Quirks and Quarks | Jan 19, 2013 | 8:09

Dwarf Galaxy Orbital Puzzle - Part 5

Dwarf Galaxies have been found orbiting in an uncharacteristically structured way.

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Quirks and Quarks Sport Fishing Makes Fish Harder To Catch - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 5 Jun 13, 2015 | 8:35Bass have evolved to become harder to catch due to sport fishing and catch and release fishing.
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