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  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,821 Boards Guru
    Generally the lower an animal's resting heart rate, the higher its life expectancy.

    It forms a pretty clear pattern, except with us weird humans.


    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
    ThePigeons
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,821 Boards Guru
    edited March 2020
    In 1994 a missing Ohio man was declared dead.

    He resurfaced in 2013 and went to court to undo this because he wanted a drivers' license which you have to be alive to have, but the court ruled he was still dead!

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24486718
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2453859/Ohio-man-Donald-Miller-ruled-legally-dead-loses-bid-overturn-death-status.html
    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
    ThePigeons
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,550 Community Veteran
    There's a victorian Scottish £20 note in a museum in London 💃😉
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    ThePigeons
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,821 Boards Guru
    Species of cat that roar can't purr, and cats that purr can't roar!
    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
  • DancerDancer Posts: 4,844 The Mix Elder
    edited August 2020
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    It's Christmas time. There's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy. Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time.
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,550 Community Veteran
    Did you know antibiotics apparently lower the threshold for seizures 🤷‍♀️🙈
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,821 Boards Guru
    Today 4-5 women pass on their genes for every 1 man who passes on their genes.
    Some 4000-8000 years ago, about 17 women passed on their genes for every 1 man who passed on their genes.
    So basically men do way worse at this 'survival of the fittest' thing :lol:
    https://psmag.com/environment/17-to-1-reproductive-success
    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
    Eleanor
  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    philemaphobia means a fear of kissing

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    You can hear a blue whale's heartbeat from more than 2 miles away.

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    August has the highest percentage of births.


    (Finding random facts really is a good distraction when dealing with intrusive thoughts)

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    When people bully you it’s either because they’re jealous of you or they don’t like themselves
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  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    Grapes light on fire in the microwave.

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    On the mix Shaunie is the best user. The queen.  lol
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    Dandelion
  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    Chewing gum is banned in Singapore

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    Bubble wrap was originally invented as wallpaper

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    It's illegal to own just one guinea pig in Switzerland

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    edited September 2020
    Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of all mental illness. I’m always surprised at that s as I thought it would be bipolar 
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  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster
    Wombats have cubed poop

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • GreenTeaGreenTea ☕🌻☕ MidlandsPosts: 9,890 Supreme Poster

    The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal.     

    Astrid Alauda

  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 2,821 Boards Guru
    This is kind of a big study I've done, but I was curious what the average UK person looked like!

    The 'average' UK person:
    • is a woman
    • is called Susan Smith
    • is 40 years old
    • lives in Greater London
    • votes Conservative
    • works in retail
    • earns about £17,000 a year working in retail
    • drives to work in a Ford Fiesta wishing it was an Audi TT
    • has been married for 4 years
    • married to a man called David Smith who is 2.3 years older than her
    • identifies as a Christian, but doesn't go to church
    • will live to 87
    • will pass away from dementia 
    Sources
    There are more woman in the UK than men (source)
    The most common female name in the UK is Susan Smith (source)
    The median age of the UK population is 40 years old (source)
    The most populated county in the UK is Greater London (source)
    In the 2019 election, people aged 40-49 voted Conservative more than any other party (source)
    The most common work for women (and for men) in the UK is in retail (source)
    Average woman working full time as a sales and retail assistant earns £17,151 a year (source)
    Car/van is the most common mode of transportation in the UK (source)
    The most common car UK people drive is a Ford Fiesta (source)
    The most popular car model among UK women is an Audi TT (source)
    Heterosexuality is the most common sexual orientation in the UK (source)
    The average UK straight woman marries at 35.7 years old, while average straight men marry 2.3 years older (source)
    The most common male name in the UK is David Smith (source)
    Christianity was the most common religion in the UK in the 2011 census- 33.1 million people (source)
    But only 12.6 million UK people go to church once a year or more (source)
    Using this calculator, a 40 year old UK woman will live for 87 years (source)
    The leading cause of death for UK woman over 80 is dementia (source)
    "Do, or do not, there is no try" <(•.•)>              
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,793 Extreme Poster
    edited November 2020
    @Aidan I think you've just written out someone's life for them 
    Alis propriis volat 
    Aidan
  • DurhamjaideDurhamjaide County Durham Posts: 546 Incredible Poster
    Did you know that Brazilllea is actually the capital of Brazil not Rio for short 
  • DancerDancer Posts: 4,844 The Mix Elder
    A Linha Curva is a dance piece about Brazilian culture and the choreographic intention is to have fun and show how the male dancers are dominant and trying to show off.
    It's Christmas time. There's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy. Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time.
  • LaineLaine Wise One Gone for gooPosts: 2,648 Boards Champion
    The canary islands are actually named after dogs and not birds!

    🌈Positive thoughts🌈

    "This is my family. I found it, all on my own.
    It's little, and Broken, but still good. Yeah. Still good." ~ Stitch

    "If you want to cry I am here to dry your eyes
    And in time I'll be fine. ~ The 1975

    "I don't know if it's because my heart hurts or I'm insecure" ~ Juice Wrld
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