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Earthquakes are caused by the movement of Tectonic Plates beneath the Earth's surface. It will result in the vibration of Earth's surface depending on the intensity, causing damage.

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Coolant temperature sensor will cause an idle variation and if not repaired soon enough will foul plugs to give a rough idle. These are real common on these cars as they crack.  You might also have the right upper engine mount checked. The vibration from the engine will make it seem like your …
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i think i had the same problem in my 97 mercury sable ,,,mine turned out to be a transmission problem. .i would also check fuel filter ,,its located in the lower rear quarter panel
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There most definitely is a way to prevent the calcium like build up on your teeth particularly the lower inside front teeth. It is as simple as changing your tooth paste to one you will find at a health food store, one being Jason or Green beaver. These contain no fluoride which was actually used as…
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YOU DO, if there's anything left after the sale. Remember, if they sell at auction, it will be wholesale and NOT as much as you would pay for it.
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No, don't think you would be held the majority at fault, and doubt would be any liability assessed to you. The vehicle behind you has a duty to not be driving too fast to ensure he can stop short of any obstruction in the road. If you could give me more details surrounding the facts of loss I could …
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It is definitely unfriendly behavior and marriage is largely about friendship!http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/abuse.html
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Please read "Codependent No More" by Melody Beattie
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Of the three mediums (gas, liquid, and solid) sound waves travel the slowest through gases, faster through liquids, and fastest through solids. This is because longitudinal waves require collisions between particles to transmit energy - in dense materials, the atoms are closer together, leading to m…
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Well you obviously can talk to more people and reach out to more people than one previously could. Would I have been able to answer your question if the internet didn't exist? Probably not, that's how internet has affect communications.Internet Communications is shaping the way in which human beings…
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Avoiding Injury and BleedingThey either cut themselves or they have lil caps of fakes bloodUnder general cirvumstances, when a wrestler bleeds (like in main event PPVs) they use a technique called "blading." This is exactly what it sounds like. They remove a blade from their pads or tape or the ref …
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Answer Please be more specific. Installation of Hardware or Software? These are 2 totally opposite and very important questions that must be answered before I can even begin to help you. Answer One most important precaustion is that . Partition your drive if you want to prevent your system f…
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Answer 2 milion houses were destroyed in the Blitz. (60% of these were in London alone)
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The most common penalty in soccer is called a foul and is awarded when someone tackles another player without the intent of getting the ball. This is a judgment call by the referee and is penalised by a " Free kick". A free kick is what it says a free kick the ball is placed at the spot of the foul …
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You can win an award for more than the insurance limits. Now, try to collect the extra directly from the insured. Good luck.
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Testing for Creative Abilities The only way to measure your creative ability is to develop it by exploration. There is no way of knowing how far it can span. Test yourself by going shopping for supplies. What can you put together? If on a budget, how inexpensive can you create something that will…
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Answer bad mass air sensor, dirty carbs or injectors and or vacume lines also the aic component (automatic idle control) cheap fix and simple too.
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Over 9000! No the British were not the cause of most deaths during the years of empire building. The cause was the countries who tried and failed to resist integration into the empire and thus bought about wars of invasion the British never wanted to fight.
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The earthquake that hit Tagnshan, China on 28 July 1976 measured between 7.8-8.2 on the Richter Scale. Around 240,000 people were killed during the earthquake and in the aftermath.
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Answer This is a completely subjective question and cannot be answered objectively. (Many FAQ Farmers offered opinions such as, "This would be the French, as an army is supposed to actually fight, instead of prancing around the fields of France picking flowers.")
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really do not know what in a repo takes place means. How does it work the lien holder send out a order the company has field reps that look for the cars. When a car is found the agent will 1 have a key get in the car and drive off 2 the agent will back the tow truck up to the car and load it on the …
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bad enough, with a magnitude of 5.3 - 5.9 with its epicentre beneath the Channel at a depth of 20 -25kms
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Answer The couple would be wasting their time trying to get married in another state because all states require permission from the minor's parents. Even if a minor manages to get married using false ID the marriage is not legal. Answer - Why would you want to? (06/13/09) It is a statistical…
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Like anything there may be an exception, but more than likely yes...absolutely!The party owed the debt is allowed to use any and all legal means to collect it, until the entire amount that is due them is received. Once there is no debt all actions must cease.There is no requirement that only one met…
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Answer It was either 1993 or 1994. The unit moved from 2/17 to 311th MI (unfortunately) in 1993. After the move we shared space with guys from the 311th, and really did not mesh well with the MI crowd. It was an interesting time in the units history.
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The San Andreas Fault marks the boundary between the Pacific and North American plates and would reflect the various lithospheric depths at points along it. Lithospheric depths are on average around 100 KM.
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Thousands to billions of dollars.
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Honesty Just be honest. Say you haven't been employed as a waiter before but good people skills and a genuine desire to learn new traits and techniques should enable you to fall into the position easily.
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Where to Buy Certos in the UK Certo is stocked extensively throughout the UK. Available in most major supermarket chains including: TESCO ,SAINSBURY ,SOMERFIELD ,WAITROSE
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The world - as in the Earth will last for billions of years. Life on the Earth is a matter of some speculation - from an astronomical point of view, life will have to change and evolve in about one billion years time, when the Sun starts to get larger and warmer. From an environmental point of view …
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Yes. However, those volcanoes have not erupted in billions of years.
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Answer Ultimately, everyone can blame their problems on something and someone else. One person can blame their behavior on the fact that their parents were too protective and loving, resulting in a feeling that he/she was "smothered". Another person will blame everything on the fact that his pare…
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Zoology is the branch of biology that focuses on the structure, function, behavior, and evolution of animals.Zoologists are the people that do research related with the animal world.If u want to learn more you can use wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoologist
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Worst Earthquakes Ever: The most devastating loss of life in recent years was the 9.3 Sumatra Andaman earthquake (the third largest ever recorded) / tsunami in late 2004 that is now estimated to have claimed 275,000 lives. The tsunami was responsible for the bulk of the damage and casualties. The O…
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Earthquake Facts Excellent question! However, not enough information is available to provide a specific number of deaths from all earthquakes that occured everywhere in the world since the beginning of time. I did some lengthy research on this and I could only find statistics on a 'per earthquak…
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On average, at about the rate that fingernails grow, approximately 3-4 cm per year. This is variable, however, often even across an individual plate, from between 1-2 cm per year for the slowest moving plates to around 10 cm per year for the fastest.
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You are conducting interviews of applicants for a job. You may be ahiring manager (the person that the newly hired employee is going towork for), an HR representative, or a member of an interview team. Let'sassume that if you are a hiring manager, you know what you're lookingfor in an employee. If …
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The elastic rebound theory was developed by Harry Fielding Reid, an American geophysicist who was studying the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. He observed that points on the Earth's surface distant from the San Andreas fault had gradually moved prior to the earthquake whereas points on the surface d…
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The earthquake of Kobe occurred at 5.46 am, on Tuesday January 17th, 1995. the earthquake was caused by a destructive plate boundary; the much denser oceanic Philippine plate was forced underneath the less dense continental Eurasian plate causing a build up of a high amount of pressure in the earth'…
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The study of volcanoes is volcanology. The study of volcanoes is called volcanology. Volcanologists are the people who study volcanoes. A volcano is very unpredictable but volcanologists can use different tools to study them and help to predict eruptions. +++ It's Vulcanolog [y / ist] - with a "u".…
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The study of volcanoes is volcanology.
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about 100 or less kilometers. the Alaskan earthquake lasted about 5 minutes and had a magnitude of 9.2 in Richter scale. that was a very destructive earthquake since it is the third strongest earthquake read by the seismograph in the world and the strongest in north America.
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There are a large number of plates which vary considerably in size. Below is a list of most of the larger tectonic plates: Plate Area (Sq Km) African - 61,334,000 Antarctic - 60,916,000 Arabian - 5,010,900 Australian - 47,152,000 Caribbean - 3,319,000 Cocos - 2,860,000 Eurasian - 67,811,000 I…
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It's not a word in any medical literature (just used for advertising purposes) ...except if someone is writing a critique on the subject. The University of Toronto medical library and looking at two of best medical dictionaries there show no entry for hypoallergenic. The word does, however, appear i…
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Not quite fast, just a few centimeters per year. Its equivalent to the rate of fingernail growth.well it depends on the plate some move 1 inch a year others 12 inches a year
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There are a number of faults in the Earth's surface in New York, but the most active is the fault located near to 125th street in Manhattan. Please see the related links for more information.
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It really is impossible to predict how the Earth would be impacted if the heat from the interior of the planet that powers plate tectonics were to suddenly cease to exist, or if that heat never existed in the first place, because that is how planets are formed. But, for the sake of argument, let's s…
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Probably like Mars, which apparently does not have plate tectonics. Among other things, plate tectonics causes mountains of various kinds; midocean ridges where oceanic plates pull apart; volcanoes above subduction zones at "the other end of the conveyor" where one oceanic plate slides under anothe…
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they where ether shot or starved. sometimes berried alive.
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Hundreds of detectable earthquakes can occur around the world each day. Many more can occur yet be too small for some of the most sensitive seismometers to even detect.
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The earths plates will move around and now and again hit each other this will cause the earthquake the plate tectonics will collide and slide past each other causing the earth to shake known as the earthquake
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Rigid plates are spreading centres or rift zones are where tectonic plates are moving away from each other. Often these areas are in ocean basins. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is where the North and South American plates are moving away from the Eurasian and African plates. Magma wells up to fill the void…
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Seismic waves are produced by earthquakes, rather than the cause of them! The most damaging seismic waves are the surface waves of which there are two types. Love waves and Rayleigh waves. For more information, please see the related links and question.
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Anchorage, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Salt Lake City, St. Louis, Memphis, Louisville, Charlestown, DC, New York, NY, Boston, Las Vegas, Portland, Little Rock, and Reno, NV are all high on the earthquake hit list.
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Answer Stress on the Earth's crust is due to the heat of the mantle and core attempting to escape into the atmosphere. Molten material rises in currents under the crust, causing the floating oceanic and continental plates to have motion and stresses when they interact.
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you would be able to feel the vibration of it on the gound...or even on the walls.....
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this is because of platectonics volcanoes are formed when two plates underground crash into each other like this:--><-- casung the ground above to form a mountain but volcanoes have the same procces but with the top plates and the plates closer to the core of the earth therefore causing a volc…
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small earthquakes caused by human activity
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Earthquakes in California It depends on where you are talking about. Along the San Andreas fault, a major earthquake occurs about every 100 years. Earthquakes are caused by plates of Earth rubbing together. As of now, it's been overdue. Scientist said that the earthquake has a 100% chance that will…
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As the crust moves it shakes the Earths crust, which causes Earthquakes. It relates to volcanos because of ocean floor spreading.
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Answer Sounds like a partially blocked exhaust; either catylitic converter or muffler. A vacuum test can diagnose this in general, and if a blockage is indicated, trial and error is the next step.
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It varies. The size of the quake is only one factor. Others are the shape of the sea floor between the quake and the land, the distance from the shore, the depth, and a dozen other things.New Answer: All of the above is very true, but many seismologists believe an earthquake of at least 6.0 magnitud…
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Volcanic eruptions are caused when magma from the magma chamber of the Earth rises up the pipe and out of the vent. Magma is continuously supplied from the mantle of the Earth. Shield volcanoes usually have a gentle eruption, as it contains basic lava. Acid-lava and composite volcanoes usually have …
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There have been earthquakes in Florida, but there has been several shocks there. Only one was big enough to cause damage. It was in January 1879, in St. Augustine, plaster was torn off the walls and items were knocked off the shelf. Florida does not get as many major earthquakes because it is not n…
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Probably something relatively high like 1 in 100 thousand.
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The basement. The third floor is not safe. If you can't get down, the center of the building, perhaps the hallway is best. Avoid windows. The bathroom usually has limited windows and the bathtub is a solid structure that can protect you from debris.
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The Earth's crust is made out of humongous plates called 'Tectonic plates.' These plates move around a lot. They usually move past really slowly and smoothly. Sometimes, however, these plates crack and split, leaving a gap in the crust of the earth. This allows the molten rock, or 'Magma', from the…
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The parts of an earthquake are as follows: First there are body waves, which are seismic waves that travel in the ground, originating from the focus, or the starting point of the earthquake. Above the body waves, just under the earth's surface, travel the slower-moving surface waves. This is what…
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In 1923 the earthquake struck Tokyo, Japan the magnitude of this earthquake was 8.4!that was the big one ever in Tokyo could be again in the future
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That heat from the earth's mantle causes the tectonic or lithospheric plates of the earth's crust to move away or toward each other is the reason why earthquakes start.
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As the moon rotates around the Earth it's gravity pulls on us, making tectonic plates move along with making waves.
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Yes. The landlord has the right to enforce reasonable rules for the benefit of other tenants as well as surrounding properties. Even if a noise regulation is not specifically listed in your rental agreement, you cannot make an unreasonable amount of noise. Doing so likely constitutes a nuisance acco…
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1. Most earthquakes take place in well defined zones at transform, divergent and convergent plate boundaries. 2. An earthquake epicenter is found by analysing earthquake waves at no fewer than 3 seismic stations. 3. The Richter Magnitude Scale and Moment Magnitude Scale are used to express the amoun…
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It is approximately 6371km to the Inner core (center of the Earth). For those who are not metrically inclined, that is about 3959 miles to the center. yep
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The question is not too vague. "1 to 11.45" is a ratio, which needs no units. Here's how you get the conversion factor: (.125"/12") = (1/11.45) * x [dividend & divisor have to agree in units, hence 12" instead of 1'] x = (0.01041666667) / (0.08733624454) x = 0.11927083337 or 11.927083337…
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Earthquakes are a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust. Earthquakes most commonly occur at the boundaries of tectonic plates where stresses accumulate in the earth's crust over time, causing energy to be stored in the form of elastic strain (like that in a compressed spring). Ultimately t…
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cuz it circles the pacific ocean
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Convergent plate collision.
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According to the US Geological Survey there are approximately 1,000,000 earthquakes around the world every year (although the vast majority of these are so small they can only be detected by sensitive scientific equipment). Of these 1,000,000, approximately 1/10 are large enough to be felt by human…
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February 1, 2007 On February 1, 2007, the (regular) Fujita scale was decommissioned in favor of the more accurate Enhanced Fujita Scale, which replaces it. The EF Scale improved on the F-scale on many counts—it accounts for different degrees of damage that occur with different types of struct…
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Answer Yes, elephants and almost all other animals can predict earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and most of mother natures unpredictable weather changes. It would be wise to watch the actions of wild animals, horses or even your dog or cat for clues to an on-coming earthquake. Even beetles will…
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there is several ways that waves can move. waves can move by wind. the energy passes to the water causing waves. The better answer. Waves move because they are a movement of energy through a medium. The wave entails two parts, which are the crest and trough. The wavelength is the distance between t…
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A measurement of 100 on the Richter scale is absurd. Since the scale is logarithmic, each unit increase is 10 times larger than the previous. So a 9.0 is ten times greater in power than an 8.0. Humans have never experienced an earthquake larger than a 9.5. An earthquake at 100 Richter would be 1091 …
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Earthquakes are tremors or vibrations in the Earth's crust that are caused by the build up or accumulation of pressure (more correctly termed stress). This accumulation of stress causes the rocks that make up the crust to deform elastically. This is very similar to what happens when you squash or s…
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It keeps food fresh and cool...this means the activity of the bacteria is slowed down.
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Answer Some countries were neutral (for example, Sweden) and some were fighting more or less successfully against Germany (like Britain). In these countries Jews were safe. A few countries that were allied to Germany refused to hand over Jews - for example, Bulgaria (after initial hesitation) an…
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Original Contributions: The most dangerous place in the US is St. Louis, Missouri. the second place is Detroit Michigan.NEW ORLEANS, LABirmingham, AlabamaChicago, IL Data based statistics: Independent publisher, CQ Press has published 2009* City Crime Rate Ranking (link below), based on the FBI's U…
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They have increased strain due to higher levels of preexisting stress It also depends on the underlying material. bedrock does not shake nearly as much as unconsolidated sediment which is what most major metropolis centers are built on. You can find localized destruction and intensity zones based o…
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Different waves use different media. Sound waves use are, sea waves use water.
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Kobe Bryant chose the number 8 because the numbers 24 or 33, which he wanted to use, were not available. He came up with the number 8 by adding up the digits from his camp number.
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How do you measure sound ? Sound is measured in decibels. The sound of a pin dropping is less than 10 decibels, and the hum of a refrigerator is 35 decibels. A loud personal stereo makes about 80 decibels.
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