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YSK that cliff jumping off the Havasupai Falls in Arizona is illegal and extremely dangerous. Don’t leave in a body bag.

YSK that cliff jumping off the Havasupai Falls in Arizona is illegal and extremely dangerous. Don’t leave in a body bag. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>There&#39;s an <a href="https://www.wetravel.to/stories/havasupai-falls-going-viral-what-you-need-to-know/">article</a> showing a viral video of cliff jumping off of the Havasupai Falls

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TIL in 1848, to begin construction on the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, engineers needed to secure a line across the 800-foot chasm. The lead engineer held a kite-flying contest and eventually paid a local boy $5 for securing the first line over the river

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TIL in 1848, to begin construction on the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, engineers needed to secure a line across the 800-foot chasm. The lead engineer held a kite-flying contest and eventually paid a local boy for securing the first line

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TIL there’s a waterfall where nobody knows where the water goes. Minnesota’s Devil’s Kettle Falls dumps into a giant pothole with no seeable exit. Researchers have poured dye, ping-pong balls, even logs into it, then watched the lake for any sign of them. So far, none have ever been found.

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TIL there’s a waterfall where nobody knows where the water goes. Minnesota’s Devil’s Kettle Falls dumps into a giant pothole with no seeable exit. Researchers have poured dye, ping-pong balls, even logs into it, then watched the lake for any

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What actually happens when your hand/foot “falls asleep”?

What actually happens when your hand/foot “falls asleep”? submitted by dennis129 [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK if your hand or arm falls asleep, rock your head from side to side. It’ll painlessly banish your pins and needles in less than a minute.

YSK if your hand or arm falls asleep, rock your head from side to side. It’ll painlessly banish your pins and needles in less than a minute. A tingly hand or arm is often the result of compression in the

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If someone falls down onto the subway tracks near the platform, is it safe to go down and help them up?

If someone falls down onto the subway tracks near the platform, is it safe to go down and help them up? I vaguely remember seeing safety videos when I was younger to never touch the tracks as they're electrocuted? So

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YSK: Where your country falls on the Reporters Without Borders list of countries by press freedom.

YSK: Where your country falls on the Reporters Without Borders list of countries by press freedom. Reporters Without Borders map. So where does your country fall? submitted by HeloRising [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know

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LPT: Pop-up kleenex falls into the box before the box is empty? Turn the box upside down before you fish out a new starter tissue.

LPT: Pop-up kleenex falls into the box before the box is empty? Turn the box upside down before you fish out a new starter tissue. Once upside down, you can pinch out the top kleenex easily, without jamming your hand

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How to write time during the hour DST falls back?

How to write time during the hour DST falls back? I live in the US but the question extends to all countries that deploy daylight saving time: when the clock switches back an hour, how should we differentiate the two

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Where did that classic samurai fight originate, where both sides strike once in a flash of light, and are seemingly unscathed until one falls over?

Where did that classic samurai fight originate, where both sides strike once in a flash of light, and are seemingly unscathed until one falls over? submitted by thedddronald [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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