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What are some mind-blowing facts about food? - Quora
I found it amazing that it's been known since the 80's that organic food is more carcinogenic (or rather, has more carcinogenic substances in it), the theory being that since organic food has to protect itself from pests, it creates these carcinogenic substances to kill/deter them. Those substances remain after the plant is picked and eaten, meaning they end up entering our bodies. Plants that are raised conventionally don't have to fight off pests, so the pesticide remains on the outside of the plant, which, presumably is removed if you wash it well enough.
food  food-organic  health  facts 
march 2016 by daguti
What is the most startling revelation about a movie you have realized after watching it many times? : AskReddit
Interesting "hidden" things in movies, such as: In the movie Clue, most of the characters wear colors opposite to their names (Mrs. White wears Black, etc)
movies-related-to  facts 
july 2014 by daguti
Letterman, David - Fun Facts and Information
Memorize these if you apply for tickets. Most importantly: Biff Henderson is stage manager, comic foil; bald & black. =========== Rupert G owns the Hello Deli around the corner; Asian w black hair. =========== Alan Kalter is announcer with red hair. =========== Worldwide Pants is Dave's production company.
people-david-letterman  facts 
april 2014 by daguti
WTF Facts.. here we go - Imgur
We could use this as a possible partner for SmartBlogs.
blogs-smart  facts 
march 2014 by daguti
A cuckoo’s nest museum « Mind Hacks
The real-life mental hospital that was used to film One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest has been turned into a museum of mental health. The doctor who ministers to Jack Nicholson's character was the real-life superintendent of the hospital at the time.
movies-related-to  facts 
august 2013 by daguti
MSN Entertainment - 10 Pope Facts That Will Astound You
There's a secret library somewhere in a tower of the Vatican.
facts  video  pope 
march 2013 by daguti
5 Things About Popes And Their Names; Like, Why Do They Change Them? : The Two-Way : NPR
One name has been "retired." Others have never been reused. John is the most popular. It's a tradition going back to the year 533 that a new pope chooses a name other than the one he was born with. He's likely sending a message about what type of leader he hopes to be.
facts  names-people  pope 
march 2013 by daguti
Top Ten Things Airlines Don't Tell You | Away.com
Not as cheesy as it sounds. #1 (especially the last sentence), #6 and #10 are interesting.
airplanes  airlines  facts  interesting 
august 2011 by daguti
Dude, don’t put that there [infographic] - Holy Kaw!
'Michel Lotito is the world's most famous object swallower.'
facts  visualization  food  world-records 
july 2011 by daguti
Smart people SLEEP LATE - Winnipeg Free Press
facts = Sleep parameters vary among animals. Cows sleep open-eyed. Horses sleep standing up. Some birds can sleep in flight, others while standing. Dolphins sleep in one-half of their brain while the other half remains awake. Bats need 19.9 hours of sleep every 24 hours, lions need 13.5, rats 13, cats 12.5, whales 5.3, deer 3.1, giraffes 1.9, most birds 3 to 8 and donkeys three.
facts  sleep  research-studies  intelligence-iq 
november 2010 by daguti
WW2 Airborne Cricket 101st Airborne Clicker ( click click click click)
USA (British Made) WW2 101st Airborne Cricket: For the first time since 1944 the 'Acme' cricket is available again. This little device which was carried by the paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division into France on D-Day June 6th 1944 was originally known as the 'No.470 clicker' by manufacturers J Hudson and Co Ltd of Birmingham England but quickly came to be called the 'cricket' by the airborne paratroopers.
history  facts  war-world-war-ii 
october 2010 by daguti
U.S. infected Guatemalans for STD tests
conspiracy / facts = sounds like a conspiracy, but it's proven
conspiracy  facts  government  corruption  health  research-studies  medicine 
october 2010 by daguti
YouTube - Pino D'Angio - Ma Quale Idea
facts = this song shares a bass line with McFadden & Whitehead's "Ain't No Stoppin Us Now"
music  music-disco  music-funk  facts 
february 2010 by daguti
Measured Against Reality: Six More Commonly Believed Things That Are False
Six More Commonly Believed Things That Are False

A few weeks ago I did a post, Six Commonly Believed Things That Are False. One commenter asked for more, and after a few weeks of keeping my eyes and ears open, here it is, “Six More Commonly Believed Thing That Are False”.
interesting  facts  science 
september 2009 by daguti
Science Facts that People Get Wrong
GOOD INFO FOR IDLE CONVERSATION: Science Facts that People Get Wrong
science  facts  interesting  physics 
july 2006 by daguti

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