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Janel

Janel

janel at thinkgeek dot com

janel

What is your name?
Janel

What is your favorite animal?
Dog

What is your role at ThinkGeek?
Returns Supervisor

Didn't you use to work at Thinkgeek a couple years ago?
Yes, I did. I left and tried something new...that sucked and now i'm back with the great people at Thinkgeek!

Assume for a moment that the earth is a perfectly uniform sphere of radius 6400 km. Suppose a thread equal to the length of the circumference of the earth was placed along the equator, and drawn to a tight fit. Now suppose that the length of the thread is increased by 12 cm, and that it is pulled away uniformly in all directions. By how many cm. will the thread be separated from the earth's surface?
About 1.9 cm

What... is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
What do you mean? An African or European swallow?