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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 German interrogator Hanns Scharff was against using physical torture on POWs. He would instead take them out to lunch, on nature walks and to swimming pools, where they would reveal information on their own. After the war he moved to the US and became a mosaic artist.

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TIL German interrogator Hanns Scharff was against using physical torture on POWs. He would instead take them out to lunch, on nature walks and to swimming pools, where they would reveal information on their own. After the war he moved

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TIL minutes before the Halifax Explosion, (one of the largest non-nuclear, man-made explosions) a dispatcher named Vince Coleman returned to his station to send a warning telegram, saving 300 lives at the cost of his own.

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TIL minutes before the Halifax Explosion, (one of the largest non-nuclear, man-made explosions) a dispatcher named Vince Coleman returned to his station to send a warning telegram, saving 300 lives at the cost of his own. submitted by garglemymarbles [link]

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LPT How to measure pant length to hem when you are on your own.

LPT How to measure pant length to hem when you are on your own. I had to hem a pair of pants and had no one around to mark them while I had them on so that they could be

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LPT: Use a cloud storage service like Dropbox to store user manuals for the appliances/devices you own. Most manufacturer websites offer a PDF version. You’ll have access to them anywhere on any device.

LPT: Use a cloud storage service like Dropbox to store user manuals for the appliances/devices you own. Most manufacturer websites offer a PDF version. You’ll have access to them anywhere on any device. submitted by phatboyslim [link] [6 comments] Source:

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LPT: Keep owner’s manuals in the bathroom to better understand the products you own.

LPT: Keep owner’s manuals in the bathroom to better understand the products you own. I have recently started keeping my folder of manuals near the throne. I even purchased a spare Mazda booklet so I can learn more about the

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