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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 Forrest Gump curses, smokes pot, goes to jail, travels to outer space, becomes a professional wrestler, visits a mental hospital, is a chess master, a stunt man and is friends with an ape named Sue. But, only if you read the novel.

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TIL Forrest Gump curses, smokes pot, goes to jail, travels to outer space, becomes a professional wrestler, visits a mental hospital, is a chess master, a stunt man and is friends with an ape named Sue. But, only if you

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When a dog pees on the lawn, why does the grass in the middle of the pee area die, yet the outer area seems to actually grow better than the surrounding grass?

When a dog pees on the lawn, why does the grass in the middle of the pee area die, yet the outer area seems to actually grow better than the surrounding grass? submitted by starchybunker [link] [6 comments] Source: reddit

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TIL that upon returning to Earth and landing in a field, Yuri Gagarin was asked by an astonished woman if he had come from Outer Space, to which he replied “As a matter of fact, I have!”

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TIL that upon returning to Earth and landing in a field, Yuri Gagarin was asked by an astonished woman if he had come from Outer Space, to which he replied “As a matter of fact, I have!” submitted by OctaviusC

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TIL that chainsaw resistant clothing exists. When the chainsaw touches the fabric, it cuts thru the outer shell. Inside are long Kevlar fibers that are designed to be pulled into the saw and jam it, preventing further injury.

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TIL that chainsaw resistant clothing exists. When the chainsaw touches the fabric, it cuts thru the outer shell. Inside are long Kevlar fibers that are designed to be pulled into the saw and jam it, preventing further injury. submitted by

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