Thursday, December 10, 2015

Some facts and trivia

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The last movie ever rented at a Blockbuster was “This Is The End” at a store in Hawaii.

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Dubai 1990 and 2008

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The Fukang meteorite is a meteorite that was found in the mountains near Fukang, China in 2000. It is a pallasite—a type of stony–iron meteorite with olivine crystals. It is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old. It is also fukang impressive.
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The Gibraltar airport has a road crossing one of the runways.


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The sun and the moon appear to be the same size in the sky because of an amazing coincidence: the sun is 400 times as big as the moon but it is 400 times further away.
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War pigs were used in ancient warfare, mostly as a countermeasure against war elephants. The elephants were frightened by the squealing pigs, causing them to bolt. Sometimes the pigs were set on fire and set loose.


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