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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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TIL that owls have serrations on the edge of their flight feathers, allowing an owl’s flight to be practically silent. Some fish-eating owls, for which silence has no evolutionary advantage, lack this adaptation.

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TIL that owls have serrations on the edge of their flight feathers, allowing an owl’s flight to be practically silent. Some fish-eating owls, for which silence has no evolutionary advantage, lack this adaptation. submitted by Inblades [link] [173 comments] Source:

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TIL: Hitchcock didn’t want music in Psycho’s shower scene. He practically doubled Herrmann’s salary after seeing the scene with music.

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TIL: Hitchcock didn’t want music in Psycho’s shower scene. He practically doubled Herrmann’s salary after seeing the scene with music. submitted by ZUTU [link] [88 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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YSK: about Eeggs.com where you can find Easter Eggs in practically anything!

YSK: about Eeggs.com where you can find Easter Eggs in practically anything! You can find Easter eggs on movies, music, software just to name a few. Www.Eeggs.com submitted by Front_Street [link] [comment] Source: You Should Know

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YSK about a website that allows you to watch practically any movie online for free

YSK about a website that allows you to watch practically any movie online for free www.movie2kto.me It's safe (and legal), I promise. submitted by toughbutworthit [link] [6 comments] Source: You Should Know

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TIL that Ronald Reagan practically launched Tom Clancy’s career, when he mentioned his enjoyment of a largely unknown techno-thriller named The Hunt For Red October during a speech in 1984.

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TIL that Ronald Reagan practically launched Tom Clancy’s career, when he mentioned his enjoyment of a largely unknown techno-thriller named The Hunt For Red October during a speech in 1984. submitted by FoxTheCave [link] [153 comments] Source: Today I Learned

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LPT: You can sharpen your knife using the bottom rim of practically any cup.

LPT: You can sharpen your knife using the bottom rim of practically any cup. Saw this nice video and I think it's a great tip if you don't have a good knife sharpener at home. The video: http://www.wimp.com/sharpenyour/ submitted by

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TIL that cheetahs were almost wiped out by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Because of this, cheetahs are practically genetic clones of one another.

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TIL that cheetahs were almost wiped out by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Because of this, cheetahs are practically genetic clones of

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