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TIL there’s a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films

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TIL there’s a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films submitted by LurkerMcLurkerton [link] [1603 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK there is a texting hotline for teens to deal with any and all problems or disorders: abuse, suicide, eating disorders, bullying

YSK there is a texting hotline for teens to deal with any and all problems or disorders: abuse, suicide, eating disorders, bullying http://www.crisistextline.org/ There is a TED talk about how it was started and how massive it is: http://www.ted.com/talks/nancy_lublin_the_heartbreaking_text_that_inspired_a_help_line_for_teens submitted

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TIL the founder of the Samaritans (the suicide hotline) was Chad Varah, an Anglican priest whose first service was a funeral for a fourteen-year-old girl who died by suicide because she had begun to menstruate and feared that she had a sexually transmitted disease.

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TIL the founder of the Samaritans (the suicide hotline) was Chad Varah, an Anglican priest whose first service was a funeral for a fourteen-year-old girl who died by suicide because she had begun to menstruate and feared that she had

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TIL that the Cult Awareness Network (CAN), once the largest anti-cult support hotline, is now owned by the church of scientology.

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TIL that the Cult Awareness Network (CAN), once the largest anti-cult support hotline, is now owned by the church of scientology. submitted by lacking_ [link] [586 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Is there a “suicide hotline” but for people who kinda just want to talk?

Is there a “suicide hotline” but for people who kinda just want to talk? submitted by yougolplex [link] [3 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL the ‘Miss Cleo free tarot reading’ psychic hotline was generating $24 million a month for two years straight. The Miss Cleo herself only earned $1,750 for the three days it took to film the first infomercial

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TIL the ‘Miss Cleo free tarot reading’ psychic hotline was generating million a month for two years straight. The Miss Cleo herself only earned ,750 for the three days it took to film the first infomercial submitted by But_Wait_Theres_More [link]

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TIL the reason that NORAD annually tracks Santa Claus’ journey from the North Pole is because Sears printed an ad to talk to Santa on his private line, with a wrong phone number that was actually CONAD’s top secret hotline that would only ring if there was a national crisis

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TIL the reason that NORAD annually tracks Santa Claus’ journey from the North Pole is because Sears printed an ad to talk to Santa on his private line, with a wrong phone number that was actually CONAD’s top secret hotline

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YSK about the STOP NSA Hotline: 1-Stop-323-NSA

YSK about the STOP NSA Hotline: 1-Stop-323-NSA This is from the EFF, https://www.eff.org/, it connects you to a member of Congress after a message. Other ways to help: donate to EFF, or ACLU, who take on specific cases. Join the

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