Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano for August 26, 2015


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    Bilan  over 5 years ago

    In Islamabad, the gum is given to the teacher unintentionally.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 5 years ago

    Did Haraguchi-san recite the pi digits in English (one, two, three, etc.) or in Japanese (ichi, ni, san, etc.) in those 16½ hours? How did he even take a breather?

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    therese_callahan2002  over 5 years ago

    I’ll bet he gave some of those students impromptu haircuts just to get that gum.

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    bookworm0812  over 5 years ago

    Yeah, but rare stamps can be worth a lot of money. And they’re not gross. You can’t cash in on used gum. And who knows what kind of diseases he picked up with chewed up gum from students?

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    BearsDown Premium Member over 5 years ago

    What an educator.

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  over 5 years ago

    Pi. What is it about pi that produces so many obsessed people?

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    comixbomix  over 5 years ago

    Everyone wants a piece of the pi.

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    Nighthawks Premium Member over 5 years ago

    some folks in Islamabad get a free ride out of town on a U.S military attack-helicopter

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    brooklyn51  over 5 years ago

    In Seattle there’s a wall covered with the chewed gum of past users

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 5 years ago

    Wow, that blows the European record (Daniel Tammet at 22,514 digits) away.

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    Petemejia77  over 5 years ago

    Might I say, Akira is a HANDSOME MAN.

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    tuslog64  over 5 years ago

    My sister was caught one time chewing gum:“Carol, are you chewing gum?”“(gulp) - No Ma’am!”

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    Brown Leghorn  over 5 years ago

    What about the gum placed under tables and theater seats? He could make his own tires!

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    Nicole™  Premium Member over 5 years ago

    At a middle school I used to go to on an air force base in England we had a gum tree. Literally a tree with a trunk covered in old gum from students years before me and probably years after me.

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    Tarredandfeathered  over 5 years ago

    Never mind the guy who could Recite that many digits of PI from Memory.How about the person who could Stay Awake long enough to Verify his accuracy ???.

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    spaced man spliff Premium Member over 5 years ago

    That teacher couldn’t do the gum thing in Singapore !!

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