Facts about the good old U.S. of A. and the 50 states, including geography and history.
Facts about animals, animal companions and companion-challenged creatures.
Details about art, artists, popular culture, music, films, actors, and similar diversions.
Useless facts about stars, planets, space, and other places you will never visit.
Things you might not know about people you will never meet, most of whom are dead anyway.
Not so important facts about our favorite planet (except for that one Mr. Spock is from, maybe).
Stuff about food and why it might kill you to eat some of it (although you still ought to eat, maybe).
Mostly useless information about human beings and the bodies we all inhabit for now.
Juicy tidbits of fact about the everyday items we all take for granted.
Scientific facts that probably won't help you do anything, except use up neuropathways.
Facts that probably won't help you much in the garden.
Some facts about politcs and elections, just in case you weren't already apathetic.
Useless information about U.S. Presidents and their sordid lives.
Weird things that have happened in the U.S. that probably won't affect you in any way.
Some facts about words, their origins, what they mean, and why we don't let animals use them.
Weird things that have happened in the world. that probably won't affect you in any way.
Generally Useless Facts that defy these useless catagories.
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Generally Useless Facts
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The shadow cast by a high-flying object, such as an airplane, is about the same size as the object itself, no matter how high it is flying. It may appear bigger than the object in late afternoon or early morning, due to the angle of the sun (and thus the shadow) to the ground.

The metal lithium will float on water.

A photon of visible light is about three feet long.

Iron, boron, nickel, cobalt, and neodynium are the only elements that can be magnetic. All magnets must contain an alloy of these.

All energy used by living cells comes from the chemical compound adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Food and sunlight energy are converted into this form by every living thing we know of.

Water is most dense at temperatures between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

Waves can go around corners.

Humidity in the air is measured relative to the amount of moisture that the air could hold at its current temperature and pressure.

Bacteria and algae are neither animals nor plants; they are classified as monera (cells lacking a nucleus).

Warm air can hold more moisture than cold air can.

Ethanol is the alcohol in alcoholic beverages.

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