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Shamelessly stolen from some random site (what else do I do on here?), I thought some of these were of interest… » Papaphobia is the fear of Popes. » Multiply 37,037 by any single number (1-9), then multiply that number by 3. Every digit in the answer will be the same as that first single…

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Scaling

If you have ever wondered why we are not giants, and why animals don’t come in larger sizes, this is why… Galileo begins “Two New Sciences” with the striking observation that if two ships, one large and one small, have identical proportions and are constructed of the same materials, so that one is purely a…

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3 Random Videos

Let’s get these out of the “Blog” folder on my desktop… Helicopter fishing: America’s secret weapon is still immigrants: The placebo effect weirdness will rock your socks off:(I have always thought the placebo effect is more present in society than we realize. Acupuncture, homeopathy, etc., I am looking at you…) Copyrighted under Creative Commons for…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition

Let’s begin, shall we? Under language approved 19 to 10 by a House committee, the firm that sells you Internet access would be required to track all of your Internet activity and save it for 18 months, along with your name, the address where you live, your bank account numbers, your credit card numbers, and…

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