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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog than that of his wife, Eva Braun.

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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog

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TIL a French convict used oranges painted like grenades to escape prison via a helicopter piloted by his wife who took flight lessons solely for the escape.

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TIL a French convict used oranges painted like grenades to escape prison via a helicopter piloted by his wife who took flight lessons solely for the escape. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that after their only son died at the age of 15, Leland Stanford founded Stanford University and told his wife that ”the children of California shall be our children.”

TIL that after their only son died at the age of 15, Leland Stanford founded Stanford University and told his wife that ”the children of California shall be our children.” submitted by HeyItsNickCA [link] [1191 comments] Source: top scoring links

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Why when i fart, does my wife and most adults in the nearby area feel as if they will die. While my two children, both under 2, are unphased.

Why when i fart, does my wife and most adults in the nearby area feel as if they will die. While my two children, both under 2, are unphased. Some times i want to die too. submitted by KombatWombat1 [link]

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TIL After a hoarder died in his home of a heart attack in 2012, a cleaning crew found a false hollow wall with human bones inside. They were those of his wife who disappeared 27 years earlier. He had murdered her and then claimed she ran away.

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TIL After a hoarder died in his home of a heart attack in 2012, a cleaning crew found a false hollow wall with human bones inside. They were those of his wife who disappeared 27 years earlier. He had murdered

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TIL In 2009 burglars broke into Dolph Lundgren’s house and had restrained his wife. They then fled when they saw a family photo and realized whose house they were in.

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TIL In 2009 burglars broke into Dolph Lundgren’s house and had restrained his wife. They then fled when they saw a family photo and realized whose house they were in. submitted by beatkid [link] [413 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL: Victoria’s Secret was founded by a guy in the 1970’s who had a very unpleasant experience while trying to buy his wife some underwear. The employees treated him as a pervert. VS almost failed since it catered mostly to men in the beginning.

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TIL: Victoria’s Secret was founded by a guy in the 1970’s who had a very unpleasant experience while trying to buy his wife some underwear. The employees treated him as a pervert. VS almost failed since it catered mostly to

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TIL of Timothy Dexter, who faked his own death to see how people would react. 3,000 people attended his fake Wake. After he deemed his wife hadn’t cried and grieved hard enough, he caned her.

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TIL of Timothy Dexter, who faked his own death to see how people would react. 3,000 people attended his fake Wake. After he deemed his wife hadn’t cried and grieved hard enough, he caned her. submitted by ET8 [link] [963

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TIL Ernest Hemingway begged his wife not to send him for more electroshock treatments because he lost so much of his memory he couldn’t even remember his own name. He committed suicide the day after his 36th shock treatment.

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TIL Ernest Hemingway begged his wife not to send him for more electroshock treatments because he lost so much of his memory he couldn’t even remember his own name. He committed suicide the day after his 36th shock treatment. submitted

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TIL: Shelly Miscavige, wife of head Scientologist David Miscavige, has been ‘missing’ since 2007

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TIL: Shelly Miscavige, wife of head Scientologist David Miscavige, has been ‘missing’ since 2007 submitted by nil_clinton [link] [581 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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