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So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means?

So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means? submitted by hobodude34 [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

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TIL Shakuntala Devi, an Indian mental calculator,was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer was confirmed by calculations done at the US Bureau of Standards for which a special program had to be written to perform such a large calculation.

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TIL Shakuntala Devi, an Indian mental calculator,was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer was confirmed by calculations done at the US Bureau of Standards for which a special program

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TIL that Scientists have confirmed that Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, has a watery ocean

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TIL that Scientists have confirmed that Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, has a watery ocean submitted by sameezu [link] [207 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that the skull recovered by the Soviets that was believed to have been Adolf Hitler’s was tested in 2009 and was confirmed to be of a woman in her 30s

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TIL that the skull recovered by the Soviets that was believed to have been Adolf Hitler’s was tested in 2009 and was confirmed to be of a woman in her 30s submitted by 1776m8 [link] [536 comments] Source: Today I

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TIL Elephants rape and kill rhinos. There have been at least 63 confirmed instances in Pilanesberg Park alone.

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TIL Elephants rape and kill rhinos. There have been at least 63 confirmed instances in Pilanesberg Park alone. submitted by Biologic-al [link] [498 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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TILThere is a silver dollar that is confirmed as being taken from Clyde’s (Bonnie & Clyde) coat that is now valued at $34,000

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TILThere is a silver dollar that is confirmed as being taken from Clyde’s (Bonnie & Clyde) coat that is now valued at ,000 submitted by cwlsmith [link] [16 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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How are sniper kills confirmed in a war?

How are sniper kills confirmed in a war? Well the title says it all. submitted by gkidd [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL In moose, antlers appear to act as large hearing aids. Moose with antlers have far more sensitive hearing than moose without, and a study of trophy antlers with an artificial ear confirmed that the antler behaves like a parabolic reflector

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TIL In moose, antlers appear to act as large hearing aids. Moose with antlers have far more sensitive hearing than moose without, and a study of trophy antlers with an artificial ear confirmed that the antler behaves like a parabolic

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YSK that on Tuesday a judge confirmed what intern advocates have been alleging for years: a lot of upaid intership programs are illegal.

YSK that on Tuesday a judge confirmed what intern advocates have been alleging for years: a lot of upaid intership programs are illegal. Unpaid internships* are increasingly a fact of life for college students. The National Association of Colleges and

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