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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."

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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

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Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you?

Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you? submitted by bartman36 [link] [14 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you?

Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you? submitted by bartman36 [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you?

Why does everybody have a unique voice? And why is it so uncommon for somebody to have the same voice as you? submitted by bartman36 [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL that Stephen King has made large charitable donations without announcing them because he was “raised firmly to believe that if you give away money and you make a big deal of it so that everybody sees it, that’s hubris. (…) you’re not supposed to make a big deal about it.”

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TIL that Stephen King has made large charitable donations without announcing them because he was “raised firmly to believe that if you give away money and you make a big deal of it so that everybody sees it, that’s hubris.

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TIL: In a report from 2013, most of the funds raised by the NFL don’t fund cancer research. In the end, after everybody has taken their cut, only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards cancer research.

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TIL: In a report from 2013, most of the funds raised by the NFL don’t fund cancer research. In the end, after everybody has taken their cut, only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards

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TIL that May 20, 2010 was declared “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” as a response to jihadist threats against cartoonists

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TIL that May 20, 2010 was declared “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” as a response to jihadist threats against cartoonists submitted by RoswellSpaceman [link] [2357 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that the Aztecs believed themselves to be living in the fifth world. The fourth was destroyed by flood, the third by fire, the second by hurricanes and the first when jaguars ate everybody.

TIL that the Aztecs believed themselves to be living in the fifth world. The fourth was destroyed by flood, the third by fire, the second by hurricanes and the first when jaguars ate everybody. submitted by Morbanth [link] [1051 comments]

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TIL Walt Disney planned his own city where everybody would be employed and working for Disney in some way. They would all pay rent for the priviledge of living there and would always be ensured the latest technology in their homes.

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TIL Walt Disney planned his own city where everybody would be employed and working for Disney in some way. They would all pay rent for the priviledge of living there and would always be ensured the latest technology in their

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TIL in 1968, a car driven by bank employees was pulled over by a motorcycle cop claiming the car had been rigged with a bomb. The cop got under the car to “defuse” the device. When the car started to smoke, everybody ran. Then the “cop” just drove the car away. The 300M Yen robbery remains unsolved

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TIL in 1968, a car driven by bank employees was pulled over by a motorcycle cop claiming the car had been rigged with a bomb. The cop got under the car to “defuse” the device. When the car started to

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