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The tallest mountain in the world is NOT Everest if you measure from base to peak 🏔️


  • Mount Everest's peak is the highest altitude above mean sea level at 29,029 feet [8,848 meters].
  • Mount Chimborazo's peak is the furthest point on Earth from Earth's center. The summit is over 6,800 feet [2,072 meters] farther from Earth's center than Mount Everest's summit.
  • Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain from base to peak at more than 33,500 feet [10,210 meters].
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I just had to look up the shape of the earth after that depiction of the bulge looked almost comical
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Three presidents, all Founding Fathers—John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe—died on July 4. Presidents Adams and Jefferson also died the same year, 1826; President Monroe died in 1831.
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Cool. A morbid coincidence, but still cool. There's gotta be a founding father (or mom maybe?) that was born on the 4th, isn't there??
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I wouldn't bet on it
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Namecoin (not Litecoin) was the first altcoin created as such. It was announced on 2011-04-18.
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Can. 96 By baptism one is incorporated into the Church of Christ and is constituted a person in it with the duties and rights which are proper to Christians
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In the late 1800s, washing machines and butter churners were sometimes powered by dogs walking on treadmills.
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Price of the iPhone in Bitcoin Over The Years:
iPhone 4s: 162 BTC iPhone 5: 53 BTC iPhone 5s: 5 BTC iPhone 6: 1.7 BTC iPhone 6s: 2.8 BTC iPhone 7: 1.1 BTC iPhone 8: 0.19 BTC iPhone X: 0.14 BTC iPhone XS: 0.15 BTC iPhone 11: 0.068 BTC iPhone 12: 0.051 BTC iPhone 13: 0.018 BTC iPhone 14: 0.042 BTC iPhone 15: 0.031 BTC
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Everyone has what he/she believes to be right, and values most. But the truth remains the truth, regardless.
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Fun fact - The more you zap, the more you stack.⚡️
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As long as it's good content 🤠
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Bitcoin Core, the main reference client for Bitcoin benefits from the contributions of over 366 talented coders who freely contribute to its development.
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35% of American workers said they would forgo a pay raise in exchange for having their boss fired.
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There’s a group of homosapiens who behave in counter intuitive ways. They write long responses, reject fiat mentality & share freely their “secrets” to getting more zaps. They can be found on SN
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Bananas are berries, but strawberries aren't!
Sweet potatoes are not related to regular potatoes. They belong to the morning glory family, while regular potatoes belong to the nightshade family.
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Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it's 0.07.
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The band UB40 got its name from an unemployment form in England.
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...and they intentionally re-recorded the hits of their heroes (and not their own) in order for them to get some love back from the royalties. Many early artists didn't get such a great deal in the past...
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery-chwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the official name of a village in Wales.
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...and it was given the long name on purpose to get the village known.
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Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
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There was a 19th century Native American tribal chief who went under the name, "Not Able to Fornicate.".
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A biblical message was embedded in #Bitcoin 's 666,666th block, exactly 3 years ago
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It was yesterday on the 18th
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Yesterday 6 blocks were mined in under 10 min
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Do you know how it's possible?
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No, Can you please tell/Explain
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I don't know either. Just luck? If this happens often enough, the halving will come sooner 🤠
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Bitcoin’s uptime is still in the coveted “four nines” range. In other words, the network has been functional for 99.99% of the time since its creation over 13 years ago.
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The CIA reads up to 5 million tweets a day.
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The downtime that occurred in 2013 was due to a bug in the LevelDB database, which is used to store the blockchain The bug was fixed and the network has been running smoothly ever since.
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Bitcoin was used to circumvent the WikiLeaks banking blockade in 2011 This led to the creation of the Bitcoin Foundation, which was formed to promote Bitcoin and its use as a censorship-resistant currency.
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A bug led to the accidental creation of 184 billion BTC in 2010, Known as the value overflow incident, this bug led to the accidental creation of a huge number of coins in August of 2010 at block height 74638. Satoshi or another developer fixed the error within 5 hours of its occurrence by releasing a patched Bitcoin client (version 0.3.10) which ignored the excess coins. As a majority of miners and nodes accepted this new client, the error was “forked out” and erased from the blockchain.
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The word "school" comes from the ancient Greek for "free time.".
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a curious fact, ants do not sleep
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Contrary to popular belief, the majority of Bitcoin usage around 90%, is unrelated to illicit activities. The DEA has confirmed that Bitcoin is only used about 10% for criminal purposes.
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Bitcoin faucets were originally created to dispense 5 BTC per visitor an incredible amount given today’s value.
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You can no longer run Ethereum smart contracts on top of Bitcoin The Rootstock project was discontinued in 2020.
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No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses of the national anthem.
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Fact: HUT 8 Mining stock is undervalued AF.
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A woman was elected to Congress before women’s suffrage American women were given the right to vote in 1920, but Jeanette Rankin became the first woman in the U.S. federal office in 1916.
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Ice pops were invented by an 11-year-old by accident In 1905, an 11-year-old boy named Frank Epperson left soda powder and water outside overnight with its wooden stirrer still in the cup. The mixture had frozen in the chilly nighttime weather, and so the Epsicle was born. He sold the treat around his neighborhood and a nearby amusement park and even patented the recipe. Years later, he changed the name to Popsicle because that’s what his kids called their pop’s concoction.
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On the side of plastic gas and water pipes there is writing that says SDR 17.6 &/OR SDR 11
SDR = standard dimensional ratio
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“Carl Friedrich Gauss and Wilhelm Weber began to study geomagnetism in 1831: They believed that there were only two magnetic poles, one in the north and one in the south. They were able to calculate their positions by means of Gauss’ new theory of geomagnetism (1839); as sailors found out, their coordinates turned out to be nearly correct.”
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The economist Milton Friedman predicted Bitcoin The economist Milton Friedman predicted the concept of a decentralized digital currency similar to Bitcoin back in 1999.
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Bitcoin mining consumes about as much energy as a mid-size country Bitcoin mining consumes a significant amount of energy, comparable to that of a mid-size country. However, the industry is gradually transitioning to renewable energy sources.
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There are around 70 forks of Bitcoin Bitcoin has seen numerous forks, with over 70 altcoins branching off from the original.
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There are fewer bitcoins than millionaires in the world With only around 17 million bitcoins in existence, there are fewer bitcoins than millionaires worldwide. Coinmama enables individuals to join the “21 million club” by purchasing Bitcoin, a limited and valuable asset.
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The Silk Road darknet investigation, infamous for its drug trade led to the imprisonment of two former Secret Service agents involved in shutting it down.
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In fact, there is a growing movement of vegans and vegetarians in the Bitcoin space. This is due in part to the environmental impact of meat production, as well as the ethical concerns surrounding animal welfare. Bitcoiners like their stake like their money; rare!
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Satoshi Nakamoto’s disappearance is still a mystery. There are many theories about what happened to him, but no one knows for sure.
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Carnvory is no longer a fad in the Bitcoin community.
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The smallest unit of bitcoin is now called a “satoshi,” which is equal to 0.00000001 BTC. This is named after Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin.
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The maximum number of bitcoins is still 21 million, but it is now estimated that the last bitcoin will be mined in 2040, This is because the block reward for mining bitcoins is halved every 210,000 blocks, which happens roughly every four years.
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The honey badger is no longer Bitcoin’s unofficial animal mascot, In 2021, the Bitcoin community adopted the Bitcoin Zebra as its new mascot. The zebra is a symbol of strength, speed, and agility, all of which are qualities that are associated with Bitcoin.
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Really fresh :D :D :D
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