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Earth has started spinning faster – what does it all mean?

Earth has started spinning faster – what does it all mean?

As scientists consider dropping a second off their atomic clocks for the first time, others warn that it could cause widespread disruption On a normal day, the Earth rotates at roughly 1,000 miles per hour, or 460 metres per second (as measured at the equator). On June 29, 2022, however, scientists measured the shortest day …

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Art McNally, history-making official, is the Hall of Famer who never wanted fame

Art McNally, history-making official, is the Hall of Famer who never wanted fame

The irony in inducting Art McNally into the Pro Football Hall of Fame is that he repelled fame. McNally keeps a ledger in his Philadelphia-area home of every game he officiated in any sport — 3,145 total. The objective was to leave all 3,145 without anybody remembering he was there. “His belief was every time you …

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