Mind Blowing Random Thoughts


#366

Yes, I’ve heard of this too. I have identical twin boys, and they are very similar. Truman was born with a mole on his lower neck/shoulder though.


#367

Sept. 11th mind blowing random thought of the day: There exists a group of women known as the “Arlington Ladies,” who have volunteered to attend every military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery since 1948 so that no soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is buried alone. They attend an average of 30 funerals a week.


#368

Sponges grow in the ocean. Think about how much deeper it would be if they weren’t there soaking up the water.


#369

Ha! Awesome! And great thread! What better way to rewire our brains than LEARN SOMETHING NEW everyday!

Thank you @rmgrimmer


#370

Oh! And I googled ‘where did the term ‘mind blown’ come from’ and apperently, it has several ‘oringinal’ origins.

Google/Babylon the Great… same same these days I guess lol


#371

Never noticed that one, but definitely cool! I felt the same way about learning that the tune for the ABC’s, Bah Bah Black Sheep, and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star are the same.


#372

Sept. 12th mind blowing random thought of the day: “Strategic incompetence” is the art of avoiding certain tasks by pretending to not know how to do them.

Or in my case “Complete incompetence.”


#373

That’s just how I roll. It worked for a little while when it came to Changi diapers. Shay put the kibosh on that though.


#374

Hey man, before my own kids, I’d changed maybe 2 diapers ever.


#375

That actually makes me feel a lot better. I’m up to two as well.


#376

Yeah, but now I’ve changed literally thousands of diapers.


#377

One of my favorite bits!


#378

Sept. 13th mind blowing random thought of the day: The herb anise is the scent used on the artificial mechanical rabbit in greyhound races in order to encourage the dogs to chase it around the track.


#379

Sept. 14th mind blowing random thought of the day: According to psychiatric studies conducted at Oxford University in 2017, playing Tetris soon after a traumatic experience has been shown to help prevent bad memories and flashbacks from reoccurring, as well as reduce PTSD by up to 62%.


#380

Yes, isn’t this just the most incredible? We gotta get old school game boys for immediate use after trauma.

(There’s a time in which present moment awareness is the most important thing and times in which present moment awareness is not a good thing at all.)


#381

Sept. 15th mind blowing random thought of the day: There are more possible legal moves in a single game of Chess than there are atoms in the known universe, as according to the Shannon Number, there exists approx. 10^120 number of possible iterations in Chess while there are only approx. 10^80 number of atoms in the observable universe.


#382

Sept. 16th mind blowing random thought of the day: Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women, as according to NOAA’s National Weather Service, many of the top leisure activities that expose people to potential lightning strikes are on average conducted by men.


#383

Told that to my nephew. Bet him 20 bucks and he did it. Damn!


#384

Sept. 17th mind blowing random thought of the day: A U.S. dollar bill can be folded approx. 4,000 times in the same place before it will eventually tear.


#385

Sept. 18th mind blowing random thought of the day: Blueberries were originally called “star fruits.”