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Big Martin
1389876.  Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:37 am Reply with quote

Despite being listed as a "ship" on the Marine Traffic website, SAR 6923 is a search and rescue aircraft operating on the west coast of India.

 
Brock
1389882.  Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:00 am Reply with quote

Write out the natural numbers in groups, increasing in size by 1 each time, and sum each group:

1 = 1
2 + 3 = 5
4 + 5 + 6 = 15
7 + 8 + 9 + 10 = 34

and so on. The 24th group will be

277 + 278 + ... + 299 + 300 = 6924

 
Big Martin
1390014.  Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:44 am Reply with quote

The famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre is at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard.

 
Brock
1390034.  Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:40 am Reply with quote

The state with the smallest margin of victory in the 1940 US presidential election was Michigan, where the Republican Wendell Willkie led Franklin D. Roosevelt by 6926 votes (0.33% of the total). Roosevelt nonetheless won comfortably.

 
Big Martin
1390090.  Thu Sep 16, 2021 1:35 pm Reply with quote

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird on display at the California Science Centre had the USAF serial number 60-6927.

 
Brock
1390113.  Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:05 am Reply with quote

Michael Mandiberg has written software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Volume 6928, Trio Music Live in Europe --- Triple K Cooperative, is available for 80 US dollars.

 
Awitt
1390127.  Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:06 am Reply with quote

6929 is the product code number for the Lego Star fleet Voyager.

https://www.brickeconomy.com/set/6929-1/lego-star-fleet-voyager

 
Brock
1390131.  Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:58 am Reply with quote

Q0906+6930 was the most distant known blazar[*] at the time of its discovery in July, 2004. The engine of the blazar is a supermassive black hole approximately 2 billion times the mass of the Sun. It is one of the most massive black holes on record.

[*] A blazar is an active galactic nucleus with a relativistic jet (a jet composed of ionized matter traveling at nearly the speed of light) directed very nearly towards an observer. (Wikipedia)

 
Big Martin
1390248.  Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:49 pm Reply with quote

Garden Home-Whitford is a census designated place in Oregon and had a population of 6,931 as at the 2000 census.

 
Brock
1390250.  Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:08 pm Reply with quote

To assure a greater than 1/2 chance of finding an individual with an IQ in the top one out of 10,000, you must select at least 6932 individuals. (OEIS - based on stuff to do with the normal distribution, and the natural logarithm of 2, equal to 0.693147..., which crops up in maths more often than you might think.)

 
Big Martin
1390263.  Sun Sep 19, 2021 2:14 am Reply with quote

Export Health Certificate 6933 is required to export feathers for fishing flies to Sri Lanka. Is there actually somebody doing that?

 
Brock
1390264.  Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:50 am Reply with quote

Mark Doak of Envision Elkins, a coalition of local commercial property owners in Elkins, West Virginia, recently addressed the city council thus:

"Elkins now has a population of less than 7000 6934 to be exact. A decline in population also leads to a decline in businesses. The challenge is to reverse this trend and grow the population of Elkins.

He didn't spell out exactly how he was planning to do this.

 
Awitt
1390271.  Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:10 am Reply with quote

Issue 6935 of The Lancet magazine, was published in 1956.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/issue/vol268no6935/PIIS0140-6736(00)X3953-0

 
Brock
1390288.  Sun Sep 19, 2021 7:29 am Reply with quote

Union Pacific 6936 was for decades the largest operational diesel-electric locomotive in the world. Today it is preserved in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and is believed to be still operable, although its last excursion was in 2015.

 
Big Martin
1390308.  Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:45 pm Reply with quote

ISO/IEC 6937 covers a coded graphic character set for the Latin alphabet.

 

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