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TIL Vin Diesel broke into a Theater in New York with his brother when he was 7 with the intent of vandalizing it. When they were caught, instead of calling the police, the theater’s artistic director offered them roles in an upcoming show, thus starting Diesel’s acting career.

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TIL Vin Diesel broke into a Theater in New York with his brother when he was 7 with the intent of vandalizing it. When they were caught, instead of calling the police, the theater’s artistic director offered them roles in

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Help! I broke my friend’s customized champagne glass and I need to identify the font to replace it. What is this font?

Help! I broke my friend’s customized champagne glass and I need to identify the font to replace it. What is this font? Photos here: https://imgur.com/a/uiscw I have searched several online custom engraving shops but none of them seem to offer

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TIL Sergei Bubka repeatedly and deliberately broke the world pole vault record by the smallest possible height so he could cash in on a Nike bonus with each new record. In a two-year span, he broke his own world record 14 times.

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TIL Sergei Bubka repeatedly and deliberately broke the world pole vault record by the smallest possible height so he could cash in on a Nike bonus with each new record. In a two-year span, he broke his own world record

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TIL Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation in Latin. The Vatican reporter who broke the story was the only one in the room who could actually understand the announcement.

TIL Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation in Latin. The Vatican reporter who broke the story was the only one in the room who could actually understand the announcement. submitted by sputnik84 [link] [897 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that in 1976, the mummified body of Elmer Mccurdy was found in a funhouse in California. Mccurdy had died in a shootout in 1911 and his body had been used ever since as a sideshow attraction. His discoverers only realised it was a human body when his arm broke off, revealing bone and muscle.

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TIL that in 1976, the mummified body of Elmer Mccurdy was found in a funhouse in California. Mccurdy had died in a shootout in 1911 and his body had been used ever since as a sideshow attraction. His discoverers only

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Did they ever find the guy who broke into Antoine Dodson’s sister’s bedroom?

Did they ever find the guy who broke into Antoine Dodson’s sister’s bedroom? Y'know, from that meme a couple years ago? "Hide ya kids, hide wife, and hide ya husband cause they rapin everybody out here." Did they ever catch

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TIL Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury collaborated with each other in the 80s, but Mercury broke it off because Jackson kept bringing in his pet llama to the recording studio

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TIL Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury collaborated with each other in the 80s, but Mercury broke it off because Jackson kept bringing in his pet llama to the recording studio submitted by Zkbvjxq [link] [440 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL that a Japanese gymnast, Shun Fujimoto, once broke his knee at the Olympics in 1976 but didn’t tell anyone and performed miraculously despite his injury, winning his team the gold medal

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TIL that a Japanese gymnast, Shun Fujimoto, once broke his knee at the Olympics in 1976 but didn’t tell anyone and performed miraculously despite his injury, winning his team the gold medal submitted by Senonn [link] [604 comments] Source: top

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TIL In 2009 burglars broke into Dolph Lundgren’s house and had restrained his wife. They then fled when they saw a family photo and realized whose house they were in.

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TIL In 2009 burglars broke into Dolph Lundgren’s house and had restrained his wife. They then fled when they saw a family photo and realized whose house they were in. submitted by beatkid [link] [413 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles, Marshal Ferdinand Foch said “This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years”. 20 years and 65 days later, WW2 broke out.

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TIL that after the Treaty of Versailles, Marshal Ferdinand Foch said “This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years”. 20 years and 65 days later, WW2 broke out. submitted by Duke0fWellington [link] [1448 comments] Source: top

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