Fun Fact of the Day

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More than two thousand years ago, the Babylonians were able to calculate that there were 38 possible eclipses or syzygys within a period of 223 months: that is, about 18 years. This period of 223 months is called a Saros cycle by modern astronomers, and a sequence of eclipses separated by a Saros cycle constitutes a Saros series.

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The looks you get some days..

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A very vocal and liberal friend of mine, who happens to be a staunch Bernie supporter and worked for the local Democrat party as a volunteer, wanted to drag me into a conversation about the Confederate statues.

She prefaced it by saying, “You’re a Republican and a conservative, which is almost alt-right. Do you think we should keep those racists monuments to slavery?” Continue reading