Today I Learned...

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  • RomaineCalm
    RomaineCalm Posts: 3,972 Member
    kace_kay wrote: »
    sarahbums wrote: »
    today i learned that you should NEVER google image search "child skull baby teeth"

    NEVER

    But it's kinda cool!

    Because I'm a curious one....

    And now I'm fascinated.

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  • Annalee82_
    Annalee82_ Posts: 320 Member
    That apparently this is possible.

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    And that if someone says never to google something, I will.
  • Annalee82_
    Annalee82_ Posts: 320 Member
    kace_kay wrote: »
    Annalee82_ wrote: »
    That apparently this is possible.

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    And that if someone says never to google something, I will.
    Omg is this real life?
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    Apparently so. It's called Hyperdontia.

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  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL The briefcase in Pulp Fiction originally contained diamonds but that was deemed too predictable so it was decided that the contents were never to be seen. This way each audience member would fill in the blank with their own contents.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL the term ''Nickelodeon'' was used for early movie theaters that cost 5¢ to enter. An ''odeon'' was any building used for live entertainment in ancient Greece and Rome.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL It's illegal in Florida to charge more to pay by credit card, but legal to offer a discount to pay by cash.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL a scientist stationed in Antarctica managed to score a date through Tinder with a girl camping just 45 minutes away.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL over half of the world's lentils are grown in Canada, with about 95% that amount grown in the province of Saskatchewan alone.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL strong odors, such as cologne and perfume, may cause a person's blood vessels to swell and dilate and, in turn, stimulate the nerve system in the brain associated with head pain causing headaches and migraines.
  • BoosDimples
    BoosDimples Posts: 2,826 Member
    Apparently, a sprinkle of salt on the tongue can help with a severe gag reflex,
  • Annalee82_
    Annalee82_ Posts: 320 Member
    African bongos eat burned wood after lightning storms.

    And that I really want a baby African bongo:

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  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL that Ernie Hudson, who played Winston Zeddmore in Ghostbusters, auditioned for the same charracter in the animated series two years later, but didnt get the part because they didn't think he sounded enough like Winston from the movie.
  • cee134
    cee134 Posts: 33,764 Member
    TIL @MeeseeksAndDestroy still hasn't watched either Ghostbusters.
  • NewlifeinNW
    NewlifeinNW Posts: 3,866 Member
    TIL that hunting unicorns is legal in Michigan.

    Yup. I did some hard time for that one. Not in jail, but the psych ward.

    Speaking of this, I watched a series called "Happy" yesterday on the plane. This is an excellent description of the show.
  • Latucker21
    Latucker21 Posts: 126 Member
    cee134 wrote: »
    TIL strong odors, such as cologne and perfume, may cause a person's blood vessels to swell and dilate and, in turn, stimulate the nerve system in the brain associated with head pain causing headaches and migraines.

    Yep! And they don't have to be strong odors.
  • 81Katz
    81Katz Posts: 7,077 Member
    Snapple Real Fact #716
    There is a museum of strawberries in Belgium.