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TIL – A Brazilian invented caller ID technology more than 25 years ago. Today he is in 40 lawsuits claiming for his royalties that, in total, are more than 25 billion dollars

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TIL – A Brazilian invented caller ID technology more than 25 years ago. Today he is in 40 lawsuits claiming for his royalties that, in total, are more than 25 billion dollars Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn.

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TIL that the oldest hotel in the world has been operated by the same Japanese family for over 1,300 years. 52 different generations of descendants have cared for and operated the inn. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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What product(s) has appreciated significantly over the years?

What product(s) has appreciated significantly over the years? "Harper's Bazaar" just did a story on Birkin bags appreciating significantly over the years. What else? Baseball cards and Beanie Babies seem to have flopped… anything actually gain value? submitted by AwkwardFirstDate

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years

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TIL Japanese porn star Shimiken is one of only 70 active male porn stars in Japan. He performs in up to 6 movies a day and hasn’t had a vacation in 7 years submitted by cyanide4suicide [link] [1660 comments] Source:

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TIL Alan Rickman dated the same woman for over 40 years. In 2012 he married her in a secret ceremony, then walked over the Brooklyn Bridge together. They didnt tell anybody until last year.

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TIL Alan Rickman dated the same woman for over 40 years. In 2012 he married her in a secret ceremony, then walked over the Brooklyn Bridge together. They didnt tell anybody until last year. submitted by PM_me_Venn_diagrams [link] [1348 comments]

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TIL Edgar Allen Poe wrote a story about 4 crewman who are lost at sea and turned to eating the cabin boy named Richard Parker, 46 years later, an English Yacht sank and the remaining 4 survivors in a life boat turned to eating the Cabin Boy after he fell ill, also named Richard Parker

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TIL Edgar Allen Poe wrote a story about 4 crewman who are lost at sea and turned to eating the cabin boy named Richard Parker, 46 years later, an English Yacht sank and the remaining 4 survivors in a life

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TIL that MIT students discovered that by buying $600,000 worth of lottery tickets in the Massachusetts’ Cash WinAll lottery they could get a 10-15% return on investment. Over 5 years, they managed to game $8 million out of the lottery through this method.

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TIL that MIT students discovered that by buying 0,000 worth of lottery tickets in the Massachusetts’ Cash WinAll lottery they could get a 10-15% return on investment. Over 5 years, they managed to game million out of the lottery through

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YSK: For cold sores the brand Abreva actually works and is allowed to make the claim that it stops them or cuts down the time they last. Took me years b4 I tried it since it’s pricier and wish I’d not waited.

YSK: For cold sores the brand Abreva actually works and is allowed to make the claim that it stops them or cuts down the time they last. Took me years b4 I tried it since it’s pricier and wish I’d

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TIL A woman married 25 years who quickly divorced her husband without telling him she had just won the lottery was forced to pay him all of her winnings

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TIL A woman married 25 years who quickly divorced her husband without telling him she had just won the lottery was forced to pay him all of her winnings submitted by grewapair [link] [3247 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL that 71 years before Rosa Parks, Ida B. Wells refused to give up her seat on a train and was thrown off by a group of white men. She later cofounded the NAACP but was kept off the list of founders by W.E.B. Du Bois.

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TIL that 71 years before Rosa Parks, Ida B. Wells refused to give up her seat on a train and was thrown off by a group of white men. She later cofounded the NAACP but was kept off the list

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