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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian use.

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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian

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TIL: That the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami which occurred 10 years ago today is the biggest national tragedy in Sweden’s modern history even though it occurred in Asia. They lost more citizens (543) than any other western country.

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TIL: That the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami which occurred 10 years ago today is the biggest national tragedy in Sweden’s modern history even though it occurred in Asia. They lost more citizens (543) than any other western country. submitted by

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LPT: When offering a favor to someone affected by a illness, tragedy, etc. offer specific things rather than just “anything I can do.”

LPT: When offering a favor to someone affected by a illness, tragedy, etc. offer specific things rather than just “anything I can do.” Few people are really going to respond to you asking "Is there anything I can do" or

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