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Facts That Should Be Common Knowledge. #5 Could Save Your Life

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by PurpleFox, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. 1. Antibiotics aim to kill bacteria but are useless against viruses

    2. "Should've" means should have--NOT should of

    3. In Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Frankenstein is the name of the Scientist...NOT the monster

    4. Fish bowls don't provide the proper amount of Oxygen and are actually terrible homes for fish

    5. Aspirin can save your life during a heart attack...but only if you chew the pill up before swallowing

    6. There is a vent at the top of 6. Port-a-Pottys that releases the smell up and out, but this only works if everyone puts the seat down

    7. The fruit referenced in the Bible in the Garden of Eden wasn't an apple--it was the Hebrew word "peri," which is just a word for "fruit."

    8. The blood flowing in your veins is red and nothing is blue. The blue comes from the way light hits your skin

    9. Nine months before Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white person, Claudette Colvin did the exact same thing

    10. There's a myth that Daddy Longleg spiders are the most venomous spiders in the world and that they just don't like to bite humans, but this is false. Their venom isn't fatal to humans

    11. If you plug earbuds into the mic jack on a computer, they'll operate as functional, albeit slightly crappy, microphones

    [SIZE=4][B]12. Drowning can actually take many forms--many times it doesn't involve any of the splashing and frantic movement we associate with drowning victims[/B][/SIZE]









     
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