Not So Useless Useless Knowledge: Part 1

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interesting... and true....

The Electric Pickle
Edison may have missed the boat on this one. Why use the standard incandescent and fluorescent bulbs that we are so familiar with when we could be lighting our homes with pickle power? I am not kidding here... The guys at Digital Labs actually did research on this. And, the pickles really do glow!

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A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

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The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

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Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.

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The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries.

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If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at a red light.

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Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

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The Bible does not say there were three wise men; it only says there were three gifts.

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Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

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