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It's literally in the title. Give us random facts!
  
1. There is more Monopoly money printed in the U.S each year than actual money.
  
Dark green leaves look red under a black light.
  
Most colour film was insensitive to the orange colour from sodium street lamps.
  
The color of pill bottles helps protect your drugs from UV.
  
The only president of the US to have no national debt was Andrew Jackson. Now, that was basically the only good thing he did, but still...
  
Hey he helped keep the Brits from taking Louisiana too.

Oh and pine trees are edible and pretty much all parts of the tree taste good except for the wood.
  
Duplicate Thread?
  
Yeah, I wanted to post this in general but idk how to delete stuff
  
I'm pretty sure the mods could move it.

Kaffeklubben Island in Greenland is the world’s most northern land.
  
At the North Pole, every direction you look is South. Vice versa for the South Pole.
  
The Gettysburg Address is only 269 words and took Lincoln just about 2 minutes to delivery.
  
Ha the way you said that made me think of Lincoln as a pizza delivery guy. "If it takes more than two minutes, you can have your slaves back for free!"
  
Gah! Stupid autocorrect.
  
Welcome aboard Iamjustaloser.
  
M0onMelt said:
Yeah, I wanted to post this in general but idk how to delete stuff

I just noticed how cool your avatar is. Welcome. If you want you can show it off here.
  
Programmers misuse the kilo-, mega-, giga-, and terra- prefixes
  
Kylljoy said:
Programmers misuse the kilo-, mega-, giga-, and terra- prefixes

that's not necessarily true. What IS true is that for them it means 1024 instead of 1000.

wait a sec, why is this in introductions
  
What IS true is that for them it means 1024 instead of 1000.

I'll concede that I hadn't thought about that when I wrote it. I was thinking purely in terms of metric system.

wait a sec, why is this in introductions

It'll probably be moved by mods, or Sandboxed



If humans had the scaled lifespan of Mayflies, we would spend about 89 years, 10 months, and 16 days as babies, and we would spend 1 month and 14 days as actual adults.
  
Kylljoy said:
What IS true is that for them it means 1024 instead of 1000.

I'll concede that I hadn't thought about that when I wrote it. I was thinking purely in terms of metric system.


I mean, technically the proper term for 1024 bytes is a kibibyte
  
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