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Tumblr Thread: Pokémon's Probability System Is Madness

Tumblr just loves to go all in on meticulously studying the ins and outs of different movies, shows, video games, etc. It's a place of countless rabbit holes. This one in particular is a great one to fall down. It takes a look at one of the world's most loved and adored video games, Pokémon. 

Tumblr dissets Pokémon's probability system, and it's amazing | rocketreturns remember mirage island shit pokemon r/s/e fucked nonsense ask-oncies-jizz had talk an old man once per day. then game would generate 2 random number bytes. those bytes would have both match also random and unseeable personality values one party pokemon. assuming had full party 6 roughly 1/10000 chance. thats rarer than finding shiny. and this wasn't once per random encounter this once per day. this only way find liechi
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Things that are Surprisingly Dangerous

If you needed some more stress in your life, here are some seemingly mundane things that can be more dangerous than you'd expect. It turns out a lot of stuff that you see and do every day is heavy, poisonous, and otherwise surprisingly deadly. For some more bummers, here are not-so-fun facts to feel bad about.

Things that you wouldn't expect to be dangerous but are | tomato_soup_ 6.0k points 12 hours ago Palm trees. They are so much heavier than they look and their branches can kinda just fall off without warning Echospite 1.8k points 9 hours ago Aussie here. Beware eucalypt on hot day middle drought. Eucalypts shed branches stressed. Usually 's small clusters, but sometimes jump six feet hear massive CRASH outside and see huge motherfucker on lawn amount times almost had one land on our car
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Top Ten Infographics Guides (February 27, 2020)

Deer patiently waits at a cross walk to cross the street as cars pass it by until one eventually stops and it crosses without issues and continues on its wayKnowledge is power. Having an understanding of something can mean the difference between success and abject failure. But sometimes it isn't so simple to learn new ideas. Luckily we have compressed it down into simple graphics to let you learn something new without needing the library or Google. For some more random trivia check out this list, that is filled with interesting guides! 

top ten daily infographics guides | Insect - CHOPSTICKS MANNER (TABOOS) Saguri-bashi Mayoi-bashi Sashi-bashi Neburi-bashi Yose-bashi look contents soup with chopsticks pull plate or bowl around with chopsticks wander chopsticks pick up food by stabbing lick tips chopstickS over several foods without decision Hotoke-bashi Kaki-bashi Nigiri-bashi Hashi-watashi Namida-bashi shovel food into one's mouth hold two sticks pass food another person chopsticks chopsticks drip sauce food or chopsticks stan
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Top Ten Infographics Guides (February 20, 2020)

Incredibly engineered door that has a unique hinge with multiple moving locks and parts that work flawlessly, with a CAD animation of how the entire system worksIt's always a treat to learn something knew. Even the simplest of ideas or items can hide incredible intricacy inside. Sometimes things we take for granted and never think about are really worth a second look, but who wants to spend ages just researching and learning. Having all the info summed up in a graphic seems like a much better idea. So check out this list of infographics for some more random trivia if you want to get ready for that next Jeopardy episode. 


top ten daily infographics guides | Animal - O Hon PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY SPIDERS, MOSQUITOES, ANTS PEPPERMINT FLEAS, TICKS PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY MOSQUITOES ROSEMARY CATNIP PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY PLANTS KEEP BUGS AWAY MOTHS, FLEAS, FLIES, MOsauITOES MOSQUITOES, HOUSEFLIES MOSQUITOES, APHIDS LAVENDER MARIGOLD BASIL
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The More You Know of the Day: President Obama apparently decided that today, being the Ides of March and all, would be a good day take a stab at knocking beloved American president Rutherford B. Hayes down a peg or two.

While discussing the need to develop alternative energy sources in Largo, Maryland, today, Obama told the crowd: "One of my predecessors, President Rutherford B. Hayes, reportedly said about the telephone: 'It’s a great invention but who would ever want to use one?' That's why he's not on Mt. Rushmore."

Ouch. Except that, one phone call to the the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio, proved that the president was perpetuating a long-debunked myth about the 19th commander-in-chief. He actually loved phones!

"I've heard that before, and no one ever knows where it came from," the center's Curator of Manuscripts, Nan Card, told New York Magazine's Dan Amira. Card pulled a June 1877 article from the Providence Journal, which recounts Hayes's first experience with the telecommunications device.

"A gradually increasing smile wreathe[d] his lips and wonder shone in his eyes more and more," Card read aloud to Amira. Hayes "looked at [the phone] a moment in surprise and remarked, 'That is wonderful.'"

Card went on to remind Amira that Hayes, more than the first president to install an official White House phone, was also the first to use a typewriter. It's also worth noting, as author John Bartlett, that, prior to Obama, Hayes was the last president to call Harvard Law School his alma mater.

So much for veritas, eh?

[politico / nymag / atlantic.]

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Kristin of "Dirty Signs With Kristin" signs the dirty definition of the word "Santorum."

[slog.]

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