How a 14-inch Hole Created a 1,300 Foot Deep Saltwater Lake
Lake ... one, approximately 1,300 foot-deep in a good sized portion of it. Amazingly, there were no deaths or serious human injuries as a result of the disaster, though the ecosystem of the lake was forever changed. Further, three dogs died in the event ...
How to Convert Elliptical Strides to Miles
Elliptical trainers ... Measure the distance, in inches, from the toe of the front pedal to the heel of the back pedal. Divide 63,360 by the stride length. This will tell you how many strides are in one mile. There are 63,360 inches in 1 mile.
10 Brainteasers To Test Your Mental Sharpness
1. Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name? 2. A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches ... many ways as we move through the world. But the brain ...
How Many Miles Do I Need to Murder the Head of the Airline?
Hostels with a one-inch ... flier miles in my hot little hand. If there were an airline equivalent of a bar, I’d be flush: “Hey, Big Boy,” I’d say, sidling up to some hot, age-appropriate traveler. “Can I buy you a few inches of extra leg room?”
How to Fall 35,000 Feet--And Survive
There’s cold air rushing everywhere, and sound. Intense, horrible sound. Where am I?, you think. Where’s the plane? You’re 6 miles ... feet—fell for 50 seconds before recovering his gear. A safer way to practice your technique would be at one ...