Factsheet: Bullets, Lots Of Bullets

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Some facts from Doomsday Preppers: Bullets, Lots Of Bullets

  • “The United States uses around 20,000,000 barrels of oil a day
  • On December 26, 2004 Sumatra experienced an Earthquake so powerful, 9.1 on the Richter Scale, that it actually shortened the length of the day by 6.8 microseconds and changed the rotation of the Earth’s axis by 7 centimeters.
  • The magnetic north pole was first located in 1831 by James Ross, the trip took 4 full years. In 1904 Roald Amundsen make his own trip to find the pole only to realize that it had moved 50KM since Ross’s discovery.
  • The first seismoscope, an instrument used to measure movements of the earths crust, was invented in 132 AD by Chang Hêng. The device, which resembled a large wine vessel, had 8 dragons each facing one of the primary directions of the compass, each with a ball in its mouth. Below each dragon was a matching toad with an open mouth. When the device sensed an earthquake the dragon pointing the direction the quake originated would drop its ball.
  • The theory of true polar wander postulates that over time the redistribution of weight on the surface of the earth, (i.e. the continents moving, volcanoes erupting, ice fields melting and reforming elsewhere) eventually cause the Earth’s rotational axis to change. While some are afraid this will affect modern life the process happens gradually and would take millions of years to complete.
  • There are over 500,000 detectable earthquakes each year, of that 100,000 can be felt, and only 100 cause actual damage.

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