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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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Is there some sort of application where I can place my location in the centre of a map and use a distance (eg, 100 miles) in order to map out a circle 100 miles in diameter with my location as the centre

Is there some sort of application where I can place my location in the centre of a map and use a distance (eg, 100 miles) in order to map out a circle 100 miles in diameter with my location as

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TIL That there is a 30-foot tree trunk known as the “Old Man of the Lake” that has been floating vertically in Oregon’s Crater Lake for nearly 120 years. In 1938 they tracked the tree trunk’s movement and discovered that it had traveled a total distance of over 60 miles in just under 3 months.

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TIL That there is a 30-foot tree trunk known as the “Old Man of the Lake” that has been floating vertically in Oregon’s Crater Lake for nearly 120 years. In 1938 they tracked the tree trunk’s movement and discovered that

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YSK As you travel away from the Earth you can listen to the music which has been carried a corresponding distance by the propagation of radio transmissions.

YSK As you travel away from the Earth you can listen to the music which has been carried a corresponding distance by the propagation of radio transmissions. Simulation submitted by mokasra [link] [2 comments] Source: You Should Know

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TIL that in 1777 a girl named Sybil Ludington went on a night ride to warn American forces of the approaching British. She rode 40 miles – more than twice the distance of Paul Revere – from 9 p.m. to around dawn and was only 16 years old at that time.

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TIL that in 1777 a girl named Sybil Ludington went on a night ride to warn American forces of the approaching British. She rode 40 miles – more than twice the distance of Paul Revere – from 9 p.m. to

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How much does being 15 feet higher affect the distance of a golf ball?

How much does being 15 feet higher affect the distance of a golf ball? Recently went to a driving range that has two stories. I went to the upper level. I was hitting the ball about 15 feet above ground

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What consumes the most fuel: Accelerating to 50 mph and then coasting 500 meters, or keeping a fixed speed of 31 mph but travelling the same distance?

What consumes the most fuel: Accelerating to 50 mph and then coasting 500 meters, or keeping a fixed speed of 31 mph but travelling the same distance? submitted by lawlplawl [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on

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Help with a brainteaser getting the horizon distance from a spacecraft?

Help with a brainteaser getting the horizon distance from a spacecraft? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Han Solo is going to help Luke Skywalker, who for- got his lightsaber on board of the Millennium Fal-

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TIL the farthest distance into space humans have traveled was reached during the Apollo 13 emergency.

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TIL the farthest distance into space humans have traveled was reached during the Apollo 13 emergency. submitted by Iceman705 [link] [347 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL men and women see colors differently. In general, women are better at discriminating among colors while men excel at tracking fast-moving objects and discerning detail from a distance.

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TIL men and women see colors differently. In general, women are better at discriminating among colors while men excel at tracking fast-moving objects and discerning detail from a distance. submitted by potato1 [link] [629 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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