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TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all."

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TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any

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What does a Bachelors of Arts degree in English, allow you to do? Of what use it if you end your education at that point?

What does a Bachelors of Arts degree in English, allow you to do? Of what use it if you end your education at that point? submitted by _bettafold [link] [26 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Penn & Teller created a Sega Game in the 90s called ‘Desert Bus.’ The Objective is to drive in a straight line from Tucson, Arizona, to Las Vegas, Nevada. The Journey takes aprox 8 hours, cannot be paused and you are awarded 1 point every time you complete it.

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TIL Penn & Teller created a Sega Game in the 90s called ‘Desert Bus.’ The Objective is to drive in a straight line from Tucson, Arizona, to Las Vegas, Nevada. The Journey takes aprox 8 hours, cannot be paused and

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TIL that Neil deGrasse Tyson has declined every interview since 1993 that has had his racial identity as the premise: “That then becomes the point of people’s understanding of me, rather than the astrophysics. So it’s a failed educational step for that to be the case.”

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TIL that Neil deGrasse Tyson has declined every interview since 1993 that has had his racial identity as the premise: “That then becomes the point of people’s understanding of me, rather than the astrophysics. So it’s a failed educational step

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YSK if your heat goes out at any point this winter you can use a hair dryer to warm up the seat before having to endure sitting on an ice block while pooping.

YSK if your heat goes out at any point this winter you can use a hair dryer to warm up the seat before having to endure sitting on an ice block while pooping. I've put off an epic shit for

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TIL that it wasn’t until the 1930s that production techniques improved to the point where toilet paper could be advertised as “splinter free”.

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TIL that it wasn’t until the 1930s that production techniques improved to the point where toilet paper could be advertised as “splinter free”. submitted by superstoreman [link] [816 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that whenever you move your eyes quickly from one point to another point, there is a disconnect between your eyes and brain, so your perception of time stretches backwards slightly. This is why, when you first look at a clock, it appears to take longer than a second to move

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TIL that whenever you move your eyes quickly from one point to another point, there is a disconnect between your eyes and brain, so your perception of time stretches backwards slightly. This is why, when you first look at a

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What is the name of the point in the fire when wet wood reaches a steam blast eruption?

What is the name of the point in the fire when wet wood reaches a steam blast eruption? submitted by zbot- [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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What’s the point of the popcorn button on microwaves? All popcorn I’ve eaten says not to use it.

What’s the point of the popcorn button on microwaves? All popcorn I’ve eaten says not to use it. Seems a little strange. submitted by dtrmp4 [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Was South Ozone Park (New York, NY) part of South Jamaica at one point ? Or was it gerrymandering that changed it if there was a change at all ?

Was South Ozone Park (New York, NY) part of South Jamaica at one point ? Or was it gerrymandering that changed it if there was a change at all ? submitted by datb0yavi [link] [comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase

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