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On 1/31/2017 at 10:35 PM, walnutcowboy said:

 Just like a liberal, only allowing one view !

Please feel free to post your comment/view, but don't try to stop me from mine

The topic is Amusing Factoids. Here's an amusing factoid for you.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4165902/Trumpocalypse-preppers-buy-underground-shelters-Texas.html

People on all sides of the political spectrum are gearing up for an impending apocalypse, if a Texas bunker manufacturer is to be believed.

Following the election of Donald Trump, the Doomsday Clock reached two-and-a-half minutes to midnight - the closest to an apocalypse since 1953.

And Rising S Company in Murchison, 75 miles southeast of Dallas, is offering willing and able patrons livable underground bunkers.

 

The company offers shelters from a 96-square-foot abode for two to the aptly named 'Aristocrat' which can sleep 44 people and includes 10 individual master bedrooms.
 

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In mainland USA, you are never more than 115 miles from a McDonald's.

There are only 5,600 hospitals in the USA, but there are over 14,000 McDonald's.

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That translates into approximately 1 McDonalds for every 22,000 Americans. In Canada, we have approximately 1 Tim Hortons for every 8,000 people. I guess we're pretty fond of our donuts and double doubles here! :) (For those not fluent in Canuckian, a double double is a coffee or tea with two cream two sugar). 

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India just launched a record-breaking 104 satellites into space from one rocket

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/india-just-launched-a-record-breaking-104-satellites-into-space-from-one-rocket/2017/02/15/e705626c-64ff-4b46-a05a-655cfd3cdb7c_story.html

“This is a great moment for each and every one of us. Today we have created history,” said the project’s manager, B. Jayakumar afterward. The total number of satellites far outstripped the previous record — 37 simultaneously sent into space by Russia in 2014.

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In the puppet series Thunderbirds, Jeff Tracy's 5 sons, who pilot the Thunderbird vehicles, are named after real life astronauts.

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North Korea holds elections every five years and voting is mandatory, but only one candidate’s name is on the ballot.

Citizens are only allowed to vote "yes" or "no" and nearly 100 percent of eligible citizens vote. Abstaining or voting "no" can be seen as an act of treason.

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On 2/13/2017 at 12:27 PM, Stephen Hawking said:

In mainland USA, you are never more than 115 miles from a McDonald's.

There are only 5,600 hospitals in the USA, but there are over 14,000 McDonald's.

 Then why do the lines at McDonald's often take longer than those at the ER rooms at the local hospitals ???

I'll grant you that after you have waited in line it takes loner to SEE the Doctor, but it's still longer to get your food. 

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2 hours ago, walnutcowboy said:

 Then why do the lines at McDonald's often take longer than those at the ER rooms at the local hospitals ???

Probably because there are far more staff in the hospitals, then staff in the Mcdonalds.

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1 hour ago, Stephen Hawking said:

Probably because there are far more staff in the hospitals, then staff in the Mcdonalds.

 I'm just glad they don't make as many mistakes in the hospitals as McDonalds does with my food orders.

 One of the ways "they" dehydrate those little onion bits like on Big Macs is to use the water from hot springs. Then "they rehydrate them later. We have a dehydrating plant on the way to Reno. You can smell the onions miles away.

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Star Trek's Engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scot, James Doohan, was a Lieutenant in the Canadian Army, and led a unit of men storming Juno beach, on D-Day.

He was wounded by "friendly fire", and lost part of the middle finger of his right hand.

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