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TIL in 1986, ’60 Minutes’ ran a scathing exposé on the Audi 5000, alleging it could wildly accelerate on its own. However, their on-air demonstration used a rigged car to show falsified results. Gov’t tests later vindicated Audi but their sales had already plummeted. ’60 Minutes’ never apologized.

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TIL in 1986, ’60 Minutes’ ran a scathing exposé on the Audi 5000, alleging it could wildly accelerate on its own. However, their on-air demonstration used a rigged car to show falsified results. Gov’t tests later vindicated Audi but their

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TIL a Fort Worth woman hit a homeless man with her car. His body became lodged in her windshield. She drove home. She repeatedly visited the man in her garage and even apologized for hitting him. He died several hours later. She was tried and convicted for murder, receiving a 50 year sentence.

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TIL a Fort Worth woman hit a homeless man with her car. His body became lodged in her windshield. She drove home. She repeatedly visited the man in her garage and even apologized for hitting him. He died several hours

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