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    Today I Learned

    TIL That the title of '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' relates to distance travelled rather than depth. 20,000 Leagues would be about 7000 times the depth of the deepest part of the ocean
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    That men look at themselves im a mirror an average of 23 times a day, women 14

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    Quote Originally Posted by whatmeworry View Post
    TIL That the title of '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' relates to distance travelled rather than depth. 20,000 Leagues would be about 7000 times the depth of the deepest part of the ocean
    I learned this....now!

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperami View Post
    That men look at themselves im a mirror an average of 23 times a day, women 14
    Interesting. I gave this one some thought. In the morning while brushing my teeth and hair, 2-4 times during the day when I happen to be in the restroom, one other time if I shower after my workout over lunch. 23 times? WOAH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mediocre View Post
    I learned this....now!



    Interesting. I gave this one some thought. In the morning while brushing my teeth and hair, 2-4 times during the day when I happen to be in the restroom, one other time if I shower after my workout over lunch. 23 times? WOAH!
    Well a factoid very much open to debate..was a competition question on a local radio station

    I Googled and here's a an article albeit different stats

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/ar...-16-times.html

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    Women don't use a mirror to shave. Unless it's been a really long time I guess.
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    A falling knife has no handle. I, technically, didn't learn this today but feel it is information that is too invaluable to not share.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hayday View Post
    A falling knife has no handle. I, technically, didn't learn this today but feel it is information that is too invaluable to not share.

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    That perfectly sums up the difference between intelligence and wisdom. My first thought was, 'of course it does' then I actually thought about it.

    I I just learned something...

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    One main difference between horns and antlers is that antlers can shed and regrow. Horns don't.

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