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kengr
Jun. 28th, 2019 10:56 pm (UTC)
Fri, 00:40: just-shower-thoughts: It’s surprising that books don’t have advertisements between chapters these days. DON’T GIVE… https://t.co/dZrC0aiNyY

I've got paperbacks from the 60s and 70s that had bound-in ads. Mostly for other books, but I think there were some for other things.

Later they were "blow in" cards like in magazines. I tended to use them for bookmarks.

So it's *not* a new idea. It's one that went out of favor because the return wasn't that good.
kengr
Jun. 28th, 2019 11:13 pm (UTC)
Fri, 00:55: kinkstertime: kinkstertime: theboringprincess: kaleighbytheway: tilthat: TIL, the unconfirmed record for fastest mo… https://t.co/pH4o8oC1C6

At 125,000 mph, it's only going ~30/1,000,000 of the speed of light So it'd take around 35 thousand years to travel one light year.

And the odds of it actually hitting anything are incredibly small. Plus, if it did, it and a good chunk of whatever it hit would be vaporized. Impact energy would be equivalent to more than 120 times its mass in TNT.
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