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+ The prime date (month, day, and year are primes) 2/2/2011 is also prime if written as 222011. [Blanchette]

+ The smallest four digit prime assigned as an Australian postcode. It belongs to Kings Cross and Woollomolloo, New South Wales.

+ Solar researchers are predicting that the next solar maximum, expected to arrive in 2011, will be the strongest in a half-century.

+ The year terminating the smallest quadruplet of successive prime years that leaps over a millennium with increasing gaps 2n (n = 1, 2, 3): 1997, 1999, 2003, 2011. [Beedassy]

+ FIDE has announced that there will be a World Chess Championship cycle every two years beginning in 2011.

+ Former civil engineer Harold Camping of Oakland, who runs Family Radio, devised a mathematical system to interpret prophecies hidden within the Bible. His conclusion after crunching the numbers: The world will end May 21, 2011. Camping reasoned that the end should occur (5*10*17)^2 days after April 1, 33 A.D. See Prime News !

+ Two thousand "eleven" is the sum of 11 consecutive primes. Can you find them? [Post]

+ The horizontal reflection of 2011 (5011) on a calculator is also prime. [Beedassy]

+ The number of toothpicks in the sexagesimal stage of the toothpick sequence. [Pol]

+ The year 2011 marks the planet Neptune's first trip around the Sun since its discovery. [Landau]

+ Fitness guru and iconic actress Jane Fonda published "Prime Time" (her second memoir) in 2011.

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