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There Are 43 Quintillion Ways to Arrange a Standard Rubik’s Cube

If you had one cube for every possible arrangement you could cover the earth 275 cubes deep. If you could rearrange the sickers (since the centers are fixed) it would be 12 times as deep.

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Origin of Gotham Nickname for New York City

In 1807, Washington Irving attached the moniker “Gotham” to New York City in a satire publication called Salmagundi. Salmagundi, by the way, is defined as a dish of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, and seasoning. Tasty!

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