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April 11, 1985

On April 11, 1985, at the Mount Haleakala Observatory of the University of Hawaii, scientist of the non-mad variety measured the distance between the earth and the moon to within one inch. They did use powerful lasers, which weren’t attached to the heads of fricking sharks, that were aimed at and struck mirrored reflectors placed … Continue reading

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March 1, 1879

On March 1, 1879, the Library of Hawaii was founded and began providing books to the citizens of the islands. It was also on this date that the library at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama (later to be renamed Alabama Polytechnic Institute and even much later to be renamed Auburn) burned to the … Continue reading

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