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Hugh
Motorbikes, Saints RLFC, Avro Lancaster, reading, retired, walking and in case I haven't mentioned them, Motorbikes.
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Domenico Calia 13h
The dynamics of motion impose certain tendencies on all dogs. When they move from a walk to a trot the sequence of their feet changes. When walking three feet are on the ground supporting the dog as one foot moves forward. This is seen as the sequential movement of the legs.
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Universal Curiosity Feb 15
How to play soccer on International Space Station.
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Quite Interesting Facts 16h
In Japan, Valentine's Day is generally celebrated by women giving men chocolate and gifts. 14 March is White Day, when men "answer" this and give the women in their lives jewelry and chocolate. (Image: mersy.)
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Quite Interesting Facts 18h
The city of Lakeland, Florida has recently been forced to close one of its public parks due to a snake orgy.
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Quite Interesting Facts 23h
Paprika comes from dried and ground up red peppers.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 15
There is a distinct difference between having an open mind and having a hole in your head from which your brain leaks out. JAMES RANDI.
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Wonder of Science Feb 15
The awesome power and stunning beauty of a humpback whale breaching seen up close. Credit: Beau Pilgrim
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 15
Nightmares may have evolved to help us survive by making us anxious about potential dangers.
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chrislintott Feb 14
Amazing images from of what's been happening with Betelgeux, the bright star in Orion that's faded recently. Looks asymmetric to me...fascinating.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 14
Traditional names for the puffin include: Coulterneb, Gulden-head, Bottle-nose, Helegug, Mullet, Barbalot and Pope.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 14
One possible origin of the name ‘Britain’ is the Celtic term ‘Pritanī’ meaning ‘land of the tattooed folk.’
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Hugh Feb 14
Replying to @ridekriega
Can I ask. The OS-Base, can you attach the US drypacks to them? Thank you.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
Baby otters can’t swim, so the mother keeps her young on her belly until she needs to go and hunt - and then wraps it in weeds. (Pic: Mike Baird)
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
Many cookbooks sold in Colorado give different instructions for baking at altitude.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
The town of Dinosaur, Colorado contains numerous road names named after dinosaurs, including Camptosaurus Crescent, Triceratops Terrace and Brontosaurus Boulevard.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
Phrase of the Day: KITTEN HUNTING - early 20th century word for stealing pint pots from pubs.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
There is a theory that the Persians were able to invade Egypt in part by having soldiers bring cats to the battlefield. The Egyptians chose to flee rather than harm the animals.
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 13
Harvard and Yale scientists suppressed genes for beak development in a chicken embryo to find out what bird ancestors look like. The embryo developed the face of a dinosaur.
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Carl Zimmer Feb 12
New column: More and more shadows of our ancestors out there...First the “ghost moderns.” Now meet the “ghost archaics.”
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Quite Interesting Facts Feb 12
Technically speaking, the fear of spiders is called ‘araneophobia’. Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders as well as scorpions, mites, ticks, and other arachnids.
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