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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost $2K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper using raised dots instead of ink, weighs a few lbs, and costs only $350.

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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper

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YSK about ShareTheMeal, an app from the World Food Programme that enables people to “share their meals” with children in need. It costs US$ 0.50 to feed one child for a day

YSK about ShareTheMeal, an app from the World Food Programme that enables people to “share their meals” with children in need. It costs US$ 0.50 to feed one child for a day Here is the official page: https://sharethemeal.org/en/ From the

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TIL that movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.

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TIL that movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A. submitted by Cupcake-Warrior [link] [2009 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL a lack of toilets costs India more than $50 billion a year, mostly through premature deaths and hygiene-related diseases.

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TIL a lack of toilets costs India more than billion a year, mostly through premature deaths and hygiene-related diseases. submitted by punstanli [link] [2506 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that college students in Cleveland are living rent free in a retirement home. This unique living arrangement has benefits for both parties. Studies show that contact with younger people helps beat dementia, while the students save on housing costs.

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TIL that college students in Cleveland are living rent free in a retirement home. This unique living arrangement has benefits for both parties. Studies show that contact with younger people helps beat dementia, while the students save on housing costs.

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What is rare and doesn’t cost much? What costs a lot and isn’t rare?

What is rare and doesn’t cost much? What costs a lot and isn’t rare? I already know diamonds aren't rare but they cost a lot, because of controlling the amount they release. But are there things that don't go by

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YSK that some printers will run just fine on non-OEM ink (dye) and cartridges you can refill yourself cutting down costs significantly.

YSK that some printers will run just fine on non-OEM ink (dye) and cartridges you can refill yourself cutting down costs significantly. This is why I bought aftermarket "dummy" cartridges (ones without a chip that shows correct ink levels in

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TIL when a city in Indiana replaced all their signaled intersections with roundabouts, construction costs dropped $125,000, gas savings reached 24k gallons/year per roundabout, injury accidents dropped 80%, and total accidents dropped 40%.

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TIL when a city in Indiana replaced all their signaled intersections with roundabouts, construction costs dropped 5,000, gas savings reached 24k gallons/year per roundabout, injury accidents dropped 80%, and total accidents dropped 40%. submitted by Tsukamori [link] [4880 comments] Source:

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TIL: In the early days of iTunes, Universal Music Group deducted artist’s iTunes royalties for costs such as “packaging” and “breakages” on digital downloads. Eminem sued them.

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TIL: In the early days of iTunes, Universal Music Group deducted artist’s iTunes royalties for costs such as “packaging” and “breakages” on digital downloads. Eminem sued them. submitted by JF_1010 [link] [238 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK: Travel costs (mileage, tolls, parking, taxis, etc) are Health Care (FSA/HSA) eligible expenses.

YSK: Travel costs (mileage, tolls, parking, taxis, etc) are Health Care (FSA/HSA) eligible expenses. This applies to Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts. The cost of transportation primarily for, and essential to, medical care is an eligible medical expense.

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