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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog than that of his wife, Eva Braun.

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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog

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TIL – A Brazilian invented caller ID technology more than 25 years ago. Today he is in 40 lawsuits claiming for his royalties that, in total, are more than 25 billion dollars

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TIL – A Brazilian invented caller ID technology more than 25 years ago. Today he is in 40 lawsuits claiming for his royalties that, in total, are more than 25 billion dollars Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Americans spend more money on pets yearly than Germany spends on its entire defense budget.

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TIL Americans spend more money on pets yearly than Germany spends on its entire defense budget. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Theodore Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt, was shot in the chest, and proceeded to deliver a 90 minute speech. He opened with: “Ladies and gentlemen, I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose.”

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TIL Theodore Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt, was shot in the chest, and proceeded to deliver a 90 minute speech. He opened with: “Ladies and gentlemen, I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but

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YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately.

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately. In a nutshell: When a researcher claims their research is 'statistically significant' all this means is that

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TIL more salt is used for de-icing roads (8% of global manufactured salt) than for human consumption (6%).

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TIL more salt is used for de-icing roads (8% of global manufactured salt) than for human consumption (6%). submitted by nerbovig [link] [1534 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Does being exposed to cold weather without proper clothing actually make you more susceptible to catching a cold?

Does being exposed to cold weather without proper clothing actually make you more susceptible to catching a cold? submitted by JimboSherwood [link] [10 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why are store brand products packaging more plain then the other companies?

Why are store brand products packaging more plain then the other companies? Example: Sam's cola vs. coke submitted by TheMightyTim [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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How can I learn more about my grandfather’s WWII war record? Can I request to see his file (censored, I’m sure) from the Department of Defense?

How can I learn more about my grandfather’s WWII war record? Can I request to see his file (censored, I’m sure) from the Department of Defense? He passed away when I was in eighth grade and he never told his

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TIL that if you drive one mile to the convenience store to buy a Powerball ticket, you are eight times more likely to die than win the jackpot

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TIL that if you drive one mile to the convenience store to buy a Powerball ticket, you are eight times more likely to die than win the jackpot submitted by akatsuk1 [link] [991 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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