughty.
1. Egyptian pharaohs were sealed in their tombs-with living servants.Read more...Collapse )
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Monday, November 14th, 2005

Posted by:insomniasucks.
Time:7:37 am.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.

A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories a hour

The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.

The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.

A cat's urine glows under a black light.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

Starfish have no brains.

Polar bears are left-handed.

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
So did the first "Marlboro Man."

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first U.S. president whose name contains all the letters from the word "criminal." The second ?
William Jefferson Clinton
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Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Posted by:2young2love.
Time:3:59 pm.
do you remember the 90's?Collapse )
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Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

Posted by:sugrc0atdlies.
Time:4:47 pm.
Looney Laws
I'm sure that each of these laws served some sort of purpose when they were made, but now we can all look back at them and say, "What the heck were they thinking?"
And here they are...Collapse )
-taken from http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Library/5663/laws.html
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Friday, September 16th, 2005

Posted by:insomniasucks.
Time:8:52 am.
There are more 20-year-old virgins now than there were in the late '50s.

You wouldn't know it from watching Sex and the City, but most women have had fewer than five sex partners. Most men chalk up fewer than 10 sexual conquests in their whole lives.

Both women and men are most likely to have their first orgasm alone.

The US has more laws governing sexual behavior than every country in Europe combined.

A condom will lasts about a month in a wallet before the rubber gets worn down by friction, making it more likely to break.

The record for male orgasms is 16 in one hour.



According to a 1996 study, homophobia men show a higher arousal rate when shown gay porn than do men with ambivalent attitudes toward homosexuals.

Jews and Atheists have more sex partners than Catholics or Protestants.

A woman sexually peaks in her early 30s, a man in his late teens.

Circumcision for Christian males became widespread after doctors claimed it helped curb self-abuse. (Since this isn't the case, Why is it still happening? -Cuz circumcized is better than not!!)

Thirty percent of men suffer from premature ejaculation.

The average male member in all its glory is five inches long and four inches in circumference.

Seventies porn star Annie Sprinkle claims to have had sex with more than 3,000 men.

The average amount of male ejaculate is about one tablespoon, or 10cc, which is how the bands 10cc and Lovin' Spoonful got their names.

White women get 97% of boob jobs.

Texas law makes it illegal for a woman to own more than six sex toys.

August and September are the months with the highest level of sexual activity.

Brainy chicks are kinkier.

College grads have more oral sex than high school dropouts, and with with Ph.D's are twice as likely to want a one-night stand than those with bachelor's degrees.

Oral sex is illegal in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Louisiana, part of Michigan, North and South Carolina, Utah and Virginia. In Idaho, it can get you life in prison.

Premarital sex was illegal in Connecticut until the late 1960s.

A 15-year old girl in Mississippi can marry without parental consent, but must wait a year to legally have sex with her husband.

One in three men cheats on his partner, as opposed to one in four women. Only 28% of female cheaters get caught.

Fifteen percent of priests and nuns break their vows of chastity.

The vast majority of men come within six minutes of penetration.

The age of consent in the US is primarily between 16 and 18.

However, in liberal Hawaii, 14-year-olds are allowed to have sex as adults.

For centuries, the Catholic church declared "man on top" the only acceptable position for sex. It's called the missionary position because missionaries were to teach it as part of their efforts to "civilize" non-Christian races.

Receiving oral sex is No. 1 on American males' sexual top 10, with straight intercourse, threesomes and groping in the top five.

The biggest wang on record is 12 inches erect.

J. Edgar Hoover, Oscar Wilde, Chief Crazy Horse, Pope Paul II and Pope Julius III, Leonard Bernstein, Alexander the Great, Sigmund Freud, Lawrence of Arabia, Plato, Peter Tchaikovsky and Florence Nightingale were all gay or bi.

Until 1972 in the US, homosexuality was officially a mental illness, classified as such along with schizophrenia and multiple personalities.

The average age for both genders for a first sexual experience is 17.
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Monday, August 8th, 2005

Posted by:the_retard.
Time:4:37 pm.
Mood: paranoid.
Ciggerettes raise your blood pressure. This is why a lot of smokers are cold during the winter because their blood pressure temporarely drops and then I think it raises and then it goes lower with every puff and goes up again. I'm not sure of this, since I really dont care.

Another thing a ciggerette does is temporarily raises the dopamine levels in your brain. This is why when you smoke you feel kind of good. dopamine is supposidly like the feel good chemical or something in your brain.

Ciggerettes do the same thing to you as cocain. But on less of a degree. It gives you more energy and calms you down a tiny bit at the same time.

One drop of Nicotine can kill you. Just a tiny bit of nicotine kills bugs. 60 times a normal ciggerette can kill a human being.

Ciggerettes contain formuduhyde. The stuff they use to mumify hands and stuff.
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Saturday, July 16th, 2005

Subject:I just thought this was funny!
Posted by:limegirl.
Time:5:49 pm.
Mood: amused.

- Proof that Hell is exothemic

This was a question in a University of Washington chemistry exam: 'Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothemic (absorbs heat)? Support your answer with proof.' Most students wrote about Boyle's Law: gas cools off when it expands and heats up when it's compressed. However, one student wrote this:

"First, we need to know how the mass of Hell is changing in time. So, we need to know the rate that souls are moving into Hell and the rate they are leaving. I think that we can safely assume that once a soul gets to Hell, it will not leave. Therefore, no souls are leaving. As for how many souls are entering Hell, let's look at the different religions that exist in the world today. Some of these religions state that if you are not a member of their religion, you will go to Hell. Since there are more than one of these religions and since people do not belong to more thn one religion, we can project that all people and all souls go to Hell. With birth and death rates as they are, we can expect the number of souls in Hell to increase exponentially. Now, we look at the rate of change of the volume in Hell because Boyle's Law states that in order for the temperature and pressure in Hell to stay the same, the volume of Hell has to expand as souls are added. This gives two possibilities: (1) If Hell is expanding at a slower rate than the rate at which souls enter Hell, then the temperature and pressure in Hell will increase until all Hell breaks loose. (2) Of course, if Hell is expanding at a faster rate than the increase of souls in Hell, then the temperature and pressure will drop until all Hell freezes over. So which is it? If we accept the postulate given to me by Ms. Therese Banyan during my Freshman year, 'That it will be a cold night in Hell before I sleep with you,' and take into account the fact that I still have not succeeded in having sexual relations with her, then (2) cannot be true and thus I am sure that Hell is exothermic."

This student received the only A!

 

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Wednesday, July 13th, 2005

Posted by:limegirl.
Time:4:45 pm.

Hey everyone. My name is Kathryn and I'm sixteen. Nobody’s posted in this community for a while so I thought I’d join and contribute some random facts. I have in my hands “That Book” by Mitchell Symons; almost four hundred pages of useless, but interesting, knowledge. Here are a few bits of trivia (I apologise if some have already been previously posted):

 

- Gloomy, Burpy, Shorty, Puffy, Shirty, Weepy and Jumpy were names that Walt Disney considered then rejected as names for Snow White's seven dwarfs.

- Courtney Cox was the first person to say the word "period" on US television in an ad for Tampax.

- My grandma's godmother was the first woman to have a driving license in Britain (can't get more useless than that!)

- The average person spends about a third of their life in bed.

- All Swans in Britain are owned by the Queen.

- If you drink regularly you have a one in ten chance of becoming an alcoholic.

- Pearls melt in vinegar.

- Pollen lasts forever.

- Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges.

- Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

- There are 293 ways to make change for  a dollar.

- The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.

- Grapes explode when you put than in the microwave! (I'm gonna have to try that!)

- French fries originated in Belgium not France.

- The space between your eyebrows is called the ophyron.

 

That's all for now folks! More to come soon.

 

K x

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

Subject:This looks like Mike...
Posted by:insomniasucks.
Time:7:32 pm.

I got this picture in an e-mail.  For those of you who know vassago15 , doesn't it look like him?

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Friday, April 22nd, 2005

Subject:Computers and such
Posted by:sugrc0atdlies.
Time:2:11 pm.
-The bar code, allowing for the electronic scanning of prices, was used for the first time on a pack of gum at a supermarket in Troy, Ohio in 1974
-A 1999 survey of 25,500 standard English-language dictionary words found that 93 percent of them have been registered as dot-coms
- A number of people have drawn guns on their machines. Computers have even been stabbed with screwdrivers. But my favorite is the person who used the heel of a woman's shoe rather than the "off" switch. Maybe she misunderstood when told she had to reboot.
-The most "wired" nation in the world (on a per-capita basis) is Finland, with 244.5 Internet users per 1000 persons.
(Source: Guinness World Records 2000)
-A complete printout of Microsoft Windows 2000's 29 million lines of source code would form a stack of pages 193 feet high (59 meters), about as tall as a 19-story building.
-Even though the World Wide Web wasn't introduced to the public until 1989, as of 01/01/01, approximately 98% of the words in Webster's English Dictionary have been registered as Web site names.
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Why aren't the keys on your computer's keyboard arranged in alphabetical order?

Are you like me? "QWERTY," the keyboard's first five letters, vividly describes my typing ability. My fingers function less than felicitously. I am a hunt-and-peck has-been, devoid of digital dexterity, clueless in coping with the keyboard's loopy logic. Actually I'm more of a religious typist; "Seek and you shall find"

Why do they make it hard on us? Why do keyboards ignore alphabetical order? Blame the typewriter. The first machines in the 19th century did go from A to Z. But this stymied good typists because the most frequently used keys were contiguous. When typists struck, say, the "a" and "b" keys in rapid succession, the spokes carrying those letters often jammed. The solution: separate these and other often-used keys.

Computers carried over the QWERTY keyboards that people were already used to. These machines never jam; they just crash, destroying our work and driving us to drink.
-On June 14, 1951 UNIVAC I was delivered to the U.S. Census Bureau. It weighed 16,000 pounds, used 5,000 vacuum tubes, and could perform about 1,000 calculations per second. Today's "1 GHz PC" (not the fastest, but faster than anything I have) can perform about 6,000,000 calculations per second.
-A calculator on the ENIAC was equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighed 30 tons, (In 1948 Popular Mechanics predicted ,computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhaps weigh only 1-1/2 tons.)
-MANIAC - an acronym for Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator and Computer.was the first computer used for weather resaerch

http://www.twotreesplace.com/attic/trivia/computers.html
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Posted by:kiss_the_muse.
Time:11:34 am.
I hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes... and if I am then please delete this. :/

I hate it when people promote communities, but I promise promise this one is directly related to this community. I'd love to try to get lots of members and to see it grow to the size this one is.


todays_trivia

See if you like it, we'd love to have you. :)


and again... sorry if I bothered anyone!
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Sunday, April 17th, 2005

Subject:Got Google
Posted by:the_duke.
Time:11:24 pm.
Mood: melancholy.
So, for everyone that likes using Google, or even for those that don't - these links that follow are a way to make Googling for things a bit more fun.

Google in Klingon

Google for H4x0rs

Elmer Fudd's Google

X-Posted.
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Monday, March 21st, 2005

Subject:Newts Exam has re-opened.
Posted by:the_duke.
Time:3:13 am.

This is to inform you all that Newts Exam has re-opened.Collapse )

This is a Harry Potter sorting community.

Are you elite enough to be sorted?


John Munro
Headmaster
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Saturday, March 19th, 2005

Posted by:insomniasucks.
Time:9:45 pm.
The popular chocolate bar "Three Musketeers" got its name because when it was first introduced in 1932 there were three individual bars. The flavours were strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla.
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Wednesday, March 16th, 2005

Posted by:insomniasucks.
Time:4:17 pm.
Nearly 1 in 10 youth reports losing his or her virginity before the age of 13 a 15% increase since 1997
(U.S. News 2002)

16% of all grade ten students (high school sophomores) have had four or more partners (lovecarefully.org)

1 in 4 sexually active teenagers will contract a sexually transmitted infection including HIV (lovecarefully.org)

HIV continues to rise in 15-24 year old population. ¼ of all new HIV cases occur in those under the age of 21 (lovecarefully.org)

88% of all girls who take an abstinence pledge break it.
(Book: Everything you Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex, 2004).

Kids with higher exposure to sex on TV were almost twice as likely than kids with lower exposure to initiate sexual intercourse.
( RAND published in the Sept. 2004 issue of Pediatrics)

In a sample of programming from the 2001-2002 TV season, sexual content appeared in 64% of all TV programs.

21% of teen mothers have repeat pregnancies (www.teenpregnancy.org)

ABC's Desperate Housewives is the most popular broadcast-network television show with kids aged 9-12 according to Nielsen stats.

According to Nielsen the top TV shows for 12-17 year old girls were: American Idol , The O.C. , Will & Grace , and One Tree Hill .
(University of California at Santa Barbara)

Four out of ten teens (40%) report that they have gained ideas for how to talk to a boyfriend or girlfriend about sex directly from media portrayals.

The television programs that are most popular with adolescents have been found to be the most sexual in nature.

In one study of soap operas, there was only one representation of a married couple engaging in sex for every 24 portrayals of unmarried characters performing sexual acts.
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Tuesday, March 8th, 2005

Posted by:sacafrac.
Time:7:32 pm.
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,12477927-13762,000.html
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Thursday, February 10th, 2005

Posted by:sugrc0atdlies.
Time:12:23 am.

  • Assuming Rudolph is in front, the number of possible way to arrange Santa's other eight reindeer is 40,320.
  • Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village."
  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  • The human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap and enough iron to make a single one inch nail.
  • It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's mouth. Then the frog uses it's forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.
  • Fingernails grow four times faster than toenails--about two hundredths of an inch per week.
  • Your brain uses 10 times more oxygen than the rest of your body.
  • The state of Kansas once passed legislation rounding off the value of Pi from 3.14159265... to an even 3.
  • The life span of a taste bud is ten days
  • The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.
  • "111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321" (i actually tried this, it comes up to 12345678987654320 on the calculator i did it on)
  • Only about half of all spiders spin webs.
  • Cows can be identified by noseprints.
  • January is National Soup month.
  • A Virginia law requires all bathtubs to be kept out in the yards, not inside the house.
  • According to British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying.
  • Christmas was once illegal in England.
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Tuesday, February 1st, 2005

Posted by:sugrc0atdlies.
Time:8:30 pm.

  • Your hearing is not as sharp on a full stomach.
  • A group of rhinos is called a crash.
  • Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
  • The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.
  • "J", the youngest letter in the English alphabet, was not added until the 1600s.
  • The fastest-moving land snail is the common qarden snail whose top speed is 55 yards per hour or 0.0313 mph.
  • The most common time to sight a UFO is 11pm.
  • 60% of the swimsuits sold in the U.S. never get wet.
  • A group of cows, twelve or more, are known as a "flink."
  • The Sanskrit word for "war" means "desire for more cows."
  • It’s illegal to ride an ugly horse down the street in Wilbur, Washington.
  • The skin on your eyelid is one one-thousandth of an inch deep (the thinnest); the skin on your back is one-fifth of an inch (the thickest).
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