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Old 06-01-2017, 10:15 PM
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Like the title says, kind of a whatever thread. Random thoughts, something funny, fun facts...

I'll start. Fun fact;

This is a Harpy Eagle. Talons are as long as bear claws. Primary diet is monkeys and sloths. Nature, you scary!





Yeah, that's a sloth. Was a sloth...
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Old 06-02-2017, 06:56 AM
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Those talons... Damn!

Here's a "fun" fact: Male mosquitos don't bite. Only the females are bloodsuckers.
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Originally Posted by 4BangerDanger View Post
Those talons... Damn!

Here's a "fun" fact: Male mosquitos don't bite. Only the females are bloodsuckers.
That's every species, LOL
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Originally Posted by roninofako View Post
That's every species, LOL
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Yeah, in the insect world, the male only has one purpose, to mate then die. Some spiders will kill their mates after being impregnated. That's irony.
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A Platypus is a mammal yet it lays eggs and the males are venomous. They are also deaf and blind when underwater...

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What an excellent example of Intelligent Design! They almost seem alien in design. What is their purpose? To make us ask questions?
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Did you know that NYC was originally a Dutch colony? New Amsterdam. The British captured it in 1664 and renamed it after the Duke of York.
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Just learned this lately...a layin hen does not need a rooster to lay eggs.
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No they do not. They need a rooster to lay fertile eggs though
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The male Angler fish is TINY compared to the female. Once they find a mate, they attach with their teeth and spend the rest of their lives feeding off her bloodstream. In exchange, she has a constant supply of sperm any time she's ready to reproduce.

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The latest flap over Trump tweeting the word "covfefe" has lots of people thinking he's lost it. Actually it means "I stand up" in Arabic! Check Google Translate if you doubt me.
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Originally Posted by dave1123 View Post
The latest flap over Trump tweeting the word "covfefe" has lots of people thinking he's lost it. Actually it means "I stand up" in Arabic! Check Google Translate if you doubt me.
I'm amazed at the rampant idiocy in the news coverage and commentary about this tweet. What he sent out was, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe." It's pretty obvious to anyone who isn't a complete and total moron that:

1. It was part of a longer tweet that was cut off for some reason, and

2. The next word was "coverage," as in "negative press coverage," which is a running theme with this administration.

All these people arguing over what it means are stupid. All the press exploring what it meant and hammering Sean Spicer with questions about it are stupid. The people trying to make some sort of political thing out of a typo are stupid.

I used to work in television news. I didn't really, truly understand what kind of buffoons I was working with until this most recent campaign and election.
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Originally Posted by TwistedWrench View Post
The male Angler fish is TINY compared to the female. Once they find a mate, they attach with their teeth and spend the rest of their lives feeding off her bloodstream. In exchange, she has a constant supply of sperm any time she's ready to reproduce.

Did you see this on Finding Nemo?
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What? Nothing on Kathy Griffin?
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