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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 Ewen MacDonald was hanged in 1752 but regained consciousness after being taken to the dissection theatre. When the surgeon who was meant to dissect his body discovered the supposedly dead man sitting upright on the operating table, he promptly bludgeoned MacDonald to death with a mallet.

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TIL Ewen MacDonald was hanged in 1752 but regained consciousness after being taken to the dissection theatre. When the surgeon who was meant to dissect his body discovered the supposedly dead man sitting upright on the operating table, he promptly

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TIL that the ‘heroic,’ 11-year-old girl who supposedly shot and killed a cougar stalking her younger brother last year comes from a family of convicted poachers

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TIL that the ‘heroic,’ 11-year-old girl who supposedly shot and killed a cougar stalking her younger brother last year comes from a family of convicted poachers submitted by Lee_Stanford_Stamper [link] [765 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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LPT: Although they supposedly keep snakes away, DO NOT throw moth balls under your home.

LPT: Although they supposedly keep snakes away, DO NOT throw moth balls under your home. Not too serious of a post, but my mom did this 3 weeks ago. Our two front rooms downstairs still reek of the damn things.

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TIL C-4 plastic explosive is so chemically stable it can be shot, microwaved, or even *set on fire* without exploding. Soldiers in Vietnam would sometimes use it for cooking fires, and, supposedly, would *eat* small amounts to fake illness.

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TIL C-4 plastic explosive is so chemically stable it can be shot, microwaved, or even *set on fire* without exploding. Soldiers in Vietnam would sometimes use it for cooking fires, and, supposedly, would *eat* small amounts to fake illness. submitted

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Is there a name for the very long “hook” that they (supposedly) use to “scoop” bad performers off of the stage?

Is there a name for the very long “hook” that they (supposedly) use to “scoop” bad performers off of the stage? submitted by Talvanen [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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