You learn something new everyday: what did you learn today?

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05 Oct 2019, 10:41 am

Read about 100 pages in a psychology book. About psychological disorders and treatments. :D


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05 Oct 2019, 12:13 pm

Toads will play dead if frightened badly enough. They roll onto their backs, tuck all their legs in, and don't move, then untuck and hop away as soon as they think the coast is clear. My dog has now frightened two toads badly enough to make them do that.


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18 Oct 2019, 12:12 am

Sometimes kittens can be born with a "fever coat", which is a light silvery color that is very different from the mother cat's fur. This happens when the mother has a fever or is stressed while pregnant. The color usually changes in a few weeks to the genetic color the kitten would have been born with normally. I learned this from a video where a cat had just given birth to only one baby kitten. It will be interesting to see what color the kitten will be when he or she gets older. :)



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18 Oct 2019, 1:09 pm

Something strange. People can present themselves as kinda people to your face but, in their next breath, talk about how much they dislike you to somebody else even when you're within earshot.

Incidentally, as it's somewhat related, I've updated my definition of toxicity, particularly in social environments. :P



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18 Oct 2019, 2:40 pm

I used a microwave for the first time today. After burning my popcorn I learned that they have "POPCORN" buttons.

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19 Oct 2019, 3:53 pm

IsabellaLinton wrote:
I used a microwave for the first time today. After burning my popcorn I learned that they have "POPCORN" buttons.

:?


A hard-learned lesson to which I can attest and you do have my sympathies.



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19 Oct 2019, 4:50 pm

In 1992, a group of French youths removing graffiti from a cave accidentally erased a painting of a bison that was 15,000 years old.


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19 Oct 2019, 5:29 pm

To put aside grudges and past injustices against you since it does nothing than appease your ego and fill you with a toxic sort of anger that goes nowhere.



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20 Oct 2019, 5:00 pm

Winston Churchill was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the U.S.


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23 Oct 2019, 7:03 am

Personally, today I learned a lot of interesting things about the role of iot in healthcare It turns out that oT will not only help maintain the patient’s health, but also increase the productivity of healthcare workers! In addition, IoT is a ubiquitous network, except that all of these electronic devices have access to the Internet.



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23 Oct 2019, 2:26 pm

Memories aren't stored IN neurons but as a bundle of electrical signals between synapses.



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31 Oct 2019, 11:28 am

That eye witness reports are not as reliant as, often people think..


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31 Oct 2019, 6:12 pm

If you don’t ask for something, you won’t get help, but it can be hard for me, cuz I can forget & things in my life can be overwhelming. It’s took me a very long time to call life insurance for my past checks, my mom left me life insurance checks :D :heart: :heart: :heart:


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31 Oct 2019, 6:17 pm

IsabellaLinton wrote:
I used a microwave for the first time today. After burning my popcorn I learned that they have "POPCORN" buttons.

:?

I have never noticed popcorn buttons.


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01 Nov 2019, 3:25 pm

About 100,000 years ago, there were barely enough people on Earth to fill a football stadium.


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