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Saturday, May 12
Get your 8-year-olds. Today, we're talking about farting astronauts. According to Boyle's Law, gases expand as pressure decreases. And that includes gases in the digestive system. As a result, high-altitude pilots and astronauts both have problems with abdominal cramps. What's especially scary about this, of course, is that your farts are made up of methane and hydrogen, both of which are quite flammable, particularly in oxygen-rich spacecraft. Yikes.
From the Latin verb "sequi" we get "sequel," "obsequious" and "consequence." What does sequi mean?
A) To avenge
B) To flatter
C) To follow
D) To repeat
Previous answer: The Atlanta Thrashers and the Columbus Blue Jackets joined the NHL.
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