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 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Historical curiosities
This is a space to share the useless but weird or interesting facts that you know and many people don't.

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Coke was originally green.

- The caw of a duck doesn't make echo and nobody knows why.

- A lot of years ago, the clans got rid of the undesirables burning their homes, that's why when a person is dismissed of his/her job, the boss says 'You're fired'

- The Kisses of Hershey have that name 'cause the machine that makes them seems to be kissing the transporting band.

- The Pentagon has the double of the bathrooms that it needs 'cause it was built the law required a bath for the black people and another for the white people.

- It's impossible to sneeze without closing your eyes.

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 54yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that cowgirl is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- When you sneeze your heart stops beating.

- That all a hickup is is a malfunction in brain waves and that if you trick your brain by doing something else like chewing something crunchy you will quite hickuping.

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"Life is like a box of chocolate you never know what you will get!"
 33yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Angelfire is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
400 years ago, Sweden was a superpower.

Hitler was a vegetarian.

Sealand is the only sea-platform-nation in the world.

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"Durch Nacht und Blut das Licht"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- A cockroach can live nine days without its head before dying of hunger.

- Iceland consumes more Coke per capita than any other country in the world.

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 36yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Wyote is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Japan has more HAM radio operators per capita than anywhere else in the world.

- When lightening strikes, it is from the ground up even though it looks like it originates from the sky.

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"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. - Thomas Carlyle"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- The North American wild territory percentage is higher than the African wild territory (38% to 28%)

- It's possible to make a cow go upstairs but is impossible to get her down (by herself)

- The name Jeep comes from the abbreviation of 'General Purpose' US army vehicle, GP

- The elephants are the only animals that can't jump

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 38yrs • F •
>Clouds fly higher during the say than at night.

>1.5 billion kilograms of chocolate are consumed worldwide each year.

> The king of Hearts is the only king without a moustache (referring to a deck of cards).

> A foetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months.

> The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

> Cats have better memories than dogs.

> Star fish don't have brains.

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"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
 36yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Wyote is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- cat pee glows under a black light
- lipstick contains fish scales

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"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. - Thomas Carlyle"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- A common person laughs approximately 15 times a day

- The 95% of the people think is drives better than anyone else

- Thomas Alva Edison was afraid of dark

- The word 'cementery' comes from the greek koimetirion that means dormitory

- During the north American secession war, when the troops get back to their quarters without any missing person, they put in a big slate '0 killed'. That's where the expression 'OK' comes

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 54yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that cowgirl is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Keep the info coming Bob, it may be useless to some but still pretty interesting to know these little facts.

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"Life is like a box of chocolate you never know what you will get!"
 35yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Domz0r is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- carrots were originonally Purple, and were among the first vegetables to be GM and turned orange!


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"I am Domz0r....roar!!!!"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Thanks cowgirl

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 30yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Hey, Domz0r that's fantastic.

If you think about it, it is really hard to imagine a purple carrot

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 35yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Domz0r is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
I know its really hard to imagine, so by the power of Google, use image search and just type purple carrot

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