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Post#1081 » December 21st, 2018, 9:13 pm

A boy reading in a ruined bookshop in London, after a night of heavy bombing. October 1940


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Post#1082 » December 26th, 2018, 1:39 pm

110 years ago today, Jack Johnson became the first African-American man to win the world heavyweight title in boxing after beating Canadian defending champion Tommy Burns in the 14th round in Sydney, Australia.
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Post#1083 » December 27th, 2018, 2:24 pm

Blade Runner(1982) was set in a future 2019 Los Angeles ............


..........So ummm next week
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Post#1084 » December 28th, 2018, 4:56 am

Dendrophilia is the sexual attraction to trees.
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Post#1085 » December 28th, 2018, 1:24 pm

There will be a 'super blood wolf moon eclipse' on January 21st, 2019. The first full moon of the year will be closest to earth in its orbit, all while a lunar eclipse is happening. It will reach its peak at 12:16 am EST and will last about 3 hours and 17 minutes.
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Post#1086 » December 28th, 2018, 2:01 pm

Cats are one of the very few animal species that domesticated themselves – They started coexisting with humans because they felt like it.
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Post#1087 » December 28th, 2018, 6:24 pm

After Beethoven went deaf, he realized that he could attach a metal rod to his piano and bite down on it while he played, allowing him to hear pitch through the vibrations in his jawbone – This is called "bone conduction."
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Post#1088 » December 29th, 2018, 2:37 pm

The confetti released in Times Square on New Year's is literally made from people's wishes and dreams – All year, people add Post-Its to the visitor center wall with their wishes for the following year; which are then made into confetti and released when the ball drops.
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Post#1089 » December 30th, 2018, 2:27 pm

The cab driver in the opening credits of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is Quincy Jones.
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Post#1090 » December 30th, 2018, 2:30 pm

The man who invented the electric chair was also a dentist.
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Post#1091 » December 30th, 2018, 2:42 pm

A Georgia man was cited for a DUI at a Kroger store, where he was backing into the building with his motorized wheelchair.
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Post#1092 » December 30th, 2018, 2:44 pm

Excessive TV-watching in childhood has been linked to antisocial and even criminal behavior later in life.
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Post#1093 » December 30th, 2018, 11:17 pm

Gymnophoria is the sense that someone is mentally undressing you.
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Post#1094 » December 31st, 2018, 1:30 pm

Aaron Rodgers: $33.5M
Matt Ryan: $30M
Kirk Cousins: $28M
Jimmy Garoppolo: $27.5M
Matthew Stafford: $27M
Derek Carr: $25M

................combined for 31 wins
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Post#1095 » December 31st, 2018, 3:13 pm

Cleopatra's last name was Ptolemy and she was Greek, not Egyptian.
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