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Ripley's Believe It or Not

By John Graziano
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Apr 13, 2010
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Go! Go! On Sept. 9, 2009, a tech company in Durban, South Africa, raced a carrier pigeon against an Internet transfer to deliver 4 gigabytes of data 50 miles away. The carrier pigeon's transfer time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 57 seconds, won by a longshot! For hundreds of years, Scotland's Clan MacIintyre has delivered a single snowball in the summer to Clan Campbell as part of a long-standing debt! Rochambeau A French general planned the final battle of the American Revolutionary War!
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