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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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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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Could I turn arround only using my body in the vaccuum of space?

Could I turn arround only using my body in the vaccuum of space? could you guys help settle a bar discussion? submitted by I_Cant_Think_Funny [link] [7 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL that Bill Nye’s father taught him how to tie a bow tie so that he could impress girls in high school.

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TIL that Bill Nye’s father taught him how to tie a bow tie so that he could impress girls in high school. submitted by TRAV1S [link] [442 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Friend found device glued to his car. Anyone know what it is or where it could have come from?

Friend found device glued to his car. Anyone know what it is or where it could have come from? https://gfycat.com/TemptingFarflungBasilisk My friend texting me saying he found this glued to his truck bed. submitted by kohbo [link] [19 comments] Source:

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Could there be other life in our solar system?

Could there be other life in our solar system? I know that we've found water/ice on a few moons out around Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. How much do we know about them? Is it possible that there is life currently

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TIL that MIT students discovered that by buying $600,000 worth of lottery tickets in the Massachusetts’ Cash WinAll lottery they could get a 10-15% return on investment. Over 5 years, they managed to game $8 million out of the lottery through this method.

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TIL that MIT students discovered that by buying 0,000 worth of lottery tickets in the Massachusetts’ Cash WinAll lottery they could get a 10-15% return on investment. Over 5 years, they managed to game million out of the lottery through

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TIL of “SLAM”, a cancelled nuclear ramjet missle that could carry up to 16 thermonuclear warheads, travel for months nonstop, spew radiation wherever it went, and flew at tree top levels, killing anyone it would fly over

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TIL of “SLAM”, a cancelled nuclear ramjet missle that could carry up to 16 thermonuclear warheads, travel for months nonstop, spew radiation wherever it went, and flew at tree top levels, killing anyone it would fly over submitted by AtomizedApple

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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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Could my phone battery kill me?

Could my phone battery kill me? Hi guys, Soo… I like to browse on my phone while bathing, and i always wanted to know if the electricity would be enough to kill someone? submitted by FromInfinity [link] [10 comments] Source:

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