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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 in 2008 Monty Python decided to start their own Youtube channel. They uploaded HQ videos of their sketches which in only a few days resulted in a 16,000% increase in DVD box set sales.

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TIL in 2008 Monty Python decided to start their own Youtube channel. They uploaded HQ videos of their sketches which in only a few days resulted in a 16,000% increase in DVD box set sales. submitted by rustybricks [link] [299

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TIL that Nas listed his daughter as an executive producer on his album Stillmatic so that she could always receive royalty checks from the album’s sales.

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TIL that Nas listed his daughter as an executive producer on his album Stillmatic so that she could always receive royalty checks from the album’s sales. submitted by GhostOfSamuelJackson [link] [262 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL the highest-grossing single-unit independent pizzeria in the nation, Moose’s Tooth Pub and Pizzeria, is in Anchorage , Alaska. Its annual sales are approximately $6 million.

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TIL the highest-grossing single-unit independent pizzeria in the nation, Moose’s Tooth Pub and Pizzeria, is in Anchorage , Alaska. Its annual sales are approximately million. submitted by Val500crusher [link] [1004 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL: Hummer sales fell 95% between 2006 and 2010.

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TIL: Hummer sales fell 95% between 2006 and 2010. submitted by ugots [link] [751 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Where can I find the annual sales of Photo voltaic solar panels in the US from 1980 to the present?

Where can I find the annual sales of Photo voltaic solar panels in the US from 1980 to the present? I am doing research and need to get an idea of how many solar panels are in the US and

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Why are box-office records based on dollar values rather than ticket sales?

Why are box-office records based on dollar values rather than ticket sales? Wouldn't it be much more accurate and indicative of success/popularity over time? It avoids the need of approximating for inflation and gives much nicer raw data, I think.

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Help me with class! Anyone know the appx number of longboarders or appx longboard sales revenue in the US or the world?

Help me with class! Anyone know the appx number of longboarders or appx longboard sales revenue in the US or the world? Hey r/answers, let's see if you can help me out. My class team and I have been searching

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TIL that in 2008, after becoming fed up with people uploading their videos to YouTube, Monty Python started their own channel, uploading HQ versions of their most popular sketches. The move resulted in a 23,000% increase in DVD sales.

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TIL that in 2008, after becoming fed up with people uploading their videos to YouTube, Monty Python started their own channel, uploading HQ versions of their most popular sketches. The move resulted in a 23,000% increase in DVD sales. submitted

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TIL that sales for the soundtrack of “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” surpassed the movie itself.

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TIL that sales for the soundtrack of “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” surpassed the movie itself. submitted by johnnysuicide [link] [864 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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