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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 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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Do European countries have the same negative stereotypes towards people of color as the US does?

Do European countries have the same negative stereotypes towards people of color as the US does? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive.

YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>At one point in time people&#39;s entire income consisted off of scrap. People turned to collecting(sometimes stealing) scrap steel

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What is the earliest recorded case of cancer? Did people from ancient times suffer from it too?

What is the earliest recorded case of cancer? Did people from ancient times suffer from it too? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why do people, when approached by a cop, say "Am I being detained?"

Why do people, when approached by a cop, say "Am I being detained?" submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL there are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear.

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TIL there are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear. submitted by Lolzzergrush [link]

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TIL Nikola Tesla’s statue in Silicon Valley provides a free wi-fi signal to nearby people.

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TIL Nikola Tesla’s statue in Silicon Valley provides a free wi-fi signal to nearby people. submitted by Zahilin [link] [169 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL automatic (switchblade, etc.) knives are illegal to own in Michigan, except for one-armed people.

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TIL automatic (switchblade, etc.) knives are illegal to own in Michigan, except for one-armed people. submitted by neptune12100 [link] [900 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Thomas Jefferson owned a sheep known he called “this abominable animal”. He kept it in front of the White House where it attacked several people and killed a small boy in 1808.

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TIL Thomas Jefferson owned a sheep known he called “this abominable animal”. He kept it in front of the White House where it attacked several people and killed a small boy in 1808. submitted by mtjess60 [link] [1052 comments] Source:

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