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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 "the fastest" into Google, unearthing the following:

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15 U.S. states with the fastest broadband Internet speeds: Delaware residents now enjoy the nation's fastest broadband at 9.9 Mbs, nearly twice the national average -- and up more than 5 Mpbs since 2007. At the lower end of the speed range, sparsely inhabited states such as Idaho, Alaska and Montana were well below the national average, clocking in around 2.5 Mbps. Average speed for the nation -- about 5 megabits per second. That's a quarter of South Korea's 20.4 Mbps, and about a third of Japan's 15.8 Mbps.

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Picture 3The Fastest Solar Car on the Planet: In the most recent World Solar Challenge, a Japanese team upset the former 4-time Dutch champs to win the 1,864-mile solar car race across Australia.The Tokai Challenger completed the journey in 29 hours and 49 minutes despite a flat tire — that's an average speed of about 63mph.

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Picture 4At the Beijing Olympics,[Usain Bolt] became the first man to run the 100 meter dash in under 9.7 seconds.

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Picture 5New Orleans: Fastest growing city in the U.S. Annual census report highlights Big Easy's big charge back since Katrina. Small cities in Texas, North Carolina and Arizona are right behind it.

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Picture 7According to a Nielsen report this week, Microsoft's new Bing search engine is growing faster than any of its search competitors in the top 10.

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Picture 9Speed of the Fastest Tennis Ball Big Bill Tilden, in 1931, was credited with 163.3 mph 262.8 km/h. Lester Stoefen, American also, was credited with 131 mph 211 km/h in the 1930s. In the post-war game Jack Kramer was accorded 110 mph 177 km/h and Richard Gonzales 112 mph 180 km/h.

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Picture 10The fastest human powered bike world record was set in Oct, 2002 at 81 mph ( 130km/h) by Sam Whittingham from Canada.

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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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