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Did you know butterflies' taste sensors are located in their feet? And that they can fly at speeds which range anywhere from 5 to 30 MPH?

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 03:16:39 PM »
Did you know that the galaxy's center smells like raspberries and rum?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/apr/21/space-raspberries-amino-acids-astrobiology
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 03:22:11 PM »
suddenly I want to pour the galaxy on a cup with ice and drink it

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2013, 03:32:27 PM »
Shaken, not stirred? ;)
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2013, 03:51:29 PM »
I officially love this thread  :rofl:

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2013, 12:06:08 PM »
Did you know that rat poison is commonly prescribed to prevent blood clots? :P

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2013, 12:17:46 PM »
I did not know that o.O

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2013, 12:59:58 PM »
Did you know that the galaxy's center smells like raspberries and rum?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/apr/21/space-raspberries-amino-acids-astrobiology
It can has flavour? :D

Did you know that grapefruit juice made from concentrate can alter the effectiveness of medication? :P
 
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2013, 01:38:07 PM »
Why, yes, I did know that. Did you know that it does so by inhibiting the Cytochrome P450 enzyme that is responsible for breaking those medications down?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cytochrome_P450
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_drugs_affected_by_grapefruit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergamottin

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(See what happens when you ask that kind of question around a biochemistry person? ::))
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2013, 01:46:25 PM »
I figured you would. :P

Did you know pregnancy tests aren't binary? :P It is actually possible for it to show you to be slightly pregnant. ::)
 
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2013, 03:27:04 PM »
how does that work? :P

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2013, 09:53:44 PM »
Maybe it's similar to how you can be "Mostly Dead"...
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2013, 11:46:42 PM »
:rofl:
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In actuality, the test reading slightly pregnant does not indicate that one is actually slightly pregnant. It is amusing, nonetheless. :P

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2013, 11:41:21 AM »
Did you know "uncopyrightable" is the largest word in the English dictionary without repeating any of the characters?

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2013, 05:27:53 PM »
Did you know that Shakespeare set some of his plays in landlocked cities? And that his characters sometimes set sail from these cities? :P

He wasn't a very good geographer.
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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #15 on: May 08, 2013, 05:34:14 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chako_Paul_City

Did you know that there is totally a city full of lesbians somewhere in Sweden? :o

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Re: The thread for Wonderful, Amazing, Stupendous USELESS KNOWLEDGE!
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2013, 05:41:50 PM »
Yeah, I read the satw comic about it. XD
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