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    Well, it looks like I'm the last and first poster for this day.

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    This doctor is an idiot.

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    In Grand Theft Auto, sleeping with prostitutes gives you a health bonus.
    "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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    I think that the formula for specific gravity demonstrates a clue to the nature of gravity.

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    The cosmic microwave background makes up 1 percent of the static on your TV screen
    "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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    There are 17 identified indigenous language families in Australia, most of which are located around the central northern coast. The largest Aboriginal language family is the Pama–Nyungan, which comprises 160 of the 228 identified languages.
    "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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    Asphalt paves best, when the asphalt being poured and the surface being paved both have the same chemical valence.

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    For the musician playing a B flat instrument to play it in Concert C while reading music written in Concert C, play one note above the written notes and add two sharps.

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    It's not only the little things that count but also they generally get lost in the hurly-burly of events.

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    Civilizations come and go, but bureaucracies abide.

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    Richard Dawkins was 25,000 days old on September 5, 2009 which was also my 58th birthday.

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    Today, I am 23,963 days old.

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    Taylor Swift grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania.

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    Hawaii is moving toward Japan four inches every year.

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    The Hawaiian Emperor Seamount Chain, which marks the path of the hotspot across the Pacific, has a strange "spearpoint" in its trajectory, which suddenly shifts the chain away from Japan and towards Kamchatka:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hawaii_hotspot.jpg

    Speculations as to why this should be have ranged from the Pacific plate changing direction, or the hotspot itself moving.
    Last edited by parallaxicality; 2014-Jul-21 at 09:12 AM.
    "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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    There's a dormant supervolcano in SE Texas, near the Louisiana border.

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    The North Atlantic gets one inch wider every year.

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    It's been four days since anybody other than me has posted a fact.

  20. 2011-Sep-20, 07:22 PM
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    Two observers who are moving relative to each other will measure different speeds of light.

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    The word "I" only has one letter.

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    Oxygen is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust, atmosphere and waters: about 49.5%.

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    Oxygen is the only one of the four "life elements" (carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen) to be present in the Earth's crust to any great degree.
    "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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    The eel population has been devastated, continues to shrink at an alarming rate.

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    A stroke of lightning discharges from ten to 100 million volts and 30,000 amperes of electricity.

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    When Archaeopteryx was first unearthed in the 19th century, quarry workers believed it was a fallen angel.
    "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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    September 23 2011 is Bruce Springsteen's 62nd birthday.

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    It is also the autumnal equinox
    "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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    A bolt of lighting is about 54,0000 F (30,0000 C); six times hotter than the sun.

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    The surface of the Sun.
    "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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    That thought came to mind as I typed, but I didn't include the word 'surface' as I typed; does that make the omission a typographical error? Or, just me in a hurry?

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    There are more than 30,000 needle like quills on the back of an African porcupine.

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