Obviously, in order to answer this super-silly thought exercise, you’d have to make it a little bit more manageable to calculate. That means in this scenario, the Earth is perfectly round, has the same density all throughout, and won’t, like, scorch your bum when you fall through the core. Life Noggin explains the math behind how long it would take, giving consideration to all that gravity nonsense, and comes up with a shockingly small number.
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In New York City, if there’s one thing that signifies summer, it’s streetball. Known for its high energy and aggressive playing style, streetball is defined by Oxford dictionary as an “informal type of basketball played especially in urban areas such as parking lots, playgrounds, etc.” Some of New York City’s legendary courts, including Rucker Park and the West Fourth Street Courts, also known as “The Cage,” have been a home for aspiring NBA stars to develop their skills, with stars including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain and Kyrie Irving. In June 2016, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and other members of the U.S. Olympics men’s basketball team stopped by Rucker Park to surprise a group of young fans, prior to competing in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
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America’s largest luxury watch show is returning to the Big Apple this fall. The second edition of WatchTime New York will be held at Gotham Hall on October 14-15 (clickhere for event details and to purchase tickets) and will feature an array of luxury watch brands, from large, world-famous manufacturers to innovative independents. Among the latter is MB&F, whose horological highlights will include its most ambitious “Horlogical Machine” to date, the MB&F Horological Machine No. 6 SV.
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Looks at first like somebody threw a bunch of glowing beads on some rocks, but what you see here is actually alive.
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NBA 2K17 released its newest trailer today, previewing the game’s new features and the league’s biggest stars on their new teams.
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When it comes to creatures with keen hearing ability, sea anemones are not at the top of the list. Nonetheless, new research suggests that certain proteins that help these animals repair their feathery tentacles could also eventually be used to help repair damage to cells within a mammal’s inner ear.
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The city of Los Angeles has declared that August 24th will be “Kobe Bryant Day.” The announcement was made Monday night, and will cleverly honor both numbers (No. 8 and No. 24) worn by Bryant during his 20-year NBA career.
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