Posted by: maboulette | April 11, 2013

AMAZING FACT YOU DON’T KNOW

The Earth Is Not Round

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No, no – I’m not a member of the Flat Earth Society. The Earth is a sphere, but due to its gravitational forces it is not a perfect circle. In fact, there is a bulge around the equator because of this. The Earth’s Polar radius is 3,949.99 miles, while its Equatorial radius is 3,963.34 miles. That’s right: the Earth has love handles.


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  1. That’s it? Just 15 miles? That’s amazing. I’ve seen people with more “bulge” than that, percentage wise.


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