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posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 10:00 AM
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The last US President to have a moustache was William Howard Taft who served from 1909-1913.




posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 11:28 AM
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Secretary of Defense Henry Rowan described the Pentagon as "a log going down the river with 25,000 ants on it, each one thinking he's steering"



posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 11:51 AM
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The Amazing Criswell was born in Princeton, Indiana in 1907.



posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 01:53 PM
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In New York City it is still unlawful to open an umberalla in the presence of a horse.



posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 04:28 PM
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Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but declined.



posted on Dec, 21 2006 @ 05:14 PM
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At age 10 your eyesite and hearing reach thier peak, after that well..........good luck...........



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 10:20 AM
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The first publicly released movie to use profanity was "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.?



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 10:49 AM
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In order to maintain constant oxygen supply to demanding flight muscles, and to counteract heat loss from an unfavourable body surface area to volume ratio, the heart rate of very small birds can easily reach over 1000 beats per minute during flight...that's about 17 times per second.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 11:17 AM
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Walpole was only Prime Minister cause King George I couldn't speak English.

[edit on 22-12-2006 by infinite]



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 11:26 AM
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The Sun contains over 99.8% of the total mass in our solar system.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 01:42 PM
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The growing Dolphin fetus Shows evidence that it was once a land mammal similar to a dog.
There are 3 things:
1. Early on in the womb it grows two leg like limbs near the tail end which in time retract and dissapear.
2. Very late in the womb it grows whisker like hairs from the base of it's nose near the eye's which then fall out a few weeks after birth.
3. When it grows it's main fins/flippers they are translucent for a period of time and you can see finger like bones inside.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 01:47 PM
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Hungarians fight hangovers by placing a piece of salami over a jigger of vodka and drinking the hooch thru the meat.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 01:53 PM
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Yes, Virginia (ham) there is a Salami Directory.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 02:11 PM
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Never mind...........

ever so sorry..........

edit for seriously inapproiate, yet very funny response to yr.

[edit on 22-12-2006 by whaaa]



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 02:19 PM
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Dr. Porkenstein is not available via the Salami Directory.



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 02:19 PM
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Jackson Hole Buffalo Meat Co


oh well, This is not an advertisement!



posted on Dec, 22 2006 @ 04:48 PM
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The world's heaviest primates are morbidly obese humans. Second place goes to gorillas which average 485 lbs.....



posted on Dec, 23 2006 @ 09:05 AM
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Here is something that I never knew!
Could have come to a good use!

If you count the number of chirps a cricket makes in fourteen or fifteen seconds, then add forty, you will have the current temperature...

helen



posted on Dec, 23 2006 @ 10:25 AM
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There are 786432 pixels on my monitor, which is set at 1024 x 768.




posted on Dec, 23 2006 @ 02:03 PM
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"Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain was the first typed manuscript submitted to a publisher in 1875; Previously all had been hand written.

[edit on 23-12-2006 by whaaa]



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