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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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TIL after discovering a bug in video poker machines, two men used it in order to win half a million dollars. When sued on federal hacking charges, their lawyer argued, “All these guys did is simply push a sequence of buttons that they were legally entitled to push.” They kept all the money.

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TIL after discovering a bug in video poker machines, two men used it in order to win half a million dollars. When sued on federal hacking charges, their lawyer argued, “All these guys did is simply push a sequence of

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TIL Dr. Francis M. Fesmire won the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering how to cure the hiccups with rectal massage.

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TIL Dr. Francis M. Fesmire won the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering how to cure the hiccups with rectal massage. submitted by McKoijion [link] [414 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL after discovering his hotel alias, Michael Jackson used to prank call Russell Crowe and say things like “‘Is Mr. Wall there? Is Mrs. Wall there? Are there any Walls there? Then what’s holding the roof up?”

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TIL after discovering his hotel alias, Michael Jackson used to prank call Russell Crowe and say things like “‘Is Mr. Wall there? Is Mrs. Wall there? Are there any Walls there? Then what’s holding the roof up?” submitted by whatsupchickinbutt

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TIL in 1945 a group of Soviet school children presented a US Ambassador with a carved US Seal as a gesture of friendship. It hung in his office for 7 years before discovering it contained a listening device.

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TIL in 1945 a group of Soviet school children presented a US Ambassador with a carved US Seal as a gesture of friendship. It hung in his office for 7 years before discovering it contained a listening device. submitted by

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YSK scientists are constantly discovering new species of primates every year

YSK scientists are constantly discovering new species of primates every year http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primates_described_in_the_2000s#See_also submitted by albed039 [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know

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TIL in 1945 a group of Soviet school children presented a US Ambassador with a carved US Seal as a gesture of friendship. It hung in his office for 7 years before discovering it contained a listening device.

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TIL in 1945 a group of Soviet school children presented a US Ambassador with a carved US Seal as a gesture of friendship. It hung in his office for 7 years before discovering it contained a listening device. submitted by

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TIL in 2009, a woman filed suit against PepsiCo after discovering that the crunchberries in a Cap’n Crunch cereal had not in fact been real fruit. The case was thrown out, with the judge remarking that to do otherwise would “ignore all concepts of personal responsibility and common sense”.

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TIL in 2009, a woman filed suit against PepsiCo after discovering that the crunchberries in a Cap’n Crunch cereal had not in fact been real fruit. The case was thrown out, with the judge remarking that to do otherwise would

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TIL that Ripley’s Believe It or Not was researched by a man who spent every day at the NYC Public library for 52 years, discovering at least 62,192 amazing facts and anecdotes. One skeptical reader wrote 27,167 double-checking letters to sources and never found an unsubstantiated item.

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TIL that Ripley’s Believe It or Not was researched by a man who spent every day at the NYC Public library for 52 years, discovering at least 62,192 amazing facts and anecdotes. One skeptical reader wrote 27,167 double-checking letters to

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YSK About TuneGlue’s Music Map. A fast, accurate way of displaying and discovering similar artists

YSK About TuneGlue’s Music Map. A fast, accurate way of displaying and discovering similar artists http://audiomap.tuneglue.net/ But a band name in the box at the top left, click the disc that appears and then "Expand" submitted by Jacquese [link] [comment]

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