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Sir Isaac Netwotn’s three laws of motion. Three states of matter (solid, liquid, gas). We live on the third rock from the sun. Our metric system of measurement uses metre, litre, and gram. Morse code is a reliable system as the signal is made up of only three parts – a long ‘on’, the dash; a short ‘on’, the dot; and an ‘off’ signal. Do you know what SOS means in Morse code?

What Are the Three Kinds of Blood Cells?

blood cells
blood cells

Whole blood consists of 3 types of blood cells, suspended in a liquid called plasma. Blood circulates through the arteries and veins with each of the blood cell types — red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets — performing different functions throughout the body.

red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets

They are:

  1. Red Blood Cells
  2. White Blood Cells
  3. Platelets

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Olympic medals

Olympic medal compositions - 2016
Olympic medal compositions – 2016

If you’ve been watching the Olympics, you might have assumed that the medals given out are, as advertised, made of gold, silver, and bronze. Due to metal values, however, the reality is slightly more complicated. Giving out pure gold medals would be financially crippling for the International Olympic Committee, so unsurprisingly some compromises are involved. This graphic looks at the different metals used.

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Satna Records Three Digit Rains For Third Consecutive Day

8 July 2016 07:43 AM

Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh has been receiving heavy to very heavy rains during the past few days. So much so that many cities have been witnessing rainfall in three digits. Satna is one such city which has been receiving extremely heavy rain for three consecutive days.

During the last 21 hours from 8:30 am on Thursday, Satna recorded a whopping 244 mm of rain. The rainy tale doesn’t end here. While the city recorded 131 mm of rain on Tuesday, a whopping 277 mm of rainfall was observed on Wednesday.

These rains can be attributed to the weather system which has been lingering close to Madhya Pradesh for quite some time now. The system had intensified into a depression increasing the rainfall intensity over the area. Now, the weather system has weakened into a low pressure area. 

– See more at: http://www.skymetweather.com/content/weather-news-and-analysis/satna-records-three-digit-rains-for-third-consecutive-day/#sthash.vC1KpWvn.dpuf

The Minor third – a mystery revealed

The paradox of music-evoked sadness

Taruffi L, Koelsch S – Published October 20, 2014

music-evoked emotion
music-evoked emotion

Department of Educational Sciences & Psychology and Cluster of Excellence, “Languages of Emotion”, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

This study explores listeners’ experience of music-evoked sadness. Sadness is typically assumed to be undesirable and is therefore usually avoided in everyday life. Yet the question remains: Why do people seek and appreciate sadness in music? We present findings from an online survey with both Western and Eastern participants (N?=?772). The survey investigates the rewarding aspects of music-evoked sadness, as well as the relative contribution of listener characteristics and situational factors to the appreciation of sad music. The survey also examines the different principles through which sadness is evoked by music, and their interaction with personality traits.

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Elon Musk: get to Mars before World War Three

Mars
Mars

Elon Musk: Get To Mars Before World War Three
12:08, UK, Monday 14 December 2015

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says mankind needs to send a crewed mission to Mars before a disaster like World War Three makes it impossible.

The entrepreneur fears that a war could set back space exploration and other technological advancements.

SpaceX was the first private company to resupply the International Space Station, and now has its eyes set on carrying humans to the red planet.

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Can snails sleep for 3 years?

snail
snail

Snail can sleep for 3 years.The reason snails sleep are they alike many other animals hibernate. Hibernation means that snails sleep when weather becomes excessively cold; it is a necessary for the survival of snails.

It is also been known some species of desert snails can do this for years before actually dying.Snails common diet are plants and other vegetation. Snails will bury themselves in the ground and close their shells off with their own slime. You can find them eating live plants, dying plants, rotting plants, fruits, and algae. A snail has a radula located inside its mouth to assist in the grinding of its food.

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