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TIL that the longest war in recorded history lasted 335 years and 19 days. It was between the Du ...
TIL that the longest war in recorded history lasted 335 years and 19 days. It was between the Dutch and the Isles of Scilly, there were no casualties, and the Dutch actually forgot about the conflict until a Scilly historian contacted them about it in ...
Historical Body Mechanics: Walk Medieval! – YouTube
Historical Body Mechanics: Walk Medieval! – YouTube
TIL: In case of a threat, Switzerland has over 3000 demolition points where bridges can be demol ...
TIL: In case of a threat, Switzerland has over 3000 demolition points where bridges can be demolished remotely and landslides can cause certain roads to be blocked off.
TIL Most cities hit during the 2011 tsunami in Japan [which caused the Fukushima disaster] were  ...
TIL Most cities hit during the 2011 tsunami in Japan [which caused the Fukushima disaster] were built well below hundreds of ancient stone markers warning not to build below that level
Video: Where Does Fat Go When We Lose Weight? | IFLScience
Video: Where Does Fat Go When We Lose Weight? | IFLScience
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I learned that the signature line of all checks are just the words “authorized signature&# ...
I learned that the signature line of all checks are just the words “authorized signature” continuously and not a solid line
TIL Steven Tyler did so many drugs that he forgot that he recorded certain songs. Upon hearing & ...
TIL Steven Tyler did so many drugs that he forgot that he recorded certain songs. Upon hearing “Toys in the Attic”, he said “Hey! That’s great! We should cover this. Who is it?” Joe Perry responded, “It’s us, fuckhead.”
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Mack If you read it the article is debunking a different claim but in an interview with the band ...
icicle Yes, I read but still... I was not sure :)
Mack I bet it did happen, all from that era were always so fuppin high it wouldnt surprise me :D
How a Catalytic Converter Works – YouTube
How a Catalytic Converter Works – YouTube
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Starter operation (Automotive) – YouTube
Starter operation (Automotive) – YouTube
Who knew!
Who knew!
TIL the “Made in [Country]” mark was first established by the UK in 1887 in order to ...
TIL the “Made in [Country]” mark was first established by the UK in 1887 in order to denounce foreign goods (mostly made in Germany) and encourage consumption of domestic goods. The plan backfired and consumers specifically bought products ...
TIL that even under a worst-case scenario, no Rubik’s Cube is farther than 20 moves from b ...
TIL that even under a worst-case scenario, no Rubik’s Cube is farther than 20 moves from being solved.
If atoms are mostly empty space, why do objects look and feel solid? | IFLScience
If atoms are mostly empty space, why do objects look and feel solid? | IFLScience
Watch What Happens When This Guy Throws Liquid Nitrogen Into His Own Face!
Watch What Happens When This Guy Throws Liquid Nitrogen Into His Own Face!
TIL a Shaggy Defense is the name given to a legal strategy in which the defendant flatly denies  ...
TIL a Shaggy Defense is the name given to a legal strategy in which the defendant flatly denies guilt in the face of overwhelming evidence against them.
TIL investigators found a skeleton on an island with evidence that suggests it to be Amelia Earh ...
TIL investigators found a skeleton on an island with evidence that suggests it to be Amelia Earhart, she didn’t die in a crash. She landed, survived, lived, and died on that island.
Ulfberht Viking Sword – MAN AT ARMS:REFORGED – YouTube
Ulfberht Viking Sword – MAN AT ARMS:REFORGED – YouTube
Crazy Lake Experiment – YouTube
Crazy Lake Experiment – YouTube

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