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14-04-2019, 14:08   #706
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Hummingbirds can’t walk

After fouriers post above, the simplicity of that actually made me lol.
Yeah I thought that the contrast might be a bit stark alright.
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14-04-2019, 14:37   #707
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"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends with the letters 'MT'.




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What about I amn't?
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That's NT, not MT!

(Or even n't)
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An estimated 35 million people in China live in caves, more than the population of Australia

CHINA’S RAILWAY LINES ARE SO EXTENSIVE AND LONG THAT THEY COULD LOOP AROUND EARTH TWICE

There are 37 cities in China bigger than Chicago
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The guy in the white suit next to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot is still alive. He also survived Pearl Harbour.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Leavelle
DJ legend John Peel also had an amazing connection to this story:

http://liberalengland.blogspot.com/2...oswald-in.html

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"It's a story that I've told so often that you get to the point where you don't really believe it yourself, it just seems so unlikely.
"But then in one of the bits of film of that press conference, we were all standing in this room and they had the identification parade in the basement of this building and they said - Henry Wade said - that this is the man that's been charged in the assassination of President Kennedy, and they brought in Lee Harvey Oswald. And he stood there looking slightly puzzled and alarmed for a while, and then was taken away again.
"In one of the films of this, which they showed on British television, they showed that Jack Ruby was in the room as well - which I didn't know he was until I saw this film they sort-of panned across the room and in the last few frames you can see me and my friend Bob standing there looking like tourists."
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14-04-2019, 16:33   #711
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That's NT, not MT!

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Oops!
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The best bet is to take a leaf from the quantum world; that is one's intelligence can only be ascribed a value if it is observed and even then it can only be pinned down in one specific way, therefore like the building blocks of reality, it's best to keep the buggers guessing by saying nothing.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt. 
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Jadayupara, the largest avian sculpture in the world

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And still on the topic of the black hole...

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In the Ancient Egyptian religion anal sex prevented the recieving partner from performing magic on the giver. This even works between Gods and mortals. The Coffin texts (2130–1938 BC) has the soul of a normal man claim he is immune to the power of the god of creation Atum's magics. In his own words:

"Atum has no power over me, because I copulated between his buttocks"

Coffin Text 258d
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An estimated 35 million people in China live in caves, more than the population of Australia

CHINA’S RAILWAY LINES ARE SO EXTENSIVE AND LONG THAT THEY COULD LOOP AROUND EARTH TWICE

There are 37 cities in China bigger than Chicago
In some small mining towns in Aus practially everyone lives below the ground, it's so darn hot (Coober Pedy).

China outbuilt the US in terms of 200+meter skyscrapers by a ratio of about 7:1 (x13 higher for sub 200m).

In 2018 they built more skyscrapers (x88) than any other country, for the 23rd year in a row.

By 2060 their GDP will be about the same as the EU & US (combined), India won't be far behind.

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So Quantum Mechanics is basically a theory for betting on and managing your knowledge about the Energy, Positions, Momenta and other physical properties of subatomic systems even basic ones like being a particle or a wave. It's a bit different from the normal rules of betting because none of these properties are natural to subatomic systems, we and other large objects create them/cause subatomic systems to develop them when we check for them. Unfortunately their real/natural properties are not susceptible to mathematical comprehension or description and thus may remain outside of scientific understanding. The End.
So back to that cat in the box that time.

Did he survive?
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They'll have to check, give them a chance.
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Arctic and Antarctic trace their names to the meanings of "bears" and "opposite of bears."
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A very interesting story

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/300_million_yen_robbery

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