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71 (BPM)

Is a heart rate (or pulse rate) of 71 BPM (beats per minute) considered healthy for a human body (100) ?  Yes. From the Mayo clinic… “For an adult, a normal resting heart rate ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute. For a well-trained athlete, a normal resting heart rate may be closer to [...]

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72 (ppi for posting an image on the web)

On a trip, you take many photographs (10+3) on your digital camera.  You can delete the bad ones (10+2) and download the good ones (10+2) onto your laptop.  Then you decide to post one image (100) on the web. 72 ppi (pixels per inch) is still the standard size for posting an image on the [...]

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74 (calories)

Counting calories!  74 calories equals 1 large egg or 1 medium apple or 1 pink Florida grapefruit or 12 strawberries or 6 breadsticks or 1 cup of blackberries or 2 medium figs.  74 calories also equals 309.616 joules. Both calories and joules are units of energy. “Human beings need energy to survive — to breathe, [...]

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78 (chromosomes)

Question: What has 78 chromosomes ? HINT 1: On the scale of powers of ten, chromosomes are at 10-6. HINT 2: A human has 46 while a cat has 38 and a sunflower has 34. Answer:  a dog

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80 (Beats at Discover Magazine)

80 Beats/Discover Magazine is an online blog of some exciting, unexpected developments in science including observations of wildlife and articles from science journals.  For example, I just learned that some dolphins protect their snouts with sponges when seeking fish in rocky areas.  And in order to stop blood-sucking, disease carrying mosquitoes, one solution being researched [...]

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82 (million plastic bottles recycled by Nike)

Nike is a company thinking green.  Lorrie Vogel the head of Nike Considered explained to Matthew Wheeland of GreenBiz.com: “For us, it’s about creating closed-loop products, taking materials from an old shoe and an old shirt, grinding it up and turning them into a new shoe, a new shirt.” Many techniques have been put into [...]

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(19)84

1984 by George Orwell Many of the key elements and themes in George Orwell’s classic book can be viewed as expanding and contracting powers of 10: ~ Futuristic society (10+2) ~ Big Brother/Totalitarian state (10+5) ~ Thought police (10+4) ~ Thoughtcrime by the individual (100)

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87 (percent of Australia’s current electricity demand)

All three major fossil fuels (oil, natural gas and coal) were made over 300 million years ago (10+8) and contain  elements like Carbon and Hydrogen (10-10).  The world’s demand for energy may max out all the coal deposits though there are deposits around the world.  The gathering and burning of coal has also been demonstrated [...]

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Me, My Family and the Milky Way

Currently at the Schulz Museum, there is an exhibition about siblings titled ‘The Browns & The Van Pelts: Siblings in Peanuts.’  (January 29 – June 19, 2011).  A powers of 10 workshop at the museum about family offered a chance to use scale as “an examination of scale, perspective and place in the world.”  At [...]

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