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  1. The frequency of a cricket's chirps is consistent with air temperature, count how many chirps there are over 25 seconds then divide by 3 and add 4 to tell you the temperature in Celsius.

  2. The 8 hour workday was devised so that workers could evenly divide 24 hours between: "Eight hours' labour, Eight hours' recreation, Eight hours' rest"

  3. The scientist John von Neumann (1903-1957) could by the age of 6, divide two 8 digit numbers in his head and converse in ancient Greek. He published over 150 papers during his lifetime, and is considered by many to be among the most intellegent humans to have ever lived.

  4. South Koreans have grown 3 inches taller than their North Koreans counterparts. They are genetically the same and have been living similar lives till divide in the last century. The nutritional difference of only 50/60 years has caused this difference.

  5. Bobbie the Wonder Dog, who walked a distance of at least 2,551 miles (4,105 km) through plains, desert, and mountains in the winter to return home to his family, swimming in rivers and even crossing the Continental Divide in the coldest part of winter.

  6. After the town of Naco was split in two by border patrol, the residents of Naco, Arizona and Naco, Mexico started an annual tradition of having a volleyball match over the dividing fence

  7. Honeybees sleep between five and eight hours a day, some bees hold each other's legs as they sleep. Colonies are divided into different sectors of work. There are cleaners, nurses, security guards, also collection bees whose sole job is to cache nectar in comb. Promotions happen as well.

  8. After the Siege of Leningrad was broken, the Soviets wanted to prosecute those who had resorted to cannibalism. However, so many were accused (over two thousand) that the NKVD had to divide them into two groups; 'corpse-eating' and 'person-eating'. The former were jailed, that later were shot

  9. In 1956, a magician was performing the "cut a person in half" trick using his wife for a televised performance. Immediately after she was divided, the host ended the show. People were horrified, thinking she had been killed, but time had just run out on the broadcast.

  10. The "bar" in Law, isn't just the name of the exam. It refers to the physical gated wall in a courtroom dividing the lawyers and judges from the general viewing public. "Passing the bar" gains you admittance to work on the other side of the wall.

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Collision Detection with Divide and Conquer

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How would the The Netherlands be divided if highways marked the province borders?

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In 2009, Libyan leader Gadaffi called for Switzerland to be dissolved and divided up between neighbouring countries after Swiss police arrested his son for beating up hotel staff. In 2010, he declared jihad on the country.

About the Berlin Conference in 1884. 14 European countries held a 6 month long conference to formally divide Africa, so they an invade, overthrow existing governments, and pillage without fighting among each other. By 1902 90% of the continent was owned by European countries.

After Swiss police accused Libyan leader Gaddafi's family of criminal activity in Switzerland, Gaddafi submitted a proposal to the U.N to abolish Switzerland and divide it between France, Germany and Italy.

The 1 Percent Rule. This rule states that only 1% of an internet community creates new content. The rest of the community is divided between content editors (9%) and content viewers (90%).

In 1971, a chimpanzee community began to divide, and by 1974, it had split completely into two opposing communities. For the next 4 years this conflict led to the complete annihilation of one of the chimpanzee communities and became the first ever documented case of warfare in nonhumans

National ensign of France is not divided into equal parts, but instead into a ratio of 30:33:37, to compensate for the flapping of the flag making the furthest segment appear smaller

Owls fly silently due to specially designed edges of their primary feathers. When most birds fly, turbulence from air gushing over their wings creating noise. However, owls have their primary feathers serrated like a comb, which divides turbulence into tiny currents aka micro-turbulences.

George Washington was not in favor of political parties claiming in his farewell address that it would lead to "inter-political conflict, divide the nation, and give rise to cases of tyranny."

Beethoven hated giving piano lessons unless they were for exceptionally talented students or attractive young women of whatever talent. He was also a notorious space cadet and never learned how to multiply or divide

The longest lasting construction project, the Corinth Canal. Dividing the Peloponnese peninsula and mainland Greece, it was first proposed as far back as the 7th century B.C.E., and was officially started by Nero in 67 C.E., but due to complications it was not finished until the 1890s.

In 1998, a US Navy warship became dead in the water after the Navy opted to run the ship on Windows NT 4.0 instead of a more fitting OS. A sailor unknowingly divided by zero, causing an overflow error and killing the entire ship.

If you divide 1 by 9801, you'll get every number from 00 to 99 in the correct order (except 98)

In 2012 Switzerland carried out a wargame based on the scenario that France had divided into multiple countries after a political and economic crisis. One country, "Saonia," hypothetically invaded Switzerland to retrieve stolen money stashed in Swiss banks.

Bobbie the Wonder Dog, who walked a distance of at least 2,551 miles (4,105 km) through plains, desert, and mountains in the winter to return home to his family, swimming in rivers and even crossing the Continental Divide in the coldest part of winter.

Citigroup wrote secret memos in 2005 and 2006 addressed to investors, stating the world is dividing up more and more into a small group of rich people who drive the economy, surrounded by a large number of poor people whose economic interests can be safely ignored.

All states in the US are divided into counties, with two exceptions: Louisiana, which consists of parishes, and Alaska, which uses boroughs.

In medieval years, an hour was divided into 4 puncta (quarter-hours), 10 minuta, or 40 momenta. So if you asked someone to "wait a moment", turns out that you really asked them to wait for about 90 seconds.

There was a proposed initiative to divide California into six different states. If passed, it would have created a new richest state and a new poorest state, both being adjacent to one another.

The world is divided into 6 floral kingdoms. All these kingdoms encompass several countries. South Africa, which has a floral kingdom wholly contained within the country, is the one exception. The Cape Floral Kingdom has 9,600 plant species, 70% of which are not found anywhere else in the world

The earliest reference to "cooties" was a nickname for lice in the trenches of WWI where they were also known as "arithmetic bugs" because "they added to our troubles, subtracted from our pleasures, divided our attention, and multiplied like hell."

A Dutch door is a door divided horizontally in such a fashion that the bottom half may remain shut while the top half opens. The initial purpose of this door was to keep animals out of farmhouses, or keep children inside, while allowing light and air to filter through the open top.

Ancient Romans divided daylight hours into 12 meaning that the length of the hour would vary between just 45 minutes in the winter months and 75 minutes during summertime.

Anemones conduct war, with armies divided into ranks such as scouts, warriors, etc. Scouts look for space, while warriors slap enemies in rows of up to 4. Weak ones focus on reproduction to create troops. Each army organizes ranks differently. Front lines are formed, and wars can last for years.

In the Roman Empire, daytime was divided into 12 hours between sunrise and sunset, meaning that the length of hours changed with the seasons.

France and Netherlands share a land border . It's in the Caribbean on Saint Martin - the smallest inhabited island divided between two countries

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The world divided by a single question: Ronaldo or Messi?

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Average age divided by parishes, Denmark