May 6, 2021

Random Thursday

I'm finding it harder every week how to introduce us back to Shane Carley's True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t! It's hard trying to cycle back in a way that's entertaining. Lol.

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Astronauts grow plants in space and one in particular, Don Pettit, found that his dirty underwear helped plants grow too!

Oh that's just weird!

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Metal can fuse together in space, it's called "cold welding" and it's actually done in some processes on Earth too. Though, when in space, it's important to keep pieces of the same type of metal apart.

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The Ardbeg Distillery has aged whiskey in space and naturally, was named Supernova!

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Neutron starts are one of the most densest objects in the universe and they can spin over 700 times per second. A lot of force is generated by their rapid movements.

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Did you know that Russian cosmonauts used to carry weapons when they went into space in case they landed in the wilderness? They'd carry knives, machetes and even guns to protect themselves from terrestrial wildlife!

Dude. That's insanely brilliant!

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