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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 When larger Kangaroos are chased they will often lead their pursuer to water, then once standing submerged to the chest, the kangaroo will attempt to drown the attacker.

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TIL When larger Kangaroos are chased they will often lead their pursuer to water, then once standing submerged to the chest, the kangaroo will attempt to drown the attacker. submitted by Lamplighter616 [link] [690 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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YSK that in most major U.S. cities, it is common courtesy to use the right-hand side of an escalator for standing and the left-hand side for walking.

YSK that in most major U.S. cities, it is common courtesy to use the right-hand side of an escalator for standing and the left-hand side for walking. This is less of a fact and more of a common courtesy that

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TIL Snackman, the guy who stopped a subway fight by standing between two combatants and calmly ate chips, was inundated with marriage proposals and date requests after video of the brawl went viral.

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TIL Snackman, the guy who stopped a subway fight by standing between two combatants and calmly ate chips, was inundated with marriage proposals and date requests after video of the brawl went viral. submitted by coolidge_ [link] [862 comments] Source:

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YSK that Uncooked rice can contain spores of Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. When the rice is cooked, the spores can survive. If the rice is left standing at room temperature, the spores can grow into bacteria.

YSK that Uncooked rice can contain spores of Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. When the rice is cooked, the spores can survive. If the rice is left standing at room temperature, the spores can grow into

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If I was standing on Pluto, how big would it’s moons be in the sky?

If I was standing on Pluto, how big would it’s moons be in the sky? submitted by Scoobies [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in stressful situations.

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TIL Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in stressful

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Standing on the beach, how far and fast inland would you have to run/drive to escape a major tsunami (e.g. 2011 Japan, 2004 Indian Ocean)?

Standing on the beach, how far and fast inland would you have to run/drive to escape a major tsunami (e.g. 2011 Japan, 2004 Indian Ocean)? I'm sure answers would vary greatly depending on location and size of tsunami, but specifically:

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If I was standing in a flat field with no obstructions, how far away could I see with my naked eye?

If I was standing in a flat field with no obstructions, how far away could I see with my naked eye? submitted by 166res1cue [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL of an amateur bowler who almost killed himself trying to bowl the perfect match – 36 straight strikes. He grew increasingly dizzy and sweaty but got 35. In the final frame, he left the last pin standing. A doctor said he had bowled through a stroke and required heart surgery.

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TIL of an amateur bowler who almost killed himself trying to bowl the perfect match – 36 straight strikes. He grew increasingly dizzy and sweaty but got 35. In the final frame, he left the last pin standing. A doctor

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