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45 Interesting Facts You Probably Don’t Know:

45 Interesting Facts You Probably Don’t Know:

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1.   A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. 2.   The first engines put into Fords? They were made by Dodge… 3.   Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself. 4.   A tree is the opposite of your lungs. Physically and functionally. 5.   Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. 6.   Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired by this practice. 7.   Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying. 8.   Apparently, if you eat a Polar Be
16 what are those unknown things for

16 what are those unknown things for

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If you notice some items have something on them that you don't know what it is there for. And most often you just think it was just designed that way. Here are 16 everyday items that you will be surprised to what those unknown things are really for. 1. The loop on the back of some button-down shirts: It was introduced in the 1960s so that the garment could be hung up on 'locker pegs' to avoid creasing in the absence of a hanger. It also used to be customary in American universities for men to snip off the loop to indicate they were in a relationship and thus off the market. 2. The hole in the lid of ballpoint pen: A lot of people think the hole in the cap of a ballpoint pen is there to keep the pen from drying out, or that it's there to keep a pressure balance that prevents the p...
The Right Kind Of Love You Need, Is Love From Yourself

The Right Kind Of Love You Need, Is Love From Yourself

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Having a great relationship is wonderful and powerful. It can change your life for the better and can give you confidence that you never knew you had. but, before you look for the right person to spend your life with, you need to find love in yourself. By Lauren Jarvis-Gibson The most important and most vital relationship you will ever have, is one with yourself. So, if you don’t care for yourself and if you don’t love yourself enough, how could you expect anyone else to love you back? Everyone has days of low self-esteem. Everyone has days where they feel fat or ugly or under qualified. No one has 100% confidence in themselves everyday, that’s just a fact. But, you need to have the kind of love for yourself that is unconditional. You need to be able to make a mistake and say to you
15 Ways You Unconsciously Sabotage Your Relationships

15 Ways You Unconsciously Sabotage Your Relationships

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By Ioana Casapu 1 You play the victim This is one of the trickiest parts of having to deal with your own insecurities. You’re always in fight or flight mode when a problematic situation occurs and never take full responsibility for your words and actions. Instead of acknowledging what went wrong and working through the heart of the matter, you pull your inner child from the closet and hide behind them, hoping things will come clean for you. On the long run, this approach negatively impacts both you and your partner, because frustration grows both sides as you avoid taking responsibility for your own mistakes or misjudgements. Remember: protecting yourself will sometimes mean accepting you are not perfect. 2 You put them on a pedestal It’s perfectly normal to be completely and utter
A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot

A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot

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Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot Alphone Bertillon (1912) Archives of Service Regional d’Identité Judiciaire, Préfecture de Police, Paris via Jebulon on Wikipedia While the photographing of criminals began in the 1840s shortly after the invention of photography. It was not until 1888 that French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process. Mug shots, which were typically taken after a person was arrested, allowed law enforcement to have a photographic record of an arrested individual to allow for identification purposes by victims, the public and investigators. Alphonse Bertillon (24 April 1853 – 13 February 1914) was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement creating an ide
Why moms are calling ‘lady-gardens’ the ‘greatest secret of womanhood’

Why moms are calling ‘lady-gardens’ the ‘greatest secret of womanhood’

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The news came as a shock to many women BY ZAHRA MULROY 22 FEB 2017 There are side-effects and symptoms of the menopause most of us are aware of. These include - but are not limited to - hot flushes, night sweats, lack of energy and loss of interest in sex. So far, just another cruel and inconvenient blow dealt by Mother Nature to women the world over. But thanks to an eye-opening and educating discussion, on Mumsnet , women are suddenly, well, not exactly excited, but certainly fascinated by a specific menopausal side-effect. It concerns body hair which, for many a female, is something we're conditioned to wage war on throughout our lives with painful, costly waxes. and stinky, stinging depilatory creams. With age though, comes hair loss. User QueenieMum kicked o...