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TIL Axl Rose once postponed a Guns N’ Roses show because he was watching TMNT 2: Secret of the Ooze

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TIL Axl Rose once postponed a Guns N’ Roses show because he was watching TMNT 2: Secret of the Ooze Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL there are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear.

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TIL there are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear. submitted by Lolzzergrush [link]

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of peace.

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of

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TIL that a couple sued AC/DC in 1981 for $250,000 because their telephone number is in the song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” resulting in hundreds of prank calls.

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TIL that a couple sued AC/DC in 1981 for 0,000 because their telephone number is in the song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” resulting in hundreds of prank calls. submitted by goss98789 [link] [1085 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that a “fossil word” is a word that is generally obsolete but remains in use because it is part of an idiom. For example, amok as in “run amok”, or turpitude as in “moral turpitude”.

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TIL that a “fossil word” is a word that is generally obsolete but remains in use because it is part of an idiom. For example, amok as in “run amok”, or turpitude as in “moral turpitude”. submitted by godsenfrik [link]

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TIL the mathematician George Dantzig solved two of the most famous problems of statistics, because he came into class too late to hear that they were supposed to be unsolvable

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TIL the mathematician George Dantzig solved two of the most famous problems of statistics, because he came into class too late to hear that they were supposed to be unsolvable submitted by bytelines [link] [395 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL that most experienced Disney animators chose to work on Pocahontas instead of the Lion King because many at Disney had little faith in the project, leaving mostly first time animators working on the Lion King.

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TIL that most experienced Disney animators chose to work on Pocahontas instead of the Lion King because many at Disney had little faith in the project, leaving mostly first time animators working on the Lion King. submitted by dasfiskitak [link]

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YSK about OpenCongress.org because it offers a slew of info on Congress’s activities.

YSK about OpenCongress.org because it offers a slew of info on Congress’s activities. The site explains in easy-to-understand summaries the bills and resolutions that Congress is considering. It includes information such as the bill's status, current actions, motions, and votes,

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YSK they’re called Hoverboards because that’s the company that makes them.

YSK they’re called Hoverboards because that’s the company that makes them. Not because anyone thinks they have something to do with actually hovering. https://hoverboard.com Their formal name is Self-Balancing Two-Wheeled Board. Honestly, Hoverboard sounds so much better than that. Even

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YSK what COP21 is because the decisions made there will have major impact on your kids future and your life too.

YSK what COP21 is because the decisions made there will have major impact on your kids future and your life too. For people who do not know about it, the COP21 is the Climate Conference in Paris next monday (30

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