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jose
06.05.09, 03:06 PM
share ko lang yung nabasa ko sa isang magazine since andami nang birthday greetings.

yung copyright ng song na "happy birthday to you" will expire on 2010.yun lang...nonsense no?hehe...

anyway, happy birthday to all May celebrators.
at God bless...

jose
06.05.09, 05:29 PM
...at kung may nais kayong i-share na trivia na nabasa nyo sa email, sa magazine, sa newspaper, sa text, sa bote ng coke, narinig nyo sa sigawan ng kapitbahay, hehe, simple o kumplikado, post nyo na lang dito.

God bless..ulit...

jemo
06.05.09, 05:54 PM
hahaha...hello jose!

Talaga? May copyright pala ang song na yan?! Pero kanino naman napupunta ang Royalties? baka naman patay na siya..heheheh :)

jefflyceum
06.05.09, 07:58 PM
everyone, do you know that dried fish is a good source of protein?

jose
06.05.10, 12:55 PM
Talaga? May copyright pala ang song na yan?! Pero kanino naman napupunta ang Royalties? baka naman patay na siya..heheheh :)

hi jemo..onga e, ako din nagulat nung nabasa ko na may copyright pala yun at may expiration pa yung copyright, haha...kaya lang sabi dun sa magazine, sa 2010 daw ang expiration. sabi naman sa research ko, sa 2030 daw.anyway,na-curious din ako kung kanino nga napupunta yung royalties kaya here's some info:

the song was composed by the Hill sisters in 1893 as a simple greeting song for teachers to use in welcoming students to class each day. original lyrics: "good morning to you,good morning to you,good morning dear children,good morning to all..." hanggang sa nag-evolve na siya at na-copyright noong 1934. sa pagkahabahabang story ng "happy birthday to you" na song at kung sinusino na bumili ng copyright nito, sino na ngayon ang owner?


...Warner Chappell (a Warner Communications division), the largest music publisher in the world, purchased the rights of the song (along with all other assets) in late 1998 for a reported sale price of $25 million..."Happy Birthday to You" brings in about $2 million in royalties annually, with part of the proceeds going to the Hill Foundation. Both Hill sisters died unmarried and childless, so the Hill Foundation's share of the royalties have presumably been going to charity or to nephew Archibald Hill ever since Patty Hill passed away in 1946.


ayan...bottomline, gawa na tayo ng generic na song na pwedeng i-copyright ng isang century, haha...

NikNoK
06.05.11, 10:05 AM
Wow.. interesting details!
keep those trivias coming!

jefflyceum
06.05.11, 03:33 PM
ei, guys, news from NASA: There will a Meteor Shower on the 19th of may to the 19th of June, 2006. It is called Tau Herculid meteor shower. It will be visible to every eye, but with few shooting stars.

jemo
06.05.11, 05:29 PM
$2 million in royalties annually >>>> grabeeeeee!

feeling ko it should be earning even more, but because it is something that is very common, hindi na napapansin & naiintindi kung may copyright man o ano.

jose
06.05.19, 10:04 AM
yah! $2M! grabe noh? ano kaya ang magandang song na i-copyright?hmmm....


There will a Meteor Shower on the 19th of may to the 19th of June, 2006

visible ba yan anywhere in the world?what time?

Jon2
07.01.06, 12:03 AM
$2m?? galing a... e bahay kubo kaya?

mcdonalds has sold over a billion burgers. heheh... nabasa ko lang kanina nung bumili ako ng choco sundae. :p

yeah, like everybody doesn't know that.

spitfire
07.01.11, 05:26 PM
Just read this Trivia recently sa isang history book: The Landing Craft used by Tom Hank's unit (the one they rode on papuntang Omaha beach) during the bloody opening sequence in "Saving Private Ryan" was actually built out of Philippine Mahogany...apparently, Andrew Higgins (The inventor and designer of the Landing Crafts) bought the whole harvest of mahoganies in the Philippines before the outbreak of World War 2 and used it as the main material for his Landing Crafts. Over 20,000 Landing Crafts of all variety were built during the course of WW2.

Landing Crafts are used mainly for amphibious assaults that can carry platoon-sized troops and historians are of opinion that this is the weapon that WON World War 2...and they won it because of the Philippine Mahogany!

Jon2
07.01.17, 03:38 AM
uy bioman! hehehe..

bioman ang unang sentai (japanese heroes) na me kasamang dalawang babae (yellow 4 and pink 5).

and isa sa mga kalaban dun si farrahcat e naging popular dito sa pinas. she even made a movie with vic sotto.

guess who?

si cynthia luster.

spitfire
07.01.17, 07:04 AM
hehehe..yeah, it's Cynthia Luster...who went on to become a martial arts superstar in Hong Kong and yes..she made a Movie with Vic Sotto a few years back...yung "Once upon a time in Manila".

The actor who portrayed Red One (Shingo Takasugi) went to the Philippines 3 years ago to do some charity work in behalf of the Japanese Goverment..

Meanwhile,The bald headed henchman of Doctor Man (Vargo) also appeared in "TAKESHI'S CASTLE" sya yung humahabol ng mga contestants dun sa maze!!!

inday25er
07.06.08, 01:24 AM
AHA!!!

Anong ginagawa nitong thread na 'to dito sa likod? I LOVE trivias!! Hehehe, get ready to see this thread everyday starting...


...tonight. (hehe, gabi ngayon e ;) )


Working Memory Stores Seven Digits

It's no accident that telephone numbers are seven digits long. Our working memory, a very short-term form of memory which stores ideas just long enough for us to understand them, can hold on average a maximum of seven digits. This allows you to look up a phone number and remember it just long enough to dial.

rowenanuqui
07.06.08, 01:29 AM
well.. uhm..

the length of your feet, is same as the distance from your wrist to your elbow..;)

jose
07.06.08, 10:23 AM
...and is also the distance from the top of your head to the bottom of your chin...and the length of your foot is approximately 15% of your height or your height is approximately 6 1/2* times the length of your foot. but of course, these are just in general and applicable to adults.


*sorry, not exactly sure with the figure 6 1/2. nalimutan ko na yung pinag-aralan ko, hehe. care to correct me rowena? btw, welcome sa board. post ka sa meet market thread ha...but i'm definitely positive with the 15% approximation. :)

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inday, true! true! pero dito sa china, phone numbers are 8 digits long. what they do para madali siyang tandaan is ginagawa nilang parang rhyming yung combinations. (eg 8888-5598; 2252-6976; etc...)

NikNoK
07.06.08, 12:09 PM
...inday, true! true! pero dito sa china, phone numbers are 8 digits long. what they do para madali siyang tandaan is ginagawa nilang parang rhyming yung combinations. (eg 8888-5598; 2252-6976; etc...)

Aha! siguro Jose, yang example na yan ang mga numbers mo jan no? masubukan ngang tawagan! hehe... joke! :)

jose
07.06.08, 12:28 PM
hehe...no nik, numbers yan ng mga massage parlors dito, hehehe...oops! joke! baka may bigla ngang tumawag, hehe ;)

Bonnie
07.06.08, 12:30 PM
Uy magandang thread to hehehe.

try natin to:

The USA bought the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Guam from
Spain in 1898.

The Filipino-American Independence War from 1898 to 1902 ensued, killing 4,234 Americans and how many Filipinos? 16,000 were killed in action and 200,000 died from famine and pestilence. (The Philippines lost and was colonized until 1946.)

Los Angeles, California was co-founded in 1781 by a Filipino
named Antonio Miranda Rodriguez, along with 43 Latinos from Mexico
sentby the Spanish government.

What antibiotic did Filipino doctor Abelardo Aguilar
co-discover?
Hint: Brand is Ilosone, named after the province Iloilo, Philippines. Erythromycin.

jose
07.06.08, 12:34 PM
yan ang pinoy! mabuhay tayo!

Das_Sein
07.06.08, 12:36 PM
uy bioman! hehehe..

bioman ang unang sentai (japanese heroes) na me kasamang dalawang babae (yellow 4 and pink 5).

and isa sa mga kalaban dun si farrahcat e naging popular dito sa pinas. she even made a movie with vic sotto.

guess who?

si cynthia luster.



huwhaaat? im trying to recall. hehehe. will look for pictures. hehehe.

Das_Sein
07.06.08, 01:00 PM
ahahaha, onga. this url shows her with the neo gear empire

http://www.biomic-soldier.com/gear.htm

she's at the leftmost part. :D :D :D

inday25er
07.06.08, 08:35 PM
A recent study indicates when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate.

Haha! Figures... :P

titopao
07.06.08, 08:50 PM
Ah, trivia ba gusto ninyo? ;)

Eto, hindi nyo makikita ito sa kung saan-saang web site or email...dalawang triviang sariling amin ;)

* The bricks used to build the famed stoned walls of Intramuros were all imported from Meycauayan, Bulacan (now Meycauayan City). You can still buy some of these bricks there :)

* Rey Valera composed his early hits by isolating himself at the parish cemetery at the St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Meycauayan, Bulacan

Heheheh :)

titopao
07.06.08, 09:03 PM
Eto pa, mejo music-related naman:

* Contrary to popular opinion, Beethoven didn't die poor. He had so much money but often forget where he place them in his home

* Mozart's remains were buried in a common grave; because it rained so hard on his funeral, the mourners had to leave quickly, and until today no one knows where his remains are.

* Rachmaninov's first concerto for piano was a flop that he had to be treated by a psychiatrist. His next concerto, the famed Second Piano Concerto, became an instant hit...and later became the basis of a famous Eric Carmen/celine Dion song (All By Myself)

* Elton John originally wrote the song "Candle in the Wind" in honor of Marilyn Monroe, an actress he admired in his teens. When his dear friend Princess Diana died ten years ago, he rewrote the lyrics and sang it on two occasions: during the funeral service and at the recording studio (right after the funeral). The new version became a best seller and (still) is the best-selling song of all time, quickly replacing "White Christmas" in the all-time list.

Here's the catch: as of 2007, Elton John has sung the 1997 version of "candle in the Wind" only twice. He swore never to sing it again after Princess Diana's funeral ;)

* Freddie Mercury (of Queen) is the most successful Asian rock singer of all time (he was Persian).

* Beethoven wrote nine symphonies, all equally famous in their own right. After he died, very few famous composers attempted to write more than nine symphonies.

* At the premiere of Handel's famed Messiah, the King thought that the entire oratorio ended at the now-cliche Hallelujah Chorus (actually the last number of Act 1) and stood up. Not wanting to show their disrespect, the rest of the people at the theater stood up, too. Because of this, it has been a tradition for audiences in the whole world to remain standing while the Hallelujah Chorus is being played (kung hindi nyo pa nagawa ito...now you know ;-)

kateri
07.06.08, 11:09 PM
love ko din ang trivia! keep them coming guys :)

eto pa isa:

to those who have pet dogs, don't feed them chocolates! chocolates can be lethal to dogs (also to cats) because it contains "theobromine". for more info, visit this site http://www.dogownersdigest.com/news/library/chocolate-dog-poisoning.shtml

Bonnie
07.06.09, 10:29 AM
Ah, trivia ba gusto ninyo? ;)

Eto, hindi nyo makikita ito sa kung saan-saang web site or email...dalawang triviang sariling amin ;)

* The bricks used to build the famed stoned walls of Intramuros were all imported from Meycauayan, Bulacan (now Meycauayan City). You can still buy some of these bricks there :)

* Rey Valera composed his early hits by isolating himself at the parish cemetery at the St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Meycauayan, Bulacan

Heheheh :)

Tindi naman ng trivia mo titopao, hahahaha, kakaiba, alam na alam mo kung saan nag ko compose si Rey Valera, hahahah, siguro sumasama ka sakanya don ano, hahahhaha....Ciao.

Kuya G.
07.06.09, 12:40 PM
Hehehe Titopao talagang sariling inyo yang trivia ha, san nyo po yan nahalukay, pero maganda, nakakarelate c kuya bonnie magkalahi kayo eh. Very nice trivia.

aljohn_elohist
07.06.09, 02:20 PM
kylangan dw ng katawan natin ng 3,000 to 4,000 steps bawat araw..huhuhu!!!

titopao
07.06.09, 08:29 PM
Heheheh :)

Si Rey Valera ay dating kaklase ng nanay ko sa high school (but not for long since my mom moved to Manila then with her sister and her parents). Tapos, common knowledge sa amin yun na dun sya sa sementeryo nagcocompose. In fact, sya mismo ang nagsabi non sa TV (sa "Pipol" na ni-host ni Ces Orena-Drilon) :)

Bonnie
07.06.10, 11:45 AM
waaaaaaaaaa, talaga naman, well informed ka talaga, hahahaha, ako, I remember, nasa likod lang ng bahay namin ang Bahay ni Carding ng Reycards Duet, maliit pa kami noon, hehehe. yon lang naaalala ko way back my childhood life dyan sa Meycauayan, san ka dyan Titopao, hahahaha, baka mapasyalan kita, dami pa akong pinsan dyan...

jose
07.06.11, 12:58 PM
ganda nung music related trivia mo titopao, dami ko natutunan. ano palang sample ng mga compositions ni rey valera na nasa cemetery sya?

kateri at inday, usapang tsokolate yan a, hehe...figures nga inday, hehe...



uy bioman! hehehe..
...si cynthia luster.

honga no jon2, hehe, parang di ko narecall yun a haha. niresearch mo pa talaga das, hehe...


hehe, aljohn what's wrong with having to make 3000 to 4000 steps per day? ibig sabihin nyan, mag-jogging tayo para mas mabilis mabuo yung required # of steps, hehe... :)

Bonnie
07.06.11, 09:36 PM
hehehehe, mahirap ata yang steps na yan aljohn, e lagi nga akong nakaupo sa computer, pano ako makakagawa ng ganyang steps. hehehehehe. kaialangan na talgang mag walking ano....

Kuya G.
07.06.12, 07:59 AM
Titopao,

Interesado ako sa trivia mo kasi gusto ko yung mga songs ni Rey Valera bukod sa magaganda ang tono eh malupit din ang mga lyrics.

Kasama kaya sa mga nacompose nya sa cemetery yung mga songs na Kung tayo'y magkakalayo, Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko? hehehe

inday25er
07.06.12, 02:17 PM
A few terms we ought to be familiar with:


The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

The opposite side of your elbow is called the crelbow.

The plastic thing at the end of a shoelace is called an aglet.

The slash character ("/") is called a virgule.

Bonnie
07.06.12, 06:07 PM
Eto mga me pangalan sa Pilipinas.
Whos who...

Abadilla, Alejandro - poet; 1904-1969
Abelardo, Nicanor - composer; San Miguel, Bulacan; 1893-1934
Abueva, Napoleon - sculptor; Bohol; 1930
Aglipay, Gregorio - religious leader; Ilocos Norte; 1860-1940
Agoncillo, Felipe - nationalist; Taal, Batangas; 1859-1941
Aguinaldo, Emilio - president and general; Kawit, Cavite; 1869-1964
Alcala, Larry - cartoonist; Daraga, Albay; 1926-2002
Amorsolo, Fernando - painter; Manila; 1892-1972
Antonio, Pablo - architect; Balanga, Bataan; 1901-1974
Aquino, Benigno -senator and martyr; Concepcion, Tarlac; 1932-1983
Aquino, Corazon Cojuango - president; Luisita, Tarlac; January 25, 1933
Aquino, Francisca Reyes - culture and dance researcher; Bocaue, Bulacan; 1899-1983
Aquino, Melchora - nationalist; Kalookan; 1812-1919
Arguilla, Manuel - writer; Bauang, La Union; 1910-1944
Arcellana, Francisco - short story writer; Manila; 1916-2002
Arroyo, Gloria Macapagal - president; Manila; April 5, 1947
Avellana, Lamberto - film director; Bontoc, Mountain Province; 1915-1991
Balagtas, Francisco - poet; Balagtas, Bulacan; 1788-1862
Baraquio, Angela Perez - beauty queen; Hawaii; June 1, 1976
Bernal, Ishmael - film director; Manila; 1938-1997
Blanca, Nida - film actress; Gapan, Nueva Ecija; 1936-2001
Bonifacio, Andres - nationalist; Manila; 1863-1897
Brocka, Lino - film director; Pilar, Sorsogon; 1939-1991
Buenaventura, Antonino - composer; Baliuag, Bulacan; 1904-1996
Bulosan, Carlos - writer; Pangasinan; 1911-1956
Cayetano, Benjamin - governor of Hawaii; November 14, 1939
Celerio, Levi - poet and songwriter; Manila; 1910-2002
Constantino, Renato - historian; 1919-1999
Cuenco, Ernani - composer; Malolos, Bulacan; 1936-1988
Dagohoy, Francisco - nationalist; Bohol; 1744-1829 (revolt)
De Jesus, Gregoria - nationalist; Kalookan; 1875-1943
De Jesus, Jose Corazon - poet; Sta. Maria, Bulacan; 1896-1932
Dela Rama, Honorata "Atang" - actress; Pandacan, Manila; 1902-1991
De Leon, Felipe - composer; Penaranda, Nueva Ecija; 1912-1992
De Leon, Gerardo - film director; Manila; 1913-1981
Delos Santos, Efipanio - writer and nationalist; Malabon; 1871-1928
Del Pilar, Gregorio - nationalist and general; Bulacan; 1875-1899
Del Pilar, Marcelo - journalist and nationalist; Bulacan, Bulacan; 1850-1896
De Ocampo, Roberto - finance secretary and banker; Manila; January 10, 1946
De Venecia, Jose Jr. - House speaker; Dagupan City; December 26, 1936
Edades, Victorio - painter; Pangasinan; 1895-1985
Estrada, Joseph - president; Manila; April 19,1937
Enrile, Juan Ponce - senator and defense minister; Gonzaga, Cagayan; February 14, 1924
Felipe, Julian - composer; Cavite City; 1861-1941
Flavier, Juan - senator and barrio doctor; Manila; June 23, 1935
Francisco, Carlos - painter; Angono, Rizal; 1913-1969
Fuentes, Jovita - opera singer; Capiz, 1895-1978
Garcia, Carlos - president; Talibon, Bohol; 1896-1971
Gokongwei, John Jr. - business tycoon; Cebu City; July 4, 1926
Gonzalez, N.V.M. - writer; Romblon, Romblon; 1917-1999
Goquingco, Leonor Orosa - writer and dancer; Jolo, Sulu;
Guerrero, Fernando Ma. - nationalist; Manila; 1873-1929
Guerrero, Wilfredo Ma. - scriptwriter; 1910-1995
Guingona, Teofisto - vice-president; San Juan, Metro Manila; July 4, 1928
Hernandez, Amado - poet; San Miguel, Bulacan; 1903-1970
Hidalgo, Felix Resureccion - painter; 1853-1913
Jacinto, Emilio - nationalist; Tondo, Manila; 1875-1899
Jaena, Graciano Lopez - nationalist and editor; Jaro, Iloilo; 1856-1896
Jaworski, Robert - senator and basketball player; Baguio City; March 8, 1946
Joaquin, Nick - writer; Manila; May 4, 1917
Jose, F. Sionil - writer; Rosales, Pangasinan; December 3, 1924
Kasilag, Lucrecia - composer; San Fernando, La Union; August 31, 1819
Kiukok, Ang - painter; Davao City; March 1, 1931
Laurel, Jose P. - president; Tanauan, Batangas; 1891-1959
Legaspi, Cesar - painter; Tondo, Manila; 1917-1994
Locsin, Leandro - architect; Silay, Negros Occidental; 1928-1994
Luna, Juan - painter and nationalist; Badoc, Ilocos Note; 1857-1899
Luz, Arturo - painter; Manila; November 29, 1926
Mabini, Apolinario - nationalist; Tanauan, Batangas; 1864-1903
Macapagal, Diosdado - president; Lubao, Pampanga; 1910-1997
Maceda, Jose - composer; Manila; January 31, 1917
Magsaysay, Ramon - president; Iba, Zambales; 1907-1957
Manansala, Vicente - painter; Macabebe, Pampanga; 1910-1981
Marcos, Ferdinand - president; Sarrat, Ilocos Norte; 1917-1989
Mariano, Eleanor - physician and US general; Angeles City; 1955
Molina, Antonio - composer; Manila; 1894-1980
Nakpil, Juan - architect; Manila; 1899-1986
Natorie, Josie - fashion designer; Manila; 1947
Navarro, Jerry Elizalde - painter; 1924-1999
Nepomuceno, Rafael - bowling champion; January 30, 1957
Ocampo, Hernando - painter; Manila; 1911-1978
Ople, Blas - senator; Bulacan; February 3, 1927
Osmena, Sergio - president; Cebu City; 1878-1961
Pagkalinawan, Cecilia - IT executive in New York; Manila; 1969
Palma, Jose - poet and songwriter; 1876-1903
Perez, Eugenio - congressman; San Carlos, Pangasinan; 1896-1957
Pimentel, Aquilino - senator; Claveria, Misamis Oriental; December 11, 1933
Ponce, Mariano - nationalist; Baliuag, Bulacan; 1861-1918
Puyat, Gil - nationalist; Manila; 1907-1981
Quezon, Manuel - president; Baler, Tayabas; 1878-1944
Quirino, Elpidio - president; Vigan, Ilocos Sur; 1890-1956
Quizon, Rodolfo (Dolphy) - film actor and comedian; Pampanga; July 25, 1928
Ramos, Fidel - president; Lingayen, Pangasinan; March 18, 1928
Reyes, Severino - playwright; 1861-1942
Rizal, Jose - poet, novelist and martyr; Calamba, Laguna; 1861-1896
Roco, Raul - senator and education secretary; Naga City; October 26, 1941
Romulo, Carlos - UN president and journalist; Camiling, Tarlac; 1899-1985
Roxas, Manuel - president; Roxas City, Capiz; 1892-1948
Salonga, Jovito - senate president and nationalist; Rizal; June 22, 1920
Salonga, Lea - stage actress; Manila; February 22, 1971
San Pedro, Lucio - composer; Angono, Rizal; 1913-2002
Santiago, Miriam Defensor - senator; Iloilo City; June 15, 1945
Santos, Jose Abad - statesman and nationalist; San Fernando, Pampanga; 1886-
Santos, Lope - novelist and linguist; 1879-1963
Silang, Diego - nationalist; Ilocos Sur; 1730-1763
Silang, Gabriela - nationalist; Ilocos Sur; 1731-1763
Sin, Cardinal Jaime - Catholic archbishop; Aklan; August 21, 1928
Sycip, Washington - businessman; Manila; January 30, 1921
Tiempo, Edith - writer; Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya; April 22, 1919
Tinio, Rolando - playwright; Manila; 1937-1997
Tizon, Alex - journalist; Pampanga; 1958
Tolentino, Aurelio - playwright; 1868-1915
Tolentino, Guillermo - sculptor; Malolos, Bulacan; 1890-1976
Urtula, Lucrecia Reyes - dancer; Calamba, Laguna;
Valencia, Teodoro - journalist; Tanauan, Batangas; 1913-
Veneracion, Andrea - choirmaster; Manila; June 11, 1928
Vergara, Benito Sibug - scientist; Manila; June 23, 1934
Villa, Jose Garcia - poet; Manila; 1909-1997
Villa, Pancho - boxing champion; Iloilo; 1901
Villar, Manuel Jr. - senator and real estate magnate; Las Pinas City; December 13, 1949

inday25er
07.06.13, 02:08 AM
Whoa... daming pangalan nun kuya Bonnie a!

Try this:

An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this - pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.

Bonnie
07.06.13, 07:45 AM
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaa? diba matamis ang apple, at di naman matamis ang potatoes or onion? panong ngyari yon?

Kuya G.
07.06.13, 01:31 PM
Hehehehe, oo nga kuya Bonnie, kadami namang pangalan yon, totoo ba yon Inday? try ko nga sinabi mo. hehehehe.

bingo
07.06.13, 01:37 PM
oo nga... sinubukan ko kanina... yung apple at potato halos the same kaya lang yung onion medyo mapait

Kuya G.
07.06.13, 01:39 PM
Talaga lang ha.... makabili nga ng potato at apple, ng masubukan natin....

inday25er
07.06.14, 12:00 AM
Hohoho, nakakaaliw no? :D Eto pang isa:


It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open (unless with the aid of some object, like a finger). A sneeze is a complex bodily reflex, and the nerves in your eyes are attached to the same ones as the rest of your face. So when you sneeze, an impulse is also sent to your eyes causes them to shut.

*By the way, I don't recommend that you try to sneeze with your eyes open. People have been known to have blood vessels in the eyes burst as a result of forcing them open (causing soreness and red eyes for a week or so).



Wala, nothing new to try. Just your trivia for the day. ;)

Kuya G.
07.06.14, 08:43 AM
Hahaha kagandang trivia nito Inday. Oo nga naman mahirap namang magsneeze ng bukas ang mata. Anyway don't worry never kong ittry yan kasi gusto ko yung normal na pagsneeze kasi mas masarap. hahaha!

Thanks for the trivia.

Bonnie
07.06.14, 08:44 AM
hehehehe, ok lang yan Inday, maganda nga ang trivia mo mga triviang ngayon ko lang nalaman heheheheh, sa idad kong ito... eto try natin:

Although construction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg started in 1015, it was not until 1439 that the spire was completed.

Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of women's feet.

At the age of 26, Michelangelo began sculpting his monumental statue of David. He finished it seventeen months later, in January, 1504.

inday25er
07.06.14, 12:56 PM
A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.

Kaya mas maraming daga kaysa camel. Hohoho! :wow:

Bonnie
07.06.14, 06:37 PM
hehehehe, ganon pala yong inday, hehehe... maliit kasi ang rat compared to Camel... kahit ba sa desert walang panama ang camel sa rat? hahahaha. Im not sure....

inday25er
07.06.15, 02:39 AM
If you were to spell out numbers (one, two, three, ...), you would have to get to 1000 before you find the letter "A".

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hehehe... maliit kasi ang rat compared to Camel... kahit ba sa desert walang panama ang camel sa rat? hahahaha. Im not sure....

Hmmm... good point, kuya Bonnie. There's only one way to find out! Hayaan mo't pag nagawi ako sa desert hindi ko kakalimutang magdala ng daga (hohoho, mag-experimento ba!).;)

doods
07.06.15, 10:47 AM
WWWWWWWWaaaaaaaaaaaaa, oo nga, wala akong nakitang A mula 1 to 999, hahahaha, galing ng trivia ni Inday....

Kuya G.
07.06.15, 02:07 PM
Bravo ate inday wala nga hahaha!

Eto naman tungkol sa food at health:
The correct way to cook instant noodles without
harming our bodies and health. Normally, how we cook
the instant noodles is to put the noodles into a pot
with water, throw in the powder and let it cook for 3
mins around and then ready to eat.

This is the WRONG method of cooking the instant
noodles.

By doing this, when we actually boil the ingredients
in the powder, normally with MSG, it will change the
molecular structures of the MSG causing it to be
toxic.

The other thing that you may or may not realized is
that, the noodles are coated with wax and it will take
around 4 to 5 days for the body to excrete the wax
after you have taken the noodles.

CORRECT method , which you may or may not know, is to
cook the noodles this way :

1. boil the noodles in a pot with water.
2. once the noodles is cooked, take out the noodles,
and throw away the water which contains wax.
3. boil another pot of water till boiling and put the
noodles into the hot boiling water and then shut the
fire.
4. only at this stage when the fire is off, and while
the water is very hot, put the ingredient with the
powder into the water, to make noodle soup.
5. however, if you need dry noodles, take out the
noodles n add the ingredient with the powder and toss
it to get dry noodles.

Please share this info and help save a life.

Bonnie
07.06.15, 09:30 PM
Ibang klase ang trivia mo Gi, pagkahaba haba, hehehe, ok naman, worth reading naman sya.... ngayon ko lang nalamang me wax pala ang mga noodles....

inday25er
07.06.16, 12:27 AM
Good info, kuya G! Salamat sa pag-post! ;)

Eto trivia ko for today:


Honey is believed to be the only food that does not spoil.
Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists, and found to still be edible.

Bonnie
07.06.16, 05:17 PM
Waaaaaaaa, buti di na poison ang mga archeologist ha Inday, hehehehe, parang nakakatakot yong trivia mo ah, hahahaha...

eto trivia ko :

The two longest words in the Bible have 18 letters each. MAHER-SHALAL-HASH-BAZ (Isaiah 8:1) is the name given to Isaiah's son, meaning "swift is booty, speedy is prey." JONATH-ELEM-RECHO-KIM, which is found in the title of Psalm 56, is the name of a song and means "the silent dove of far-off places" [Philip Bennett].

The longest unhyphenated words in the Bible are COVENANTBREAKERS (Romans 1:31), EVILFAVOUREDNESS (Deuteronomy 17:1), LOVINGKINDNESSES (Psalm 25:6), UNPROFITABLENESS (Hebrews 7:18) (all 16 letters) [Philip Bennett].

The shortest names in the Bible are AI (Joshua 7:2), AR (Numbers 21:15), ED (Joshua 22:34), ER (Genesis 38:3), IR (1 Chronicles 7:12), NO (Jeremiah 46:25), OG (Numbers 21:33), ON (Numbers 16:11), PE (Psalm 119:129), SO (2Kings 17:4), UR (Genesis 11:28), and UZ (Genesis 10:23) [Philip Bennett]

Kuya G.
07.06.17, 07:45 AM
Nice trivia kuya Bonnie...salamat.

Bonnie
07.06.17, 11:52 AM
World's 4th Most Accident-Prone Country
According to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Philippines was the fourth most accident prone country in the world. The two institutions arrived at this conclusion after finding out that some 5,809,986 Filipinos were killed or injured as a result of disasters or man-made calamities over a ten-year period (1992-2001).

If not for its smaller population, the Philippines could have been the world's second most accident-prone country after Iran. Because of its large population, China topped the accident list, with 97,783,301 of its citizens affected by accidents during the ten-year period. It was followed by India, which reported 46,060,125 victims during the period. Both China and India have a population of over 1 billion people. Iran was third in the list, with 6,416,570 victims. Behind the Philippines were Ethiopia, with 3,334,266 victims; and Pakistan, 2,732,032 victims. The global report by International Red Cross said 535,416 people were killed in natural disasters and 86,947 others in industrial, transport and other "technological disasters" worldwide from 1992 to 2001.

According to the Philippine Red Cross, 31,835 Filipinos were killed and 94,369,462 others were affected by natural disasters and calamities in a span of 20 years. "The Philippines was a natural laboratory for floods, typhoons, monsoon rains, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and landslides," Philippine National Red Cross governor Dante Liban said. (Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer)

inday25er
07.06.17, 01:11 PM
Sharks apparently are the only animals that never get sick.

As far as is known, they are immune to every known disease including cancer.

Kuya G.
07.06.18, 07:57 AM
Kuya ayos yang trivia mo ah, pero kapag nalaman yan ng ibang bansa matatakot silang magpunta dito hehehe.

inday25er
07.06.18, 09:39 AM
A note to insomniacs:

A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.
Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

Alexander
07.06.18, 01:26 PM
Galing lang ito sa isang Forwarded e-mail, I can't really vouch to the authenticity of everything... tsaka inalis ko na yung "i-pasa" mo effect :)

Baka meron sa inyong makapag support ng mga nasabi dito.


1. The Garden of Eden was in Iraq .
2. Mesopotamia, which is now Iraq , was the cradle of civilization!
3. Noah built the ark in Iraq .
4. The Tower of Babel was in Iraq
5. Abraham was from Ur , which is in Southern Iraq !
6. Isaac's wife Rebekah is from Nahor, which is in Iraq !
7. Jacob met Rachel in Iraq
8. Jonah preached in Nineveh - which is in Iraq .
9. Assyria, which is in Iraq , conquered the ten tribes of Israel .
10. Amos cried out in Iraq !
11. Babylon , which is in Iraq , destroyed Jerusalem .
12. Daniel was in the lion's den in Iraq !
13. The three Hebrew children were in the fire in Iraq (Jesus had been in Iraq also as the fourth person in the Fiery furnace!)
14. Belshazzar, the King of Babylon saw the "writing on the wall" in Iraq .
15. Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, carried the Jews captive into Iraq .
16. Ezekiel preached in Iraq .
17. The wise men were from Iraq
18. Peter preached in Iraq .
19. The "Empire of Man" described in Revelation is called Babylon , which was a city in Iraq !

And you have probably seen this one. Israel is the nation most often mentioned in the Bible. But do you know which nation is second? It is Iraq ! However, that is not the name that is used in the Bible The names used in the Bible are Babylon , Land of Shinar , and Mesopotamia .

The word Mesopotamia means between the two rivers, more exactly between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers The name Iraq , means country with deep roots.

Indeed Iraq is a country with deep roots and is a very significant country in the Bible. No other nation, except Israel , has more history and prophecy associated it than Iraq . And also, This is something to think about! Since America is typically represented by an eagle. Saddam should have read up on his Muslim passages ...

The following verse is from the Koran, (the Islamic Bible) Koran (9:11 ) - For it is written that a son of Arabia would awaken a fearsome Eagle. The wrath of the Eagle would be felt throughout the lands of Allah and lo, while some of the people trembled in despair still more rejoiced; for the wrath of the Eagle cleansed the lands of Allah; and there was peace.


(Note the verse number!) Hmmmmmmm?!

Bonnie
07.06.18, 06:42 PM
Nice trivia Alex, alam ko ang Mesopotamia at Iraq ay iisa, kaya di malayong me mga tama dyan sa triviang nakuha mo....

Kuya G.
07.06.19, 04:37 PM
Kuya alex ganda ng triviang ito ha, itong mga nabanggit n lugar Babylon , Land of Shinar, at Mesopotamia ay huli kong nabigyan ng pansin sa social studies na subject namin noong 2nd year highschool pa ako, totoo nga yan.

Nice one!

inday25er
07.06.19, 10:03 PM
The left lung is smaller than the right lung to make room for the heart. :love:

manoiskee
07.06.20, 12:50 AM
ah, eh...

http://www.snopes.com/rumors/coincidence.asp

http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/quran911.asp

Kuya G.
07.06.20, 08:03 AM
Doctrina Christiana is the first book published in the Philippines, was published in 1593, by the Dominican press. Because of the monopoly of printing presses by religious orders prior to the 19th century, early written literature was predominantly religious in content and in purpose.

Alexander
07.06.20, 11:02 AM
ah, eh...

http://www.snopes.com/rumors/coincidence.asp

http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/quran911.asp

Thanks manoiskee.... as I've said
I can't really vouch to the authenticity of everything

But some of the places on that post I think has somehow authentic.... again... that's just me :)

reagan
07.06.20, 12:25 PM
From Totally Useless Knowledge:

1. The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.

2. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

3. A group of unicorns is called a blessing. A group of owls is called a parliament.A group of ravens is called a murder.

4. The pH of cow's milk is 6.

5. Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.

6. Cinderella's slippers were originally made out of fur. The story was changed in the 1600s by a translator. It was the left shoe that Aschenputtel (Cinderella) lost at the stairway, when the prince tried to follow her.

7. The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

8. Stewardesses and reverberated are the two longest words (12 letters each) that can be typed using only the left hand. The longest word that can be typed using only the right hand is lollipop. Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands. (one letter at a time)

:)

inday25er
07.06.20, 01:54 PM
Interesting trivia, raegan! Here's mine:

No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Try it. I did, totoo nga! :D

reagan
07.06.20, 02:06 PM
hahaha... ang galing..... totoo nga.....

Bonnie
07.06.20, 11:15 PM
Nice trivia Inday ang Reagan, reagan, kaano ano mo si Ronald? hehehehe, joke.

Kuya G.
07.06.21, 10:15 AM
The first cassette tape recorder was invented in 1963.
The first personal stereo (Walkman) was made in 1979.
CDs first appear on the market in 1982.
The first record player was invented in 1888.
Printed music was first invented in 1480.

reagan
07.06.21, 03:48 PM
sir bonnie... lolo ko yata yung presidente'ng yun ng america... hehe... isa pang trivia yan.... hehe.....

inday25er
07.06.22, 12:17 AM
Snails produce a colorless, sticky discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along.

The discharge is so effective that they can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.

Bonnie
07.06.22, 03:50 PM
sir bonnie... lolo ko yata yung presidente'ng yun ng america... hehe... isa pang trivia yan.... hehe.....

hahahaha, ganun ba reagan, hahahaha, bigat, ganda rin ang trivia ni Inday, totoo ba yon, kahit razor blade ay di uubra sa snail dahil sa dinidischarge ng katawan nito, wow, galing.

inday25er
07.06.23, 06:10 PM
A spremologer is one who collects trivia.

May akmang tawag pala sa mga tulad natin dito sa thread na 'to, hohoho!!! :wow:

jose
07.06.25, 12:32 PM
e kadami palang spremologers dito, hehe... gaganda ng mga inputs a...

haha, nakakatawa naman yatang mag-sneeze ng nakadilat ang mata, haha...dagdag lang dun sa sneeze trivia, wag nyo rin pipigilan ang pag-sneeze kasi if you did it could break all the bones in your body. pero anyway, sino bang gustong pigilan ang baheng?hehe...

hindi ba pinag-aaralan nila ngayon ang immune system ng sharks kasi nga gusto nilang malaman kung ano ang pwedeng maging panlaban sa cancer? nice...

bingo
07.06.26, 04:24 PM
depressed? --- eat bananas!

"...bananas contain a natural mood enhancer called tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts to serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you happy..."


... no wonder walang nakasimangot na _ _ _ _ _ _!!!

Alna_lou
07.06.26, 04:30 PM
U n g g o y...hahaha...tinuloy ko lang....peace LOL

Alna_lou
07.06.26, 04:46 PM
MUSIC AFFECTS OUR SOUL AND EMOTION...!try to read this...

http://www.snopes.com/music/songs/gloomy.asp

anyway...is anyone of you have an mp3 for this...im just curious...sorry if it's in the wrong thread..:)

bingo
07.06.26, 05:01 PM
try this link (http://www.altavista.com/audio/results?itag=ody&q=gloomy+sunday&maf=mp3&maf=wav&maf=msmedia&maf=realmedia&maf=aiff&maf=other&mad=all) ..........................

Kuya G.
07.06.26, 06:57 PM
Alna_lou & bingo thanks so much! Very nice!

inday25er
07.06.26, 07:17 PM
e kadami palang spremologers dito, hehe... gaganda ng mga inputs a...

haha, nakakatawa naman yatang mag-sneeze ng nakadilat ang mata, haha...dagdag lang dun sa sneeze trivia, wag nyo rin pipigilan ang pag-sneeze kasi if you did it could break all the bones in your body. pero anyway, sino bang gustong pigilan ang baheng?hehe...

hindi ba pinag-aaralan nila ngayon ang immune system ng sharks kasi nga gusto nilang malaman kung ano ang pwedeng maging panlaban sa cancer? nice...

Kuya jose, na-miss ko mga posts niyo! Good to see you again!! :D

reagan
07.06.26, 08:37 PM
Other Totally Useless Knowledge:

>>The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.

>>Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

>>A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

>>The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.

>>A raisin dropped in a fresh glass of soda will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.

>>For five years, Webster's New International Dictionary mistakenly included an entry for dord, a word which did not exist.

>>315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

>>On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

>>Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

>>The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

>>A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

>>The original story from Tales of 1001 Arabian Nights begins, "Aladdin was a little Chinese boy."

>>The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries.

>>Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

>>Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

>>The original Winnie the Pooh was a real live bear found outside of Winnipeg, Canada, hence the name Winnie.

Alna_lou
07.06.27, 08:55 AM
The longest word in the Finnish language, that isn't a compound word, is 'epaejaerjestelmaellistyttaemaettoemyydellaensaeka eaen'. In English it means 'even with their lack of ability to disorganize'.

The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters ispneumonoultra-microscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.

The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.

According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American."

jose
07.06.27, 03:02 PM
Kuya jose, na-miss ko mga posts niyo! Good to see you again!! :D

thanks inday. namiss ko din kayo. it's nice to be back. dami ko pang hinahabol na posts, hehe...

mark_chua
07.06.27, 05:24 PM
When I attended an english workshop for my IELTS exam... I learned this word which is included in the dictionary...

WYSIWYG - what you see is what you get

Alna_lou
07.06.27, 05:53 PM
Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. try nyo... LOL

What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.

In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

Kuya G.
07.06.28, 08:18 AM
When I attended an english workshop for my IELTS exam... I learned this word which is included in the dictionary...

WYSIWYG - what you see is what you get

Thanks mark!



Nice one Alna_lou! Thanks also!

jose
07.06.28, 10:25 AM
Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. try nyo...

talaga alna_lou? although ang alam ko e ang hotdog e gawa sa worms (tama ba?)hehe...:)
hindi ko naman ba kelangan i-pinch yung nose ko tulad nung post ni inday? hehe... :)

An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this - pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.

Alna_lou
07.06.28, 03:41 PM
talaga alna_lou? although ang alam ko e ang hotdog e gawa sa worms (tama ba?)hehe...:)


hotdogs are not made of worms either...check this out kuya Jose...:)

http://www.coolquiz.com/trivia/explain/docs/hotdog.asp

Bonnie
07.06.28, 09:26 PM
Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. try nyo... LOL



Tanong e, na try mo na ba Alnalou, hehehehe, kasi di ko pa nasubukan yan....

Alna_lou
07.06.28, 09:42 PM
manghuhuli pa poh ako ng beetles, wasps tsaka worms...pag nakita ako ng nanay ko na nagluluto ng mga ito..lagot!...baka himatayin LOL LOL LOL

Kuya G.
07.06.29, 10:17 AM
Hehehe, cge alna_lou to taste is to believe pag natikman ishare mo ang iyong pagpapatotoo sa lasa nyan ha. weeeeeeeehhhhh!

jose
07.06.29, 10:27 AM
manghuhuli pa poh ako ng beetles, wasps tsaka worms...pag nakita ako ng nanay ko na nagluluto ng mga ito..lagot!...baka himatayin LOL LOL LOL

hehe, alna_lou sabihin mo na lang, "nay, mabuti na po yung may backup, hehe"... LOL

thanks for the hotdog info. at least nalinawan ako na hindi pala siya cultured worms, hehe...

Bonnie
07.06.29, 10:57 PM
manghuhuli pa poh ako ng beetles, wasps tsaka worms...pag nakita ako ng nanay ko na nagluluto ng mga ito..lagot!...baka himatayin LOL LOL LOL

Talaga lang ha, hahahaha, cge nga at ng me patutoo ng mga na research mo about beatles, pero sa totoo lang exotic food yan sa Thailand, hahahahaha.

inday25er
07.06.30, 05:33 PM
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.


http://www.getfit.ru/pic/dcontent/news.pagepublication.cross-eyed_man307.jpg

bouie
07.07.01, 12:25 AM
Just learned this trick from my lola while we were both mending our torn clothes. If you have a ribbon and you don't want it to run, soak it in a mixture of equal parts of water and sugar and let the end dry so you could use it already for sewing. ^_^v

Bonnie
07.07.01, 01:32 AM
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.


http://www.getfit.ru/pic/dcontent/news.pagepublication.cross-eyed_man307.jpg

hehehe, parang kanta, me choreography pa, hahaha, astig ka talga inday...

reagan
07.07.01, 04:47 PM
hahaha... astig.....

Eto, nabasa ko sa net:

If a man farted non-stop for six years and nine months and then lit it he would produce an explosion equal to the power of the first atomic bomb!

ewan ko kung totoo, try ko kaya 'to? hahaha ROFLMAO

Alna_lou
07.07.02, 12:12 PM
Talaga lang ha, hahahaha, cge nga at ng me patutoo ng mga na research mo about beatles, pero sa totoo lang exotic food yan sa Thailand, hahahahaha.

Kuya Bonnie..wag na po tayong lumayo pa sa Thailand...kahit mga Ilokano kinakain yang mga 'yan,..wahaha...sarap daw talaga SABI NILA! LOL

Alna_lou
07.07.02, 12:13 PM
Hehehe, cge alna_lou to taste is to believe pag natikman ishare mo ang iyong pagpapatotoo sa lasa nyan ha. weeeeeeeehhhhh!

Kuya G..wala po akong time para manghuli at magluto ng mga 'yan..wahahaha

Bonnie
07.07.02, 10:31 PM
Ahahahaha, kaw naman Alnalou, yan kung gusto lang naman, ahahaha, di ka na mabiro, peace bro....

bingo
07.07.02, 11:05 PM
hahaha... astig.....

Eto, nabasa ko sa net:

If a man farted non-stop for six years and nine months and then lit it he would produce an explosion equal to the power of the first atomic bomb!

ewan ko kung totoo, try ko kaya 'to? hahaha ROFLMAO

pwede sigurong mangyari yan kung non-stop din siya kakain ng nilagang kamote..ek ek ek

jose
07.07.03, 09:38 AM
...hehehe, tsaka hard boiled egg, wehehehe...

...baka may mag-try sa guinness, hehe

Alna_lou
07.07.03, 09:48 AM
uhmmm...just an innocent's question....what is 'farted?' LOL LOL LOL

Alexander
07.07.03, 01:32 PM
Sa wikang PILIPINO..... ang PAG UTOT.... LOL

Alna_lou
07.07.03, 04:42 PM
wahaha..tnx kuya Alex...dats a new trivia for me...yan pala ang english nya...

anyway...here's what I get from an email..

Last week a little boy died in Brazil after eating MENTOS and drinking COCA COLA together.

One year before the same accident happened with another boy in Brazil .

Please check the experiment that has been done by mixing Coca Cola with MENTOS...... ...

Be careful with your Coke...pls open the attachment...:)

bingo
07.07.03, 04:55 PM
wahaha..tnx kuya Alex...dats a new trivia for me...yan pala ang english nya...

anyway...here's what I get from an email..

Last week a little boy died in Brazil after eating MENTOS and drinking COCA COLA together.

One year before the same accident happened with another boy in Brazil .

Please check the experiment that has been done by mixing Coca Cola with MENTOS...... ...

Be careful with your Coke...pls open the attachment...:)


here's the explanation from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentos_eruption

While there are various theories being debated as to the exact scientific explanation of the phenomenon, many scientists claim that it is a physical reaction and not a chemical one.[3] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentos_eruption#_note-senese) Water molecules strongly attract each other, linking together to form a tight connection around each bubble of carbon dioxide gas in the soda. To form a new bubble, water molecules must push away from one another. It takes extra energy to break this surface tension (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface_tension). So, in other words, water resists the expansion of bubbles in the soda. The Mint-Flavored Mentos have tiny air holes that compress the carbon dioxide from the diet coke, causing an eruption to occur.
When Mentos are dropped into soda, the gellan gum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gellan_gum) and gum arabic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum_arabic) of the candy dissolves and breaks the surface tension. This disturbs the water connection, so that it takes less work to expand and form new bubbles. Each Mentos candy has thousands of tiny pores all over its surface. These tiny pores function as nucleation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleation) sites, perfect places for carbon dioxide bubbles to form. As soon as the Mentos enter the soda, bubbles form all over their surface. They quickly sink to the bottom, causing carbon dioxide to be released by the carbonated liquid with which they come into contact along the way. The sudden increase in pressure pushes all of the liquid up and out of the bottle.
The reaction was the subject of an August 9 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_9), 2006 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006) episode of MythBusters (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MythBusters), a television program on the Discovery Channel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discovery_Channel)[4] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentos_eruption#_note-1). They concluded that the caffeine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caffeine), potassium benzoate (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potassium_benzoate), aspartame (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspartame), and CO2 gas contained in the Diet Coke and the gelatin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gelatin) and gum arabic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum_arabic) ingredients of the Mentos all contribute to the geyser effect[5] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentos_eruption#_note-OHare). In addition, the MythBusters theorized that the physical structure of the Mentos is the most significant cause of the eruption. When flavored Mentos with a smooth waxy coating were tested in carbonated water (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbonated_water), no reaction occurred, whereas standard Mentos added to carbonated water formed a small geyser, by their claim, affirming the nucleation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleation)-site theory. Of course a wax coating would render just about anything inert in this experiment; wax-coated sodium would have given the same reaction. This was further supported when rock salt (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_salt) was used as an effective substitute for Mentos.[5] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentos_eruption#_note-OHare)

bingo
07.07.03, 05:13 PM
The shortest names in the Bible are:
AI (Joshua 7:2), AR (Numbers 21:15), ED (Joshua 22:34), ER (Genesis 38:3), IR (1 Chronicles 7:12), NO (Jeremiah 46:25), OG (Numbers 21:33), ON (Numbers 16:11), PE (Psalm 119:129), SO (2Kings 17:4), UR (Genesis 11:28), and UZ (Genesis 10:23)

Kuya G.
07.07.04, 09:05 AM
Nabasa ko lang po ito sa email sa akin.

The hamburger was invented in 1900 by Louis Lassen. He ground beef, broiled it, and served it between two pieces of toast.

Alna_lou
07.07.04, 02:06 PM
Tnx kuya Bingo for that explanation....ang dami talagang mga 'genius and resourceful dito sa board!

bingo
07.07.05, 02:08 AM
na email kasi sa akin ito noon bro... kaya niresearch ko kung totoo... pero di ko pa sinubukan...hehehe (wala akong balak na subukan)...

Alna_lou
07.07.05, 09:29 AM
oo nga Kuya Bingo...wahahaha...sinong malakas ang loob dito sa board na iinom ng coke while eating menthos? anyone? .... LOL LOL

Alna_lou
07.07.05, 09:32 AM
eto...may trivia ako..pero di eto kakaiba...
just open the attachment...

jose
07.07.05, 09:40 AM
honga bingo, salamat sa explanation. ganun pala yun, hehe...subukan ko nga, pero hindi ko inumin, hehe...

Bonnie
07.07.05, 11:51 AM
totoo yan pareng bingo, kaya ingat kung me mga anak na maliliit, dekilado talga yan...

Kuya G.
07.07.12, 04:08 PM
Trivia about PSALMS

What is the shortest chapter in the Bible?
(Answer - Psalms 117)

What is the longest chapter in the Bible?
(Answer - Psalms 119)

Which chapter is in the center of the Bible
(Answer - Psalms 118 )

Fact: There are 594 chapters after Psalms 118

Add these numbers up and you get 1188

What is the center verse in the Bible?
(Answer - Psalms 118:8 )

jose
07.07.13, 11:42 AM
leo, grabe naman yung "trivia" mo. nakakapanghina... tsk!tsk! bakit sila ganun?

Alna_lou
07.07.13, 11:43 AM
I don't know...better ask them po...wahaha...LOL LOL pero talagang nakapanghihina ito ng loob noh...how sad! :(

reagan
07.07.13, 11:01 PM
Phobia from coins : cuprolaminophobia

Hehe... wala lang.... na isip ko'ng lan i-research.. nakita ko sa yahoo! answers yung sagot... ewan ko if correct yung term.... hehe...

galing kasi ako 'dun sa hobbies thread... coins ang pinaguusapan... :D

kateri
07.07.14, 11:11 PM
hirap naman i-pronounce..hehehe...buti na lang collector ako..walang phobia sa coins...tsk tsk

bingo
07.07.15, 05:56 PM
oo nga... parang hindi angkop yung punishment sa gravity ng offense...

leo, grabe naman yung "trivia" mo. nakakapanghina... tsk!tsk! bakit sila ganun?

jose
07.07.16, 11:53 AM
totoo yan bingo, para ngang hindi angkop. kaya i'm glad pinoy ako, pinoy tayo (ipakita sa mundooow! kung ano ang kaya moooow! ehehehe...) at walang ganyan sa pinas... wala nga ba? ???

Phobia from coins : cuprolaminophobia
hehe, pano kaya pag nagbayad siya tapos barya yung sukli, nai-imagine ko bigla syang tatakbo pag inopen na nung waiter yung leather folder, hahaha...or siguro lagi na lang keep the change, hehe... pano kaya sa jeep? hehe...

Alna_lou
07.07.16, 04:38 PM
oo nga... parang hindi angkop yung punishment sa gravity ng offense...

Yap..I definitely agree
...di ba Jesus said that...

38"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'[g] 39But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. 41If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. 42Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

Tracy
07.07.18, 01:38 PM
Lincoln VS Kennedy

Abraham Lincoln was elected to
Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to
Congress in 1946.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President
in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President
in 1960.

Both were particularly concerned with
civil rights.
Both wives lost their children while
living in the White House.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.

Now it gets really weird.

Lincoln 's secretary was named
Kennedy.
Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln .

Both were assassinated by Southerners.
Both were succeeded by Southerners
named Johnson.

Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln ,
was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy,
was born in 1908.

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated
Lincoln , was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated
Kennedy, was born in 1939.

Both assassins were known by their
three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen
letters.

Now hang on to your seat.

Lincoln was shot at the theater
named 'Ford.'
Kennedy was shot in a car called '
Lincoln ' made by 'Ford.'

Lincoln w as shot in a theater and his
assassin ran and hid in a warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and
his assassin ran and hid in a theater.

Booth and Oswald were assassinated
before their trials.

And here's the kicker...

A week before Lincoln was shot, he was
in Monroe , Maryland
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was
with Marilyn Monroe.

bingo
07.07.18, 01:44 PM
what a coincidence... di kaya reincarnation ni lincoln si kennedy?

Tracy
07.07.18, 05:03 PM
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't
mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt
tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The
rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit
porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef
but the wrod as a wlohe.

Alexander
07.07.18, 05:19 PM
Do you know Alan Rickman?.... One of his earlier movie was DIE HARD... he was the villain HANS GRUBER.... remember?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/07/Hans-gruber.jpg (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/07/Hans-gruber.jpg)


But he's most remembered as SEVERUS SNAPES in the Harry Potter series...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/93/Snape_OOP_trailer.png (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/93/Snape_OOP_trailer.png)

Nagulat lang ako when we we're puzzled recognizing him (his accent and face) when we watch Die Hard few days ago.... hehehe

Tracy
07.07.18, 05:30 PM
oo nga noh! before namen panoorin sa big screern yung die hard four, nag marathon muna kme ng 1, 2, 3. a week after that harry potter naman, pero di ko yun napansin.. kakatuwa naman.. :)

titopao
07.07.18, 06:27 PM
Yup, that\'s correct. Professor Snape...I mean, Alan Rickman...was that same guy from Die Hard :D

Since malapit na ang release ng Harry Potter 7 sa Sabado (don\'t believe the \"spoilers\" on the Internet, they are all fan-created fiction that has been floating around even before J. K. Rowling completed the manuscript of HP7), let\'s get some Harry Potter-related trivia ;)


1. The first actor to be cast in a Harry Potter movie is Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid). That\'s because J. K. Rowling herself personally chose Coltrane even before any casting call was made, during pre-production.

Speaking of...Coltrane also appears in the movies Goldeneye, Ocean\'s Eleven, Message in a Bottle, The World Is Not Enough and Van Helsing.

2. The first chapter that Rowling wrote in the entire is the last chapter of the last book (now known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows). With that final chapter in mind, J.K. Rowling also created the outline of the entire series.

3. The last word in Book 7 used to be \"scar\" (in reference to HP\'s unusual scar), but J.K. Rowling said that \"scar\" is no longer the last word---although it still appears near the very last words of the book.

4. Deathly Hallows kept the number one spot of bestsellers at Amazon.com months even before the book was supposed to be released. How about that? ;)

5. The actor who plays Harry\'s best buddy Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, had a childhood dream of owning and driving his own ice cream truck. Guess what? With his earnings from the Harry Potter franchise, he was able to buy one and now drives it around town...ice cream, ice cream-truck music and all. And, yes, he sells ice cream, too :D

6. The house-elf in Book 5 (Kreacher) was about to be omitted in the script for the film adaptation until J. K. Rowling intervened and requested the script writers to include the character. Why? Once Book 7 comes out, we will all find out :)

7. Three actresses who played Hogwarts professors in Order of the Phoenix were Oscar awardees and/or nominees: Maggie Smith (Minerva Gonagall), Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), and Imelda Staunton (Dolores Jane Umbridge---Ms. Staunton only got an Oscar nomination).
Another actress, Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), is also an Oscar Best Actress awardee

8. Emma Watson not only plays the role of Hermione Granger in the series, the character partly influenced her in real life. In Book 6 (HP and the Half-blood Prince), Hermione got top grades for their mandatory OWL exams (which was taken in Book 5 and also depicted in the film). In real life, Miss Watsongot top grades in her GCSE examinations with A and A+ grades, despite her busy schedule shooting and promoting the movies. Hats off! :)

Kuya G.
07.07.19, 08:41 AM
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't
mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt
tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The
rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit
porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef
but the wrod as a wlohe.

Yup Tracy korek! Thanks!


"St. Dominic Savio is the Patron Saint of Choir Singers."

jose
07.07.19, 09:59 AM
Do you know Alan Rickman?.... One of his earlier movie was DIE HARD... he was the villain HANS GRUBER.... remember?

But he's most remembered as SEVERUS SNAPES in the Harry Potter series...

honga no? :wow: ngayon ko din lang to napansin. galeng kuya alex.

Alexander
07.07.19, 12:31 PM
oo nga noh! before namen panoorin sa big screern yung die hard four, nag marathon muna kme ng 1, 2, 3. a week after that harry potter naman, pero di ko yun napansin.. kakatuwa naman.. :)

Ako din bumili ako ng DVD ng Trilogy nito....tapos na namin i-marathon ready for Die Hard 4 on August 9 dito sa Oz

jose
07.07.19, 12:41 PM
uso yata ang marathon ng die hard a, hehe...kami din e kakabili lang at sisimulan pa lang namin yung marathon... :D

Bonnie
07.07.19, 04:45 PM
Makahanap din nga ako nitong Diehard 4, hehehe, matagal na rin akong di nakakapanood ng mga movie, ahehehehe.

inday25er
07.07.25, 11:30 PM
Saw this on a website. Made me think.

DANGEROUS PREDATORS

Think sharks are dangerous?

On average, there are only about 100 shark attacks each year and only 10 of those result in a human death.

You should check it out from their perspective, though! People kill thousands of sharks in a year for sport and for food. Shark skins are used to make products like any other leather would be. Up until the 1950's, shark livers were used as a vitamin A supplement. Shark fin soup and shark steaks are both eaten in many countries.

http://www.kidzone.ws/imageschanged/sharks/dead.jpg


So, who's the dangerous predator?



Oo nga naman. :|

jose
07.07.26, 10:11 AM
honga naman...

inday, question, which kind of sharks ba yung "hinaharvest" for useful purposes? are those the kind that kill? ???

inday25er
07.07.28, 12:37 AM
inday, question, which kind of sharks ba yung "hinaharvest" for useful purposes? are those the kind that kill? ???

Interesting question, kuya! Hindi ko po alam kung ilang klaseng sharks ang hinaharvest nila, pero one that I know of is the blacktip shark. It has not been indicated in unprovoked attacks against humans, but it is potentially dangerous.

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Today's trivia:

Aphids* are born pregnant without the benefit of sex.
They can give birth 10 days after being born themselves.


* Aphids are the tiny, white, soft-bodied insects you often see on sugar apples (or atis, in Filipino ;)).

Bonnie
07.08.01, 05:21 PM
Abraham Lincoln, who invented a hydraulic device for lifting ships over shoals, was the only US president ever granted a patent.

According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until the 1730's, India was the only source for diamonds in the world.

Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes.

Australia is the only country that is also a continent.

Baskin Robbins once made ketchup ice cream. This was the only vegetable flavored ice cream produced.

Bats are the only mammal that can fly.

bingo
07.08.01, 05:24 PM
Bats are the only mammal that can fly.

meron din sa capiz... peace!!!

Bonnie
07.08.01, 05:48 PM
Pareng Bingo,. ibang paniki ata ang sinasabi mo, ahehehehe, peace.

kateri
07.08.04, 12:12 AM
Bats are the only mammal that can fly.

Penguins on the other hand are "flightless" birds...

Bonnie
07.08.04, 02:12 PM
Penguins on the other hand are "flightless" birds...


Uy galing naman Kateri, birds pala ang Penguins, hehehe, di ko alam yon, salamat.

kateri
07.08.05, 12:14 AM
"The best-known flightless birds are the ostrich, emu, cassowary, rhea, kiwi, and penguins."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flightless_bird

Bonnie
07.08.05, 10:48 PM
Great Pyramids

The great pyramids of Egypt now stand a full 3 miles south of the spot where they were originally built. That's how much the earth's surface has shifted in the last 4500 years.

• The three pyramids of Giza do in fact match the belt of Orion, but they did not when the pyramids were built. It seems that the Egyptians built the pyramids to resemble today's belt of Orion.

• All of the signifigant major pyramids were built over a time period of about 200 years. A new one was well underway before the previous one was completed. It amounted to keeping a more or less constant work force busy the year around for the 200 years.

• The Egyptian Pyramids were not made from cut stone. The blocks were poured in place using crushed, local limestone and a 'geopolymer' - a cement that is better than most known today. The largest was built in 20 years using an estimated 14,000 workers.

• The biggest Pyramid in the world is not in Egypt. It's actually about sixty miles southeast of Mexico City, Mexico. It covers more than forty acres and the largest Egyptian Pyramid, The Great Pyramid at Giza, covers about 13 acres.

• The Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt, constructed around 2500 B.C., was the tallest building in the world until the Eiffel Tower was erected in 1889.

• More than 14 million sandstone blocks make up the pyramids which were originally covered in limestone. Funilly enough this limestone wasn't stolen but used by the native egyptians as building material.

jose
07.08.06, 10:41 AM
nakaka-amaze yang pyramids of egypt. if my memory serves me right, a few years back, a team of constructors, complete with modern equipment, tried to build one near the existing ones but failed eventhough they used the same specifications as the existing ones or at least almost the same and did not incorporate new materials as much as possible. they just want to experiment on how much time they could finish one using modern equipment.

Bonnie
07.08.06, 10:06 PM
TRIVIA AROUND THE WORLD


• Pisa, Italy is six miles from the coast of the Mediterranean now, but that sea rises and falls over the ages and Pisa was a port city in the 5th century B.C. A couple of years ago excavators found 15 ships with antique cargoes intact buried in the clay under Pisa where it was left by withdrawing waters.

• The most populated city in the world is Shangai in China.

• In Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, it is customary for the streets to be blocked off on Christmas eve so that the people can rollerskate to church.

• Using satellite-surveying techniques, scientists have determined that Los Angeles, California is moving east. At a rate estimated to be about one-fifth on an inch per year, the city is moving closer to the San Gabriel Mountains.

• The Vatican city, as well as being the smallest city in the world, is also one of the only countries within another country (it is inside Italy) The other is San Marino, also inside Italy.

• A building in Belgium was taxed if there was a street light on it...unless a statue of the Virgin Mary were placed above it. Hence, there are no buildings in the city without a statue of the Virgin Mary.

• The longest official city name in the world is: Krungthep Mahanakhon Amorn Rattanakosin Mahintara Yudthaya Mahadilok Pohp Noparat Rajathanee Bureerom Udomrajniwes Mahasatarn Amorn Pimarn Avaltarnsatit Sakatattiya Visanukram Prasit. It is the official name of Bangkok, Thailand.

• In Chester, England, you can only legally shoot a Welsh person with a bow and arrow inside the city walls and after midnight. The only trouble is finding one ;o)

• The first city in modern history to reach 1 million people was London in 1811.



We usually think of Montreal, Canada as a cold weather city, and Paris, France as a much warmer city than Montreal, but the fact is that Montreal is south of Paris.

doods
07.08.19, 11:09 PM
[QUOTE=Bonnie;27574]TRIVIA AROUND THE WORLD
• The longest official city name in the world is: Krungthep Mahanakhon Amorn Rattanakosin Mahintara Yudthaya Mahadilok Pohp Noparat Rajathanee Bureerom Udomrajniwes Mahasatarn Amorn Pimarn Avaltarnsatit Sakatattiya Visanukram Prasit. It is the official name of Bangkok, Thailand.

/QUOTE]

Pangalan ba talaga ng bansa yan? ang haba.

Bonnie
07.08.21, 11:00 AM
Hehehee, oo nga, grabe talaga ang haba.

About coffee


"Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and as sweet as love" - Turkish Proverb

52% of Americans drink coffee.

A acre of coffee trees can produce up to 10,000 pounds of coffee cherries. That amounts to approximately 2000 pounds of beans after hulling or milling.

A scientific report form the University of California found that the steam rising from a cup of coffee contains the same amounts of antioxidants as three oranges. The antioxidants are heterocyclic compounds which prevents cancer and heart disease. It's good for you!

Adding sugar to coffee is believed to have started in 1715, in the court of King Louis XIV, the French monarch.

Advertisements for coffee in London in 1657 claimed that the beverage was a cure for scurvy, gout and other ills.

After the decaffeinating process, processing companies no longer throw the caffeine away; they sell it to pharmaceutical companies.

After they are roasted, and when the coffee beans begin to cool, they release about 700 chemical substances that make up the vaporizing aromas.

An arabica coffee tree can produce up to 12 pounds of coffee a year, depending on soil and climate.

Australians consume 60% more coffee than tea, a sixfold increase since 1940.

Kuya G.
07.08.21, 12:43 PM
Napakahaba naman nyan kuya doods!zzz Tulog na yata ang ang pagtatanungan mo ng lugar na yan bago mo masabi. EheheheROFLMAO

Kuya bonnie, nice trivia, thanks!:)

jose
07.08.22, 10:18 AM
pareng bonnie parang gusto ko tuloy mag-starbucks, hehe...

After the decaffeinating process, processing companies no longer throw the caffeine away; they sell it to pharmaceutical companies.
ano kayang ginagawa ng pharmaceutical companies dun? diatabs? imodium? ???

Alexander
07.08.22, 11:32 AM
Before coming out as Thomas Anderson / Neo in the Matrix Series, he was Ted "Theodore" Logan in the "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"... and the he that I was referring to is Keanu Reeves.

He's the one on the BLACK VEST.... :D


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/bc/Bill_%26_Ted.jpg/200px-Bill_%26_Ted.jpg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Bill_%26_Ted.jpg)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/c1/The_Matrix_Poster.jpg/200px-The_Matrix_Poster.jpg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:The_Matrix_Poster.jpg)

Bonnie
07.08.22, 10:13 PM
Tama ka Alex, napanood ko rin yang palabas na yan, comedy nga ang setting nya, hehehehe, pero ngayon sikat na sikat na si Keanu Reaves, isa pang paborito kong movie nya e yong speed.

jose
07.08.23, 10:44 AM
hehe, nakakatuwang malaman yung mga pinagsimulan ng mga sikat na actors or anybody successful/popular for that matter...

Kuya G.
07.08.23, 03:28 PM
Thanks kuya alex:)

Bonnie
07.08.23, 11:00 PM
Trivia about the Bible and religion


(31 facts)

"Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, La Allah Il Allah, La Allah Il Allah U Mohammed Rassul Allah" is heard by more people than any other sound of the human voice. This is the prayer recited by muezzins from each of the four corners of the prayer tower as Moslems all over the world face toward Mecca and kneel at sunset. It means: "God is great. There is no God but God, and Mohammed is the prophet of God."

Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.

Although not named in the New Testament, tradition names the two thieves crucified at the same time as Jesus as Dismas and Gestas.

As specified by the Christian church, the canonical hours are matins, lauds, prime, terce, sext, none, vespers, and compline.

Gabriel, Michael, and Lucifer are the three angels mentioned by name in the Bible.

In Christian theology there are nine choirs of angels. From highest to lowest, they are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.

One of the holiest Christian holidays is named after a pagan goddess. The name "Easter" derives from the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, who governed the vernal equinox.

Salt is mentioned more than 30 times in the Bible.

Scholars estimate that the 66 books of the King James version of the Bible were written by some 50 different authors.

Seven suicides are recorded in the Bible.

Some biblical scholars believe that Aramaic (the language of the ancient Bible) did not contain an easy way to say 'many things' and used a term which has come down to us as 40. This means that when the bible -- in many places -- refers to '40 days,' they meant many days.

Strict Puritan laws had their origins from practical reasons. Smoking was banned - farmers would raise badly needed food crops instead of tobacco. Cooking was banned on Sundays - to prevent house fires during the long hours the family was at church. Young men were banned from hunting - to prevent weapons from falling into Indian hands.

The 1st US Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio in 1836.

The 3 Magi:(or Wise Men) and their gifts: Melchoir, "king of light," offered Gold, Gaspar ,"or the white one," offered frankincense, and Balthazar, "lord of treasures," offered myrrh.

The Bible devotes some 500 verses on prayer, less than 500verses on faith, but over 2000 verses on money and posessions.

The Bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100 years after Christ.

The Church of Scientology was founded in 1953, at Washington DC, by US science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard.

The first translation of the English Bible was initiated by John Wycliffe and completed by John Purvey in 1388.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, named in the Bible's Book of Revelation, are Conquest, Slaughter, Famine, and Death.

The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.

The longest name in the Bible Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1).

The patron saint of dentists is St. Apollonia. She reportedly had her teeth pulled out in 249 AD by an anti-Christian mob.

The seven archangels are Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Chamuel, Jophiel, and Zadkiel.

The Seven Deadly Sins are lust, pride, anger, envy, sloth, avarice and gluttony.

The seven virtues are prudence, courage, temperance, justice, faith, hope and charity.

The shortest verse in the Bible consists of two words: "Jesus wept" (John 11:35).

The Three Wise Men of the East brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to the infant Jesus. Frankincense is a gum resin used as a base for incense. Myrrh, also a gum resin, was valued as a perfume and unguent used in embalming.

The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named Dismas and Gestas.

There are 1189 chapters in the Bible: 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament.

There are 49 different foods mentioned in the Bible.

Zipporah was the wife of Moses.

bingo
07.08.25, 11:39 PM
... it takes 200,000 frowns to make permanent frown lines on your face...

... while an adult human has 206 bones, a tiny mouse has 225 bones...

... the technical term for snapping your fingers is "fillip"...

...the ridges on the sides of the coins are called "reeding" or "milling"...

... humans are the only creatures that blush...

... ants don't sleep...

... cat's urine glows under a black light...

... when hippos are upset, their sweat turns red...

... the plastic things on the edge of shoelaces are called "aglets"...

... a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50,000 years...

... tha world's largest alphabet is Cambodian, with 74 letters...

Kuya G.
07.08.29, 02:54 PM
kuya bonnie, thanks!

nice one bingo! thanks:)

Alna_lou
07.08.30, 03:38 PM
As specified by the Christian church, the canonical hours are matins, lauds, prime, terce, sext, none, vespers, and compline.
"sana may album din ng JMM which will be entitled PRIME, TERCE, SEXT, NONE and COMPLINE...hehe..kc as of now, Vespers, Lauds and Matins lang ang meron..hehe...."

The longest name in the Bible Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1).
This was once a one-million question sa Game ka na Ba...the contestant who happened to be a pastor, answer it correctly!

nice Kuya Bonnie
... the world's largest alphabet is Cambodian, with 74 letters...
"while the shortest one is composed only of 11 letters and is use in the Solomon Islands"...according to what Ive read from Health and Home...
'as far as my memory is concerned' lumabas tong question sa Game ka na Ba (what is the world' s largest alphabet?), sadly the contestant's answer is CHINESE alphabet...
Tnx Kuya Bingo!

Bonnie
07.08.30, 08:45 PM
Napansin ko mahilig kang manood ng game ka na ba , ano alnlou, hehehe, kabisado mo pa nga ang mga million peso question, hehehe....

eto try natin..

About one-tenth of the earth's surface is permanently covered with ice.

According to National Geographic, Mt. Everest grows about 4 millimeters a year: the two tectonic plates of Asia and India, which collided millions of years ago to form the Himalayas, continue to press against each other, causing the Himalyan peaks to grow slightly each year

Alaska and California, with 8 each, are the US states with the most national park sites.

All gondolas in Venice, Italy must be painted black, unless they belong to a high official.

As of Dec. 31, 2000, the number of climbers summiting Mt. Everest reached 1314, and the number of deaths on the mountain reached 167.

At 840,000 square miles, Greenland is the largest island in the world. It is three times the size of Texas. By comparison, Iceland is only 39,800 square miles.

jose
07.08.31, 11:09 AM
nice pareng bonnie. thanks for sharing.

About one-tenth of the earth's surface is permanently covered with ice.
applicable pa kaya ito ngayon since global warming is already in rapid motion?

bingo
07.08.31, 01:58 PM
"...As of Dec. 31, 2000, the number of climbers summiting Mt. Everest reached 1314, and the number of deaths on the mountain reached 167...."


bro bonnie may balak ka bang umakyat sa Mt. Everest?...

Kuya G.
07.08.31, 07:23 PM
Thanks kuya bonnie!:)

Bonnie
07.08.31, 09:49 PM
bro bonnie may balak ka bang umakyat sa Mt. Everest?...

Pareng Bingo, pang mt.apo lang ako, ahahahaha, wala kasi akong pamasahe papuntang Nepal. hahahahaha, pag tumama ka sa lotto, hiking tayo sa Mt. Everest ano pare, para pumayat na tayong dalawa, ahahahahaha...

Alna_lou
07.09.14, 11:09 AM
Napansin ko mahilig kang manood ng game ka na ba , ano alnlou, hehehe, kabisado mo pa nga ang mga million peso question, hehehe.

oo nga poh kuya Bonnie...mahilig poh kc ako sa mga game shows...hehehe...its really fun na makisagot dun sa mga contestants....wehehe...

bingo
07.09.15, 04:50 PM
Pareng Bingo, pang mt.apo lang ako, ahahahaha, wala kasi akong pamasahe papuntang Nepal. hahahahaha, pag tumama ka sa lotto, hiking tayo sa Mt. Everest ano pare, para pumayat na tayong dalawa, ahahahahaha...

pasensya na bro bonnie... di na tayo makapunta sa nepal kasi di ako tumataya ng lotto...

Bonnie
07.09.19, 09:48 AM
pasensya na bro bonnie... di na tayo makapunta sa nepal kasi di ako tumataya ng lotto...

Hehehehe, baka lang makapulot ka ng ticket, kahit di ka tumaya, e manalo ka, hehehe, joke... pareho tayo, hehehehe, di rin ako tumataya sa lotto. hehehehe.

inday25er
07.09.26, 10:45 PM
Coin toss is NOT random.

If you flip a coin, you’ll have equal chance (50-50) of getting head or tail, right?

Wrong. Stanford math professors proved that a flipped coin will land as it started 51% of the time.

Source: Persi Diaconis, et al. Dynamical Bias in the Coin Toss (http://www-stat.stanford.edu/%7Ecgates/PERSI/papers/headswithJ.pdf) [PDF] (2004)
By the way, Persi is a very colorful character who once proved that 7 shuffles is all you need to get a random deck of cards. ;)

Alexander
07.09.27, 05:43 AM
So you should start flipping the coin on the vertical position not on flat. :)

Alna_lou
07.09.27, 03:02 PM
waaaaa....I hate PROBABILITIES...hehehe...nahihirapan kasi ako dito...LOL

Bonnie
07.09.28, 09:24 PM
waaaaa....I hate PROBABILITIES...hehehe...nahihirapan kasi ako dito...LOL

hehehehe, kaya mo yan alnalou.....


Eto trivia about Friday the 13th...

FRIDAY THE 13TH - how did Friday the thirteenth become such an unlucky day?
fear of Friday the 13th is rooted in ancient, separate bad-luck associations with the number 13 and the day Friday. The two unlucky entities combine to make one super unlucky day.
There is a Norse myth about 12 gods having a dinner party at Valhalla, their heaven. In walked the uninvited 13th guest, the mischievous Loki. Once there, Loki arranged for Hoder, the blind god of darkness, to shoot Balder the Beautiful, the god of joy and gladness, with a mistletoe-tipped arrow. Balder died and the Earth got dark. The whole Earth mourned.
There is a Biblical reference to the unlucky number 13. Judas, the apostle who betrayed Jesus, was the 13th guest to the Last Supper.
A particularly bad Friday the 13th occurred in the middle ages. On a Friday the 13th in 1306, King Philip of France arrested the revered Knights Templar and began torturing them, marking the occasion as a day of evil.


In ancient Rome, witches reportedly gathered in groups of 12. The 13th was believed to be the devil.

Both Friday and the number 13 were once closely associated with capital punishment. In British tradition, Friday was the conventional day for public hangings, and there were supposedly 13 steps leading up to the noose.
It is traditionally believed that Eve tempted Adam with the apple on a Friday. Tradition also has it that the Flood in the Bible, the confusion at the Tower of Babel, and the death of Jesus Christ all took place on Friday.
Numerologists consider 12 a "complete" number. There are 12 months in a year, 12 signs of the zodiac, 12 gods of Olympus, 12 labors of Hercules, 12 tribes of Israel, and 12 apostles of Jesus. In exceeding 12 by 1, 13's association with bad luck has to do with just being a little beyond completeness.
FRIDAY THE 13TH - how is fear of the number thirteen demonstarted?
More than 80 percent of high-rises lack a 13th floor.
Many airports skip the 13th gate.
Airplanes have no 13th aisle.
Hospitals and hotels regularly have no room number 13.
Italians omit the number 13 from their national lottery.
On streets in Florence, Italy, the house between number 12 and 14 is addressed as 12 and a half.
Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue
In France, socialites known as the quatorziens (fourteeners) once made themselves available as 14th guests to keep a dinner party from an unlucky fate.
Many triskaidekaphobes, as those who fear the unlucky integer are known, point to the ill-fated mission to the moon, Apollo 13.
If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck . Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names.

herald
07.10.25, 06:07 PM
bout sa bukaspalad message Board: nakita ko lang kanina

Most users ever online was 159, 08.18.07 at 05:51 PM.

herald
07.10.25, 06:14 PM
narinig ko lang ito sa aking Ninong... na aang salitang sirit ay galing sa saling "Share it"

sinabi daw ng bisaya: Shir it
tapos nakarating sa pampanga naging: Sir it

ewan ko kung totoo o nag jo-joke lang sya..pero nung pinagnilayan ko parang may punto sya dun...

kasi pag may tanong sa atin ang isang tao kung hindi natin alam ang sagot eh sasabihin natin "sirit na"

yung nag tatanong i-shi-share naman nya yung sagot.... seryoso ako, naniwala ako sa kanya....hmmm.

parang hindi dapat ito dito naka post

Bonnie
07.10.28, 11:52 AM
bout sa bukaspalad message Board: nakita ko lang kanina

Most users ever online was 159, 08.18.07 at 05:51 PM.

Galing ah, dami non.




A honey bee must tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey.

A typical American eats 28 pigs in his/her lifetime.

Americans consumed over 3.1 billion pounds of chocolate in 2001, which is almost half of the total world's production.

Americans spend approximately $25 billion each year on beer.

Americans spent an estimated $267 billion dining out in 1993.

An etiquette writer of the 1840’s advised, “Ladies may wipe their lips on the tablecloth, but not blow their noses on it.”

Astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space when he ate pureed applesauce squeezed from a tube aboard Friendship 7 in 1962.

Aunt Jemima pancake flour, invented in 1889, was the first ready-mix food to be sold commercially.

Alexander
07.10.29, 08:55 AM
I know that you are all familiar with the CAGSAWA RUINS in Albay....

But let me just share to you an old photo (I also found in the net) of the Church before it was buried in lava.

Note: If you are a critical observer, you would notice that the part of the facade of the Church is not there as compared to the old pic (or painting??)... probably it was damaged or was demolished because it was unstable as a free-standing wall. Remember the roof was burned and all the roof frames were gone...

Di ko lang mai-provide sa TRIVIA kung kailan ito lumubog :D, I will research it pa :)

herald
07.10.29, 09:39 AM
sabi ng ate ko, pati iyang tower lubog na rin after the last eruption...

Bonnie
07.10.29, 12:47 PM
I know that you are all familiar with the CAGSAWA RUINS in Albay....

But let me just share to you an old photo (I also found in the net) of the Church before it was buried in lava.

Note: If you are a critical observer, you would notice that the part of the facade of the Church is not there as compared to the old pic (or painting??)... probably it was damaged or was demolished because it was unstable as a free-standing wall. Remember the roof was burned and all the roof frames were gone...

Di ko lang mai-provide sa TRIVIA kung kailan ito lumubog :D, I will research it pa :)

Actually Alex, natabunan na yan totally last year ng mag mud slide at maraming namatay sa Albay, hinukay na lang ulit dahil nga sa landmark ito ng Albay. Bilib din ako sayo, me picture ka pang nakuha. Pagkakaalala ko mga 1814 lumubog ito dahil sa mud slide.

Eto from Wikipedia :

"Mayon has had forty-seven eruptions in recorded history; the first recorded eruption was in 1616, the latest (prior to 2006) being a mild outpouring of lava in June 2001. The most destructive eruption of Mayon occurred on February 1, 1814. At that time lava flows buried the town of Cagsawa and 1,200 people perished. Only the bell tower of the town's church remained above the new surface. Pyroclastic flows killed 77 people, mainly farmers, in Mayon’s last fatal eruption in 1993. No casualties were recorded from the 1984 eruption after more than 73,000 people were evacuated from the danger zones as recommended by scientists of Mckenzie Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.[1]"

Alexander
07.10.30, 05:12 AM
Thanks Bonnie for complementing for me :)

Talaga, nalubog na hinukay pa ulit... grabe ano, tourist spot kasi.

Bonnie
07.10.30, 07:29 AM
Sobrang daming deposit ng Sand and gravel.

Kaya for a year ng kinukuha yong sand na escavate ulit young Cagsawa Ruin, kasabay nong mga bahay na nakapaligid doon, kung magpapagawa ka nga ng bahay at malapit ka sa Cagsawa Ruins, magsasawa ka sa Sand and gravel na naglandslide galing sa Mayon Slope.

At kung tatanawin mo ang Mayon e meron paring bulto bultong Sand and gravel na naka lagay sa may paanan nito, kaya medyo delikado parin sa mga residente kung bigla uling uulan ng mahaba habang araw, tyak kung mga 2 or 3 storey building kayang mawala sa dami ng deposit na nasa paanan ng Mayon, kaya pag maulan at me lakad ako ng Sorsogon, pinagpapaliban ko muna, mahirap na.

herald
07.10.30, 09:10 AM
hinukay pala uli, thats good kasi hindi pa ko nakakapunta doon kahit doon na nakatira ate ko. ha ha ha.. hindi kasi ako makatagal ng byaheng more than 4 hours... naiinip ako... pero good hinukay uli.... eh kung hukayin kaya yung buong church.. he he he

Bonnie
07.10.30, 06:23 PM
Ito ata di na to trivia, kwento kwento na lang kasi ng matatanda, sabi daw, matagal ng tinagkang hukayin yong entire church dahil sa mga mamahaling gamit at ginto na nalubog kasama ng mga tao sa ruins ng Cagsawa, kaya lang, everytime na hinuhukay, lagi namang hindi natutuloy dahil nagkaka problema sa mga gamit na panghuhukay tulad ng back hoe, at dahil na lang sa panahon na biglang uulan ng pagkalakas lakas, kaya dumating yong time na hindi na talaga pinilit hukayin for respeto sa mga nalibing doon.

Alexander
07.11.01, 07:04 AM
OT:

creepy.....

We also experienced something creepy when we went there to climb to the house midway sa Mayon... me roads naman kaya pwede by car.... kaya lang when we were there, we have 2 vehicles at biglang namatay yung isang sasakyan at ayaw na mag start, so we decided not to go and just come down kasi inaabot na rin kami ng dilim... then pababa, nag start na yung sasakyan... ngyiiiii....

herald
07.11.05, 10:30 AM
Novellino wine pala is a filino made wine, kaya pala karamihan ng pinoy gusto itong wine na ito, in-e-export na rin ito, proudly philipine made... napanood ko sa "Kabuhayang swak na swak ang segment nito...

http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2006/oct/22/yehey/weekend/20061022week2.html

Bonnie
07.11.05, 11:00 AM
OT:

creepy.....

We also experienced something creepy when we went there to climb to the house midway sa Mayon... me roads naman kaya pwede by car.... kaya lang when we were there, we have 2 vehicles at biglang namatay yung isang sasakyan at ayaw na mag start, so we decided not to go and just come down kasi inaabot na rin kami ng dilim... then pababa, nag start na yung sasakyan... ngyiiiii....

Hehehehe, coincidence lang siguro, hahahaha. Sa Mayon rest house yata yong sinasabi mong lugar Alex. maganda ron, masarap don.

{quote=herald;33001]Novellino wine pala is a filino made wine, kaya pala karamihan ng pinoy gusto itong wine na ito, in-e-export na rin ito, proudly philipine made... napanood ko sa "Kabuhayang swak na swak ang segment nito...[/quote]

Tama ka dyan Herald, lagi ngang Novelino binibili ko unang una kasi masarap ang lasa at hindi sya kamahalan compare sa iba.

malloquo
08.03.06, 12:36 PM
Alam nyo ba na ang kamay ng tao ay dalawa? galing noh?

redsuns25
08.03.08, 02:39 AM
Pinoy Discovered Erythromycin
A Filipino scientist reportedly discovered erythromycin in 1949. He was Dr. Abelardo Aguilar who died in 1993 without being recognized and rewarded for his discovery. Reports said Aguilar discovered the antibiotic from the Aspergillus species of fungi in 1949 and sent samples to Indiana-based pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly Co. The drug firm allegedly registered the propriety name Iloson for the antibiotic in honor of Iloilo province where Aguilar discovered it. In 1952, Eli Lilly Co. began the commercial distribution of Iloson, which was sold as an alternative to penicillin. Erythromycin, the generic name of Iloson, was reportedly the first successful macrolide antibiotic introduced in the US.

Computer Guru
Diosdado Banatao, a native of Iguig, Cagayan and an electrical engineering graduate from Mapua Institute of Technology in Manila is credited for eight major contributions to the Information Technology. Banatao is most known for introducing the first single-chip graphical user interface accelerator that made computers work a lot faster and for helping develop the Ethernet controller chip that made Internet possible. In 1989, he pioneered the local bus concept for personal computers and in the following year developed the First Windows accelerator chip. Intel is now using the chips and technologies developed by Banatao. He now runs his own semiconductor company, Mostron and Chips & Technology, which is based in California's Silicon Valley. (Source: Filipinas Magazine)

BP_fan23
08.03.08, 09:12 PM
according to Forbes Tan ansd Sy gined again the onme of the richest man in world talo pa rin bill Gates nasa itaas heh

share_bojean03
08.04.20, 06:31 PM
WOwwwwwwwwwwww................. (^_^)


hello poh sa inyo..... I'm a newbie here and ang dami kong nalaman dito.....


It's so nice to know na may ganito po palang forum.....


Here's mine......


Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- fear of long words


According to time magazine.....
60% percentage of the body's energy consumed by baby's brain while the adults brain use only 20% to 25%....

bouie
08.04.22, 04:15 PM
lol LOL That's a mouthful, share_bojean03. Kaya magkakaroon ka talaga ng phobia sa long words dahil yung term pa lang tongue twister na. ^_^

BP_fan23
08.04.22, 09:14 PM
everyone, do you know that dried fish is a good source of protein?

lahat naman ng meaty food nare high in protein

share_bojean03
08.04.22, 11:13 PM
(Bouie) Exactly..... Ako nga, it toook a while bago ko mabigkas na diretso...... (^_^)

share_bojean03
08.04.22, 11:18 PM
(Bouie) Exactly..... Ako nga, it toook a while bago ko mabigkas ng diretso...... :sweatingbullets:


Eto pa.....:blink::O


Ablutophobia= fear of washing or bathing
Alektorophobia= fear of chickens
Ambulophobia= fear of walking
Androphobia= fear of men
Angrophobia= fear of anger or of becoming angry
Arithmophobia= fear of numbers
Anuptaphobia= fear of staying single
Barophobia= fear of gravity
Cacophobia= fear of ugliness
Caligyphobia= fear of beautiful women
Cathisophobia= fear of sitting
Decidophobia= fear of making decisions
Nomatophobia= fear of names
Papyrophobia= fear of papers
Panophobia or Pantophobia= fear of everything
Ouranophobia or Uranophobia= fear of heaven



These are the "some" types of phobia at marami pa.....:blink


Some of the phobia's here are so funny, as for me....LOL

reagan
08.05.16, 06:41 PM
Some useful trivia:

Find Anything on the Internet

How frustrating to use search engines on the Internet, and not find what you're looking for!

The following links are NOT to search engines. They are pages where you'll be guaranteed to find what you're looking for on the Internet.

Searchable Web Sites:

art:http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/search.html
auto value: http://www.kbb.com/
bible: http://bible.gospelcom.net/keyword/
biography: http://www.biography.com/, http://www.s.com/biography/search.html
blogs: http://www.google.com/blogsearch, http://www.blogsearchengine.com/
books:amazon.com
books on-line: http://www.infomotions.com/alex/
catholicism: http://www.newadvent.org/
clip art: http://www.barrysclipart.com/
death records: http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
domain names: http://www.networksolutions.com/en_US/whois/index.jhtml
drugs: http://www.rxlist.com/
fonts: http://www.1001freefonts.com/fonts/
forbes 500: http://www.forbes.com/tool/toolbox/forbes500s/
graphics: http://www.graphsearch.com/
graves: http://www.findagrave.com/index.html
history: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/archive.html
daily history: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/archive.html
horror: http://www.horrorfind.com/
images: http://www.ditto.com/, http://images.google.com/
investigative resources: http://www.virtualgumshoe.com/
information: http://www.infoplease.com/almanacs.html
lyrics: http://lyricsplayground.com/
maps: http://www.mapquest.com/
movie reviews: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/
movies: http://imdb.com/
multimedia: http://www.lycos.com/picturethis/
national geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/index.html
news: http://news.google.com/
plants: http://plantsdatabase.com/
poetry: http://www.findpoetry.com/
public records: http://www.searchsystems.net/
quotations: http://www.quoteland.com/
http://www.starlingtech.com/quotes/search.html
http://www.quoteworld.org/
http://www.litquotes.com/
recipes: http://www.allrecipes.com/
song lyrics: http://lyrics.astraweb.com/
http://www.anysonglyrics.com/
time: http://www.worldtimeserver.com/
trivia: http://www.amusingfacts.com/
http://www.coolquiz.com/trivia/
http://www.straightdope.com/columns/index.html
urban legends: http://www.snopes.com/
us government: http://www.fedworld.gov/
http://thomas.loc.gov/
weather: http://www.weather.com/
world records: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/
zip code: http://www.usps.com/ncsc/lookups/lookups.htm

herald
08.05.22, 04:50 PM
Panophobia or Pantophobia= fear of everything...san na pupulutin ang taong may ganitong phobia...lahat kinatatakutan... paranoid.

Ouranophobia or Uranophobia= fear of heaven.. may roon bang ganitong klaseng tao.. takot sa heaven...? weird

smeagol05
08.06.22, 12:27 AM
Panophobia or Pantophobia= fear of everything...san na pupulutin ang taong may ganitong phobia...lahat kinatatakutan... paranoid.

Ouranophobia or Uranophobia= fear of heaven.. may roon bang ganitong klaseng tao.. takot sa heaven...? weird

hahahahahaha

superaimee
08.06.26, 10:24 PM
Hi guys. I stumbled upon this place and I'm making my first post.


Amazing Facts (http://bigsiteofamazingfacts.com)

BP_fan23
08.06.26, 10:38 PM
hi superaimee, welcome to bukas palad online community anyway post it sana sa trivia forum folder

kumintang
08.06.26, 10:52 PM
Hello superaimee! Come, I'll accompany you to the meet market (http://www.bukaspalad.com/board/showthread.php?t=378) (click).:nice:

meLanchoLic_
08.06.29, 09:23 PM
grabe naman! ahaha! kakaloka naman yang mga phobia na yan!
sino kaya may ganyang phobia dito sa boards? haha XD
dami ko natutunan! weee! ^__^

EDIT:

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia — fear of the number 666

read it! XD

bingo
08.06.30, 04:52 PM
eto pa:

Fearo of Music- Melophobia

Coolwaters
08.07.01, 05:52 PM
Triskaidekaphobia - fear of the number 13

Heto ang iba pang mas common:
Musophobia - fear of mice
Trypanophobia - fear of medical procedures, needles, injection
Coulrophobia - fear of clowns
Nyctophobia - fear of the dark
Astraphobia - fear of thunder and lightning

Pero walang panama ang mga ito sa pantophobia ni herald... Paano kaya nabubuhay ang mga taong may ganitong phobia?

meLanchoLic_
08.07.01, 08:09 PM
eto pa:

Fearo of Music- Melophobia

waw.. may taong takot pala sa music.. panu un.. eh halos kahit saan makakarinig ka ng tugtog xD

anok17
08.07.02, 09:36 AM
waw.. may taong takot pala sa music.. panu un.. eh halos kahit saan makakarinig ka ng tugtog xD

hahahahaha..parang mars attack na pelikula..:)hehehehehe

bingo
08.07.14, 09:52 PM
Have u ever wondered why should the wedding ring be worn on the Ring finger?
There is a beautiful and convincing explanation given by the Chinese.....
Thumb represents your Parents
Second (Index) finger represents your Siblings
Middle finger represents your-Self
Fourth (Ring) finger represents your Life Partner
& the Last (Little) finger represents your children

Firstly, open your palms (face to face), bend the middle fingers and hold them together - back to back
Secondly, open and hold the remaining three fingers and the thumb - tip to tip
(As shown in attached figure)



[CENTER]Now, try to separate your thumbs (representing the parents)..., they will open, because your parents are not destined to live with you lifelong, and have to leave you sooner or later.

Please join your thumbs as before and separate your Index fingers (representing siblings)... ., they will also open, because your brothers and sisters will have their own families and will have to lead their own separate lives.

Now join the Index fingers and separate your Little fingers (representing your children)... ., they will open too, because the children also will get married and settle down on their own some day.

Finally, join your Little fingers, and try to separate your Ring fingers (representing your spouse).
You will be surprised to see that you just CANNOT....., because Husband & Wife have to remain together all their lives
through thick and thin!!

allen lucas
08.07.15, 01:40 AM
galing ng trivia mo bingo.

Alexander
08.07.15, 01:29 PM
Messageboard trivia...

Did you know that there are
Members: 12,443
Of the 12,443 only 1044 have posted on the boards
Of the 1044 there are 339 members with a single post.



Other trivia...
As of this post, there are

Threads: 2,878,
Posts: 51,004, (+ 1 this post and counting)

The most active forum
are:
General Discussion with 18574 post (+1 this post and counting) and
Request: Other Media with 981 threads

silveryellow
08.07.15, 07:54 PM
Messageboard trivia...

Did you know that there are
Members: 12,443
Of the 12,443 only 1044 have posted on the boards
Of the 1044 there are 339 members with a single post.


at ang ilan sa mga single posts ay yong tulad ng "tanong lang po"?
:P

tama po ba kuya Alex, or saan sila nabibilang?

Alexander
08.07.16, 06:19 AM
Maaring tama ka SY... pero di ko na tinignan lahat... LOL

bingo
08.07.16, 11:35 AM
galing ng trivia mo bingo.

finorward lang sa akin yan sir allen...:)

allen lucas
08.07.16, 11:37 AM
salamat sa pagpost mo ng trivia na yan.

bluemurdock
08.07.18, 03:54 PM
ang cool ng trivia ni kuya bingo! aheheh.. ok yun ah..

PS..
Kuya alex.. asteeeg ang trivia mo.. ahahah..
12,433 and still counting.. im sure most of them joined for the samahan dito and not para magrequest lang.. :D (bato-bato sa langit.. ) peace!!!

share_bojean03
08.07.26, 10:08 PM
hello po.... :)

here's my trivia... like to share this one...

- The blood volume of males is 5-6 liters, while sa females naman e 4.5- 5.5 liters...

- The brain accounts for only 2% of the total body wt. yet its blood flow represents 15% of the resting cardiac output and uses 20% of total amount of oxygen consumed...

jocelle21
08.07.28, 07:40 PM
Trivias:

- A hummingbird weighs less than a penny coin.
- Rhinos are in the same family as horses, and are thought to have inspired the myth of the unicorn.
- The word FLAMMABLE and INFLAMMABLE means exactly the same!
- Peanuts are used to make dynamite.
- A day on earth lasts for 24 hours, while a day on venus lasts for 8 earth months.
- An ostrich's brain is so small that its eyes are larger!
- "Chinese" fortune cookies were actually invented in America in 1918.

Happy trivia reading! :)

bluemurdock
08.07.28, 08:00 PM
diko lang alam if may basis ito.. pero i clearly remember na kinuwento sakin ng lola ko na si Mariyang Makiling ng Bundok Makiling at Mariyang Sinukuwan ng Bundok Arayat ay magpinsan...

Coolwaters
08.07.30, 07:42 PM
Hehehe... Napangiti ako dun sa trivia mo bluemurdock... mythical trivia... :)

Jose Rizal is the the first Filipino recognized as a polymath - a person with encyclopedic knowledge or skills...

Rizal was called the first one because there is a second one. We may not know him as a polymath but his initials played very important roles in history: THRICE!!! His initials? EDSA. Epifanio de los Santos is the second recognized Filipino polymath.

The two are in league with other well known polymaths such as Aristotle, Blaise Pascal and Benjamin Franklin.

reagan
08.07.31, 08:52 PM
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Wala lang.... Feeling mathematical ako ngayon eh.... :)

bouie
08.08.12, 03:40 AM
Kids taking piano lessons in China > the number of children in the US ^_^

czyre
08.08.13, 09:03 AM
More trivia from my email:

In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have "the rule of thumb"

Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled "Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden"...and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better. (Oh well... haha...)

Coca-Cola was originally green.

The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $ 16,400 (that's around P650,000.00 pesosesosesosesoses!!!)

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David
Hearts - Charlemagne
Clubs -Alexander, the Great
Diamonds - Julius Caesar

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
A. All were invented by women. (Girl power!)


Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A. Honey

Q. Which day are there more collect calls than any other day of the year?
A. Father's Day

In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured onbed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase... "goodnight, sleep tight."

It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.

nivlem0199
08.11.04, 09:06 PM
ano ang longest word?

Jon2
08.11.05, 09:49 AM
nivlem0199,

Are you asking because you don't know the answer?

Please remember this is a thread about trivias. You go share facts or comment on provided info here and not actually ask questions only.

Salamat!

titopao
08.11.05, 10:29 AM
Well, to answer the question: it will depend. What language po ba? :)

One long word that I can think of is floccipaucinihilipification, which essentially means the act/state of nothingness :P It was created just for fun, but for some reason ended up in most dictionaries including the Oxford Dictionary and the Webster's International Dictionary. (No, don't look it up in the pocket dictionaries, sobrang daming words ang tinanggal dun for space)

And, no, "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" is not considered a word, as well as the made-up words that appear as titles of media works or catchphrases (such as "ultraelectromagneticpop") :P

I heard that the longest scientific name or word is the complete chemical name for DNA...I think that it's said to be made up of about ten pages and published in a journal pa nga :P

EDIT: See also the Wikipedia article about longest words (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word) ;)

Coolwaters
08.11.05, 05:56 PM
I have a 1993 copy of the Guiness Book of World Records and it considers pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis as the longest word found in a major dictionary...

I checked the net and I found that it still is. Sourced here (http://www.askoxford.com/asktheexperts/faq/aboutwords/longestword?view=uk) and here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word#cite_note-p45-1).

titopao
08.11.05, 06:09 PM
Thanks for the add'l input, Coolwaters :) Though the second link you gave, it's the same as the Wikipedia article I linked to, just that ni-point mo lang naman sa one of the original sources na pinagbatayan ng WP article. (That only means, alam mo talaga kung paano gamitin ang Wikipedia critically ;) hehehehehe)

Btw, it looks like the question about the longest word was already "answered" in an old post by alna_lou (http://www.bukaspalad.com/board/showpost.php?p=24573&postcount=82) :)

@Jon2: I don't think there was a requirement that only trivia bits can be posted here and questions are disallowed. Yes, de facto, that's how things have always been, but after reviewing the thread from the very start, I couldn't find a post that said it always has to be that way.

Siguro, from time to time, we should tolerate such trivia-related questions, and hopefully someone will be able to provide the answers with the references (as much as possible). Kumbaga, parang radio show lang naman ng namayapang Ernie Baron, who himself answers questions that are about trivia topics. I can help answer questions, if needs must be ;)

ahvie
08.11.06, 04:33 PM
what is the scientific name of my name :ahvie"???

titopao
08.11.06, 05:13 PM
what is the scientific name of my name :ahvie"???

The binomial nomenclature in Biology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_name) applies to a generic group of biological species. Hence, if you really have to be a little strict about it, your "scientific name", as a member of the human race, is still Homo sapiens (or Homo sapiens sapiens (the subspecies to distinguish modern humans from the fossils of their ancestors dated about tens of thousand years ago)) ;)

However...if you want something that would really sound like a scientific name, I can help convert your name into Latin ;) Based on your user name, my best guess is that your first name is Abigail 8)

However, it does look like in the Novo Vulgata (the current Latin version of the Bible used by the Vatican), the Latin for "Abigail" is still..."Abigail" (http://www.vatican.va/archive/bible/nova_vulgata/documents/nova-vulgata_vt_i-samuelis_lt.html#25). So your first name will still read the same in English and Latin :)

****

EDIT: Dagdag ko lang ito, some people might have the wrong idea.

In contemporary Latin usage, hindi na usually kailangan pang i-translate ang pangalan ng tao sa Latin, lalo na kung ang pangalang ito ay wala talagang direct equivalent sa Latin. Hence, some of you may see plaques or certificates in Latin with the full names still intact. I think, if you go to the Manila Cathedra, you'll see that in one of the marble plaques with Latin words, the names stay as they are.

In some cases, however, a first name will still be translated into Latin. These days, this is true for most senior officials of the Church, when their name appears in Latin documents. Hence, in the Manila Cathedral plaques, the late Cardinal Sin's name appears as Iacobus Sin. Our current Pope goes by P.P. Benedictus XVI in Latin.

The Latin translation of my user name, btw, is Paulus Avunculus (or "Paolo, the uncle") 8)

Coolwaters
08.11.06, 06:10 PM
The Latin translation of my user name, btw, is Paulus Avunculus (or "Paolo, the uncle") 8)

Following through, my username in Latin is "Aqua Frigoro".... LOL

titopao
08.11.06, 06:34 PM
Following through, my username in Latin is "Aqua Frigoro".... LOL

It should actually be Aqua Gelida :)

"Frigidus" kasi implies something close to freezing, while "gelidus" is the normal/usual cold ;)

Tapos, the ending of the adjective follows the gender of the noun. So instead of "Aqua Frigidus", it should be properly declined (i.e. written in the proper declension) as "Aqua Frigida". Also, maiiba ang spelling (or declension) ng Latin nouns/adjectives depende kung pano mo ginamit in a Latin sentence. In particular, kung anong case (or what we normally know as "subject" or "object" cases).

Hope this helps :)

Coolwaters
08.11.06, 06:43 PM
It should actually be Aqua Gelida


Actually tama ka titopao... LOL
I actually took free reign and did not translate literally, since the phrase is used as a username.

Mas may dating kasi ang "Aqua Frigoro" compared to "Aqua Gelida" (the correct translation) or "Aqua Frigida" (grammatically correct phrase).... LOL

Galing mo :ecstatic: napansin mo agad... ;D

titopao
08.11.06, 06:52 PM
You're welcome :D

Let's give due credit to Mr. Wheelock (http://www.amazon.com/Wheelocks-Latin-Frederic-M-Wheelock/dp/0060783710/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225968259&sr=8-1) ;) I have a copy of his book, hardbound pa kamo ito:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51duLy%2B-rvL._SL500_AA240_.jpg

Since this is the trivia thread...Wheelock's Latin is considered the gold standard of Latin textbooks in the US. It has undergone six editions, and is still widely used as a beginning textbook in Latin not just in the US but in other countries as well. I'm sure even Pope Benedict XVI, a Latinist (not just a Latinist, but a fluent Latinist...now that's another trivia ;)) is familiar with this one as well 8)

Unfortunately, di ako nagkaroon ng masyadong time na pag-aralan itong book na ito, I'm still stuck at Chapters 1 and 2 :( Kaya ang kaya ko lang ay yung sobrang simple na Latin tulad ng Caesar Portiam Amat ("Caesar loves Portia") at Nautae ad puellam ambulant ("The sailors approached the girls"). Kung master na master ko na ang Wheelock, I'm sure magagawan ko ng translation ang bawat isang Tagalog na kantang pangmisa na alam nating lahat LOL

Coolwaters
08.11.06, 07:03 PM
You're welcome :D

Let's give due credit to Mr. Wheelock (http://www.amazon.com/Wheelocks-Latin-Frederic-M-Wheelock/dp/0060783710/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225968259&sr=8-1) ;) I have a copy of his book, hardbound pa kamo ito:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51duLy%2B-rvL._SL500_AA240_.jpg

Aba, this one caught me by surprise.... LOL
I also have this book.... Hindi ko rin siya natapos... Di ko na maalala kung anong chapter na ako, kasi I just kept on skipping... :)
A friend gave me a copy when I was in 2nd year college... And in return, she asked me to translate "My Heart Will Go On" in Spanish and Latin... height kasi yun ng popularity ng Titanic.... hehehe...

For online references one can also can refer to this site (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/enggreek?lang=la&type=begin&options=Sort+Results+Alphabetically)...

czyre
08.11.07, 07:27 AM
I'm quoting titopao from the other thread.:)

The old theories state that the hypothalamus, cingulate cortex, hippocampi, and other brain structures affect emotion. That was before the 20th century when medical research was still scant.

These days, in the age of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging...you know, the one they use for brain scans :) ), it has been established that the hypothalamus is not involved int he production of emotions. Emotions appear to be produced by the amygdala, the prefrontal cortex, the anterior cingulate, the ventral striatum and the insula.

So if there college professors who teach that the hypothalamus is the brain part that produces the emotion...wag na kayong matakot na kalabanin ang teacher nyo and tell them their information is outdated :P hehehehehe

Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affective_neuroscience

Di nakayanan ng hypothalamus ko yang info na yan hahaha...

titopao
08.11.07, 08:47 AM
Di nakayanan ng hypothalamus ko yang info na yan hahaha...

LOL May bias talaga ako for proving/disproving trivia and providing trivia. Malakas ding kumain ng free time ko ang Wikipedia :P

ahvie
08.11.07, 09:38 AM
hi po wow naman po nasagot po tama po yung true name ko po kaso po sa spell lang po nagkaiba " abbegail: ewan ko ba bakit ganyan spell.



kuya thanks for the info :)

titopao
08.11.07, 09:50 AM
You're welcome :)

kaso po sa spell lang po nagkaiba " abbegail: ewan ko ba bakit ganyan spell.

Maybe you should ask your parents? ??? They can explain kung may ibang reasons behind the different spelling. Pero generally, kung ni-derive naman yung name mo talaag from "Abigail", it's still considered the same name spelled differently, so ang original na meaning ng name mo will still be derived from the original "Abigail".

Kumbaga sa first name ko (Paolo), equivalents nun ang Paulo, Pao, Pau, Pablo, Pavel, Pal, Saul, Shaul, Saulus, Pavle, Pabel at Phao-lo.

;)

yenzephyr
08.11.07, 09:54 AM
Ain't sure if you guys already know this site: www.midomi.com where you can click and sing or hum the music you wanted to search for. hehe...

I've just read about it last night from my november issue of reader's digest.

ahvie
08.11.07, 10:28 PM
kuya may tama ka ,,,, hehehehehehe....


sabi nga ng parents ko sa bible nga daw kinuha po yung name ko



thanks po ulets,,,,,

titopao
08.11.12, 12:50 PM
Since mga Internet junkies naman tayo ;) I present you now with...

The 20 Oldest Domain Names in the Internet

And, no, Microsoft, YouTube or Yahoo weren't even on the list :P

1. 15-mar-1985 symbolics.com
2. 24-apr-1985 bbn.com
3. 24-may-1985 think.com
4. 11-jul-1985 mcc.com
5. 30-sep-1985 dec.com
6. 07-nov-1985 northrop.com
7. 09-jan-1986 xerox.com
8. 17-jan-1986 sri.com
9. 03-mar-1986 hp.com
10. 05-mar-1986 bellcore.com
11. 19-mar-1986 ibm.com
12. 19-mar-1986 sun.com
13. 25-mar-1986 intel.com
14. 25-mar-1986 ti.com
15. 25-apr-1986 att.com
16. 08-may-1986 gmr.com
17. 08-may-1986 tek.com
18. 10-jul-1986 fmc.com
19. 10-jul-1986 ub.com
20. 05-aug-1986 bell-atl.com

8)

Source: http://www.linuxscrew.com/2007/08/29/ancient-domins-list-the-oldest-ones-ever-registered/

yenzephyr
09.01.09, 09:44 AM
titopao, how true is this? (lam ko kase isa kang henyo)

The verse "Don't be afraid" appears 366 times in the Bible.. enough ASSURANCE that for each day we can trust GOD to help us everyday.

on the second thought, it may appear more or less 366 times... but we can really trust on GOD.

have a blessed day, =)

titopao
09.01.09, 09:59 AM
Teka, medyo mahirap i-verify yan. To begin with, kaninong English translation ng Bible yung ginamit sa trivia na yun, yung King James Version, ynug Challoner's, yung International Revised Standard Version, yung New American Bible or yung Good News Bible? :P

Pero according to one Internet user (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_times_does_%27do_not_be_afraid%27_appear_ in_the_Bible), it appears just seven (7) times. Specifically, 4 times in the Old Testament (di sinabi kung saan), and three times in the New Testament (Luke 12:4, Romans 13:3, Romans 13:4).

So kung saan nanggaling yung naitirang 359 (358 for non-leap year years) times is questionable...I'm sure it was a pure fabrication that came from one of the ultra-fundamentalist Christian groups in the United States, sila lang naman usually yung nag-iimbento ng mga questionable "Bible trivia" :P hehehehehe

Coolwaters
09.01.09, 10:30 AM
Hi Yen,
I agree with titopao na talagang mahirap i-verify yan... :)
Aside from the different Bible versions, pwede ring i-consider ang context and close synonyms (fear, concern, apprehension, etc) for the count. Pwede ring exact sentence talaga or just the phrase... Kasi kung phrase ang counting, sa palagay ko pwedeng umabot siya sa 366...

Sinubukan kung magbilang ng phrases, ginamit ko are "do not fear" and "have no fear". So far, nakakita ako ng mga 10 verses:
Jer 10:2
Jer 10:5
Jer 42:11
Jer 46:27
Deut 7:18
Deut 7:21
Luke 1:13
Isa 8:12
1 John 4:17
1 John 4:18

As I was doing this, I realized na very loose ang ganitong search.
So probably tama ang source ni titopao on the 7 appearances.

I actually have compiled html help files of the Bible in KJV and basic english... You can actually use the index to search... So kung gusto mong magbilang, PM ka na lang ng email mo LOL ... medyo malaki ang files, 3MB for each version.

yenzephyr
09.01.13, 12:51 PM
uy, thanks for the info!

Coolwaters
09.02.17, 11:58 AM
Nakalimutan kong ipost ito kahapon... LOL


Saying "God bless you!" (http://health.howstuffworks.com/sneezing.htm)to a person who just sneezed is said to be the correct response as decreed by Pope Gregory the Great on 16 February 600AD (http://www.brainyhistory.com/events/600/february_16_600_30419.html).

Well, there multi-cultural responses to sneezing (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneezing).

One idea being put forward as to the diverse reasons to these many responses is the popular standing myth that the heart stops beating when one sneezes (http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/mar98/890925984.An.r.html).

ejgmolina
09.02.22, 01:17 PM
Hi Yen,
I agree with titopao na talagang mahirap i-verify yan... :)
Aside from the different Bible versions, pwede ring i-consider ang context and close synonyms (fear, concern, apprehension, etc) for the count. Pwede ring exact sentence talaga or just the phrase... Kasi kung phrase ang counting, sa palagay ko pwedeng umabot siya sa 366...

Sinubukan kung magbilang ng phrases, ginamit ko are "do not fear" and "have no fear". So far, nakakita ako ng mga 10 verses:
Jer 10:2
Jer 10:5
Jer 42:11
Jer 46:27
Deut 7:18
Deut 7:21
Luke 1:13
Isa 8:12
1 John 4:17
1 John 4:18

As I was doing this, I realized na very loose ang ganitong search.
So probably tama ang source ni titopao on the 7 appearances.

I actually have compiled html help files of the Bible in KJV and basic english... You can actually use the index to search... So kung gusto mong magbilang, PM ka na lang ng email mo LOL ... medyo malaki ang files, 3MB for each version.


sa Jerusalem bible,usually ang "do not fear" ay pinapalitan ng "courage"

allen lucas
09.03.04, 10:05 AM
No iPhones, iPods at Bill Gates's house

Bill Gates's sprawling Washington state compound is, as you might expect, packed to the gills with bleeding-edge gear, from the heated floors and 20-seat home theater to the X-ray machine (for screening the mail, of course) and miles of fiber-optic cabling. But here's what you definitely won't find at chez Gates: an iPhone.
In the latest issue of Vogue, Bill's wife, Melinda Gates, reveals that among the "very few things" on "the banned list in our household" are—you guessed it—iPods and iPhones.

Brutal, yes—especially for Bill and Melinda's three kids (two daughters and a son, aged 12, six, and nine, respectively), who'll just have to grin and bear it as their little pals make merry with the latest and greatest iPod.

And even Melinda herself admits to an occasional pang of Apple envy: "Every now and then I look at my friends and say, 'Ooh, I wouldn't mind having that iPhone.'" (Ouch!)

Then again, what else did we expect from Microsoft founder Bill Gates? The man has his pride, not to mention scores of Windows Mobile and Zune team members who'd probably feel a tad bit hurt if Bill Jr. was running around with an iPhone.

So, which phones and MP3 players are on the Gates's "good-to-go" list? Well, there's always the Zune for music and video—not the sexiest MP3 player out there, mind you, but at least it's got Wi-Fi and a snazzy interface.

And of course, there are plenty of Windows Mobile handsets to choose from; personally, I'd go for the Palm Treo Pro (if I had to get a Windows Mobile phone, that is), although it's not exactly a barrel of fun for the teens. Or how about the HTC Touch Pro? That's a pretty cool phone … I guess (as I pat the iPhone 3G in my jeans pocket).

Related:
Gates of Heaven [Vogue]

Source: http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/patterson/40926

czyre
09.03.09, 05:47 PM
Sabi sa meebo.com

Men get struck by a lightning 4 times more often than women.

E pag naman di pa nadala mga lalake diyan sa lightning na yan ewan ko na

LOL

titopao
09.03.30, 09:22 AM
Para sa mga gustong magpapayat or sa mga nangangarap mapanalunan ang gold medal ng marathon sa Olympics ;)

* * *


Perfect Running Pace Revealed (http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/perfectrunningpacerevealed)
Dan Peterson

Most regular runners can tell you when they reach that perfect equilibrium of speed and comfort. The legs are loose, the heart is pumping and it feels like you could run at this pace forever.

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison now have an explanation for this state of running nirvana, and we can thank our ancestors and some evolutionary biology for it.

For years, it has been thought that humans have a constant metabolic energy rate. It was assumed that you would require the same total energy to run one mile, no matter if you ran it in 5 minutes or 10 minutes. Even though your energy burn rate would be higher at faster speeds, you would get there in half the time.

Turns out, however, that each person has an optimal running pace that uses the least amount of oxygen to cover a given distance. The findings, by Karen Steudel, a zoology professor at Wisconsin, and Cara Wall-Scheffler of Seattle Pacific University, are detailed in latest online edition of the Journal of Human Evolution.

Steudel's team tested both male and female runners at six different speeds on a treadmill while measuring their oxygen intake and carbon dioxide output. As expected, each runner had different levels of fitness and oxygen use but there were ideal speeds for each runner that required the least amount of energy.

Overall, the optimal speeds for the group were about 8.3 mph (about a 7:13 minutes per mile) for males and 6.5 mph (9:08 min/mile) for females.

The most interesting finding: At slower speeds, about 4.5 mph (13 min/mile), the metabolic efficiency was at its lowest. Steudel explains that at this speed, halfway between a walk and a jog, the runner's gait can be awkward and unnatural.

"What that means is that there is an optimal speed that will get you there the cheapest," Steudel says.

So, why is a zoology professor studying running efficiency? Steudel's previous work has tried to build a theory of why our early ancestors evolved from moving on four limbs to two limbs, also known as bipedalism. She has found that human walking is a more efficient method of getting from point A to point B than on all fours. It might also have been an advantage for hunting.

This latest research could offer some more clues of how we moved on to running. Steudel explains, "This is a piece in the question of whether walking or running was more important in the evolution of the body form of the genus Homo."

Alexander
09.03.30, 10:23 AM
The KJV of the bible (http://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/?search=%22Be%20Not%20Afraid%22&version1=9&searchtype=all&limit=none&wholewordsonly=no) has 26 search for the phrase "Be Not Afraid"

Deut 20:1
Joshua 1:9
Joshua 11:6
1Samuel 28:13
2Kings 1:15
2Kings 19:6
2Chronicles 20:15
2Chronicles 32:7
Prov 3:25
Isaiah 10:24
Isaiah 37:6
Isaiah 40:9
Jeremiah 1:8
Jeremiah 10:5
Jeremiah 42:11
Ezekiel 2:6
Joel 2:22
Matthew 14:27
Matthew 17:7
Matthew 28:10
Mark 5:36
Mark 6:50
Luke 12:4
John 6:20
Acts 18:9
1Peter 3:14

The NIV of the bible has 65 match of the phrase "Do not be afraid" (http://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/index.php?search=%22Do+not+be+afraid%22&searchtype=all&version1=31&spanbegin=1&spanend=73) while the NASB has 46 (http://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/index.php?search=%22Do+not+be+afraid%22&searchtype=all&version1=49&spanbegin=1&spanend=73)

Tapos yung phrase na "Don't be afraid" naman for NIV has 24 match (http://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/?search=%22Don't%20Be%20Afraid%22&version1=31&searchtype=all&limit=none&wholewordsonly=no)

Assuming merong makakamukha from different bible, at least you should have 65 verse sa "...do not be afraid..." and 24 verse sa "...don't be afraid"...as minimum from New International Version (NIV)... bale 89 verses, enough for the next three months.... ulitin mo na lang ng 4 times para magkasya sa 1 year ;)

Reference: www.biblegateway.com (http://www.biblegateway.com)

dangpogi
09.04.04, 01:08 PM
post ko lang po to..ngaun ko lang nalaman to lahat..trivia to to all of us..
naka slide show po eto..

titopao
09.04.15, 10:29 AM
Interesting piece of news....ito na ba ang kasagutan para sa mga naghahanap ng kanilang life partner? ;)

For the singles-and-searching, here's one more reason to start smiling :D

Smiles Predict Marriage Success (http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20090414/sc_livescience/smilespredictmarriagesuccess)
LiveScience.com
Clara Moskowitz
LiveScience Staff Writer

If you want to know whether your marriage will survive, look at your spouse's yearbook photos.

Psychologists have found that how much people smile in old photographs can predict their later success in marriage.

In one test, the researchers looked at people's college yearbook photos, and rated their smile intensity from 1 to 10. None of the people who fell within the top 10 percent of smile strength had divorced, while within the bottom 10 percent of smilers, almost one in four had had a marriage that ended, the researchers say. (Scoring was based on the stretch in two muscles: one that pulls up on the mouth, and one that creates wrinkles around the eyes.)

In a second trial, the research team asked people over age 65 to provide photos from their childhood (the average age in the pictures was 10 years old). The researchers scored each person's smile, and found that only 11 percent of the biggest smilers had been divorced, while 31 percent of the frowners had experienced a broken marriage.

Overall, the results indicate that people who frown in photos are five times more likely to get a divorce than people who smile.

While the connection is striking, the researchers stress that they can't conclude anything about the cause of the correlation.

"Maybe smiling represents a positive disposition towards life," said study leader Matthew Hertenstein, a psychologist at DePauw University in Indiana. "Or maybe smiling people attract other happier people, and the combination may lead to a greater likelihood of a long-lasting marriage. We don't really know for sure what's causing it."

Hertenstein said he has considered other explanations, such as the possibility that people who smile more often tend to attract more friends, and a larger support network makes it easier to keep a marriage healthy. Or it could be that people who smile when a photographer tells them to are more likely to have obedient personalities, which could make marriage easier.

The results of the study fit into a larger pattern of research that has found many personality characteristics can be determined from very thin slices of behavior. Basically, we often reveal ourselves in the most subtle, simple ways. [NB. So...this study is one scientific proof that it's not always true that you can't judge a book by its cover? :P ]

And smiling in photographs has been shown to be correlated with a number of traits, including a generally happier disposition.

"I think [our results] go along with a lot of the literature that's been coming out over the last five to 10 years, which shows that positive emotionality is incredibly important in our lives," Hertenstein told LiveScience. "There are many, many beneficial outcomes to a positive disposition."

The findings are also notable because they found a connection between photos taken when people were young and marriage outcomes that sometimes occurred much later.

"It feeds into this idea that what's occurring earlier in our lives in terms of our present situation and our mental state can predict things that occur decades later," Hertenstein said. "Showing the continuity in who we are is really important."

The study is detailed in the April 5 issue of the journal Motivation and Emotion.

snappy77
09.04.18, 04:23 PM
40 Benefits (Advantages) of Bicycling

Here Are Good Reasons For Bicycle Commuting.
Recreational Bicycling and Creating a Strong Bike Culture IN General.

1. Bicycles increase mobility for those who don't have acccess to motor transport.
2. Bikes increase mobility for those who don't qualify to drive a car.
3. Bicycles increase mobility for those who can't afford motor transport.
4. Bicycles increase mobility for those who don't want to drive a motor vehicle.
5. Bicycling can be faster than walking,transit or motor vehicle.
6. Bicycling is the most energy efficient form of transportation ever invented.
7. You get exrecise from bicycling.
8. Save travel money by biking.If the switch is from a car this includes purchase price,gas,tires,fluids,insurance,maintenance,washi ng,parking,etc.
9. Reduce stress by bicycling.
10.Biking is therapeutic for the mind and spirit--is fun and can make you happy.
11.Cycling is therapeutic for the cardio-vascular system,live healthier.
12.Regular cycling provides better muscle tone,bone mass improvements,clearer skin.
13.Regular bicycling helps with personal weight management--new full-time bicycle commuters can expect to lose an average 13 pounds their first year of bicycle commuting if they maintain the same eating habits.
14.Bicycling is a great initial activity for people who are obese and help them on their way to a healthier life.
15.Regular cycling can lead to lower health care expenses--save money for a nice vacation.
16.Allows the rider to appreciate the more of the nuances of the natural and built environment around them.
17.Your commute will be the best part of your day instead of the worst part of your day.
18.The exercise increase your productivity at work.
19.Cycling improves your self-esteem.
20.Save on the membership to a fitness club,get your exercise bicycling to work,school,shopping,etc.
21.Bicycling is nearly a life long activity.
22.Bicycling is great full family and friends activity.
23.Cycling is low impact on the body and environment.
24.Bicycling in your neighborhood is a great way to meet your neighbors and build community.
25.Camaraderie of cyclists makes it a great way to meet a nice stranger with a similar interests.
26.Bicyclists can ignore the highway traffic jam reports.
27.Feel the satisfaction (liberation,freedom) of biking past a traffic jam in the bike lane.
28.Predictable commute time.
29.Easier and cheaper parking.
30.Leaving your car at home provide a parking space for someone less fortunate.
31.If you are lazy,your bicycle provides door-to-door transport (you don't have to walk across a vast parking lot).
32.Reduces air pollution--bicyclist emit few poisonous gases.A four mile bicycle trip keeps about 15 pounds of pollutants out of the air we breathe.
33.Reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
34.Reduces water pollution--bikes don't drip brake fluid,anti-freeze,transmission fluid,toxic dust,etc.
35.Reduces noise pollutioin--even without a muffler bikes are quiet,create a quite community.
36.Reduces deforestation for planting of rubber plantation,because bicycles use very little rubber.
37.Reduces crime--a huge amount of crime is associated with access to motor vehicle.
38.Reduces road kill and saves animals.
39.Bicycling gives you more fresh air than a sauna and you can still sweat and clean your pores.
40.Urban cycling keeps you humble,and it's fun and cool.

bingo
09.04.26, 11:29 PM
Facts about the Holy Bible:
It contains 3,586,489 letters.
It has 773,692 words.
It has 31,173 verses.
It has 1,189 chapters.
The word "and" occurs 46,277 times.
The middle verse in the entire Bible is verse 8 of Psalm 118.
All the letters of the alphabet are found in Ezra 8:21.
The longest verse is Esther 8:9.
The shortest verse is John 11:35 & Job 3:2.

bouie
09.04.27, 02:02 AM
The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.” There was never a recorded Wendy before.