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TIL that the Junípero Serra High School JV football team recorded a historically bad season in which they failed to win a game or even score a touchdown yet they never attempted to start their backup quarterback. That backup quarterback they refused to start is 4 time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.

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TIL that the Junípero Serra High School JV football team recorded a historically bad season in which they failed to win a game or even score a touchdown yet they never attempted to start their backup quarterback. That backup quarterback

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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 While the “Shining” was playing in New York and Los Angeles, Stanley Kubrick ordered projectionists to cut the original final scene from the film by hand, and mail the deleted film strips back to Warner Bros. The original ending has never been released since.

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TIL While the “Shining” was playing in New York and Los Angeles, Stanley Kubrick ordered projectionists to cut the original final scene from the film by hand, and mail the deleted film strips back to Warner Bros. The original ending

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i’ve read somewhere that lobsters never die, they only shed their shells and keep groing until a natural predator eats them. Is it true? If yes, why isn’t there any giant lobster being raised in captivity? Thanks!

i’ve read somewhere that lobsters never die, they only shed their shells and keep groing until a natural predator eats them. Is it true? If yes, why isn’t there any giant lobster being raised in captivity? Thanks! submitted by raulsaboia

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YSK that you should never blur sensitive information

YSK that you should never blur sensitive information Blurring is usually a REVERSIBLE operation, so blurring sensitive information in pictures you share online is not going to stop anyone determined to read it. See more: http://thingsiamdoing.com/image-deconvolution-aka-why-its-unsafe-to-blur-sensitive-information/ submitted by cpsii13 [link]

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TIL Carl Sagan thought he was able to explain things because for the most part, understanding difficult concepts didn’t come easy to him. “The very brilliant ones figure it out so fast they never see the mechanics of understanding.”

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TIL Carl Sagan thought he was able to explain things because for the most part, understanding difficult concepts didn’t come easy to him. “The very brilliant ones figure it out so fast they never see the mechanics of understanding.” submitted

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TIL that Andre the Giant always wanted to see a show on Broadway, but never attended one because he was concerned about blocking the view of others.

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TIL that Andre the Giant always wanted to see a show on Broadway, but never attended one because he was concerned about blocking the view of others. submitted by tellerpan [link] [620 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL George Lucas ‘ideally would love not to see any footage [of the newest Star Wars film: The Force Awakens] until he walks into the theater next December. He has never been able to be surprised by a Star Wars film before and he said he was looking forward to it.’

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TIL George Lucas ‘ideally would love not to see any footage [of the newest Star Wars film: The Force Awakens] until he walks into the theater next December. He has never been able to be surprised by a Star Wars

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TIL Bob Ross never received any money for his show, The Joy of Painting. His company, Bob Ross Inc., sold art supplies, how-to videos, and he gave art lessons.

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TIL Bob Ross never received any money for his show, The Joy of Painting. His company, Bob Ross Inc., sold art supplies, how-to videos, and he gave art lessons. submitted by Racker150 [link] [713 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that in 1995, the government of China kidnapped a 6 year old Tibetan boy, the Panchen Lama, and replaced him with a puppet of their own choosing. The real Panchen Lama was the youngest political prisoner in the world at the time of his arrest and has never been heard from since.

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TIL that in 1995, the government of China kidnapped a 6 year old Tibetan boy, the Panchen Lama, and replaced him with a puppet of their own choosing. The real Panchen Lama was the youngest political prisoner in the world

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