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'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Nov 27th, 2012 at 12:09:01 PM EST
We know a song about that, don't we

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Nov 27th, 2012 at 12:45:44 PM EST
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Isn't that planet also rotating? At around 1000 MPH at the equator, or maybe 500 km/h at European latitudes?

Handily, the Imperial System shows the Earth's circumference at about 24,000 miles, which nicely matches up with 24 hours. Take that, SI enthusiasts!

So in the 5 seconds it took to read that posting, we moved an additional, well, uh, the math... 3600 seconds per hour, five seconds, 500 divided by something times something is about three quarters of another km added onto that 3000...oh well never mind then...

by asdf on Tue Nov 27th, 2012 at 02:09:03 PM EST
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relative to ?  as most everything in the universe is moving...
by stevesim on Tue Nov 27th, 2012 at 02:46:26 PM EST
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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Nov 27th, 2012 at 04:58:51 PM EST
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