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==Transcript==
 
==Transcript==
  
:<big>-Calendar Facts-</big>
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<big>-Calendar Facts-</big>
  
:[Shown below is a branching flow chart of sorts that begins at the phrase "Did you know that", then flows through various paths to build up a sentence. (Note that the "→" arrow symbol is used below to indicate a new branch with no intermediate text from a previous branch.)]
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[Shown below is a branching flow chart of sorts that begins at the phrase "Did you know that", then flows through various paths to build up a sentence. (Note that the "→" arrow symbol is used below to indicate a new branch with no intermediate text from a previous branch.)]
  
:Did you know that:
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* Did you know that:
::the ( Fall | Spring ) Equinox
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** the ( Fall | Spring ) Equinox
::the ( Winter | Summer ) ( Solstice | Olympics )
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** the ( Winter | Summer ) ( Solstice | Olympics )
::the ( Earliest | Latest ) ( Sunrise | Sunset )
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** the ( Earliest | Latest ) ( Sunrise | Sunset )
::Daylight ( Saving | Savings ) Time
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** Daylight ( Saving | Savings ) Time
::Leap ( Day | Year )
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** Leap ( Day | Year )
::Easter
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** Easter
::the ( Harvest | Super | Blood ) Moon
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** the ( Harvest | Super | Blood ) Moon
::Toyota Truck Month
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** Toyota Truck Month
::Shark Week
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** Shark Week
:
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*
::happens ( earlier | later | at the wrong time ) every year
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** happens ( earlier | later | at the wrong time ) every year
::drifts out of sync with the
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** drifts out of sync with the
:::Sun
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*** Sun
:::Moon
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*** Moon
:::Zodiac
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*** Zodiac
:::( Gregorian | Mayan | Lunar | iPhone ) Calendar
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*** ( Gregorian | Mayan | Lunar | iPhone ) Calendar
:::atomic clock in Colorado
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*** atomic clock in Colorado
::might ( not happen | happen twice ) this year
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** might ( not happen | happen twice ) this year
:because of
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* because of
::time zone legislation in ( Indiana | Arizona | Russia )
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** time zone legislation in ( Indiana | Arizona | Russia )
::a decree by the pope in the 1500s
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** a decree by the pope in the 1500s
::( precession | libration | nutation | libation | eccentricity | obliquity ) of the  
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** ( precession | libration | nutation | libation | eccentricity | obliquity ) of the  
:::Moon  
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*** Moon  
:::Sun  
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*** Sun  
:::Earth's axis  
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*** Earth's axis  
:::equator  
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*** equator  
:::prime meridian  
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*** prime meridian  
:::( International Date | Mason-Dixon ) Line
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*** ( International Date | Mason-Dixon ) Line
::magnetic field reversal
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** magnetic field reversal
::an arbitrary decision by ( Benjamin Franklin | Isaac Newton | FDR )
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** an arbitrary decision by ( Benjamin Franklin | Isaac Newton | FDR )
:?
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* ?
:Apparently
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* Apparently
::it causes a predictable increase in car accidents.
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** it causes a predictable increase in car accidents.
::that's why we have leap seconds.
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** that's why we have leap seconds.
::scientists are really worried.
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** scientists are really worried.
::it was even more extreme during the
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** it was even more extreme during the
:::Bronze Age.
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*** Bronze Age.
:::Ice Age.
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*** Ice Age.
:::Cretaceous.
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*** Cretaceous.
:::1990s.
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*** 1990s.
::there's a proposal to fix it, but it
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** there's a proposal to fix it, but it
:::will never happen.
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*** will never happen.
:::actually makes things worse.
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*** actually makes things worse.
:::is stalled in congress.
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*** is stalled in congress.
:::might be unconstitutional.
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*** might be unconstitutional.
::it's getting worse and no one knows why.
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** it's getting worse and no one knows why.
  
 
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