Today I learned...

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Today I learned...

Post by Alienbird » Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:15 am

Science is all about leaning new things, so I thought I would start a thread about it. Start your posts with "Today I learned" and follow up with whatever neat thing you discovered today.

Today I learned what the smelliest chemical in the world is. It is called Thioacetone and it is so incredibly smelly that the entire of town Freiburg had to be evacuated when some leaked.
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Post by 20 characters! » Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:20 am

Why would anyone produce the stuff?
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by Ewery1 » Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:49 am

I also learned this today.
- Your local Red Panda with way too much power
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by Riulus » Sun Dec 14, 2014 4:15 am

I learned that my Ethics teacher is a bit of a douche, but then again I always knew that.
I also learned that I use music to cope with emotional trauma, with the selection ranging from very sad to pumped up and actiony. Rarely do I go for more happy songs.
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Post by 20 characters! » Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:41 am

That Fireflys curl their feet in flight, and if you see a straight legged photo, then it's photoshopped.
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20 characters! wrote:*explodes into a gore shower
combi2 wrote: ... thought that all cows could produce unlimited antibodies,boy am i a retard.
combi2 wrote:you can`t thats not how humans work
Grockstar wrote:Bats it is then. They are the poor man's snake.
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by Tiberius » Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:59 am

That the soviets had three all female air force regiments one of which was nicknamed "night witches" by the germans

England/Great Britain/The United Kingdom has invaded ~90% of all countries

That there's a Swedish Metal Band called Sabaton whose songs are all historically/war themed

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Post by 20 characters! » Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:59 am

That earthworms can survive being submerged for several days, and travel during rainstorms in order to disperse.
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combi2 wrote: ... thought that all cows could produce unlimited antibodies,boy am i a retard.
combi2 wrote:you can`t thats not how humans work
Grockstar wrote:Bats it is then. They are the poor man's snake.
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by 20 characters! » Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:29 am

That some flying frog tadpoles are obligate oophages!
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combi2 wrote: ... thought that all cows could produce unlimited antibodies,boy am i a retard.
combi2 wrote:you can`t thats not how humans work
Grockstar wrote:Bats it is then. They are the poor man's snake.
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by 20 characters! » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:18 am

That harvestmen have REALLY weird penises!
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20 characters! wrote:*explodes into a gore shower
combi2 wrote: ... thought that all cows could produce unlimited antibodies,boy am i a retard.
combi2 wrote:you can`t thats not how humans work
Grockstar wrote:Bats it is then. They are the poor man's snake.
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Re: Today I learned...

Post by Riulus » Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:43 am

20 characters! wrote:That harvestmen have REALLY weird penises!
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Where???
No, nevermind that. I don't want to know that.
but I do want to know WHY.
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