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Not even a bot can stand working security.
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...so I'm supposed to find the Shadow King from inside a daiquiri?
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3VTgIPoGU

Watch a glacier calving event. Apparently the largest recorded to date.
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angel falls? always wanted to see it in person
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user wrote: [snip of Earth-Uranus t-shirt]

Simply incorrect. That "63 times/64 times" measurement is comparing volumes of those planets, not cross-sections.

"15 times/16 times" would have been more accurate.
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angel falls? always wanted to see it in person


yes, and me too, but these days I'd be afraid to go :(
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user wrote: [snip of Earth-Uranus t-shirt]

Simply incorrect. That "63 times/64 times" measurement is comparing volumes of those planets, not cross-sections.

"15 times/16 times" would have been more accurate.

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user wrote: [snip of Earth-Uranus t-shirt]

Simply incorrect. That "63 times/64 times" measurement is comparing volumes of those planets, not cross-sections.

"15 times/16 times" would have been more accurate.

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one must be accurate in matters of uranus
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oh cool, i've always been fascinated by that ship
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teach a man to fish ...

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I wouldn't want to be near one, but volcanoes are cool.
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BTW: Ed Stone here from maurvir's linked story:

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has been working on Voyager 1 and 2 for the past 45 years--so before their launches in 1977--along with other jobs (like JPL director from 1991 to 2001).
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i think the voyager program will have to rank among humanity's greatest accomplishments
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it's Veger

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Star Trek V-GER sucked.
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Metacell wrote: Star Trek V-GER sucked.


if i recall correctly it's still the most financially successful star trek movie
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