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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2019 11:02 am 
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6/ Do you have any gold jewelry? Look at it: Break it down into its individual atoms. Count them. Now ponder this: 3 out of every 1000 of those gold atoms may have come from that single event: 2 neutron stars merging to become a black hole.

You’re wearing exploded neutron star.

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It's kinda like when your swimming or wading in a ocean, you're actually swimming or wading in a fish toilet bowl. :eh:


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Iowanic wrote:
It's kinda like when your swimming or wading in a ocean, you're actually swimming or wading in a fish toilet bowl. :eh:


And a human toilet bowl too .... it all flows downstream into the oceans.

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The entirety of the solar system is made up of supernovae and other debris from stellar explosions.

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plants grow under the sunshine,animal eat plants, people eat meat and plants,thus people are eating the sunshine


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On the bright side, every time I breathe I take in an oxygen molecule that once belonged to Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Shostakovitch, Chopin, Saint-Seans, Charlie Parker, and other great musicians. Perhaps a bit will internalize and make me play better. :D


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Wayne you are spar parts bud.

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Wayne you are spar parts bud.


I am parts to build a ship's mast or airplane wing?

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