The Joy Of Learning: Exploring Random Facts (29 GIFS)

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"Research has found that dye in blue M&M’s repairs rats’ spinal injuries when injected into them. It also turns them blue. "

 

"Before “Let It Go” was written, Elsa was the main villain in Frozen, however the song was so uplifting that her character was changed instead of the song. "

 

"Blu-Ray discs hold more data because the laser is actually blue, which has a shorter wavelength than red and can read more accurately, allowing for more storage."

 

"Pacman was designed to be a never-ending game. The variable that holds the level was only an 8 bit integer though, so at level 256, the game goes bonkers, and level 256 is impossible to beat. "

 

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"The Apollo program had a massive effect on the atmosphere of the Moon, with each landing potentially doubling the Moon’s atmospheric mass. "

 

"The black-footed cat, Africa’s smallest feline predator, has been known to kill sheep by hanging on to their throats until they have bitten through the jugular. Their maximum size is roughly 5 lbs. "

 

"At least six air traffic controllers who dealt with two of the hijacked airliners on Sept. 11, made a tape recording that same day describing the events, but the tape was destroyed by a supervisor without anyone making a transcript or even listening to it. "

 

"The first cloned pet was a cat and it was named Copy Cat."

 

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"Professional ballet dancers can go through 4 pairs of pointe shoes in a week."

 

"If we lose 10 kg (22 lbs) of fat, 8.4 kg (18.5 lbs) turns into carbon dioxide which is exhaled when we breathe out, while 1.6 kg (3.5lbs) turns into water that is excreted through urine, tears and sweat. "

 

"The Irish last name prefix “Mac” means “son of” and prefix “O” means “grandson of”."

 

"The term “hipster” originated in the 1940s, and was used to describe jazz aficionados, characterized by their “dress, slang, use of cannabis and other drugs, relaxed attitude, sarcastic humor, self-imposed poverty and relaxed sexual codes.”"

 

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"During a visit to Boeing, Soviet scientists secretly applied adhesive to the bottom of their shoes in order to covertly collect metal samples from the floor. "

 

"The 1992 Radiohead song “Creep” uses a similar chord progression as “The Air That I Breathe” by The Hollies. Consequently, after winning a plagiarism lawsuit against Radiohead, Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood are credited as co-writers of “Creep.”"

 

"The scars on the face of The Joker (The Dark Knight) is a wound called a Glasgow smile. It originated in Glasgow, Scotland but became popular with English street gangs. "

 



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Ebbie 1 year ago
#10 Oh No! the Eco fascists will want to ban or tax people for CO2 emissions. dance3
       
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Jennet 1 year ago
Ebbie,

you believe you're much more clever than you actually are, friendo dirol
       
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Melinda 1 year ago
Jennet,

friendo? seriously? Lay off the Coen Brothers movies.
       
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Chet 1 year ago
Ebbie,

Is that why Al "rain bomb" Gore got so fat?
       
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Tamarra 1 year ago
#15 'Chelsea grin' in London
       
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Gerhardt 1 year ago
#15 'became popular' is a funny way to describe an act of violence and torture
       
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Obadiah 1 year ago
#23 Which is owned by Ethical Capital Partners, Ltd. of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Oh!, Canada, indeed!
       
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Melanie 1 year ago
#9 Some sh#tty shoes there
       
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