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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: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost $2K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper using raised dots instead of ink, weighs a few lbs, and costs only $350.

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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper

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What is the earliest recorded case of cancer? Did people from ancient times suffer from it too?

What is the earliest recorded case of cancer? Did people from ancient times suffer from it too? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL in 2001 a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to shore where a ranger shot it. The arm was pried from its gullet, put on ice, rushed to the hospital and successfully sewed back on

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TIL in 2001 a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to shore where a ranger shot it.

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TIL that Leonardo DiCaprio blocked a film he was in from being released in the US and Canada. The producer of the film has released it on the Internet, and drafted a letter to Leo about it.

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TIL that Leonardo DiCaprio blocked a film he was in from being released in the US and Canada. The producer of the film has released it on the Internet, and drafted a letter to Leo about it. Source: top scoring

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YSK how to remove any sign-up/sign-in overlay that prevents you from viewing a page (Chrome extension)

YSK how to remove any sign-up/sign-in overlay that prevents you from viewing a page (Chrome extension) <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Delivered through this extension is the simplest and most convenient way to remove overlays.</p> <p>You don&#39;t have to spend time looking

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YSK how to rate movies and games on a scale from 1 to 10

YSK how to rate movies and games on a scale from 1 to 10 <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>The ratings people give out are always heavily inflated. When a 7 is the baseline for a game which is average, then it&#39;s

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If from 2000 to 2009 is named the noughties, what is 2010 to 2019 called?

If from 2000 to 2009 is named the noughties, what is 2010 to 2019 called? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK

YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>According to its wikipedia page, the English Defence League was formed on the 27th June 2009, in

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Where did the term/number “Eleventy Seven” come from?

Where did the term/number “Eleventy Seven” come from? I found myself using it and I have run into multiple people that also use it. I feel like it may be from a 90s cartoon but i have no clue, help

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