Word of the Day: STRIKHEDONIA - The joy of not giving a damn.

French for ‘hen night’ translates as ‘the burying of young girl-hood’.

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It’s perfectly legal for the Queen to vote in general elections, but by convention she never does.

After the death of Pope Nicholas IV in 1292, the council of cardinals spent nearly two years failing to choose the next pope.

Finally, a hermit wrote an angry letter that God demanded they do their jobs and pick a pope.

The cardinals selected the hermit as the next pope.

English people are, comparatively, not very full of shit. English bowel movements are some of the smallest in the world.

The television show The Golden Girls was originally a joke. NBC prepared a parody of Miami Vice, Miami Nice, featuring old people sitting around playing cards. NBC's senior vice president thought it sounded like an excellent idea, so he asked for it to be made into a show. t.co/fG9EgpLvnF

An EARTHLUBBER is someone who has never been to space.

Microsoft Japan recently shifted to a four-day work week, and saw a 40% productivity boost.

"You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, I told him, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you'll never be this way ever again." AZAR NAFISI

Male pectoral sandpipers, which weigh around 100g and are only 21cm long, have been observed travelling over 6,000 miles in order to have as much sex as they possibly can.

After Delia Smith mentioned eggs in her show How To Cook, an extra 54 million were sold over the following 6 weeks, enough to make 27 million omelettes or 9 million litres of custard.

Transpiration, which is the transport of water from the ground to air through plants, moves more water than all of the world’s rivers combined.

There is no evidence to show shouting or screaming can cause an avalanche - they’re far too quiet.

At age 21, Private Hagen Koch was asked to draw out the white line where the Berlin Wall would be built.

At age 50, he again found himself part of German history. Then working in historical monuments, Koch was appointed to auction off the remnants of the now-downed wall. t.co/AQL116Rmcl

People with more education are worse at driving.

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Cats have no naturally-occurring antibodies against canine blood, so cats can receive a life-saving blood transfusion from a dog.

However, this truck only works once - the cat will then develop anti-canine antibodies; any further such transfusions would be fatal. t.co/xszB8dDZkJ

Polish scientists have released a colony of one million cannibal ants that were previously trapped inside a Soviet nuclear bunker.

The ants have not been seen since.


מסטודון היא רשת חברתית חופשית, מבוססת תוכנה חופשית ("קוד פתוח"). כאלטרנטיבה בלתי ריכוזית לפלטפרומות המסחריות, מסטודון מאפשרת להמנע מהסיכונים הנלווים להפקדת התקשורת שלך בידי חברה יחידה. שמת את מבטחך בשרת אחד — לא משנה במי בחרת, תמיד אפשר לדבר עם כל שאר המשתמשים. לכל מי שרוצה יש את האפשרות להקים שרת מסטודון עצמאי, ולהשתתף ברשת החברתית באופן חלק.