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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

a wombful of trouble...

Baby tiger sharks fight each other in the womb,the winner will be able to be born alive. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 8, 2008

exit to the left..

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

flying cow...

In Iowa during 1962 a cow flew a full kilometre (about a half mile) during a tornado. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 1, 2008

rock the house down..

Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 24, 2008

sos..

The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

sleep tight

In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight." Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

typing books..

The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

start counting..

If you attempted to count to stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3,000 years to count them all. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

weight loss for punks..

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

seasonal growth..

Children grow faster in the spring. Sign in to see full entry.

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