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TIL that the Junípero Serra High School JV football team recorded a historically bad season in which they failed to win a game or even score a touchdown yet they never attempted to start their backup quarterback. That backup quarterback they refused to start is 4 time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.

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TIL that the Junípero Serra High School JV football team recorded a historically bad season in which they failed to win a game or even score a touchdown yet they never attempted to start their backup quarterback. That backup quarterback

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TIL that in 2003 a BBC news team was bombed by US fighter jets in a “friendly fire” incident, the entire ordeal was caught on camera (warning: some disturbing images)

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TIL that in 2003 a BBC news team was bombed by US fighter jets in a “friendly fire” incident, the entire ordeal was caught on camera (warning: some disturbing images) submitted by TangledFireGarden [link] [1071 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL: In an effort to fight oil well fires, Hungarian engineers recycled a Russian T-34 tank, and replaced the gun turret with two Mig-21 jet engines. The team would inject water into the exhaust of the engines and literally blow an oil well fire out. They called the device Big Wind.

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TIL: In an effort to fight oil well fires, Hungarian engineers recycled a Russian T-34 tank, and replaced the gun turret with two Mig-21 jet engines. The team would inject water into the exhaust of the engines and literally blow

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TIL Jackie Chan and his stunt team are blacklisted by all insurance companies so he has to pay himself whenever somebody in his movies get hurt

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TIL Jackie Chan and his stunt team are blacklisted by all insurance companies so he has to pay himself whenever somebody in his movies get hurt submitted by justforgotfrag [link] [316 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that Mark Spitz, nine time olympic champion, jokingly told the Russian swim team coach in 1972 that his moustache increased his speed in the water, deflecting water away from his mouth. The next year, every Russian swimmer was sporting one.

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TIL that Mark Spitz, nine time olympic champion, jokingly told the Russian swim team coach in 1972 that his moustache increased his speed in the water, deflecting water away from his mouth. The next year, every Russian swimmer was sporting

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TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect his team. He survived, and earned the Medal of Honor at the age of 17.

TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect

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TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect his team. He survived, and earned the Medal of Honor at the age of 17.

TIL that 3 years after illegally joining the Marines at the age of 14, Jacklyn Lucas snuck onto a ship bound for Iwo Jima, stormed the beach without a rifle, and threw himself on top of two grenades to protect

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YSK: Free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee if your local NFL team wins

YSK: Free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee if your local NFL team wins If you live somewhere with both a DD and an NFL team, you can get a free medium/iced coffee as long as the team wins. Just download the Dunkin'

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Is there a name for the logical fallacy where in a competition a team will blame or praise the last person to fail or succeed?

Is there a name for the logical fallacy where in a competition a team will blame or praise the last person to fail or succeed? You see this a lot on reality tv shows. Two teams are put against each

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TIL that SEAL Team Six was named so to confuse the Soviets about the actual number of SEAL Teams that were operating. At the time there were only two.

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TIL that SEAL Team Six was named so to confuse the Soviets about the actual number of SEAL Teams that were operating. At the time there were only two. submitted by Madux37 [link] [937 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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