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TIL in 2001 a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to shore where a ranger shot it. The arm was pried from its gullet, put on ice, rushed to the hospital and successfully sewed back on

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TIL in 2001 a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to shore where a ranger shot it.

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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 A woman collapsed and lay on the floor of a hospital E.R for 45 minutes as hospital staff ignored her. A janitor mopped the floor around her as she vomited blood. She was then arrested by police for causing a disturbance and died on the stretcher.

TIL A woman collapsed and lay on the floor of a hospital E.R for 45 minutes as hospital staff ignored her. A janitor mopped the floor around her as she vomited blood. She was then arrested by police for causing

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TIL Forrest Gump curses, smokes pot, goes to jail, travels to outer space, becomes a professional wrestler, visits a mental hospital, is a chess master, a stunt man and is friends with an ape named Sue. But, only if you read the novel.

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TIL Forrest Gump curses, smokes pot, goes to jail, travels to outer space, becomes a professional wrestler, visits a mental hospital, is a chess master, a stunt man and is friends with an ape named Sue. But, only if you

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TIL that “Peter Pan” is the only UK copyright which has been extended in perpetuity, meaning Great Ormond Street Hospital can recieve royalties forever. This has earned it the name “The Copyright which never grows up”

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TIL that “Peter Pan” is the only UK copyright which has been extended in perpetuity, meaning Great Ormond Street Hospital can recieve royalties forever. This has earned it the name “The Copyright which never grows up” submitted by sboy365 [link]

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TIL two weeks after Hurricane Katrina, a task force rescued around 1400 frozen embryos stranded in a hospital without power. The embryos were considered to be people under Louisiana law.

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TIL two weeks after Hurricane Katrina, a task force rescued around 1400 frozen embryos stranded in a hospital without power. The embryos were considered to be people under Louisiana law. submitted by justsayin9228 [link] [1244 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL a family fighting a $474,000 hospital bill, got charged $12 for each of those little paper cups nurses give you when they administer pills

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TIL a family fighting a 4,000 hospital bill, got charged for each of those little paper cups nurses give you when they administer pills submitted by WildAnimus [link] [3857 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL in 1987, a small 93 gram radioactive device was stolen from an abandonded hospital in Brazil. After being passed around, 4 people died, 112.000 people had to be examined and several houses had to be destroyed. It is considered one of the worst nuclear disasters ever.

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TIL in 1987, a small 93 gram radioactive device was stolen from an abandonded hospital in Brazil. After being passed around, 4 people died, 112.000 people had to be examined and several houses had to be destroyed. It is considered

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YSK you can send a child with cancer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia a daisy for free. (X-Post Freebies)

YSK you can send a child with cancer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia a daisy for free. (X-Post Freebies) It only takes 30 seconds, and it could really brighten a kids day. These kids have it pretty rough, and

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TIL that “Scrubs” was shot in a real (former) hospital, which was used by a number of other productions until its demolition in 2011. Sometimes people would come into the Emergency Room set, thinking it was a real hospital.

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TIL that “Scrubs” was shot in a real (former) hospital, which was used by a number of other productions until its demolition in 2011. Sometimes people would come into the Emergency Room set, thinking it was a real hospital. submitted

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