Flowers are the sexual organs of more than 360,000 species of plants alive today, all derived from a single common ancestor sometime between 250m and 140m years ago. Some botanists think that the first flower may have looked like a magnolia.
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TBB victory: Taiwan doesn't have an embassy or consulates in the US; they're "cultural offices." I went to the cultural office in San Francisco today for a meeting about the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival (May 7 in Union Square--come one, come all!), and the Director of the cultural office asked, "When did you move here?"
My Mandarin was good enough that he thought I grew up in Taiwan :D
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This man dined at Six Flags every day on their dining season pass for 7 years, isn't morbidly obese https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/six-flags-dining-pass
Would you rather win the NIT or lose in the first round of the NCAA tournament?
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World Cup draw: US gets England, Iran and Wales/Scotland/Ukraine winner
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