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Tasers eject a burst of tiny “confetti” when deployed–each of the little confetti bits (anti-felon identification (AFID) tags) has tiny serial numbers on it that links the taser to the scene of deployment and the owner.

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The long smoky trails you see behind airplanes passing overhead are not actually smoke, but composed primarily of water (with a few minor impurities)–at high altitudes, the water vapor byproduct of the jet fuel combustion quickly crystallizes into millions of tiny ice crystals.

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If we ever colonize Mars, don’t expect to be phoning home for the holidays–even if you used a communication method that traveled at the speed of light, the one-way communication delay would range from about 3 to 22 minutes depending on how far Mars is from Earth at any given time.

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