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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost $2K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper using raised dots instead of ink, weighs a few lbs, and costs only $350.

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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper

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TIL the main actor of The Gods Must Be Crazy was only paid $300, even though the film made over $60 million

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TIL the main actor of The Gods Must Be Crazy was only paid 0, even though the film made over million Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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What is the maximum diopter beyond which usable regular eyeglasses cannot be made?

What is the maximum diopter beyond which usable regular eyeglasses cannot be made? Non native English speaker here. I was wondering whats the highest diopter beyond which wearable regular eye glasses cannot be made? My myopia is currently at minus

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How many man made things are there a billion of?

How many man made things are there a billion of? submitted by Sleeveharvey [link] [13 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Since I donate my hair, if someone who was wearing a wig made from my hair committed a crime could/would my DNA show up at the crime scene?

Since I donate my hair, if someone who was wearing a wig made from my hair committed a crime could/would my DNA show up at the crime scene? submitted by rhea_whole30 [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built

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YSK outlets brand stores often sell lesser products made specifically for outlet shopping

YSK outlets brand stores often sell lesser products made specifically for outlet shopping Clothing brands frequently use lower quality product with lower thread counts and less stitching on their outlet stores. The items are often assembled in places with lower

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I Purchased Cello from 1807 on craigslist — What does the Tag / paper label say? Who made it? — see image

I Purchased Cello from 1807 on craigslist — What does the Tag / paper label say? Who made it? — see image I believe the 2nd line says "Sold by wallis" 3rd line says "Midway 1807" What does the first

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TIL that Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain’s death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters first album.

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TIL that Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain’s death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters first album. submitted by

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TIL In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers received only minor injuries and Gunter won a £10 bonus

TIL In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers

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TIL In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers received only minor injuries and Gunter won a £10 bonus

TIL In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers

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