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Old 06-30-2012, 08:27 AM
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DYK that the unwritten rule of cartooning is: "Robots and dinosaurs are cool, penguins and monkeys are funny"..?
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DYK that A woman's heart, beats much faster than a man's. (Hence, we can deduce that a woman's organs get more blood than a man's, hence a woman's brain works faster than a man's!)
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DYK that about 10-20 percent of the population can wiggle their ears but the percentage is much, much lower (but not accurately calculated) for people who can touch their nose with their tongue..?
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DYK that experiments have shown that oysters are great for your brain, no matter your age.
This is because they are rich in zinc as well as iron, eating oysters will help to keep your mind sharp and increase your ability to recall information easily. Zinc and iron have been linked to the brainís ability to stay focused and remember information. A lack of zinc and iron can result in memory lapses, poor concentration, and of course other ailments throughout the body.
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DYK that "eating foods cooked in aluminum pans causes Alzheimer's" is an old wives tale predicated on their finding higher than normal concentrations of aluminum in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and the way some foods taste "funny" when cooked in aluminum..? The funny taste is caused by the aluminum actually leaching out nutrients and minerals from certain vegetables and as for the other, you actually absorb MORE aluminum into your system if you use certain spray on deodorants than you'll ever get from your cookware.

(Guess who used to sell housewares in his younger days..?)
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DYK that according to Forbes magazine, Americans work longer than their Europeans counterparts.

Though working hours in both regions have eased back since the 1960s, they've fallen much more dramatically in Europe, by 23%, to 1,625 hours, today, compared with the American hours over the same time period to 1,797 hours. Some of the sharpest falls in working hours have been in Ireland, Portugal, Luxembourg, Greece, Spain, Italy and France, according to the OECD.

Another fact according to Forbes, is that most European countries have up to 20 days of official Goverment vacation a year (France has 5 weeks) where the United States has 10 official goverment approved days of vacation... Hmmmm, intresting......
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DYK that Mother's Day Symbolism: The pink carnation is a gesture to honor a living mother, while a white carnation is worn to symbolize remembrance
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:36 AM
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DYK that if you don't have a stud finder, you can run an electric razor over a wall to find the studs... the vibrations will be different over solid wood than over drywall..?

A DYK DIY tip...
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:11 AM
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DYK that Earth is the only planet (in our Solar System) to not be named after a god.
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:42 AM
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DYK that as of today 7/25/2012 it's only 5 months until Christmas?
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