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Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano for September 07, 2018

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 2 years ago

    how far away from home was that submarine almost 100 years ago?

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    jasonsnakelover  over 2 years ago

    IIf they used all the blankets and hammocks, I wonder how they slept.

    Since 90% of the earth’s gravity reaches the astronauts, I wonder if that means there’s no need for artificial gravity.

    I don’t know how heavy the heaviest person in history was; but if a human weighed as much as that alligator, he wouldn’t be able to get near it. I don’t know how much Neanderthals weighed though.

    Take care and God bless.

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member over 2 years ago

    “…took her…photos with a 1,000 pound alligator.”?? Wouldn’t a CAMERA be more effective?!?

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima Premium Member over 2 years ago

    If it weren’t for gravity “reaching” the space station, it would not be in orbit.

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    Smokie  over 2 years ago

    Jana Deleon wrote a book called “Later Gator” and it is about an elderly woman in Louisiana that befriended a gator to save him from poachers. It is part of a comedy series of books that are hilarious. But this was my favorite. Picture a 10 foot gator with a pink collar and leash being walked down Main Street in a small Louisiana town. I laughed til I cried. Please look up the “Miss Fortune” series.First book is “Louisiana Longshot”.

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    russef  over 2 years ago

    Hmmm. Last I heard an aircraft with no engines running is in a stall. A stall means—aircraft stops flying. Aircrafts stops flying means aircrafts drops from sky. Maybe they set out extra wings on that sucker so it would ‘glide’.

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    Dean  over 2 years ago

    What about the Sun’s gravity?

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    WCraft Premium Member over 2 years ago

    And even though Noland had signed up for the Master’s degree program, she never showed up for the first classes…

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    finnygirl Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Speaking of alligators reminds me of a funny story. Years ago, a friend went to an alligator farm here in Colorado. They had a small alligator that visitors could hold and have a picture taken. A rude lady cut in line in front of him. Though this annoyed him, he remained a gentleman and didn’t say anything to her. As soon as the handler handed the alligator to her, it pooped all over her clothes! She got her just reward!

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    Spock  over 2 years ago

    …and yet, they feel weightless :-)

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