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05/17/2008 09:10:53 PM · #1
I am so bored, well I am not, I am attempting to not clean the house.

So you can not fold a piece of paper more than 8 times

Eggs come out of chickens butts. (This I was shocked to only find out a year or so ago)

05/17/2008 09:13:18 PM · #2
Oh adn a juicy tipbit from karmat

If your poops float, you have eaten enough fiber.

(that goes with the chicken butt one, something I wish I didnt know)
05/17/2008 09:14:24 PM · #3
The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples
05/17/2008 09:16:39 PM · #4
Originally posted by JulietNN:



So you can not fold a piece of paper more than 8 times



Depends on how big the paper is, mythbuster busted this one.
05/17/2008 09:17:07 PM · #5
If you run from point A to point B in the rain you don't get as wet as you do if you walked!

Yes, its true...Mythbusters confirmed it :)
05/17/2008 09:17:34 PM · #6
gotta love those mythbusters!
05/17/2008 09:19:33 PM · #7
The average person can't lick thier own elbow..... and I bet you try:) Saw this on some stupid email I got but I found that one funny.
05/17/2008 09:25:16 PM · #8
Originally posted by JulietNN:

I am so bored, well I am not, I am attempting to not clean the house.

So you can not fold a piece of paper more than 8 times

Eggs come out of chickens butts. (This I was shocked to only find out a year or so ago)

Actually their eggs come out of their cloaca, they only have one "vent" for everything.:)
05/17/2008 09:28:58 PM · #9
urine is sterile
05/17/2008 09:31:56 PM · #10
I love all of the old measuring tricks I used to tell my friends in the bar and watch them try it. Your foot is as long as your forearm, from your wrist to your elbow. (if you're flexible you can try it.) If you measure your outstretched arms from finger tip to finger tip it's (unless your missing fingers) the same measurment as your height. If I think of anymore I'll post them. I'm also a bit bored, watching the Indiana Jones marathon. I'm not saying those movies are boring, I'd just rather be at the baseball game!
05/17/2008 09:42:39 PM · #11
Can you interlace your fingers and jump over your arms?

Yes you can. I could do it when I was younger. I have short legs and long arms.
I can't do it anymore. Too old and fat. :)
05/17/2008 09:46:53 PM · #12
Originally posted by Jib:

urine is sterile


Hopefully this won't impact activities of anyone here, but don't count on urine being sterile. I believe there are some kidney diseases that will contaminate urine. Also, if there is a bacterial infection downstream, you can count on the urine picking up some nasties.
05/17/2008 09:51:05 PM · #13
I sometimes play trivia on Paltalk (www.paltalk.com) with ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' RayEthier, so somewhere deep down in my brain live a bunch of little bits of trivia.
If only I could always ACCESS all that wisdom when I need it :-)

Anyway..... one bit I learned recently is the word "blype" - it is a little bit of skin, as in the bit that peels off when you have a sunburn.
05/17/2008 10:39:33 PM · #14
Originally posted by JulietNN:

I am so bored, well I am not, I am attempting to not clean the house.

So you can not fold a piece of paper more than 8 times

Eggs come out of chickens butts. (This I was shocked to only find out a year or so ago)


YES... but do you know which end comes out first... the round or the tapered end?

Ray
05/17/2008 11:06:52 PM · #15
Originally posted by JulietNN:

Oh adn a juicy tipbit from karmat

If your poops float, you have eaten enough fiber.


I heard somewhere that poop floating can also mean your body isn't digesting fats correctly, because some organ isn't working correctly.

An interesting read...
What makes poop float?

Message edited by author 2008-05-17 23:16:43.
05/17/2008 11:10:14 PM · #16
Directly from my 5 year old.

I NEVER will eat peas again, my poop is now green

So I guess that says it all
05/17/2008 11:48:03 PM · #17
Did you know?

If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
05/17/2008 11:51:53 PM · #18
Originally posted by manish:

If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.


Should that post go in the "Side Challenges and Tournaments" forum?
05/17/2008 11:52:14 PM · #19
OHohhohohohohho

I am learning more about the bodily functions than I knew I needed to know.

05/17/2008 11:58:42 PM · #20
yuck...

You lose enough dead skin cells in your lifetime to fill eight five-pound flour bags

and another measuring one..

Your thumb is as long as your nose
05/18/2008 12:06:51 AM · #21
I just held my thumb up to my nose ..
05/18/2008 12:07:34 AM · #22
There are only two kinds of monotremes in the world (Egg laying mammals).

The duck-billed platypus and four species of echidnas.

They live only in Australia and New Ginuea.

I am a boundless fount of useless information.
05/18/2008 12:11:06 AM · #23
While on the topic of Platypi (Platypuses?), they are the only venomous mammal.
05/18/2008 12:11:31 AM · #24
Up to the age of six or seven months a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. An adult cannot do this.

First four countries to have television: England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil.

There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.

The first patented condom was meant to be reused!

Burt Reynolds is a Cherokee Indian.

That is all I can dredge up at the moment!
05/18/2008 12:23:34 AM · #25
All Continents start with the letter "A" except Europe.

The word "SET" in the English language has the most definitions.

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