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Old 11-13-2006, 04:00 PM   #1
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trivia 11/13

> trivia 11/13
> Did you know...
> LARGEST EMPIRE IN ALL OF HUMAN HISTORY: THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE 19TH
> CENTURY.
>
> 1. What is the only country on earth without some sort of functioning
> government?
> 2. Who carries the nick-name, "the Godfather of Soul"?
> 3. What singing group had Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield as members?
> 4. what is the oldest continuously operating brewery in the USA?
> 5. what was Ed Norton's occupation in the "Honeymooners" TV series?
> 6. what was the first Lennon / McCartney song to hit Billboard's USA top 100 Chart?
> 7. What was the name of the super-computer in the TV series "Quantum Leap"?
> 8. Who was "Lady Day"?
>
> TRUTH OR CRAP ?
> Once detonated, a thermonuclear fusion bomb takes about three seconds to
> explode.
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> 1. SOMALIA
> 2. JAMES BROWN
> 3. THE IMPRESSIONS
> 4. Yuengling, since 1829
> 5. SEWER WORKER
> 6. "from me to you"
> 7. ziggy
> 8. BILLIE HOLIDAY
>
> CRAP !!
> It takes only 600 billionths of a second for the ten main postdetonation
> steps to take place.
> these include implosion of the fission bomb; release of radiation, heat and
> neutrons from the fissioning rod; and fission in the U-238 pieces from the
> bomb's tamper and shield.
> The resulting explosion is equivalent to 700 "little boys", the type of bomb
> dropped on Hiroshima.

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