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Valerie Villars
14th March 2018, 00:24
Did you know?

Horses have the largest eyes of any land mammal on Planet Earth.

Flash
14th March 2018, 01:35
Bonobos (small monkeys from the larger chimps familly) create their social interactions and conflict resolution through love making. And everything goes (gay,straight,2, 3, name it)

Satori
14th March 2018, 02:50
Did you know that:

In black and white films of yesteryear, blood was often chocolate syrup? Such as Hershey's. Red fluid came across as grayish and unconvincing.

Jerry Lewis, the actor, invented the playback system that was used on the set, thereby allowing for immediate retakes. Before he did that, film was taken off set before it was reviewed and this caused delays in the production of the film and increased the cost. His system also improved the quality of the final product because retakes were done while the actors were still in character. The system he devised is still in use, but has been refined further.

onevoice
14th March 2018, 03:00
Humans can distinguish between 1.7 trillion smells:
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/03/20/we-can-distinguish-between-at-least-a-trillion-smells/

Joe from the Carolinas
14th March 2018, 03:03
Did you know that a cup of light roast coffee actually has a higher amount of caffeine than a cup of dark roasted coffee, and more caffeine than nearly all espresso?

The longer coffee beans spend in the roaster heating, the darker they get, and the more caffeine is burned off.

Star Tsar
14th March 2018, 05:00
Did you know?

Horses have the largest eyes of any land mammal on Planet Earth.

Giant squid have the largest eye in the animal kingdom. @ up to 10 inches in diameter, people often describe it as the size of a dinner plate!

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/eb/ec/57/ebec57818ade52ffa44ff5f37da6ee6e.jpg

:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

ScorpION
14th March 2018, 07:43
If a flea was the size of a human,it could jump over the empire state building.....

O Donna
14th March 2018, 19:12
Starfish can regrow their arms. In fact, a single arm can regenerate a whole body.

Wind
14th March 2018, 19:40
"An elephant's pregnancy and gestation can last approximately 22 months, making it the longest process of all mammals and one of the longest in the animal kingdom."

I just recently found that out.

Apulu
15th March 2018, 14:34
The worms that are present in most soils of arable land in the United States, which are responsible for keeping it fertile, are not native: they descended from eggs which came across the Atlantic, embedded in the hooves of European horses. Every cloud has a silver lining!

DeDukshyn
15th March 2018, 17:16
A jellyfish named Turritopsis nutricula (and a few other species) is essentially immortal? When severely injured or dying, it can revert itself into a "genesis blob" and start its growth cycle all over again as many times as needed. During this process it can turn any existing cell into any other type of cell as needed. Sort of reminds me of the strange conspiracy legends about Prince Philip, accused of having similar abilities and always comes back reborn as someone new ... maybe he's a jellyfish.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/immortal-jellyfish-does-it-really-live-forever

https://media.mnn.com/assets/images/2011/04/Turritopsis-nutricula-in-water.jpg.653x0_q80_crop-smart.jpg


While it is often joked that cats have nine lives, a certain species of jellyfish has been deemed "immortal" by scientists who have observed its ability to, when in crisis, revert its cells to their earliest form and grow anew. That means that these tiny creatures, 4 millimeters to 5 millimeters long, potentially have infinite lives.

Satori
15th March 2018, 21:21
Since my post about chocolate syrup and Jerry Lewis was probably not in the mode intended by the OP, I'll try again.

Did you know that:

Bull frogs do not sleep[?] (The apparently sole study on this topic dating to 1967 concluded that they rest but do not sleep.)

There are no bridges over the Amazon River[?] (Even at it's narrowest points. Crossing is done by walking, swimming, boat or ferry.)

Flash
16th March 2018, 00:01
Prince Philips has no balls with the queen, he often sting through not funny arrow want to be jokes (I bet they are what he truly thinks), he is definitely a jelly 🐠 fish. 😜

Did you know that women menstrual cycles are not based on the 🌝 moon cycles but rather on the sun magnetic cycles



A jellyfish named Turritopsis nutricula (and a few other species) is essentially immortal? When severely injured or dying, it can revert itself into a "genesis blob" and start its growth cycle all over again as many times as needed. During this process it can turn any existing cell into any other type of cell as needed. Sort of reminds me of the strange conspiracy legends about Prince Philip, accused of having similar abilities and always comes back reborn as someone new ... maybe he's a jellyfish.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/immortal-jellyfish-does-it-really-live-forever

https://media.mnn.com/assets/images/2011/04/Turritopsis-nutricula-in-water.jpg.653x0_q80_crop-smart.jpg


While it is often joked that cats have nine lives, a certain species of jellyfish has been deemed "immortal" by scientists who have observed its ability to, when in crisis, revert its cells to their earliest form and grow anew. That means that these tiny creatures, 4 millimeters to 5 millimeters long, potentially have infinite lives.

Valerie Villars
17th March 2018, 12:23
Since my post about chocolate syrup and Jerry Lewis was probably not in the mode intended by the OP, I'll try again.

Did you know that:

Bull frogs do not sleep[?] (The apparently sole study on this topic dating to 1967 concluded that they rest but do not sleep.)

There are no bridges over the Amazon River[?] (Even at it's narrowest points. Crossing is done by walking, swimming, boat or ferry.)

Satori, the original intent was for light hearted and interesting facts. I think chocolate syrup and Jerry Lewis fall into that category. :waving:

Star Mariner
17th March 2018, 14:06
The largest living organism ever found is a honey mushroom, armillaria ostoyae. It covers 3.4 square miles of land in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon, and it's still growing.

https://www.opb.org/television/programs/ofg/segment/oregon-humongous-fungus/

Amenjo
17th March 2018, 15:05
I always found this fact interesting.

The American Chemist and inventor Thomas Midgley came up with the idea of adding lead to gasoline to stop the knocking in the internal combustion engine in 1921, which has obviously been banned now because of the damaging effect on the environment.

As if that wasn't bad enough in the 1930's he then went on to create CFC's for refrigerators, this too was also banned for the same reasons.

In later life he suffered from polio and was bed ridden. So he invented a system of ropes and pulleys so he could get out of bed on his own. Unfortunately this didn't go to well, as he was discovered dead, strangled by his own invention.

Sorry if it's a bit macabre, but interesting none the less!


Love and Truth.


Amenjo

Valerie Villars
17th March 2018, 17:06
A jellyfish named Turritopsis nutricula (and a few other species) is essentially immortal? When severely injured or dying, it can revert itself into a "genesis blob" and start its growth cycle all over again as many times as needed. During this process it can turn any existing cell into any other type of cell as needed. Sort of reminds me of the strange conspiracy legends about Prince Philip, accused of having similar abilities and always comes back reborn as someone new ... maybe he's a jellyfish.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/immortal-jellyfish-does-it-really-live-forever

https://media.mnn.com/assets/images/2011/04/Turritopsis-nutricula-in-water.jpg.653x0_q80_crop-smart.jpg




While it is often joked that cats have nine lives, a certain species of jellyfish has been deemed "immortal" by scientists who have observed its ability to, when in crisis, revert its cells to their earliest form and grow anew. That means that these tiny creatures, 4 millimeters to 5 millimeters long, potentially have infinite lives.

Jellyfish as the original alchemists.

Star Tsar
17th March 2018, 17:34
Did you know that women menstrual cycles are not based on the 🌝 moon cycles but rather on the sun magnetic cycles

Thanks I ALWAYS thought it was the reverse!

raregem
17th March 2018, 23:48
Did you know...?
Desi Arnaz ( I Love Lucy) was from Cuba and his father was the Mayor of Santiago?
Batistas' revolution caused the yound lad and dad to escape- seeking exile in America. His dad would get work installing ceramic tiles in homes. One time they received a shipment of broken tiles. Money being sparce Desi's father decided to make patterns and designs with the broken tiles. An industry was born.
Desi also created the 3 camera set up which is still used today. Another industry was born.

uzn
18th March 2018, 05:54
https://pics.me.me/chadwick-the-discoverer-of-the-neutron-was-a-student-of-12032732.png

https://pics.me.me/did-you-know-scubadivers-roll-backwards-off-boats-because-iftheyrolled-30554607.png

DeDukshyn
18th March 2018, 17:33
Did you know that women menstrual cycles are not based on the 🌝 moon cycles but rather on the sun magnetic cycles

Thanks I ALWAYS thought it was the reverse!

That the sunspot / moon cycles were dictated by women's menstrual cycles??! :P lol ... Another reason not to mess with women on their cycle - very powerful ... :P