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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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TIL a trial run of the “skyhook” (method of retrieving a stranded person using a plane without landing) used a live pig, which spun in the air uncontrollably during test. After regaining its bearings on the plane, it attacked the crew.

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TIL a trial run of the “skyhook” (method of retrieving a stranded person using a plane without landing) used a live pig, which spun in the air uncontrollably during test. After regaining its bearings on the plane, it attacked the

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TIL that at the Nuremburg trials, several Nazi leaders achieved genius-level scores on an IQ test

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TIL that at the Nuremburg trials, several Nazi leaders achieved genius-level scores on an IQ test submitted by PatrickBaitman [link] [2687 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Does anyone know any websites FILLED with ads that I can test uBlock Origin on?

Does anyone know any websites FILLED with ads that I can test uBlock Origin on? submitted by Mr_Star_Cloud [link] [6 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL the test pilot for the first american jet plane wore a Gorilla mask, a Durby hat, and a Cigar just to mess with other pilots he buzzed. The Pilots were then convinced they were crazy for having seen a Airplane without a propeller with a monkey at the controls.

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TIL the test pilot for the first american jet plane wore a Gorilla mask, a Durby hat, and a Cigar just to mess with other pilots he buzzed. The Pilots were then convinced they were crazy for having seen a

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TIL there is an unaired Mythbusters episode. Groups of mice were used to test if “the box is more nutritious than the cereal”. The mice in one of the groups were eating “pallets of cardboard”. One day they checked and there were no longer 3 mice in that group, but 1 really fat mouse.

TIL there is an unaired Mythbusters episode. Groups of mice were used to test if “the box is more nutritious than the cereal”. The mice in one of the groups were eating “pallets of cardboard”. One day they checked and

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TIL there is an unaired Mythbusters episode. Groups of mice were used to test if “the box is more nutritious than the cereal”. The mice in one of the groups were eating “pallets of cardboard”. One day they checked and there were no longer 3 mice in that group, but 1 really fat mouse.

TIL there is an unaired Mythbusters episode. Groups of mice were used to test if “the box is more nutritious than the cereal”. The mice in one of the groups were eating “pallets of cardboard”. One day they checked and

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YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done to test for vitamin deficiencies

YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done

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YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done to test for vitamin deficiencies

YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done

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YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done to test for vitamin deficiencies

YSK that if you have problems with depression and/or anxiety that in many cases it is due to a severe lack of vitamins, usually Vitamin D. If you’re having problems with your mental health, strongly consider getting blood work done

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