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If you stand on the very edge of the coast and look straight out into the ocean, what is the distance from where you are standing to the horizon line?

If you stand on the very edge of the coast and look straight out into the ocean, what is the distance from where you are standing to the horizon line? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL the CIA’s concern over soccer fields along the coast of Cuba led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. In September 1962, a CIA analyst noticed the fields and became concerned because, as he put it, “Cubans play baseball, Russians play soccer.”

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TIL the CIA’s concern over soccer fields along the coast of Cuba led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. In September 1962, a CIA analyst noticed the fields and became concerned because, as he put it, “Cubans play baseball, Russians play

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TIL The National Weather Service’s chief meteorologist suspected Hurricane Sandy would be a devastating storm 6 days before it struck the east coast, and included his personal phone number in the warning for anyone to call and complain if he was wrong. It was the 2nd costliest storm in US history.

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TIL The National Weather Service’s chief meteorologist suspected Hurricane Sandy would be a devastating storm 6 days before it struck the east coast, and included his personal phone number in the warning for anyone to call and complain if he

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TIL a border collie in Australia fell off a boat during a huge storm and swam 5 nautical miles through shark infested waters and survived a month off wild goats until rescued by coast guard

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TIL a border collie in Australia fell off a boat during a huge storm and swam 5 nautical miles through shark infested waters and survived a month off wild goats until rescued by coast guard submitted by willliam971 [link] [806

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How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast?

How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast? I know they would be able to use a map/compass to guesstimate where they are in the ocean and where

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TIL in 1986 the United Way released 1.5 million balloons in Cleveland as a publicity stunt. It clogged the land and waterways of NE Ohio, shut down an airport runway, and forced the Coast Guard to suspend a search and rescue of 2 men who ended up drowning.

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TIL in 1986 the United Way released 1.5 million balloons in Cleveland as a publicity stunt. It clogged the land and waterways of NE Ohio, shut down an airport runway, and forced the Coast Guard to suspend a search and

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TIL in 2009, scientists discovered that a single, ant mega-colony had colonized much of the world on a scale rivaled only by human civilization, including 1 super colony spanning 3,700 miles along the Mediterranean coast.

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TIL in 2009, scientists discovered that a single, ant mega-colony had colonized much of the world on a scale rivaled only by human civilization, including 1 super colony spanning 3,700 miles along the Mediterranean coast. submitted by hotuan87 [link] [543

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TIL, in 2008 a dog named Sophie Tucker survived 4 months lost at sea off the coast of Australia. She fell overboard while sailing in bad weather with her owners. She then swam 5 nautical miles in stormy, shark-infested waters, to an island where she survived for 16 weeks by hunting wild goats.

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TIL, in 2008 a dog named Sophie Tucker survived 4 months lost at sea off the coast of Australia. She fell overboard while sailing in bad weather with her owners. She then swam 5 nautical miles in stormy, shark-infested waters,

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Whatever happened to the man who was apparently shipwrecked off the U.S. coast?

Whatever happened to the man who was apparently shipwrecked off the U.S. coast? He seemed to be in very good condition for being at sea so long. Was it a hoax? submitted by Jimski42 [link] [comment] Source: reddit answers: a

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TIL an Air Canada passenger flight took a detour and dropped from 37,000 feet to 4,000 feet to help find a stranded yacht off the Australian coast. It took the passengers 25 minutes after the emergency beacon was activated to locate the yacht.

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TIL an Air Canada passenger flight took a detour and dropped from 37,000 feet to 4,000 feet to help find a stranded yacht off the Australian coast. It took the passengers 25 minutes after the emergency beacon was activated to

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