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You can see Wales from Dublin, 140 km away:



Pic- Niall O’Carrol
To be able to see something on the horizon 140km away you would need to be on about the 600th floor of a building or around 1500m above sea level. That depends on how high the thing is you are looking at of course
 

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One from Mr. Attenborough from one of his interviews:

No animal can consume knowledge, analyse and learn at the rate as a human child does between the ages 2 and 4.

The sheer computational capability is incomprehensible.
 

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Eyeballs are the only part of most animals that don't grow as the body does!
 

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Steam rollers don't roll steam.
Chewing gum is boneless.
You can't hang mince on meathooks.
And there's no "f" in eggs.

Cheers, Vann.
 

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The population of the UK could stand shoulder to shoulder on the Isle of Wight!
 

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Water is the only matter which is lighter as a solid than as a liquid, I.e.solid is less dense than the liquid.
You can't compress water into it's solid state.
Water dissolves more substances than any other liquid.
Pure water isn't conductive, water is only conductive as a solution.
 

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Apparently, 42 is the lowest number not to be mentioned in the Bible. Go on - prove me wrong! (I'm an atheist, by the way, so what do I know?)
 

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Apparently, 42 is the lowest number not to be mentioned in the Bible. Go on - prove me wrong! (I'm an atheist, by the way, so what do I know?)
That's because unlike the bible, 42 is the answer to life the universe and everything (y) (don't picnic - there's a lockdown)
 
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