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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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TIL that ‘ant hill garnets’, small gemstones, are ‘mined’ by ants in a few places in Arizona. Ants find the garnets while digging their anthills, drag them out, and discard them on the surface

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TIL that ‘ant hill garnets’, small gemstones, are ‘mined’ by ants in a few places in Arizona. Ants find the garnets while digging their anthills, drag them out, and discard them on the surface submitted by aescolanus [link] [280 comments]

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TIL Jonah Hill agreed to be paid only $60,000 for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street that took 7 months to film, because he really wanted that specific part in the movie.

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TIL Jonah Hill agreed to be paid only ,000 for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street that took 7 months to film, because he really wanted that specific part in the movie. submitted by UnderFireCoolness [link] [705 comments]

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YSK While driving a stick shift/manual transmission vehicle, putting your car in neutral to “coast” down a hill does not save you gas.

YSK While driving a stick shift/manual transmission vehicle, putting your car in neutral to “coast” down a hill does not save you gas. When you put your car is neutral your ecu will direct your fuel system to a 14.7

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TIL in 1998, a splinter group of the IRA called in a bomb threat for the courthouse hill in Omagh, N. Ireland. The police evacuated people 400m to the bottom of the hill where it was thought to be safe, however, this spot was the REAL location of the bomb; 29 people died, 220 were injured.

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TIL in 1998, a splinter group of the IRA called in a bomb threat for the courthouse hill in Omagh, N. Ireland. The police evacuated people 400m to the bottom of the hill where it was thought to be safe,

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YSK that Netflix has all 13 seasons of “King of the Hill” on instant stream.

YSK that Netflix has all 13 seasons of “King of the Hill” on instant stream. My boyfriend had never seen KOTH before so I decided to search for it on Netflix mainly for shits and gigs, however I was pleasantly

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