Blog Archives

TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all."

2016/01/049e1___WpToummegSFmst5MuEJLG5B4f2_spsysL3VVjNF_EM

TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TIL that a black fungus that grew inside Chernobyl that eats harmful radiation is proposed as a possible dish for future astronauts

2016/01/22fd0__j21T5HG6YtufwX1oatj3ReMK0TcRpub2J0bbFJ3cfJc

TIL that a black fungus that grew inside Chernobyl that eats harmful radiation is proposed as a possible dish for future astronauts submitted by Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

YSK that white text with a black outline is visible on any background

YSK that white text with a black outline is visible on any background I often see text on videos or images that's unreadable due to using the incorrect colour. Hope this helps! submitted by ZaaBLes [link] [6 comments] Source: You

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , ,

YSK if it s freezing and you are driving at night look for a hazed reflection on the ground under a street light as an easy way to tell if the roads contain black ice.

YSK if it s freezing and you are driving at night look for a hazed reflection on the ground under a street light as an easy way to tell if the roads contain black ice. The refraction from the light

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TIL Tony Iommi lost the tips of his middle and ring finger in an accident at the age of 17. He ended up tuning his strings to lower pitches so that the thimbles he had fitted could bend the strings more easily. This lead to Black Sabbath’s distinctive sound and the invention of heavy metal.

TIL Tony Iommi lost the tips of his middle and ring finger in an accident at the age of 17. He ended up tuning his strings to lower pitches so that the thimbles he had fitted could bend the strings

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

YSK whether you should go shopping on Black Friday or hold out for Cyber Monday.

YSK whether you should go shopping on Black Friday or hold out for Cyber Monday. This chart has all the information you need to make the choice. My favorite line? The one about accidentally punching a security guard thinking it

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Name that quote: “Black is down, up is white, the world doesn’t make sense anymore!”

Name that quote: “Black is down, up is white, the world doesn’t make sense anymore!” I can't remember what it's from. It's a quote a friend and I have used for 15 years. submitted by yourorangedot [link] [comment] Source: reddit

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Why some dogs have black and white fingernails?

Why some dogs have black and white fingernails? submitted by rafael000 [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , ,

YSK Unlike Other Flavors of Uber (X, Select, Black, etc.) UberTaxi Automatically Adds a 20% Tip

YSK Unlike Other Flavors of Uber (X, Select, Black, etc.) UberTaxi Automatically Adds a 20% Tip So one of the ways Uber has successfully marketed itself is a "the price is the price" kind of story and your tip is

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

TIL about Blockbusting, a method used during the “white flight” era, where real-estate agents would fake a black person moving into a white neighborhood to scare the rest of the residents into hastily selling their houses at a loss. They then charged high prices selling the houses to black families

2015/10/4c0ab__8Qr-CMucqi7Xk8eYo_RlHsBcN9oU4KxUBeMWX22gJww

TIL about Blockbusting, a method used during the “white flight” era, where real-estate agents would fake a black person moving into a white neighborhood to scare the rest of the residents into hastily selling their houses at a loss. They

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,