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Just another chance for you to find and post here on the coolest forum around so here goes.....

If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19.You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

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The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when the fire engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and soon figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

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The term "computer bug" comes from the early days of computing, when an actual insect was stuck in the machine and messed it up.


Another weird fact, you spelled weird wrong in the thread title. =)

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Aldous Huxley was George Orwell's high school French teacher.

There are 80,658,175,170,943,878,571,660,636,856,403,766,975,289,505,440,883,277,824,000,000,000,000 possible arrangements in a deck of cards. A good shuffle will likely result in a configuration that's never existed before.

It takes your eyes roughly 15-20 minutes to adjust to the dark when you're outside. This is also roughly the time it takes the sun to set. I think that's interesting.

Shia LaBeouf has an acting career.

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In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes

Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second

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This is sad... There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones! flamingo.gif

About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the age of 30

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 mph

Dolphins sleep with one eye open

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Kilts are not native to Scotland. They originated in France.

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