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Answer to Life Really Is 42!

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FACT OF THE DAY: According to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer to life, universe, and everything is the number 42. Why did author Douglass Adams choose that number? There is some logic behind it. In the world of coding and computer programming, the number 42 is used to represent the asterisk (*). What does the asterisk represent? It represents an undetermined quantity that can be whatever you want. Hence, the answer to life, universe, and everything is ‘whatever you want it to be’.

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