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The Olympic torch is lit with sunlight.

The ancient Greeks used sunlight to start fires. In honor of this, the Olympic torch is still lit with a special, parabolic, or curved, mirror that focuses sunlight into a beam hot enough to start a fire.

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We're trying to get some mobile games up and running, but unfortunately our flash games don't work on phone or tablet. How about some hilarious science jokes instead?


Kings Win

You are the Great Blue King, and your mission is to destroy that pesty Red King. Use your mouse to aim and shoot Red King's boats before he hits yours!


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