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« Reply #480 on: April 24, 2013, 11:41:44 PM »

I'm tired, and that's a fact!
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« Reply #481 on: April 25, 2013, 02:45:02 AM »

I'm tired, and that's a fact!

I'm receiving my DVD copy of Searching For Sugarman today and that is a cold fact.  Wink
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« Reply #482 on: April 25, 2013, 08:26:39 AM »

I'm tired, and that's a fact!

I'm receiving my DVD copy of Searching For Sugarman today and that is a cold fact.  Wink

The temperature is 38 F outside my window right now, and that is a cold fact.
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« Reply #483 on: April 25, 2013, 08:35:31 AM »

I'm tired, and that's a fact!

I'm receiving my DVD copy of Searching For Sugarman today and that is a cold fact.  Wink

The temperature is 38 F outside my window right now, and that is a cold fact.

 Buggedout Buggedout

Yikes: that is 3 degrees Celsius!  Buggedout

* Sends coffee and blankets to the Rev*

Bloody hell: I'm African, I don't know cold like that.  Buggedout
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« Reply #484 on: April 25, 2013, 02:08:22 PM »

Today is ANZAC Day, a day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, which memorializes all those who died in the service of those two countries.

To those everywhere who fell to defend those liberties enshrined in western civilization: thank you.
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« Reply #485 on: April 26, 2013, 11:36:57 PM »

During the Cold War the Soviet Union, not Cuba, was geographically the closest Communist nation to the United States.
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« Reply #486 on: April 27, 2013, 11:59:43 PM »

The bow and arrow did not seem to arrive in North America until about 500 AD. Among stone artifacts, true arrowheads are almost always under one inch in length. Anything larger was used on a spear, lance, or dart.
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« Reply #487 on: April 28, 2013, 07:16:54 AM »

The bow and arrow did not seem to arrive in North America until about 500 AD. Among stone artifacts, true arrowheads are almost always under one inch in length. Anything larger was used on a spear, lance, or dart.

The size is purely a practical consideration:  in order for an arrow to function as an arrow, the point needs to be under 4 grams (0.14 ounces). 
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« Reply #488 on: April 28, 2013, 08:19:11 AM »

Modern ATMs make almost no sounds by themselves. The clicks and whirrs of machinery that you hear are usually sound effects that are added to give the user confidence that it is working.
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« Reply #489 on: April 28, 2013, 09:46:32 AM »

Just three months after his death, Charlie Chaplinís body was stolen on Christmas day in 1977, by two mechanics. They thought they could get money from his family in exchange for his body. However, the two grave robbers were captured and eleven weeks later and Chaplinís body was recovered. To stop this from happening again, Chaplin was buried under 6 feet of concrete the second time around.
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« Reply #490 on: April 28, 2013, 12:31:00 PM »

Modern ATMs make almost no sounds by themselves. The clicks and whirrs of machinery that you hear are usually sound effects that are added to give the user confidence that it is working.

They do the same thing with the gear shift on motorcycles nowadays.
And the "Close Door" button on elevators doesn't do anything.
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« Reply #491 on: April 29, 2013, 10:05:25 AM »

Daniel Boone was never lost in the woods, though he did confess that at times he got turned around in there for a few days.
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« Reply #492 on: May 01, 2013, 11:34:34 AM »

In the 1980s a man with severe OCD shot himself in the head in an attempt to commit suicide. Instead of killing him, the bullet destroyed the part of his brain that was responsible for his OCD, and he went on to become a straight-A college student five years later.
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« Reply #493 on: May 01, 2013, 11:48:57 AM »

Aerosmith's "Walk This Way"Ě was inspired by Mel Brook's movie Young Frankenstein, specifically, the scenes where Igor (pronounced Eye-Gore) tells the doctor to ... "walk this way,".


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« Reply #494 on: May 01, 2013, 05:24:49 PM »

Yesterday was the 68th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's death in the Reich Chancellery bunker in Berlin.


You know, you do have to say this for Hitler: at least he killed Hitler!
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