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YSK that Mbps stands for "Megabits" per second instead of MegaBytes per second.

YSK that Mbps stands for "Megabits" per second instead of MegaBytes per second. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Many casual internet users consider 25 mbps to very fast when in reality it is only about 3.25 MB/s. Knowing this is extremely important

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TIL in the alternate ending of The Lion King, Scar defeats Simba by throwing him off Pride Rock to his apparent death. A fire then consumes Scar who stands there, laughing manically, while he burns to death. It was deemed “too dark” for a Disney film.

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TIL in the alternate ending of The Lion King, Scar defeats Simba by throwing him off Pride Rock to his apparent death. A fire then consumes Scar who stands there, laughing manically, while he burns to death. It was deemed

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Why do fans have to give the football back if it goes into the stands at an NFL game, but at baseball and hockey games you can keep the ball/puck?

Why do fans have to give the football back if it goes into the stands at an NFL game, but at baseball and hockey games you can keep the ball/puck? submitted by anthonyang24 [link] [12 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

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What are these stands with glass on them?

What are these stands with glass on them? http://i.imgur.com/ijhpMEE.jpg I have seen them before on political events and I thought it's a bulletproof glass. It might sound stupid but I thought they were tactically positioned against tall buildings in case

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TIL 70 years ago today, the Polish attacked the Nazis to liberate their capital. During the 9 week rebellion that followed, more than 200,000 died, mostly civilians. Now, every August first, the entire city of Warsaw stands still for a full minute to commemorate their fallen.

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TIL 70 years ago today, the Polish attacked the Nazis to liberate their capital. During the 9 week rebellion that followed, more than 200,000 died, mostly civilians. Now, every August first, the entire city of Warsaw stands still for a

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YSK that to avoid Google country specific redirection just type www.google.com/ncr, where NCR stands for No Country Redirect

YSK that to avoid Google country specific redirection just type www.google.com/ncr, where NCR stands for No Country Redirect submitted by articposts [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know

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LPT: When picking out a suitcase, pick out one that stands out (bright colors, ugly looking, etc.) so that it won’t be taken at baggage claim on accident or so you can easily spot it.

LPT: When picking out a suitcase, pick out one that stands out (bright colors, ugly looking, etc.) so that it won’t be taken at baggage claim on accident or so you can easily spot it. submitted by cjog210 [link] [6

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In pictures of cities after a war, why do the interiors of the building collapse while the exterior still stands?

In pictures of cities after a war, why do the interiors of the building collapse while the exterior still stands? e.g. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Richmond_va_1865_cropped_8x5.jpg submitted by usma_2018 [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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LPT: You don’t need jack stands to rotate your tires. Use the spare, and rotate it back in the trunk when done.

LPT: You don’t need jack stands to rotate your tires. Use the spare, and rotate it back in the trunk when done. Takes a little longer this way granted, and a little more jacking but it's a DIY with no

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TIL Ed McGivern was able to fire five shots at five yards into a silver dollar in 45/100ths of a second, shoot six hand-thrown clays, shoot a dime on the fly and that his Guinness world record for “The greatest rapid-fire feat” still stands (1932).

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TIL Ed McGivern was able to fire five shots at five yards into a silver dollar in 45/100ths of a second, shoot six hand-thrown clays, shoot a dime on the fly and that his Guinness world record for “The greatest

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