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Tuesday Turnip

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In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with this feature, the _floss is not responsible for accuracy. If you know one of the below statements/links to be untrue, by all means, let the world know in the comments below.

Today I typed "travels at a rate of" into Google, unearthing the following:

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On average, a bumblebee travels at a rate of 3 meters per second, beating its wings 130 times per second.

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Picture 3The times to take the travel trams to the observation deck way to the top of the arch, is about 4 minutes. The tram travels at a rate of 240 feet per minute, and the number of steps you can take in each way by the stairs are 1,076 steps. Only the stairs can be used for emergencies or maintenance. The Gateway Arch was authorized on May 17, 1954.

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Picture 4Lightning travels at a rate of 60,000 miles a second.

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Picture 5The average thunderstorm travels at a rate of 25 miles per hour. Once the leading edge of a thunderstorm approaches to within 10 miles, you are at immediate risk due to the possibility of lightning strokes coming from overhanging anvil clouds. Because of this, many lightning deaths and injuries occur with clear skies directly overhead.On average, thunder can only be heard over a distance of three to four miles, depending on humidity, terrain, and other factors.

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Picture 6Conventional bottom-finding sonar uses a transducer to send ultrasonic sound waves, or pings, down through water. The pings bounce off the bottom, and objects such as fish, and are received back by the same transducer. A sonar ping travels at a rate of approximately four thousand eight hundred feet per second.

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Picture 7Light travels at a rate of 186,282 miles per second (299,792 km/sec), which translates to about 5,870,000,000,000 miles (9,460,000,000,000 km) in a year.

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Picture 8Speed of Sound: Sound travels at a rate of 761 miles per hour, or 1100 feet per second, or 1225 kilometers per hour. Sonic Boom: The sound that is created when an object travels faster than the speed of sound.

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Picture 10Since the sun is so much larger than the earth, a spot on the equator travels at a rate of more than a mile a second.

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Tuesday Turnip
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In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages 'turn-up.' As always with this feature, the _floss is not responsible for accuracy. If you know one of the below statements/links to be untrue, by all means, let the world know in the comments below.

Today, I typed in "the most points ever scored" unearthing the following:

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What is the most points ever scored in a single NFL game? The most points in an NFL game is 72 by the Washington Redskins against the New York Giants on November 27, 1966.

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What is the most points ever scored in a MLB baseball game? The highest scoring baseball game was played between Chicago and Philadelphia on August 25, 1922. The final score was Chicago 26 and Philadelphia 23.

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What is the most points ever scored by one person in an NFL football game? Ernie Nevers of the Chicago Cardinals holds the single-game scoring record with 40 points scored in a Nov. 28, 1929, game against the Chicago Bears. Nevers scored six touchdowns and added four extra points in the game.

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What is the most points ever scored in an nba game? In Dec 13 1983, The Detroit - Denver match scored 186-184. It's by far the most points ever scored!

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what is the most points ever scored in a nba game? (single player) Wilt Chamberlain holds the record for most points scored in an NBA game, with 100!

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What NHL team has scored the most points in a game? The most goals scored by one team in an NHL game was 16. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Quebec Bulldogs 16-3 on March 3, 1920.

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Jim Bottomley set the Major League record for RBIs in a single game, with 12, on September 16, 1924 (since tied by Mark Whiten).

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Tuesday Turnip
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In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages 'turn-up.' As always with this feature, the _floss is not responsible for accuracy. If you know one of the below statements/links to be untrue, by all means, let the world know in the comments below.

Keeping with the theme of my post yesterday about the most expensive wines ever sold, today I typed in "the most expensive in the world" unearthing the following:

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They are luxurious, they are trustworthy, they are fast and they are also the most expensive in the world...

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Visitors to New York may gasp that locals frequently pay $20 for a single cocktail. But the Big Apple turns out to be cheaper than 26 other world cities. If you really want to feel sticker shock, try relocating to Luanda, Angola. The oil-rich capital city is the most expensive in the world for expatriates, a study released Tuesday shows.

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Avatar ticket prices will go up next week in China because the demand is so great, which means the ticket prices for the movie in IMAX-3D will be the highest in the world!

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A rare book by America's most famous bird artist, John James Audubon, billed as the most expensive in the world, is going under the hammer...

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We know that getting a good night’s rest is extremely important, so why worry with sleepless nights when you can always sink your head down onto a soft pillow and mattress? You can do so with what is deemed to be the most expensive bed in the world, thanks to Parnian Furniture from Arizona.

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Sold in the British capital London apartment believed to be the most expensive in the world worth 140 million pounds sterling

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The US College system is the most expensive in the world and not always the best concerning quality.

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