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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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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 Sleeping Beauty herself only has 18 lines of dialogue in the entire movie.

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TIL Sleeping Beauty herself only has 18 lines of dialogue in the entire movie. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK that "we use only 10% of our brain" is by far the most common, but false myth

YSK that "we use only 10% of our brain" is by far the most common, but false myth <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>You probably heard from a lot of people all around, from time to time: &quot;we use only 10% of

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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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Could I turn arround only using my body in the vaccuum of space?

Could I turn arround only using my body in the vaccuum of space? could you guys help settle a bar discussion? submitted by I_Cant_Think_Funny [link] [7 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of peace.

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of

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It’s accepted that Alcohol dehydrates you, but would you really die of dehydration if given only Liquor?

It’s accepted that Alcohol dehydrates you, but would you really die of dehydration if given only Liquor? Hearing stories of people shooting film in a shithole nation, and being the only one on the cast that did not get sick

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years submitted by cyanide4suicide [link] [1660 comments] Source:

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