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# 1 Did You Know?
08-22-2010, 09:58 AM
Lets play a fact game

Tell each other a Fact that is TRUE!!!!!!

ok heres my fact

The speed of Light is 300,000,000 Meters/Second
Therefore
1 Light Minute = 1,800,000,000 Meters (about 1/3 Way to Mercury)
1 Light Hour = 108,000,000,000 Meters (about 1/2 Way between Jupiter and Saturn)
1 Light Day = 2,592,000,000,000 Meters (about 3.5X further out than the edge of the Kuiper belt)
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# 2
08-22-2010, 10:01 AM
Another small fact curtsy of British Comedian Alan Davis

"A Kiwi Fruit requires more than its own weight in aviation fuel to get from New Zealand to the UK"
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# 3
08-22-2010, 10:37 AM
actually its 299,792,458 metres per second.
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# 4
08-22-2010, 10:48 AM
Did you know that the tempo of a Cricket's chirping is directly proportionate to the relative temperature of the air?

Did you know that in North America there are ten different species of spiders that make noises at night often confused with other insects?
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# 5
08-22-2010, 11:22 AM
Did you know that penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater into freshwater?
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# 6
08-22-2010, 11:28 AM
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Ravenstein Did you know that penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater into freshwater?
well i didn't know that
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# 7
08-22-2010, 11:28 AM
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Captain_Revo actually its 299,792,458 metres per second.
i was rounding up. plus i was always taught it was 300,000,000m/s. even though everyone else is taught 300,000km/s or 180,000 miles/s
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# 8
08-22-2010, 11:32 AM
Did you know that the little plastic thingies on the ends of shoelaces are called aglets? They pass through the eyelets.
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# 9
08-22-2010, 11:33 AM
Did you know I was making cookies?
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# 10
08-22-2010, 11:34 AM
Sleipnir was born from Loki after he turned into a purty my little pony and did it with a stallion.
Yeah... He turned into a female horse, a mare... And his child was a 8 legged horse.

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