Pub Ammo - Unnescesary Facts You 'Didnt' Need To Know!

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posted on Dec, 14 2005 @ 03:43 PM
Here i will post a whole bunch of totally unnescesary and random facts that you probably really didnt need or want to know

Join in if you wish...

# Cats have no collarbones

# A drop of water weighs 0.9493

# Drizzle is defined as...No more than 14 droplets per square foot per second

# The original Guiness brewery in Dublin, Ireland has a 6,000 year lease

# Brits consume 337,000 tons of baked beans every year

# Margerine is infact grey...It is dyed yellow to look like butter

# The Tonga Islands in the South Pacific move a quarter of an inch every year

# Before 1920 it was technically legal to send children through the mail in the US

# Mageirocophobia is the fear of cooking

# A woman in stiletto heels exerts 552 pounds of pressure per squzre inch at the heel

# A housefly flies at 4.3 MPH

# Shoppers spot green items faster than any other colour

# In 1981, Turkish scientists concluded that disco music turned mice homosexual

# A group of 12 or more cows is known as a 'Flink'

Now dont you feel better knowing these utterly useless facts...

Feel free to add your own 'Pub Ammo' and i will continue to add myself!


[edit on 14/12/2005 by MickeyDee]

posted on Dec, 18 2005 @ 06:16 PM
Here's a couple more for you:

1. Butterflies taste with their feet.

2. Hewlett Packard's first product was an automatic urinal flusher.

3. A Swiss ski resort announced it would combat global warming by wrapping its mountain glaciers in aluminum foil to keep them from melting.

4. The biggest dog on record was an Old English Mastiff that weighed 343 pounds. He was 8 feet, 3 inches from nose to tail.

posted on Dec, 18 2005 @ 07:17 PM
In 1981, Turkish scientists concluded that disco music turned mice homosexual

That simply stuck out as difficult to believe.

posted on Dec, 18 2005 @ 07:41 PM

Originally posted by Raideur
In 1981, Turkish scientists concluded that disco music turned mice homosexual

That simply stuck out as difficult to believe.

I wish Raideur had been more specific.....does this refer to ALL mice or just Turkish mice?

posted on Dec, 18 2005 @ 07:59 PM
I really enjoy tid bits like the stuff in here. Now some answers
1. I believe I read something like...the Turkish mice who became gay after listening to disco also became leading members of the republican party and all work in the current white house.
2. Tonga is also the point of land where the sun rises first on each new day.
3. A woman may exert a bunch of pressure with a stiletto but if you want real pressure, here's an example that has greater pressure than Dan Quayle trying to spell a two syllable word...
The presure at the bottom of the Marianis Trench is equivalent to lying yourself down on the bottom of the trench, having a very large steel plate the same weight as a Boeing 747 placed upon you and then stacking 49 more 747's on the plate.
Oh! one last one...if ya read the bible...heaven is hotter than hell.
keep this tufff coming.

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 02:27 PM
WOW...I cant believe anybody actually replied...

But as is some more random nonsense for all to enjoy!

# The average mustache is 8.2 centimeters in width

# A nautical light year is 1.15 times longer than a statue light year

# To save energy, small coffee bean growers dry out their beans in the sun. As a result, the average ten pound bag of "indie" coffee contains around three teaspoons of insect matter and bird droppings

# A northern hemisphere creature has a 0.08 percent greater chance of cellular mutation in the southern hemisphere because DNA naturally curls the opposite direction

# The horizontal line HTML element () has been copyrighted in Portugal

# A cruise ship can put more than 130,000 litres of sewage into the sea each day

# Crows apparently like the taste of windscreen-wiper blades

# The longest distance recorded for projectile vomitting is 27 feet

# A third of the cars driving around any given city are looking for a parking space


posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 02:31 PM
Mickey Dee, Hi.

I am more than slightly puzzled :shk:

A nautical light year is 1.15 times longer than a statue light year

Why? What's the differance?

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 02:39 PM

Originally posted by fritz
Mickey Dee, Hi.

I am more than slightly puzzled :shk:

A nautical light year is 1.15 times longer than a statue light year

Why? What's the differance?

No idea mate...these facts are coming from different sources and there is no way for me to prove them true or false.


posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 02:50 PM
That light year one does sound odd.

Isnt a light year how far you would travel if traveling at the speed of light for a year? And if thats correct, wouldnt a natuical light year be a measurment of speed rather than distance?

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 03:00 PM
1. Everyone knows that staring at a solar eclipse can blind you. But staring at a lunar eclipse can also harm you - the eye is fooled into allowing too much infrared light into the eye, which can result in red-green color blindness;

2. Human tonsils are so dense that they can bounce higher than a rubber ball of similar weight and size, but only for the first 30 minutes after they've been removed

3. Pop singer Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) is the great-great-great-great-great-great-grandniece of Archduke William Pinkley-Hogue of Staffordshire, making her 103rd in line for the throne of England

4. Moths are unable to fly during an earthquake :shk:;

5. When in heat, female hippopotami secrete an oil with a flavor similar to strawberries. Kalahari bushmen use the oil to make flat-bread treats for children

6. The wobble in the rotation of the earth is causing a shift in its magnetic field. By the year 2327, the magnetic North Pole will be located in mid-Kansas, while the South Pole will be just off the coast of East Africa;

7. Scuba divers cannot fart at depths of 33 feet or below

8. Molecularly speaking, water is actually much drier than sand

9. Human saliva has a boiling point twice that of regular water

and finally..............................

10. You can get blood from a stone, but only if contains at least 17 percent bauxite!

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 03:03 PM
I was suprised by this

The armadillo is the only other creature besides man able to contract cancer.

After 8:34 pm 1/4 of all drivers on the road are drunk.

The largest commercially available bra size 52E. whoa!

60% of M&Ms are brown.

John the conqueroo actually refers to st. Johns wort.

Lite beer has less C2H5oh than regular beer cause the calories are in the alcohol.

J. Fred Muggs' girl friend was named Phoebe B. Beebee

[edit on 19-12-2005 by whaaa]

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 03:03 PM
- The oldest business in the United States of America is the cymbal company Zildjian which was founded in Constantinople in 1623

- Why do ostriches bury their heads in the sand? They actually don't. In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of eighty years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand (or attempted to do so).

- There are 2.5 million new gonorrhoea cases a year among Americans

- The soldiers of World War I were the first people to use the modern flushing toilet. The inventor: Thomas Crapper

- Swans are the only birds with penises

- A cat has 32 muscles in each ear

- In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow

- A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds

- Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 04:03 PM
1. When immersed in liquid, a dead sparrow will make a sound like a crying baby;

2. Two-thirds of all the world's coriander comes from a single valley in Italy;

3. The rhesus monkey is the only animal that can be taught to hum a tune;

4. The Mongolian pony is the only animal other than an elephant capable of fending off an attack by a healthy adult tiger

5. Only a single dissenting vote prevented the death penalty in Texas from being carried out by immersing the convicted person in a nest of fire ants

6. The number of words in the Bible divided by the number of verses equals exactly 666

7. It is physically impossible to urinate and give blood at the same time;

8. In the early 1940s, Heinz produced a version of Alphabetti Spaghetti especially for the German market that consisted of little pasta swastikas -

9. Every common food product, with the exception of fish, contains some traces of peanuts
...................... and finally

10. If you fill a standard 750ml wine bottle with live hornets, their angry buzzing will resonate at precisely the right frequency to shatter the glass!

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 04:10 PM
See...Isnt this fun...

Filling our brains with totally useless information!

Keep it coming!


posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 04:22 PM
Some random facts about Giraffes... (Dont ask why)

# Although giraffes are relatively prevalent in most parts of Africa, some populations are threatened by poachers

# There are many kinds of giraffes in the world : Kordofan Giraffe,Angolan Giraffe,southern Giraffe,Nigrian Giraffe,Reticulated Giraffe,Masai Giraffe and Rofts Giraffe

# Height and excellent eyesight enable giraffes to keep an eye on each other from far away. A dozen may be dispersed over 1/2 mile (0.8 km) of savanna and still be considered to be in a herd

# Each time a giraffe picks up its neck it picks up 550 pounds!

# Giraffes are one of the few animals born with horns.

# Like human fingerprints, each giraffe's coat is unique.

# Giraffes are fast and can reach speeds of up to 35 mph.

# Giraffes live in the African savannah, scrub, and open acacia woodlands south of the Sahara

# Males and females tend to eat from different parts of a tree to ensure that the sexes do not compete for food.

# Oxpecker birds like to help giraffes by eating bugs off their backs

# Female giraffes weigh 1540-2600 lb (700-1182 kg) on average

# The mighty giraffe can drink 12 gallons in one setting

Bet you didnt know (or want to know) all of that!!!


[edit on 19/12/2005 by MickeyDee]

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 04:38 PM
Hey Mickee,

Does this mean that, on the great African Plains and in the densest of Asian Jungles, somewhere in their Family Trees, Giraffes and Pythons are related?

posted on Dec, 19 2005 @ 04:57 PM
OK, I've got a few. Some of them might be lame, but I'm doing them all without research- this is stuff I just happen to know. I've cut a few, and probably should have cut more- sorry.

Inbreeding can result in blue-skinned offspring.

Technically (and legally), WWII didn't completely end until 1958, when Andorra, which was forgotten on the Treaty of Versailles, officially made peace with Germany.

Persia was renamed to Iran, meaning "Land of Aryans" as a pro-Nazi gesture.

In Taiwan, China, and Japan, years are officially counted in eras which restart at 1 with every change of rulership. If two regimes rose and fell in the same year, it would probably become very difficult to tell the exact age of people born that year.

The only US Marine officer ever to recieve the Congressional Medal of Honor twice was a communist.

Starting with America's first presidential election in 1789, the president elected every 20th year has been a military man in one of the following respects: A veteran, a civilian who has been in battle (Hoover- Boxer Rebellion at Tientsen), a former secretary of war, initiates American involvement in a war, or uses nuclear weapons.

The Wizard of Oz was a political parable advocating the end of the "gold standard" for currency. Dorthy's slippers were originally silver, not ruby.

Lee Harvey Oswald was a bad shot- the firing range he qualified on now bears a sign which reads "World Famous Bravo Range". Oswald qualified on lane 34.

The police officer who was supposed to be guarding Lincoln's box seat at Ford's Theater was not punished for leaving his post, but was later fired for an unrelated incident of being drunk on duty.

JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald were both transported in the same ambulance after their respective assassinations. The converted station-wagon is currently in a museum.

Legend has it that Catherine the Great died while attempting to have sex with a horse, but she actually died on a toilet.

The Marine Corps was disbanded for 15 years after the revolution, however the Marine Corps claims that a single Marine mysteriously remained on the payroll during that time, creating a continuity. Nobody seems to know who he was, or what he was doing.

San Francisco once passed a law stating that people classified as ugly may not been seen on the streets at any time.

The use of colloquial language in a Florida law accidentally provided tax relief intended for the poor to every resident of a town named "Dire Straights".

Franklin Roosevelt was married to Teddy Roosevelt's niece- they were cousins. This was the 6th incest in their family tree, which goes back to Edward II of England.

Vice President William Rufus DeVane King had a sexual affair with the succeeding president, James Buchanan.

It is physically impossible for any human being to consume an entire gallon of whole milk at once.

"Gloomy Sunday" is believed to have inspired more suicides than any other song ever recorded.

There are two books in the Protestant Bible which do not contain the word God.

posted on Dec, 21 2005 @ 05:20 PM
More nonsense...(But true nonsense)

# There are as many chickens on this planet as humans

# You have enough microorganisms in your mouth to equal a cockroach

# A sneeze leaves your mouth a 100 miles per hour

# The electric chair was invented by a dentist. And the first one was built partly by a prison inmate. He later died in it for murder

# Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark

# The oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old

# More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world

# Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years

# "Pants" used to be considered a bad word in England

# Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women

# Americans choke on toothpicks more that anything else

# The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven

# A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court

# Every time you lick a stamp you gain 1/10 of a calorie

# Toto was paid $125 a week during the filming of the Wizard of Oz


P.S...Bet your working out the dice one...

[edit on 21/12/2005 by MickeyDee]

posted on Jan, 3 2006 @ 12:42 PM
# The Apollo 11 astronauts have Moons instead of Stars on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

# One 3rd of the worlds population subscribes to a mobile phone service

# Chocolate contains more than 300 chemicals

# Of the 16 people who've attempted to leap from Niagra falls, 11 have survived.

# There is more bacteria under your fingernails than on a toilet seat

# Samurai warriors retired by the Japanese in the 1800's became professional knitters

# When Lord Nelsons body was shipped back from the Battle of Trafalgar, his body was pickled in Brandy

# The original McDonalds mascot was called Speedee, a little man with a hamburger bun for his head


posted on Jan, 4 2006 @ 06:22 PM
Due to a genetic fault people cant tast water all you tast is the minerals and contaminates.

The nauticle light year is longer because the nauticle mile is longer, just the way they measure it.

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