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More animals! And more NYC underground public transportation stuff!

Why do those two subjects go together? From 538 Significant Digits: 29 animal-related incidents The New York City subway system has become notorious in recent years for its delays. Last year, 268 trains were delayed by 29 incidents involving animals. … Continue reading

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Two more exciting big animal items

From 538 Significant Digits: More than 100 years ago For the first time in more than a century, a photograph has been taken of a wild African black leopard, this one by a camera trap in Kenya. Black leopards are … Continue reading

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Black and white and blackface

From 538 Significant Digits: 53 percent of Americans In a survey conducted almost entirely before the scandals involving high-profile Virginia politicians, 53 percent of Americans think it is “never” or “rarely” acceptable for a white person to use blackface as … Continue reading

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