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Strange But True: October 31, 2019


October 31, 2019

* It was influential American theoretical physicist Richard Feynman who made the following sage observation: "It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong."

* Those who study such things say that an eagle's feathers weigh twice as much as its bones.

* You've probably read about the unprecedented casualties suffered on all sides in World War I. You probably didn't know, though, that 60,000 of those casualties were due to avalanches caused by gunfire in the Alps.

* In 1962, a group of oceanographers s...

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