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Competitive cyclists shave their legs for aerodynamic reasons, which was discovered by engineer Marc Cote after he built a wind tunnel specifically for cyclists. Research showed that shaving could save 70 seconds over a 40-mile time trial.
It takes 55 times more energy to go to the Sun direction than it does to go to Mars.
Electrons in a copper wire do not travel at the speed of electricity. Not even close.
If you shuffle a deck of cards, it’s most probable that order of cards has never been shuffled in the whole of human history
Neutrinos, subatomic particles created in the sun, are so neutral and small and that a wall of lead a light-year thick has 50/50 chance of stopping one. About 100 trillion of them pass through your body every second
The moon and the sun are exactly the same size as seen from Earth
Why does each flower have a unique scent?
The Pauli effect is a term referring to the apparently mysterious, anecdotal failure of technical equipment in the presence of Austrian theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli. The term was coined using his name after numerous instances in which demonstrations involving equipment suffered technical problems only when he was present.
Et cetera: is a Latin expression that means "and other things", or "and so forth". Et means "and"; cētera means "the rest".
Giant anteaters do not produce any stomach acid
Why some people get "skin orgasms" from listening to music
GPS Satellites works as radio transmiters
Beer: Ales vs Lagers
At the equator, the circumference of the Earth is 40,070 kilometers, and the day is 24 hours long so the speed is 1670 kilometers/hour (1037 miles/hr).
Ice finger of death
Flying to the East takes longer than to the West
Why IV medicine tastes?
Low-background steel is any steel produced prior to the detonation of the first atomic bombs in the 1940s and 1950s. It is so called because it does not suffer from such nuclear contamination and is used in devices that require the highest sensitivity for detecting radionuclides.
Why do all old statues have such small penises?
Turkey is a transcontinental Eurasian country. Asian Turkey, which includes 97 percent of the country, is separated from European Turkey by the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles. European Turkey comprises 3 percent of the country.
Chinese New Year
MacOS: Stationary Pad