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28 Interesting General Facts

28 Interesting General Facts

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Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. 15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment Aug 13, 2012 We’ve all been in awkward situations, our lives are full of them. Nobody’s perfect, but how you handle it can turn an awkward moment into a partial win. Below you will see 15 awkward situations and what these people did to try and turn it around.

Video: A Body-Cooling Glove Could Give Athletes a Better Boost Than Steroids Almost all mammals have a network of veins near a hairless part of their skin that controls rapid temperature management--and it's no different for people. For us it's the palms (as opposed to, say, a dog's dangling tongue). But like some other biological processes, the technique can be gamed, with engineering topping physiology.

Sixteen Things Calvin and Hobbes Said Better Than Anyone Else To paraphrase E.B. White, the perfect sentence is one from which nothing can be added or removed. Every word plays its part. In my more giddy moments I think that a simple comic strip featuring Calvin, a preternaturally bright six year-old, and Hobbes, his imaginary tiger friend, features some of the most lucid sentences committed to print.

researchers' cooling glove 'better than steroids' By Max McClure Steve Fyffe The rapid thermal exchange device, nicknamed 'the glove,' creates a vacuum to draw blood to the surface of the palms. Cold circulating water cools the blood, which returns to the heart and rapidly lowers the body's core temperature. "Equal to or substantially better than steroids … and it's not illegal." Historically Hardcore October 18th, 2011. Both comments and pings are currently closed. You may have seen a version of these floating around which looked to be promotions for The Smithsonian Museum. They are in fact a series of self promotional work from the team at An Erratic Perspective.

The 86 Rules of Boozing By Frank Kelly Rich As part of Topless Robot's week-long salute to St. Patrick's Day and the immense drinking that it inspires, we are proud—nay, we are honored—to republish Modern Drunkard Magazine's renowned 86 Rules of Boozing. Unimpressed: Thing could have been a lot worse Just DWL is your best source of fun. Follow @linkupviddeos Personalise Post a fun Upload funny pictures, paste pictures or YouTube, Funnyordie, Vimeo, Videofy, Vine URL, accepting GIF/JPG/PNG Almost Everything Is A Crime In America Now: 14 Of The Most Ridiculous Things That Americans Are Being Arrested For Doesn't it seem like almost everything is becoming a crime in America now? Americans are being arrested and charged with crimes for doing things like leaving dog poop on the ground, opening up Christmas presents early, not recycling properly, farting in class and having brown lawns. But is it healthy for our society for the police to be involved in such silly things? Every single day the United States inches closer to becoming a totalitarian society.

Human Useless Facts Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day. If you fart constantly for 6 years, 9 months and 23 days you would produce enough gas to explode an atomic bomb. The longest ever penis recorded by scientists is 13.5 inches. Humans are only second to cats for having the dirtiest mouths. It takes about 40 muscles to smile, but only 4 to pull the trigger of a decent rifle. Beard hair grows at twice its usual rate when you're in a plane.

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