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    The binary number 111111111111101111111111111 has a single zero at its exact center, just like its decimal equivalent, 134209535.

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    Mercator intended his map projection as a navigational aide and did not consider it a fair representation of the shape of the world. For that, he preferred the sinusoidal projection.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The digits of 4863 and its double, 9726, are a rearrangement of the digits of 48632 which is 23648769.

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    17301504 has 21 prime factors (2󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫎾󫢩1) and the sum of its digits is 21 (1+7+3+0+1+5+0+4).

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    The current Jeopardy champion, Austin Rogers, is averaging $42,950 per game.

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    Shares in gunmakers went up after the Las Vegas massacre.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The numbers 6160021, 6160022, 6160023, 6160024, 6160025, 6160026, 6160027, 6160028, and 6160029 each contains exactly two zeros.

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    Magica de Spell, the evil sorceress from the Duck Universe, lives on Mt Vesuvius. Accordingly her Italian voice actress gives her a thick Neapolitan accent. Her American voice actress, the late June Foray, voiced her as a variant of one of her best known characters, Natasha Fatale from Rocky and Bullwinkle.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    According to IEEE spectrum magazine, as of June 2017, bitcoin "miners" were estimated to be consuming 500 MW of electricity - enough energy to supply 325,000 homes.
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    I was born on Bob Newhart's 22nd birthday, although I didn't know it at the time.

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    1087 written in binary contains 87 ones.

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    Pierre, South Dakota is the only state capital name that shares no letters with the name of its state.

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    Leonardo da Vinci made himself a silver lute (or perhaps a dobro-style fiddle) in the shape of a horse skull.
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    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    In several unrelated languages, including Swedish, Hungarian and Danish, the word for analogue TV static translates as "ant war".
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The word "portcullis" is derived from the French for "sliding door".
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    A million U.S. dollars could buy a cube of gold measuring 4⅛ inches on an edge.

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    The first "store brand" product was baking soda from A&P.


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    Talk show host Mike Douglas died on his 81st birthday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by parallaxicality View Post
    In several unrelated languages, including Swedish, Hungarian and Danish, the word for analogue TV static translates as "ant war".
    Bad example. No two languages could be more related than Swedish and Danish. So...

    In several unrelated languages, including Swedish, Hungarian and Indonesian, the word for analogue TV static translates as "ant war".
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    Alan Parker found his child actor for the role of the gangster "Fat Sam" in "Bugsy Malone" by walking into a Brooklyn classroom and asking for the naughtiest boy there.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    The Cowardly Lion costume from "The Wizard of Oz" was made of real lion fur.
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    Romania is a major wine producer, of both red and white varieties. But Transylvania does not grow... red wine.
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

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    A lightyear is 372,469,703,644,913,385105/127 inches long.

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    The highest point on the Kiribati islands is only 81 m above sea level. When Hiram Bingham Jr attempted to translate the Bible into their local language, he found he could not find a local word for "mountain".
    "Occam" is the name of the alien race that will enslave us all eventually. And they've got razors for hands. I don't know if that's true but it seems like the simplest answer."

    Stephen Colbert.

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