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TIL: In an effort to fight oil well fires, Hungarian engineers recycled a Russian T-34 tank, and replaced the gun turret with two Mig-21 jet engines. The team would inject water into the exhaust of the engines and literally blow an oil well fire out. They called the device Big Wind.

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TIL: In an effort to fight oil well fires, Hungarian engineers recycled a Russian T-34 tank, and replaced the gun turret with two Mig-21 jet engines. The team would inject water into the exhaust of the engines and literally blow

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NSFW: My penis goes almost all the way into my scrotum whenever I get a burst of adrenaline, like before a fight, is that normal?

NSFW: My penis goes almost all the way into my scrotum whenever I get a burst of adrenaline, like before a fight, is that normal? I am circumcised and I have a normal 5.5" penis when erect, when not it's

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TIL a man was so infuriated about losing a knife fight in Counter Strike, that he spent 6 months tracking down his opponent, and stabbed him in real life.

TIL a man was so infuriated about losing a knife fight in Counter Strike, that he spent 6 months tracking down his opponent, and stabbed him in real life. submitted by the_colonelclink [link] [2751 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL Lewis Lee Millett deserted the US Army when he thought they would not enter WW2 and joined the Canadian Army to fight. After the US Army joined WW2 he transferred back. In the Korean war he would be awarded the Medal Of Honor for leading the last major bayonet charge in American history.

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TIL Lewis Lee Millett deserted the US Army when he thought they would not enter WW2 and joined the Canadian Army to fight. After the US Army joined WW2 he transferred back. In the Korean war he would be awarded

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Firefighters and scientists: How effective is airborne water-bombing, in the fight against an outdoor bushfire/wildfire?

Firefighters and scientists: How effective is airborne water-bombing, in the fight against an outdoor bushfire/wildfire? I live in Australia and every summer, there are large bushfires. Obviously, some of these can become catastrophically large, so they're treated as a very

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Firefighters and scientists: How effective is airborne water-bombing, in the fight against an outdoor bushfire/wildfire?

Firefighters and scientists: How effective is airborne water-bombing, in the fight against an outdoor bushfire/wildfire? I live in Australia and every summer, there are large bushfires. Obviously, some of these can become catastrophically large, so they're treated as a very

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Did medieval warriors actually fight the way they do in GoT and other types of medieval movies/shows?

Did medieval warriors actually fight the way they do in GoT and other types of medieval movies/shows? I know they used swords but were there actually people more skilled at the sword than others? Did they actually fight like sword

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TIL that the author of FIGHT CLUB came up with the foundation of the novel after being beaten up on a camping trip when he complained to nearby campers about the noise of their radio. When he returned to work, nobody would acknowledge his injuries instead asking things like “How was your weekend?”

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TIL that the author of FIGHT CLUB came up with the foundation of the novel after being beaten up on a camping trip when he complained to nearby campers about the noise of their radio. When he returned to work,

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TIL the New Jersey Forest Fire Service can summon any person aged 18 to 50 in their jurisdiction to help fight a wildfire or for use of their property in assisting, and it is a crime to refuse.

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TIL the New Jersey Forest Fire Service can summon any person aged 18 to 50 in their jurisdiction to help fight a wildfire or for use of their property in assisting, and it is a crime to refuse. submitted by

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TIL Snackman, the guy who stopped a subway fight by standing between two combatants and calmly ate chips, was inundated with marriage proposals and date requests after video of the brawl went viral.

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TIL Snackman, the guy who stopped a subway fight by standing between two combatants and calmly ate chips, was inundated with marriage proposals and date requests after video of the brawl went viral. submitted by coolidge_ [link] [862 comments] Source:

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