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- ... that while the New York Marriott Marquis hotel (pictured) was valued at $579.7 million in 2008, the site was sold five years later for just $19.9 million?
- ... that for round-robin sports tournaments, finding a ranking of the competitors that minimizes the number of upset games is an instance of the feedback arc set problem?
- ... that Inger K. Frith, the first woman president of a major international sporting federation, played a key role in returning archery to the Olympics?
- ... that Glen Cove City School District closed the South School in 1966 to remedy alleged de facto segregation in the district?
- ... that the novel Dreams of Trespass, which portrays the patriarchy as un-Islamic, was translated into more than 20 languages?
- ... that in a study for UNICEF, Reginald Green found that more than two million children under the age of five had died in Angola and Mozambique due to the South African apartheid regime's economic policies?
- ... that most places where tectonic plates ram into each other involve oblique subduction?
- ... that the Atlas Tract is farmland with a population of 0, but is expected to have a population of 42,000 by 2045?