RRobson's soon to be infamous fact of the day by RRobson



RRobson
this thread will be totaly devoted to posting a single factual fact every day (or as long as i remember!)
this week, we are going to cencentrate on bugs

todays fact:

A fly can react to something it sees and change direction in 30 milliseconds
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Posted 08 Oct 2010, 22:40 #1 


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A bee could travel 4 million miles at 7 mph on the energy it would obtain from 3.785 liters (1 us gallon) of nectar
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Posted 10 Oct 2010, 08:30 #2 

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takestock
What happend to the fact of the day for the 9th :shrug:
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Dave....

Posted 10 Oct 2010, 18:26 #3 

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Duncan
Hey, it's going to be infamous. It's a good start. :mrgreen:
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Posted 10 Oct 2010, 18:33 #4 


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takestock wrote:What happend to the fact of the day for the 9th :shrug:


with the time of posting being so close to the 9th, i just thought id carry that onto the 9th, rather than posting another one in 20 mins time ;)
you probably wont have read it till the 9th anyway :roll:

suggestions for the next topic are more than welcome 8-)
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Posted 10 Oct 2010, 21:17 #5 

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RRobson wrote:
takestock wrote:What happend to the fact of the day for the 9th :shrug:


with the time of posting being so close to the 9th, i just thought id carry that onto the 9th, rather than posting another one in 20 mins time ;)
you probably wont have read it till the 9th anyway :roll:


Reece, don't know what Dave is talking about. :confused:
You started at the 9th: Post#1 by RRobson » 09 Oct 2010, 00:40 :mrgreen:














... at least in my time zone. :lol:
:gmc:
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Posted 10 Oct 2010, 21:44 #6 


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there you go dave, stick that in yer pipe etc :lol:

(cheers Jürgen) ;)

i hope with all this friendly banter, you havent missed my brilliant but usless fact for today :gmc:

look out for tomorrows equally interesting one :mrgreen: (bearing in mind as i post this, mr Jürgen
is already in tomorrow :shock: )
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Posted 10 Oct 2010, 22:11 #7 


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Tropical ants, when a flood sweeps down on them, roll themselves into a huge living ball which drifts upon the water, with the young safe and dry at the core.
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Posted 11 Oct 2010, 07:20 #8 

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RRobson wrote:Tropical ants, when a flood sweeps down on them, roll themselves into a huge living ball which drifts upon the water, with the young safe and dry at the core.


A bit like us lot at the recent nano-meet with Takestock attempting to drown himself on the periphery of the mass huddled under the gazebo thus giving admittedly involuntary protection with a bonus of considerable amusement. :lol:
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Posted 11 Oct 2010, 07:39 #9 


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There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than there are humans on the entire earth.
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Posted 11 Oct 2010, 23:02 #10 


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Moths have no stomach
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Posted 13 Oct 2010, 21:06 #11 

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RRobson wrote:Moths have no stomach

Some days, neither do I.










(anyone who knows me, knows this could never be true!)
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Posted 13 Oct 2010, 21:30 #12 


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i know how you feel ;)

i used to be a really big eater (back in my younger days when my metabalism was through the roof) but over the last 6 months, since ive been doing more exercise and staying healthy, drinking more water etc, i acually eat less than i did, and i do more work :shock:

keeps the food bill down though :lol:
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Posted 13 Oct 2010, 21:39 #13 


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A mosquito has 47 teeth
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