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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn.

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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL there is a Japanese inn that opened in 718, that has been managed by 46 generations of the Houshi family. The inn has been operating for 1,300 years.

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TIL there is a Japanese inn that opened in 718, that has been managed by 46 generations of the Houshi family. The inn has been operating for 1,300 years. submitted by tiptoptap35 [link] [969 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that in 2013 an abandoned Russian cruise ship began drifting through international waters. It was last seen 1,300 nautical miles off the coast of Ireland and is yet to be found.

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TIL that in 2013 an abandoned Russian cruise ship began drifting through international waters. It was last seen 1,300 nautical miles off the coast of Ireland and is yet to be found. submitted by tiptoptap35 [link] [527 comments] Source: top

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TIL that the city of Bogotá, Columbia employed 420 mimes to poke fun at pedestrians and drivers who didn’t follow the rules. As a result, traffic fatalities dropped by more than half, from an average of around to 1300 to about 600.

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TIL that the city of Bogotá, Columbia employed 420 mimes to poke fun at pedestrians and drivers who didn’t follow the rules. As a result, traffic fatalities dropped by more than half, from an average of around to 1300 to

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