Did You Know?'s Blog – August 2011 Archive (6)

Did You Know #15

 

Fact 1

Adding the number 4 to the end of Facebook’s URL will automatically direct you to Mark Zuckerberg’s wall.

Just in case you’re not familiar with the term “URL” - type in this web address: www.facebook.com/4. We’re not sure why Zuckerberg chose the fourth ID number instead of number 1, but this is a quick…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 30, 2011 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

Did You Know #14

 

Fact 1

Ever wondered what it is called to feel sad, without knowing why?

Well the word is 'Hypophrenia'

 

 

 

 

Fact 2

According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction. source



Fact 3 

Make a fist…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 18, 2011 at 11:31 — No Comments

Did You Know#13

Fact 1

Did you know that "ough" can be pronounced TEN DIFFERENT WAYS?

There's "cough" (which rhymes with "off"), "enough" (which rhymes with "stuff"), "dough" (which rhymes with "no"), "through" (which rhymes with "do"), "thought" (which sounds like "awe"), "plough" (an alternative spelling of "plow"), "hiccough" (an alternative spelling of "hiccup"), "hough" (an alternative spelling of "hock"), "lough" (an alternative spelling of "loch"), and "thorough" (which…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 8, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

Did You Know #12

 

Fact 1

More than 30% of the greenhouse gas produced by New Zealand comes from the burps and farts of the country's 45 million sheep and 10 million cows.

In fact, agriculture accounts for 14% of greenhouse gases emitted worldwide every year. Also, most of these emissions are methane, which is 23 times as powerful as carbon dioxide. The average cow…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 5, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

Did You Know #11

 

Fact 1

Tall people are more likely to develop cancer.

A study conducted by Oxford University has found a probable link between growth hormones and the development of cancerous tumors. Comparing 1.3 middle-aged British women between 1996 and 2001, the researchers discovered that every 4 inches beyond five feet a person grew increased their odds of…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 4, 2011 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

Did You Know #10

 

Fact 1

The first victim on the Titanic was the last one to get a headstone... 100 years later.

Samuel Scott’s body has laid in an unmarked grave in the Belfast City Cemetary for decades. He only recently got a headstone to mark his body’s location. Scott bears the unfortunate distinction of being the first death on board the Titanic. He actually died…

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Added by Did You Know? on August 2, 2011 at 15:30 — 1 Comment


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