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YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly

YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>With the snowstorm in the Northeast, it may be tempting to start your car and let it heat up to help melt the deep snow

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How deep underwater does a space re-entry capsule go when it crashes back into the ocean from space?

How deep underwater does a space re-entry capsule go when it crashes back into the ocean from space? Im curious what depth it could get to and then, conversely, how high it would shoot back out of the water (if

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TIL of Mary Fields, aka “Stagecoach Mary,” a 6 ft, 200 lb former slave who, at age 60, was hired by the U.S. Postal Service as she was the fastest applicant to hitch a team of horses. She never missed a day of work, and when the snow was too deep for her horses, she carried the mail on her back.

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TIL of Mary Fields, aka “Stagecoach Mary,” a 6 ft, 200 lb former slave who, at age 60, was hired by the U.S. Postal Service as she was the fastest applicant to hitch a team of horses. She never missed

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TIL that in MAY 1997, an IBM supercomputer known as Deep Blue beat then chess world champion Garry Kasparov, who had once bragged he would never lose to a machine. After 15 years, it was discovered that the critical move made by Deep Blue was due to a bug in its software.

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TIL that in MAY 1997, an IBM supercomputer known as Deep Blue beat then chess world champion Garry Kasparov, who had once bragged he would never lose to a machine. After 15 years, it was discovered that the critical move

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YSK that two-by-four planks don’t actually measure 2 inches deep by 4 inches wide

YSK that two-by-four planks don’t actually measure 2 inches deep by 4 inches wide They're 1½×3½ (at least in North America). It used to be that the true size could not be guaranteed due to the drying process, during which

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TIL Wild pigs are one of the most destructive animals in America causing more than $400mil damage a year in TX alone. They can dig 3′ deep destoying crops and even feast on lambs, calves, sea turtle eggs, and everything in between.

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TIL Wild pigs are one of the most destructive animals in America causing more than 0mil damage a year in TX alone. They can dig 3′ deep destoying crops and even feast on lambs, calves, sea turtle eggs, and everything

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Did anyone ever catch any deep sea creatures and brought them up to land alive in a pressurized containment unit?

Did anyone ever catch any deep sea creatures and brought them up to land alive in a pressurized containment unit? I'm asking this because I visited a museum today and all they have shown the people are dead carcasses. Lets

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TIL that in September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly recorded it

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TIL that in September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly

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TIL serial killer Rodney Alcala acted as his own attorney in his trial. For five hours he interrogated himself on the witness stand, asking questions addressed to “Mr. Alcala” in a deep voice and answering them in his normal voice.

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TIL serial killer Rodney Alcala acted as his own attorney in his trial. For five hours he interrogated himself on the witness stand, asking questions addressed to “Mr. Alcala” in a deep voice and answering them in his normal voice.

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If the middle of a peninsula is submerged slightly (say, less than 6 inches deep) following a water level rise and the tip is still above the surface, is it considered an island at that point or is it just a partially flooded peninsula?

If the middle of a peninsula is submerged slightly (say, less than 6 inches deep) following a water level rise and the tip is still above the surface, is it considered an island at that point or is it just

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