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omgfactsofficial: There are more possible games of chess than atoms in the observable universe This is because the number of atoms is estimated to be about 10^79, while the number of unique chess games is 10^120. Here are some interesting facts for our chess fans: The word “Checkmate” in Chess comes from…
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omgfactsofficial: There’s a man whose brain sees numbers with shapes, colors and feels. He can recite over 22k digits of Pi! Savants are fascinating to observe because their brains are so incredible. While completely incapable of performing some tasks, they are so incredibly amazing at doing others that it has…
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omgfactsofficial: A Japanese artist made a sculpture of himself that was so lifelike people couldn’t tell the difference between it and himself! Hananuma Masakichi learned he was dying of tuberculosis, and being an artist, decided he would leave something behind so everyone would know exactly what he looked like…
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omgfactsofficial: Sadism and masochism were named after their first practitioners! If you’ve ever wondered where these words came from, well, there were two real people knowns as Donatien Alphonse Francois, Marquis de Sade and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. Their sexual conduct so shocked the world that they got…
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omgfactsofficial: There’s a filesharing network made up of USB Flash drives scattered around the world! There’s a network of around 1000 USB flash drives scattered around the world, devised as a public file sharing project. Started by Aram Bartholl in 2010, project Dead Drops has grown to be one of the most…
me: (out shopping, looking all fly with my Marvel comics tote bag featuring several characters)
dude: nice bag.
me: thanks. (keeps on shopping)
dude: do you even know who all those characters are?
me: uh... yeah?
dude: ok then, who's that guy? (points at a character on the bag)
me: wait, are you asking me to prove that I'm enough of a fan enough to carry this bag?
dude: (smirks) that's what I thought. He's called the Silver Surfer. I bet you don't even know his real name.
me: does it matter? (starts to edge away before I start punching throats)
dude: psh, you're not a real fan.
me: (slowly unsheathing my Wolverine claws)
me: how many pairs of chromosomes do humans contain in their cells?
dude: uh... what?
me: explain the function of cellular mitosis?
me: what is the purpose of myelin sheath with regards to the formation of new neural pathways?
dude: what are you even talking about?
me: oh, well it seemed that you were implying that if I don't know as much about the Marvel universe as you do, then I can't possibly be considered a real fan. This is me implying that because you don't know as much about the human body as I do, you can't possibly be considered a real human being.
dude: Um, I... wow. You're right. Have a nice day. (starts to shuffle away)
me: his name is Norrin Radd.
dude: (looks extremely embarrassed)
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omgfactsofficial: If you wear this cologne during a safari, you might be attacked tigers or cougars! I guess you could say that this cologne works all the time, 100% of the time. For some reason, the smell of Calvin Klein’s Obsession for men makes wild cats go wild. Jaguars, cheetahs, ocelots, pumas, cougars,…
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omgfactsofficial: Huggies has invented a device that texts you when your baby has peed! It’s an innovation that maybe parents didn’t know they didn’t? Huggies Brazil has demoed a plastic device called the TweetPee that sends you a message when your baby has peed. The device connects to an iPhone app and can…
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omgfactsofficial: A mute man spoke his first words in over 6 years after riding a roller coaster! Roller coasters are an awesome time, that is if you can actually handle the ride. For some people, they can’t handle the fast, bumpy movements as you are twisted around a metal track in the middle of the air. Some…
student: can i borrow a pencil
teacher: i don't know, CAN you?
student: yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious
This needs to be said
Okay: Having a favorite member of a band and it being the lead singer.
Not Okay: Disrespecting the other band members.
Okay: Knowing only one song by the band
Not Okay: Claiming you are their "biggest fan".
Okay: Expressing that you think a band member is attractive.
Not Okay: OMGZZZ LEMME HAVE YOUR BABIEZZZ. FUCKKK MEE BABYY.
Okay: Not particularly liking a band member's love interest.
Not Okay: Sending him/her hate messages.
Okay: Not liking a band.
Not Okay: Harassing the people who do like the band for no reason.
Last thing: If someone's favorite song happens to be one of the more popular songs by the band, that does not make them any less of a fan. King For A Day, Weightless, Second & Sebring...(for example) are all incredible songs. If they weren't, then they wouldn't be singles. Don't say that someone isn't a "real fan" because they like one of those songs the best.
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omgfactsofficial: Romantic love only lasts about a year. After that, ‘attachment love’ sets in! It has often been said that falling in love is one of the best feelings in the world. It can take over a person’s life—they become enamored with the other person and everything just seems better because of the love…
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omgfactsofficial: The first Native to make contact with the pilgrims spoke to them in English! The pilgrims had been studying for a few months, some of which were stationed at a settlement known as Plymouth. The pilgrims were under the belief that the Native Americans, or rather ‘Indians’ as they were so wrongly…
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omgfactsofficial: Gay swan couples lure females into a threesome to steal an egg from her! An estimated one-quarter of all black swans pairings are of homosexual males. They steal nests, or form temporary threesomes with females to obtain eggs, driving away the female after she lays the eggs. More of their…
40 Interesting Dream Facts
epic-humor: Every human dreams. There are tons of people who can’t remember their dreams when they wake up, but they still get them Human beings spend roughly around 6 years of their lifetime dreaming Sometimes we dream outside of our REM sleep (Rapid Eye Movement) Thousands of years ago, the Egyptians were the first to create a dream dictionary in 4000 B.C.E We roughly spend around 1/3 of...
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When all my friends are in relationships
theepichumor: And I’m just like:
theepichumor: When the back of a book has a bunch of reviews instead of a summary Except for Ellen’s book right and tina fey’s Funny Stuff you like?