TIL That the world tallest mountain, Mount Everest, was raised by up to 3 inches by the Nepal earthquake of 2015!

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220407-how-tall-will-mount-everest-get-before-it-stops-growing

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  1. At one point, in the 1800s I think, the most accurate measurement for it was exactly 29,000 feet. They didn’t want people to assume they rounded up so they published it at 29,002 feet. At the time the master surveyor was jokingly known as the first person to put two feet on Mt Everest

  2. India slams into Asia:

    “Why the hell don’t you look where you’re going?!?”

    “Sorry, sorry. I’m sure it will buff right out.”

    “Are you kidding me? I’ve got a 27,000ft dent in my rear end!”

    “Well, to be honest, your rear end was nothing much to talk about before I came along.”

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