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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 that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that the manager of officials of the NBA “wouldn’t be able to manage a Dairy Queen.” Dairy Queen was offended by this and invited him to manage a Dairy Queen for a day. Cuban accepted the company’s invitation and worked for a day at a Dairy Queen

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TIL that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that the manager of officials of the NBA “wouldn’t be able to manage a Dairy Queen.” Dairy Queen was offended by this and invited him to manage a Dairy Queen for a

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TIL a 14 karat gold LEGO brick was given out in the early 80s to employees who had worked at the Germany LEGO factory for over twenty-five years. They are valued at nearly $15,000.

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TIL a 14 karat gold LEGO brick was given out in the early 80s to employees who had worked at the Germany LEGO factory for over twenty-five years. They are valued at nearly ,000. submitted by harleyeaston [link] [292 comments]

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YSK if you happen to be at your local McDonalds/KFC drive-through, and their card payment system isn’t working – you can claim a free meal! (Worked for me today)

YSK if you happen to be at your local McDonalds/KFC drive-through, and their card payment system isn’t working – you can claim a free meal! (Worked for me today) submitted by rogueherrie [link] [2 comments] Source: You Should Know

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TIL that Henry Allingham, the oldest Briton in history, credited his longevity to “cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women – and a good sense of humour”. He fought in WWI, worked as a engineer in WWII, and died at the age of 113.

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TIL that Henry Allingham, the oldest Briton in history, credited his longevity to “cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women – and a good sense of humour”. He fought in WWI, worked as a engineer in WWII, and died at the

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TIL one of Frank Abagnale’s (Catch Me If You Can) first cons was to buy a security guard costume, and place a sign over a bank drop box saying “Out of Service, Place deposits with security guard on duty”. He later stated he was shocked it worked, commenting “How can a drop box be out of service?”.

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TIL one of Frank Abagnale’s (Catch Me If You Can) first cons was to buy a security guard costume, and place a sign over a bank drop box saying “Out of Service, Place deposits with security guard on duty”. He

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TIL that when it was time to make Pokemon Stadium, future Nintendo President Satoru Iwata got a hold of the PKMN Red/Green source code, and figured out how all the battle logic worked so it could be ported. The original programmer was astounded he figured out the complicated system – in just a week.

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TIL that when it was time to make Pokemon Stadium, future Nintendo President Satoru Iwata got a hold of the PKMN Red/Green source code, and figured out how all the battle logic worked so it could be ported. The original

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TIL the “Loony Gas Building” was the name given to an old Standard Oil plant in 1924 after every single man who worked there was hospitalized for insanity… 5 of which died. The plant was manufacturing a new, breakthrough product: leaded gasoline additive.

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TIL the “Loony Gas Building” was the name given to an old Standard Oil plant in 1924 after every single man who worked there was hospitalized for insanity… 5 of which died. The plant was manufacturing a new, breakthrough product:

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TIL: From having lived and worked in China, President Herbert Hoover and his wife were fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and would frequently have conversations in the language to prevent their staff from eavesdropping.

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TIL: From having lived and worked in China, President Herbert Hoover and his wife were fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and would frequently have conversations in the language to prevent their staff from eavesdropping. submitted by EndsAbrupt [link] [269 comments] Source:

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TIL the costume designers for Lord of the Rings worked for two straight years making custom armor for the movies. They fabricated a total of 11 kilometers of chain mail (nearly 7 miles) by hand, to lay under the armor of the warriors. Just one orc suit had 13,000 rings and took 3 days to make.

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TIL the costume designers for Lord of the Rings worked for two straight years making custom armor for the movies. They fabricated a total of 11 kilometers of chain mail (nearly 7 miles) by hand, to lay under the armor

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