15 Interesting (But Totally Useless) Facts
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You can be the greatest, most interesting person at work today simply my reading this blog. According to answer.com here are 15 Interesting (But Totally Useless) Facts. Now doing your homework and knowing more about each of these facts is up to you. I'm just here to set the table and make you appear smart. If you want to give me credit for these, I will take it. Here are a few of my favorites:
- Don't mess with this guy - Seventh century general Khalid bin al-Waleed swallowed poison to demonstrate how tough he was. He instantly shrugged it off because he'd built up resistance since childhood.
- Super vision - Humans have the ability to see ultraviolet (UV) light, but it is filtered by the eye's lens. People who have surgery to remove the lens (typically because of cataracts) can see UV light
- But don't those hurt? - Freddie Mercury suffered from vocal nodules but refused surgery to ensure no changes to his voice. He refused to straighten his teeth for the same reason