Today’s Trivia

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In 1959 a fighter pilot ejected from his jet fighter at 45,000 feet directly into a violent thunderstorm and spent the next 40 minutes being thrusted up and down inside of a thunderstorm cloud. (source)

 

Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody became the only song to hit the top ten twice, two decades apart, first in 1976 and again in 1992 after being featured in the Wayne’s World soundtrack. (source)

 

The greater the airtime devoted to country music, the greater the white suicide rate. This effect is independent of divorce, southerness, poverty, and gun availability. (source)

 

Sioux nation gave Kevin Costner a tract of land after making Dances with Wolves (1990). Costner built a golf course on that land. (source)

 

You shouldn’t recycle pizza boxes. The soaked-in grease has likely rendered the cardboard un-recyclable, and you’re doing more harm than good by putting them in the recycle bin. (source)

 

 

 


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  • Hazards001

    You shouldn’t recycle pizza boxes. The soaked-in grease has likely
    rendered the cardboard un-recyclable, and you’re doing more harm than
    good by putting them in the recycle bin

    I actually figured that one out all by myself..but I still do it..just cos it will piss the greenies off!

    I do save the buggers sometimes so I can stuff them in the charcoal brazier to get it lit…works great too! What Co2? hehehehe

    • Michael

      Don’t worry about burning them, they were just going to break down and release CO2 from landfill.

      • Hazards001

        Really? The biggest by product from a land fill is methane if I remember correctly, there are any number of old landfills around running small methane plants that convert the gas back into electricity and feed it back into the national grid. But hey..maybe it’s Co2 and they actually use it to warm the planet..either works for me…I fucking hate being cold!

        • Michael

          Methane is Carbon and Hydrogen – its worse for climate change than carban dioxide.

    • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

      I can see you are a prime candidate for two taxes.

      1. Eco tax for not recycling all the time…Greens will levy 5% additional rate for recycling initiatives – to cover expenses for education, advertising etc

      2. Burning charcoal eh? Pollution tax coming…..

      • Hazards001

        Any more of that shit and you can levy a fart tax on me as well :-)

        • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

          gee I hate the greens like hell.

          • Hazards001

            Yup..I know..nite all

          • Dave

            and no farting please anyone!

  • Blair Mulholland

    You shouldn’t recycle most things, unless there’s a private sector recycling company that can make an unsubsidised profit from doing so. But whoever heard of such a thing?

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