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weird facts

PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:16 pm
by Fixed Cross
In German, "jungle" is spelled "Dschungle".

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:44 pm
by Mithus
Fixed Cross wrote:In German, "jungle" is spelled "Dschungle".

No, it's spelled "Dschungel".

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:43 am
by Fixed Cross
Duhh good catch
another fact

The association between yeasts and angiosperms dates to the Cretaceous, 

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:50 am
by Keleuthis
You get a boner when you die, or something.

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PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 11:34 am
by Fixed Cross
Keleuthis wrote:You get a boner when you die, or something.

You win.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:08 pm
by wuliheron
The average air-speed velocity of an unlade swallow, whether African or European, is 23mph. Knowing this fact could save your life.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:49 am
by Mr Reasonable
Can they carry coconuts?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:54 am
by wuliheron
Mr Reasonable wrote:Can they carry coconuts?


Only very tiny ones.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:26 pm
by Fixed Cross
wuliheron wrote:The average air-speed velocity of an unlade swallow, whether African or European, is 23mph. Knowing this fact could save your life.

That figures! Thats about a ninth of the dive-speed of the Peregrine Falcon.
See things are already starting to stitch together.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:40 pm
by Arcturus Descending
There are more microbes on a person's body than there are humans on Earth.

Read more: http://www.scienceclarified.com/scitech ... z5HwFJXB2v

I find that to be very interesting though a bit scary.
But talk about inter-connectedness or outer-connectedness.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:47 pm
by Fixed Cross
I would find it a lot scarier if it were the other way around.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:23 pm
by Arcturus Descending
Fixed Cross wrote:I would find it a lot scarier if it were the other way around.


lol I did not expect that. Can you edify me as to the reason why? Is it because many of those microbes are healthy and positive ones?

An enquiring mind would really like to know.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:42 am
by Fixed Cross
Arcturus Descending wrote:
Fixed Cross wrote:I would find it a lot scarier if it were the other way around.


lol I did not expect that. Can you edify me as to the reason why? Is it because many of those microbes are healthy and positive ones?

An enquiring mind would really like to know.


Lol no when you grow up knowing of the trillions of beings that crowd your skin and innards, and given how humans tend to lose all integrity in crowds, the idea that there would be even more humans than these crawling micro creatures is just terrifying.