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Let’s go for a journey around the world. I love food. Delicious mouth watering ones. The city where I come from is very well known in the country for it’s food.
This phenomenon actually has a name -- it is called the birthday paradox , and it turns out it is useful in several different areas (for example, cryptography and hashing algorithms ). You can try it yourself -- the next time you are at a gathering of 20 or 30 people, ask everyone for their birth date. It is likely that two people in the group will have the same birthday. It always surprises people! The reason this is so surprising is because we are used to comparing our particular birthdays with others.
Human World The women of the Tiwi tribe in the South Pacific are married at birth. When Albert Einstein died, his final words died with him. The nurse at his side didn't understand German.
Twelve of Crayola's 133 standard crayon colors Crayola's thirteen retired colors Crayola crayons have come in many colors since their introduction in 1903.
1. If your throat tickles, scratch your ear. When you were 9, playing your armpit was a cool trick.
This logo doesn’t seem to hide much at first sight, but it gives you a little insight in the philosophy behind the brand. First of all, the yellow swoosh looks like a smile: Amazon.com want to have the best customer satisfaction. The swoosh also connects the letters a and z, meaning that this store has everything from a to z.
100 Years Ago... A lot of this is applicable to our grandparents, and even some of our parents. It May Be Hard to Believe That A Scant 100 Years Ago... The average life expectancy in the United States was forty-seven. Only 14 percent of the homes in the United States had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.
By Tabi , on April 25, 2010 1. Fastest 100-meter hurdles wearing swim fins, individual, female The fastest 100-meter hurdles wearing swim fins by a female is 22.35 seconds.
1. Mother of Most Surviving Children From a Single Birth (8 babies). Nadya Denise Doud-Suleman Gutierrez, known as Octomom in the media, is an American woman who came to international attention when she gave birth to octuplets in January 2009.
Like cute puppies, hugs and The Simpsons, cheesecake is one of those things pretty much everyone loves. And, like most good things in life, everyone wants to have their own little spin on it! From baked New York style cheesecake or Swedish Ostkaka to Asian green tea cheesecake or German Käsekuchen, we’ve found out there’s a whole world of cheesecake out there… USA/New York Image via zingyyellow
A placebo button (also referred to as an idiot button ) is a push-button with apparent functionality that actually has no effect when pressed. They are commonly placed in situations where it would have once been useful to have such a button but the system now proceeds automatically. Although non-functional, the buttons can give the user an illusion of control . In some cases the button may have been functional, but may have failed or been disabled during installation or maintenance or was, in a relatively small number of cases, installed to keep people contented, much in the same way as placebos . [ 1 ] In many cases a button may appear to do nothing but in fact cause behavior that is not immediately apparent; this can give the appearance of it being a placebo button. [ edit ] Walk buttons
Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets. This brings up the question of how we define the time intervals we measure. What is a day? What is a year? The earth is in motion.
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Duct tape has played a pivotal role in several NASA missions: In 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts used it to repair a lunar rover bumper; in 2001, International Space Station astronauts and cosmonauts constructed a kitchen table using leftover aluminum pieces and duct tape; and in 2005, Space Shuttle Discovery astronaut Stephen Robinson crafted a hacksaw for a repair mission using a blade, plastic ties, Velcro, and—yup—the ol’ D.T. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>