Strange facts

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  1. Redav

    Redav One big ocean
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    Wouldn't SWIMS upside down by SMIWS
     
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  2. Lip

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    no
     
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  3. BuckeyeRiot

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    Ou
     
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  4. Redav

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    Fairly certain it would be
     
  5. Redav

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    If I were upside down that would be true but not if the word was
     
  6. Lip

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    How about if you were upside down and underwater
     
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  7. TC

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  8. Constant

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    You'd have to reverse your S's too.
     
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  9. Constant

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    Galaxy brain experiment:

    Write SWIMS on a piece of paper.

    If you make it "upside down" by rotating the paper 180 degrees, it's still SWIMS.

    If you make it "upside down" by flipping the paper horizontally and reading the image from the back, not so much.
     
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  10. racer

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    SWIMS
    2MIW2

    SWIMS | 2MIW2
     
  11. TC

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    How to keep an idiot busy for hours:
    [turn over for answer]
     
  12. Redav

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  13. TC

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    Looks like a Drake song
     
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  14. a.tramp

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    It looks purple to me
     
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  15. broken internet

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    The nucleus of an atom is profoundly small compared to the electron shells surrounding it.

    If the electron shell of a hydrogen atom was the size of a football field, the nucleus in the middle would be the size of a pea resting on the 50 yard line.
     
  16. Henry Blake

    Henry Blake No Springsteen is leaving this house!
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    "Atomic nucleus weighs as much as a stadium

    Really! If an atom was the size of a stadium the nucleus would be the size of a pea and it would weigh as much as the stadium. Atoms are about 100,000 times bigger than their nucleus, and nearly all the mass of an atom is in its nucleus--yet almost all the space in an atom is occupied by its electrons....

    The temperature of a collection of atoms, by the way, is a measure of the motion of those atoms. As the temperature increases, the kinetic energy of the particles increases, and their speed increases. At room temperature, atoms in air move at an average speed of about 1100 mph, and undergo 5 collisions every nanosecond."

    https://www.wowreally.blog/2006/11/...#:~:text=Really!,is occupied by its electrons.
     
  17. Lip

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    This thread started out fun but now it seems like school
     
    #167 Lip, Apr 13, 2022
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2022
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  18. Tobias

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    i logged in to post. i aint logging in to play school
     
  19. Hail Southern

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    Savannah GA is farther south than Tijuana Mexico
     
  20. Hail Southern

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    George Washington is actually our 8th president.

    Our first president was John Hanson who was elected to the first presidency by delegates from all thirteen original English colonies. His term began on 5 November 1781-the date the colonies became a nation under international law. ies, there still was no formal government to lead the thirteen independent states.
     
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  21. Eathan Edwards

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    Dolphins sleep with one eye open

    Those sneaky bastards
     
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  22. BayouMafia

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    and they grip their pillows tight
     
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  23. poor paul

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    Gripping their pillow tight?
     
  24. Eathan Edwards

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    Man that was a tight response race there
     
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  25. Eathan Edwards

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    25% of the bones in the human body are located in your feet.
     
  26. football501

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    Some would say the human foot is the ultimate technology

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  27. Eathan Edwards

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    Taffy - what type of nonsense is this?

    "According to British law, any unclaimed swan swimming in the open waters of England and Wales belongs to the Queen. The law originated in medieval times when swans were a delicacy for the wealthy, but it still stands today. Queen Elizabeth II also upholds a centuries-old tradition with the swans: Every year during the third week of July, all the swans in the River Thames are counted for the Queen in a practice called "Swan Upping."
     
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  28. poor paul

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    Goddamnit bayou
     
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  29. Taffy

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    That's the least crazy of the crazy laws from our history books. Medieval times were pretty nuts, by all accounts.
     
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  30. Eathan Edwards

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    What happens if a swan is "claimed" - joust?
     
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  31. Roy

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  32. cyclist

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    1. Venus is the only planet to spin clockwise. It travels around the sun once every 225 Earth days but it rotates clockwise once every 243 days.
     
  33. cyclist

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    1. The real name for a hashtag is an octothorpe. The 'octo' refers to the eight points in the symbol, but according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary the 'thorpe' part is a mystery.
     
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  34. One Two

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  35. Taffy

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    I dunno, I've personally never gained or lost a swan in this fashion
     
  36. Wicket

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    So didnt look back to see if it was alreadybposter but president tyler having a living gradson is just baffling to me
     
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  37. Biship

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    When the civil war broke out, 1 out of 6 Americans, was owned by another American.
     
  38. Biship

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    When Europeans arrived in North America they wrote about how great looking and well built the natives were.

    Native Americans were healthier and had better diets than the euros.

    Also the Osage men were all super tall, the tallest got to bang pretty much every Osage chick in order to ensure tall offspring.
     
  39. Jimmy the Saint

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    Family tradition of old fuckers, literally.

    There were two until very recently.
     
  40. DirtBall

    DirtBall Who Cares?
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    So there was a point in time I could of had an actual purpose?
     
  41. cyclist

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    Wilmer McLean holds a strange spot in American history. In an odd twist of fate, the Civil War began in his backyard and ended in his parlor.

    McLean's farm was on the Manassas Battlefield at the start of the Civil War. Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House in McLean's parlor.
     
  42. Biship

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    yep
     
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  43. Fargin' Icehole

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    Not the start of The Civil War :comicbookguy:
     
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  44. The Banks

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    Dude had a parlor in a courthouse?
     
  45. cyclist

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    . Technically you are right. It was the first major battle…

    . The town was the county seat and the towns name had courthouse in it…
     
  46. Roy

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    2 WIMS 2 SWIMEROUS
     
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  48. Super Vegeta

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    5 different groups of crustaceans have evolved into crabs at separate times. It's happened so often it got an official name, carcinization.
     
  49. Lyrtch

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    Reading about native Americans and how early settlers often decided to just go live with them is very sad when we ended up just genociding them. Their life seemed decent.
     
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  50. Super Vegeta

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    Over 90% of them died by disease after first contact with Europeans. If they hadn't lived such a clean life compared to Euro's (their immune system was more well suited to fight parasites than bacteria) there's no way the early settlers would've been able to do what they did.