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  1. BigOleDummy

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    Here's a 'fun fact" for you, @neilold should love it, its estimated that on any given day there's at least between 35 and 50 ACTIVE serial killers in the United States. "John Douglas, a former chief of the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit and author of "Mind Hunter," says, "A very conservative estimate is that there are between 35 and 50 active serial killers in the United States" at any given time." and the numbers could be upwards to 100.

    What's YOUR fun fact for the day?
     
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    John Douglas...I have a book by him. The excellent The Cases That Haunt Us, which I highly recommend if you have an interest in real crime.
     
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    I did actually go through a period reading many of the true crime books. Not so much anymore though after the last couple I picked up. Don't remember what they were but one came bundled with a cassette of the screams and begging to live of the torture/murder victim and the other had horrible pictures of the young (8 y.o. if I remember correctly) murder victim as he was hung in the jerks closet.

    I have tremendous respect for the Detectives and forensic people who deal with this horror every day. I couldn't do it. Now, if I pick up a true crime book its about property crimes and fraud etc.
     
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    Fun Fact. Did you know that a cat will purr when its not feeling well? The purring boosts its immune system in some kind of way. They don't just purr when happy.
     
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    There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses!
     
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    Not especially fun, but people often fall down when they've being shot due to seeing it in movies, rather than a genuine reaction from the bullet
     
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    Your heart skips over and you get that falling feeling from when we were monkeys and used to awaken to avoid falling off branches
     
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    Even further proof then!
     
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    I thought chimmichurri was what dick van dyke sang in Mary Poppins
     
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    If it's against the law to open any parcel that's not addressed to you, how do the royal mail employees get on!
     
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    I thought it was because of the skin's ability to hold water in those areas of the body?
     
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    That's weird, I would say the square was the strongest, as each side had more support from the two sides. I'd also assume a ninety degree joint would be stronger than a sixty degree one to, though I dunno why I think that, I just do
     
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    Ahhhhhh, that seems logical enough
     

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