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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third what they would cost in the US

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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third

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Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why?

Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why? . submitted by WildTurkey81 [link] [53

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Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why?

Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why? . submitted by WildTurkey81 [link] [46

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Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why?

Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why? . submitted by WildTurkey81 [link] [26

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Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why?

Does Australia really have a particularly high amount of deadly creatures native to there compared to the rest of the world, or is it just something that Westerners joke about? If they do, why? . submitted by WildTurkey81 [link] [26

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YSK Nutella is not particularly healthful, and you’d probably be better off putting chocolate frosting on your bread (nutrition comparison in text)

YSK Nutella is not particularly healthful, and you’d probably be better off putting chocolate frosting on your bread (nutrition comparison in text) Here's a comparison of nutrition and ingredients submitted by CpGrover [link] [135 comments] Source: You Should Know

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TIL When prohibition was repealed in 1933, Yuengling beer Company sent a truckload of “Winner Beer” to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in appreciation, which arrived the day the amendment was repealed — particularly notable since Yuengling beer takes almost three weeks to brew and age.

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TIL When prohibition was repealed in 1933, Yuengling beer Company sent a truckload of “Winner Beer” to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in appreciation, which arrived the day the amendment was repealed — particularly notable since Yuengling beer takes almost three

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LPT: Tackle post-holiday blues by tidying your house, particularly the bedroom before you leave.

LPT: Tackle post-holiday blues by tidying your house, particularly the bedroom before you leave. Not only will you appreciate it after the long journey home, but you'll reduce that feeling of dread at the thought of returning home while on

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Why do earlier color LCDs, particularly those on portable game systems (Atari Lynx, Sega Game Gear, Gameboy Color) almost look like they have CRT-esque scanlines?

Why do earlier color LCDs, particularly those on portable game systems (Atari Lynx, Sega Game Gear, Gameboy Color) almost look like they have CRT-esque scanlines? I've always noticed this but never understood why. If you look at the LCDs for

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