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Bombs Dropped On Vietnam Compared To WW2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Without a doubt the bloodiest conflict in history was WWII. More people lost their lives during that conflict, through battle, genocide, starvation and disease than any other war. Over six long years, in a conflict that spanned the world, massive amounts of bombs were dropped, and some cities absolutely destroyed. Compare that conflict to later …

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The Energy Consumption of the Human Brain is About 20 Watts

Reading Time: 2 minutes The human brain is a fairly complex organ. It can best be described as the powerhouse of the body. It has allowed people to literally reach for the stars. Even though it is only about two percent of a persons weight, it consumes a hell of a lot more energy. To be as accurate as …

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The Tenth Us President, John Tyler, Has Two Living Grandsons

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you think of the early US presidents, say the first 15 or so, most people would think that the closest living descendant would at best chance be a great grandchild, or great great grandchild. But what many people may be surprised to discover is that the tenth US president, John Tyler, has two living …

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The Rates Of Suicide For Women With Breast Implants Are Three Times Higher

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a rather disturbing fact. There appears to be a disturbing correlation between breast implants and suicide rates. Oh boob jobs. They have given men with a lack of imagination something else to do with their minds for decades. And women who are as flat as a pool table, something to flaunt. But while they …

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1 in 4 Americans Don’t Know the Earth Orbits the Sun

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that 26 percent of Americans don’t know that the Earth orbits the sun? As George Takei would say, Oh my. Have we been somehow magically transported back into the dark ages? After all, it was Renaissance  astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus who popularized the theory of a heliocentric solar system (where the planets revolve around …

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The Total Weight Of Ants On Earth Is About The Same As The Total Weight Of Humans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the total weight of ants is the same as humans on Earth? Hold on one moment please. Did we just say that the weight of ants is the same as humans on Earth? This can’t be possible, or can it? Ants are a mere fraction of our size after all, but …

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How Long Was Bill Murray Stuck In Groundhog Day?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How long was Bill Murray stuck in Groundhog day, his character Phil Connors that it? It’s going to surprise you because it was a very long time, in fact it was much longer than even the director Harold Ramis thought. He was there for nearly 34 years. Read on to find out how this was worked out. …

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10 Piece Chicken McNuggets Box Has 11 Nuggets

Reading Time: 2 minutes The picture of the 10 piece Chicken McNugget box from McDonalds has 11 Chicken McNuggets on it. Count them for yourself on the box above. However… As pointed out by a commenter, the two nuggets in the lower left corner of the stack are actually just one nugget that has been cut in half. If …

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