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Who knew?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by kyrgyz, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    This thread is for posting info on remarkable things happening here on Earth and Universe as a whole. ;)

    Jumping

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  2. robdog

    robdog Well-Known Member

    Why does this remind me of the movie, "White Men Can't Jump"???
     
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  3. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    Because if I tried that, I would have plummeted like a stone to the ground, wedged in between the red & white cars with several broken bones while mumbling "Did I make it?"
     
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  4. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    hahah same here.
     
  5. Digital Jedi

    Digital Jedi Well-Known Member

    I always found this rather remarkable: The Sultan's Elephant





    There's plenty more videos of the little girl kneeling, sitting on in her chair and going to sleep, letting little kids swing on her hand. The elephant walking through city streets. Quite remarkable feats of engineering.
     
  6. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    Brain worms - Cantonese bloodworms, rat lungworms. Think twice before eating snails or escargot as French call them.

     
  7. Fred Sherman

    Fred Sherman Well-Known Member

    Crazy, hairy ants

    Damned things shorted out my T-1 for a day. When the tech told me ants were the reason I lost connectivity, I was surprised. For him, it was nothing new. Claimed it happens every time it rains.
     
  8. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    I loved this part about those little feisty fockers:
     

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