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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Angie Dickinson planned to be a writer, inspired by her publisher father. While a student, she worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank (now Bob Hope Airport) and in a parts factory.

A timing error of half a millisecond in either direction is enough to cause a pitcher to miss the strike zone.

Researchers at the University of Lincoln are working with WESC, one of the UK's most respected schools for visually impaired children, to create and evaluate a new visual search rehabilitation game. They believe playing the game may lead to significant recovery of sight following damage to visual centers of the brain.

Some say peanuts could be used to make dynamite.

Size seems to predict lifespan, say Santa Fe Institute researchers. A cat, 100 times more massive than a mouse, lives 1001/4, or about three times, longer.

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