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Did You Know – 12/15/2014

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1. One number of the flight code was changed by a Brazilian airline after a psychic said an aircraft using that code would crash. A little Superstitious I would say.

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2. Now this does not surprise me. There is a 10% rise in demand in the US for nose jobs created by selfie phenomenon, as patients go in search of the picture perfect look

 

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3. Now this is a piece of useless information. 17 is the number of perfumes released by Paris Hilton. Told ya. Your saying “Who Cares”

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4. 25.5 is the number of acres in the world’s biggest corn maze that is to be downsized after too many people had to call police after getting lost.

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5. Common to certain dogs, cattle and rabbits they have what they call a ‘dewlap’ which is a longitudinal flap of neck skin. Oh I think I have one too.

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Did You Know – 11/14/2011

1. Pint Size(s) – British law has long dictated that pubs sell beer and cider only in an imperial pint, which is about 20% larger than a U.S. pint. This year parliament is set to scrap several restrictions on weights and measures to encourage innovation. This would legalize a two-thirds pint which is an amount some call a schooner based on a similar size in Australian pour. Brits drink some 23 million pints of beer a day.

2. Goliath Groupers – This fish according to studies by biologist Steve Huskey sucks in water and prey at a 50 plus miles an hour.

3. Focusing – According to British scientists ‘tuning out’ is a biological phenomenon. Focusing intently on a visual task like reading or doing a crossword can render a person deaf to perfectly audible sounds.

4. DNA – Humans share 98.4% of our DNA with chimps. In comparison, we share 70% of our DNA with a slug. Source: Science Facts

5. The first-known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 BC. Source

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