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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:14 am

I learnt how to land a 737... GAAAAAAH!!!

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Post by The Amazing Tazy Ten » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:29 am

I've learned that if for some reason I ever want to play Chain of Memories again I'm better off playing the 3d remake because it's has less cheap bosses in it.

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Post by Shane » Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:59 pm

By 2007, there were 300 exabytes of data on Earth from the prior 7000 years. By 2013, that number quadrupled.
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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:52 am

I learnt that marsupial-drop-lions (supposedly extinct) is a thing in Aussieland... and here I thought reports of big cats wandering around down south was just a yarn!! :D
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Post by Valigarmander » Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:25 am

Tarsiers have the largest eyes of any mammal relative to its body size. Each eyeball is bigger than its brain.

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Post by Valigarmander » Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:03 pm

The U.S. and Canada share the longest undefended border in the world.

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Post by Shane » Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:47 pm

That makes sense. Canada is our greatest ally. We like them. And could crush them overnight if necessary.
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Post by Valigarmander » Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:12 pm

The assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan occurred 69 days into his first term. For some reason I imagined it happening a lot later.

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Post by Valigarmander » Sat Feb 20, 2016 3:57 am

"Time" is the most common noun in the English language. "Good" is the most common adjective.

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Post by Valigarmander » Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:22 pm

Chinese writing is the oldest continuously-used writing system in the world.

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Post by Deku Tree » Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:58 pm

Looked up the difference between evident and apparent.

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Post by LOOT » Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:04 pm

Bayard Rustin was Martin Luther King Jr's right hand man and is seen in many photos with King. He was also openly gay so little wonder history hasn't remembered him as kindly.

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Post by The Amazing Tazy Ten » Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:44 pm

There's no PS4 Amplitude soundtrack out yet and I'm mad about it.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:32 pm

[QUOTE="Deku Tree, post: 1587269, member: 18320"]Looked up the difference between evident and apparent.[/QUOTE]

Is the difference obvious?

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:18 pm

In their frantic correspondence to each other in the summer of 1914 attempting to prevent war from breaking out, cousins Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia cordially signed their telegrams "Willy" and "Nicky."

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Post by Shane » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:53 am

The Emu War pitted Australian soldiers against emus. Australia lost.
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Post by Valigarmander » Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:02 pm

Kaiser Wilhelm II was Queen Victoria's first grandchild.

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Post by Valigarmander » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:50 pm

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Sergeant Stubby, who served in the U.S. Army during World War I, was the most decorated war dog in history.

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Post by Valigarmander » Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:14 am

The pharmaceutical company Bayer (of aspirin fame) produced chlorine gas for use in battle by Germany during WWI.

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Post by Valigarmander » Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:03 am

"Hybris" is another way of saying "hubris."

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