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« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2012, 02:55:55 pm »
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« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2012, 03:02:28 pm »
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Gianna Distenca is hot too but nobody knows what happened to her after this video.

She's 23 now. I am now legitimately curious in what she looks like today. Not even a half + 7 violation and I was an adult when that video came out, wow.
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« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2012, 03:19:42 pm »
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President Obama and George W Bush are 10th cousins, once removed; they share a common ancestor from mid-17th century Cape Cod.

George W. Bush is my 8th cousin twice removed (IIRC); we share a common ancestor from 17th-century New Amsterdam.
Chances are, we are related as well.
President Obama and George W Bush are 10th cousins, once removed; they share a common ancestor from mid-17th century Cape Cod.

In fact, every US president is related to each other, at least by marriage.
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« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2012, 03:23:07 pm »
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President Obama and George W Bush are 10th cousins, once removed; they share a common ancestor from mid-17th century Cape Cod.

In fact, every US president is related to each other, at least by marriage.

Every US president is also directly related, except for Martin Van Buren (no wonder he was the best!).
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« Reply #54 on: May 20, 2012, 04:09:16 pm »
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« Reply #55 on: May 20, 2012, 04:11:07 pm »
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« Reply #56 on: May 20, 2012, 04:12:44 pm »
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« Reply #57 on: May 20, 2012, 04:41:25 pm »

President Obama and George W Bush are 10th cousins, once removed; they share a common ancestor from mid-17th century Cape Cod.

In fact, every US president is related to each other, at least by marriage.

Very interesting. I wouldn't be surprised if the vast majority of Americans share common New World ancestry.
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« Reply #58 on: May 20, 2012, 04:55:43 pm »

Some more interesting facts!

  • Various studies indicate that around 30% of American whites have African ancestry.
  • The average African American has ~20% European ancestry.
  • Senator James Shields represented Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri in Congress at different points in his career, the only person to represent three different states.
  • Sam Houston: the only person to ever be Governor of two different states, as well as the only person who was a US Governor and a foreign head of state.
  • The Soiled Dove Plea is one of the greated extemporaneous speeches ever made.
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« Reply #59 on: May 20, 2012, 04:58:49 pm »
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Senator James Shields represented Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri in Congress at different points in his career, the only person to represent three different states.

He also once challenged Abraham Lincoln to a duel, which was called off at the very last moment.
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« Reply #60 on: May 20, 2012, 05:06:39 pm »
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« Reply #61 on: May 20, 2012, 05:10:57 pm »

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« Reply #62 on: May 20, 2012, 05:14:31 pm »
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Senator James Shields represented Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri in Congress at different points in his career, the only person to represent three different states.

He also once challenged Abraham Lincoln to a duel, which was called off at the very last moment.

If this is the duel I'm thinking of, it was called off because Lincoln wanted to fight with, and I quote, 'cavalry broadswords of the largest size', in what would now be considered essentially a mud-wrestling pit with a board over it, and Shields realized how out of hand the situation had become and backed off.
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« Reply #63 on: May 20, 2012, 05:38:11 pm »
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  • Sam Houston: the only person to ever be Governor of two different states, as well as the only person who was a US Governor and a foreign head of state.
Just yesterday I learned that he was removed from office for opposing secession in 1861.
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« Reply #64 on: May 20, 2012, 05:46:17 pm »
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Various studies indicate that around 30% of American whites have African ancestry.

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« Reply #65 on: May 20, 2012, 05:58:27 pm »
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« Reply #66 on: May 20, 2012, 08:09:39 pm »
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Senator James Shields represented Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri in Congress at different points in his career, the only person to represent three different states.

He also once challenged Abraham Lincoln to a duel, which was called off at the very last moment.

If this is the duel I'm thinking of, it was called off because Lincoln wanted to fight with, and I quote, 'cavalry broadswords of the largest size', in what would now be considered essentially a mud-wrestling pit with a board over it, and Shields realized how out of hand the situation had become and backed off.

Not sure about that, but their seconds convinced both men to call it off after Lincoln shot a tree branch clean off right over Shields' head, showing him what kind of marksman he was.
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« Reply #67 on: May 20, 2012, 08:16:36 pm »
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Studies show that 94% of people born on a day that ends with 'y' die sometime in their life.
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« Reply #68 on: May 20, 2012, 08:26:48 pm »
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Studies show that 94% of people born on a day that ends with 'y' die sometime in their life.
And the 6% who don't?
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« Reply #69 on: May 20, 2012, 08:31:50 pm »
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« Reply #70 on: May 20, 2012, 08:35:35 pm »
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Studies show that 94% of people born on a day that ends with 'y' die sometime in their life.

And the 6% who don't?

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« Reply #71 on: May 20, 2012, 10:37:40 pm »
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« Reply #72 on: May 20, 2012, 10:43:22 pm »
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« Reply #73 on: May 22, 2012, 04:53:19 pm »
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Ayn Rand had a really creepy obsession with the brutal killer of a 12-year old girl. (Probably common knowledge round here, but still...)
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« Reply #74 on: May 22, 2012, 04:59:37 pm »
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