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Useless Facts - Vol 1

Useless Facts - Vol 1

Look intelligent by remembering facts, and even more intelligent by explaining them. So why does the Earth weigh 100,000 tons more today than it did a year ago? Putting satellites into orbit does lighten the Earth, but meteorites easily outweigh what man puts into space and are the source of Earth's new weight. 100,000 tons sounds a lot but there's no need to worry about obesity - it is estimated that it will take 280 billion years for the Earth to gain 1% mass.

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Guest: Doug (3821 days ago)
Latest comment: Fact: The background music that people use for this type of video is getting worse and worse every day
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Latest comment: Fact: The background music that people use for this type of video is getting worse and worse every day
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Guest: picky (3822 days ago)
Shouldn't the first fact read, 'than it did a year ago' and not 'then it did a year ago' Sorry I refuse to believe facts written by people that have such a slim grasp of English.
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Shouldn't the first fact read, 'than it did a year ago' and not 'then it did a year ago' Sorry I refuse to believe facts written by people that have such a slim grasp of English.
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Guest: mtoz (3822 days ago)
It's a mistake which is becoming more prevalent amongst stupid people.
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It's a mistake which is becoming more prevalent amongst stupid people.
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slicksps slicksps (3822 days ago)
You mean Americans?
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You mean Americans?
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Guest: slicksps (3822 days ago)
Sorry. I meant English.
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Sorry. I meant English.
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Guest: Goz (3822 days ago)
in fact the earth is moving way much faster...
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in fact the earth is moving way much faster...
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Guest: (3822 days ago)
All speed is relative
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All speed is relative
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Guest: sciencefail (3821 days ago)
no, that's how fast it moves through the aether.
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no, that's how fast it moves through the aether.
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