Frisk #173

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Odds bodkins, it’s Frisk #173! In the study of integers, 173 is what’s known as an ‘odious number’ – a non-negative number with an odd number of 1s in its binary expression. If a number isn’t odious, it’s an ‘evil number’. Oh, mathematicians – you so crazy.

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19th April 2017

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The Co-op - 'Great things happen when we work together'

Every time you purchase an own brand product or service, 1% will go directly to helping a local cause. Great things happen when we work together.

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13th April 2017

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Frisk #172

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Toss the salad, it’s Frisk #172! Champion high-diver Dana Kunze holds the world record for diving from 172 feet up. That’s a really long way. His trunks caught fire when he re-entered the ionosphere. (Possibly.)

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12th April 2017

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Remark #29

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Oreo drones, football, mums - the latest newsletter from our sponsorship team is a riot of diversity >>> https://joom.ag/7NZW

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10th April 2017

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Frisk #171

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Splice the mainbrace, it’s Frisk #171! In Brazilian Portuguese, um-sete-um (one-seven-one) is slang for a grifter or compulsive liar, thanks to Article 171 of the penal code which defines the crime of estelionato – a.k.a. scams and confidence tricks. That’s not to say this week’s Frisk is a pack of lies, obvs. Some of it is grounded in fact.

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29th March 2017

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Kingfisher - 'Start Something New'

Launching today is our first piece of work for Kingfisher - an international, multi-platform marketing campaign entitled ‘Start Something New’. “We're really proud to be part of the start of this journey with Kingfisher," says CCO Chaka Sobhani, "a brand who believe great design should be affordable and available to all. Our stories hopefully mirror how great design really can have an impact, small or big, on our everyday lives.”

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23rd March 2017

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Frisk #170

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Stone the crows, it’s Frisk #170! That was the year in which Marcus Aurelius ordered humane treatment for slaves throughout the Roman Empire. It’s also the State Route number of the Hollywood Freeway, one of the USA’s busiest roads. We ran these two facts through the computer and they don’t intersect at all.

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22nd March 2017

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Frisk #169

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Change the bulb, it’s Frisk #169! That was Dave Lister’s crew number in the first series of Red Dwarf. (Then they decided that 169 people couldn’t have been a big enough crew for a spaceship of that size, and revised the figure to 1,169. If you want nerdy Red Dwarf facts, you come to me…)

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15th March 2017

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