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YSK Koreans have invented their own ship enemies glitter with middle finger shaped glitters they call f**k you glitters on the site yougotflipped.com

YSK Koreans have invented their own ship enemies glitter with middle finger shaped glitters they call f**k you glitters on the site yougotflipped.com <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Figured maybe some of you could have fun with this..</p> </div><!– SC_ON –> submitted

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TIL – the navy is now teaching sailors Celestial Navigation as a response to potential cyber attacks to ship navigation systems.

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TIL – the navy is now teaching sailors Celestial Navigation as a response to potential cyber attacks to ship navigation systems. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL the only active ship in the US Navy that has sunk an enemy ship is the USS Constitution built in 1797

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TIL the only active ship in the US Navy that has sunk an enemy ship is the USS Constitution built in 1797 submitted by tanandblack [link] [1563 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect his team. He survived, and earned the Medal of Honor at the age of 17.

TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect

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TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect his team. He survived, and earned the Medal of Honor at the age of 17.

TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect

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When a plane explodes or a ship sinks…is there a map of everyone’s cellphone bring tracked?

When a plane explodes or a ship sinks…is there a map of everyone’s cellphone bring tracked? submitted by Bryanj117 [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL when a US Navy ship returns from deployment the first sailors allowed off the ship are sailors whose wives gave birth while they were away

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TIL when a US Navy ship returns from deployment the first sailors allowed off the ship are sailors whose wives gave birth while they were away submitted by MartyVanB [link] [571 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL when kidnapped by pirates, a young Julius Caesar basically took charge of the ship, ordered his captors around & even read them his poetry (while reminding them they’d be crucified afterwards, which the pirates found hilarious.) Once free he raised a navy, captured them, and had them crucified.

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TIL when kidnapped by pirates, a young Julius Caesar basically took charge of the ship, ordered his captors around & even read them his poetry (while reminding them they’d be crucified afterwards, which the pirates found hilarious.) Once free he

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How do ship builders determine the size and nature of rooms and compartments on a ship?

How do ship builders determine the size and nature of rooms and compartments on a ship? Obviously necessary compartments like engine room are likely built around the main features, but how do they determine how big to make other compartments

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TIL that at midnight on Dec 30th, 1899, a ship positioned itself at the intersection of the date line and equator, such that the bow and stern occupied different seasons, hemispheres, days, years, and centuries. For the ship, Dec 31st never occurred.

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TIL that at midnight on Dec 30th, 1899, a ship positioned itself at the intersection of the date line and equator, such that the bow and stern occupied different seasons, hemispheres, days, years, and centuries. For the ship, Dec 31st

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