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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 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 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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YSK Koreans have invented their own ship enemies glitter with middle finger shaped glitters they call f**k you glitters on the site yougotflipped.com

YSK Koreans have invented their own ship enemies glitter with middle finger shaped glitters they call f**k you glitters on the site yougotflipped.com <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Figured maybe some of you could have fun with this..</p> </div><!– SC_ON –> submitted

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TIL A Russian cargo plane was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistian with six crew members aboard. After being held captive in Kandahar for over a year, the crewmen were able to overpower their captors, retake their plane and fly it out of Afghanistan to safety.

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TIL A Russian cargo plane was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistian with six crew members aboard. After being held captive in Kandahar for over a year, the crewmen were able to overpower their captors, retake their plane and fly

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain is working on forming thoughts into words.

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain

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Had my pups treated for worms today and other vaccines. They just pooped out a long ass round worm. I wash their bedding in the washer on hot. I then run the washer empty on hot with bleach and then another cycle on hot with no bleach. Should I be worried about human contamination?

Had my pups treated for worms today and other vaccines. They just pooped out a long ass round worm. I wash their bedding in the washer on hot. I then run the washer empty on hot with bleach and then

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YSK That a person with a disabled placard on their car may not always have a disability you can see.

YSK That a person with a disabled placard on their car may not always have a disability you can see. My 52 year old uncle has had lung disease for six years, and his lungs only get around 45 mm/Hg.

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TIL that a couple sued AC/DC in 1981 for $250,000 because their telephone number is in the song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” resulting in hundreds of prank calls.

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TIL that a couple sued AC/DC in 1981 for 0,000 because their telephone number is in the song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” resulting in hundreds of prank calls. submitted by goss98789 [link] [1085 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that 2,000 Japanese were asked to name the best invention of the 20th Century. Their top two answers were Ramen noodles and Karaoke.

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TIL that 2,000 Japanese were asked to name the best invention of the 20th Century. Their top two answers were Ramen noodles and Karaoke. submitted by sillybun99 [link] [170 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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