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Hippos, hippos everywhere

From 538 Significant Digits: 50 or more hippos No one seems to know what to do with Pablo Escobar’s hippos. What began as a menagerie of four in the Colombia estate of the brutal drug lord has swelled to a … Continue reading

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Search the heavens! But first you have to search 1.6 petabytes

From 538 Significant Digits: 1.6 petabytes The Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, a telescope in Maui, has released to the public 1.6 petabytes of data, an amount equal to half a million HD movies, captured with its 1.4-billion-pixel … Continue reading

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Another piece of intriguing animal news?

Or maybe more mystifying than intriguing. In the sense of: how does anyone come into any contact with a hedgehog, never mind with lips? From 538 Significant Digits: 11 infected Don’t kiss your hedgehog, says the Centers for Disease Control. … Continue reading

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