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TIL in 1986, ’60 Minutes’ ran a scathing exposé on the Audi 5000, alleging it could wildly accelerate on its own. However, their on-air demonstration used a rigged car to show falsified results. Gov’t tests later vindicated Audi but their sales had already plummeted. ’60 Minutes’ never apologized.

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TIL in 1986, ’60 Minutes’ ran a scathing exposé on the Audi 5000, alleging it could wildly accelerate on its own. However, their on-air demonstration used a rigged car to show falsified results. Gov’t tests later vindicated Audi but their

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TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals and ending with the gunshot, lasts no longer than two minutes.

TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals

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TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals and ending with the gunshot, lasts no longer than two minutes.

TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals

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TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals and ending with the gunshot, lasts no longer than two minutes.

TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals

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TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals and ending with the gunshot, lasts no longer than two minutes.

TIL that Belarus is the last country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. The convicts are shot in the back of the head with a silenced PB-9 pistol. The whole procedure, starting with the announcement about denied appeals

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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 Football has roughly 11 minutes of actual play time.

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TIL Football has roughly 11 minutes of actual play time. submitted by Kryptic_Anthology [link] [2747 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL: Instead of donating money to a New York Food Bank, Toyota offered ‘kaizen’; a Japanese word meaning “continuous improvement”. Toyota’s engineers applied kaizen to the soup kitchen, reducing the average wait time from 90 to 18 minutes.

TIL: Instead of donating money to a New York Food Bank, Toyota offered ‘kaizen’; a Japanese word meaning “continuous improvement”. Toyota’s engineers applied kaizen to the soup kitchen, reducing the average wait time from 90 to 18 minutes. submitted by

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TIL the Guinness World Record for longest note ever recorded on a saxophone, at 45 minutes and 47 seconds, is held by…Kenny G.

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TIL the Guinness World Record for longest note ever recorded on a saxophone, at 45 minutes and 47 seconds, is held by…Kenny G. submitted by avclub89 [link] [507 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL in 1989 a Los Angeles woman received a phone call from her brother-in-law saying that her ex-husband was coming over to kill her. She dialed 911 but was told nothing could be done unless he showed up at the house. Within 15 minutes he arrived, killing her and 4 others

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TIL in 1989 a Los Angeles woman received a phone call from her brother-in-law saying that her ex-husband was coming over to kill her. She dialed 911 but was told nothing could be done unless he showed up at the

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