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Jan 29, 2016

#20 - Eminem on German TV

 

#19 - 10 companies pretty much run everything out there.

 

#18 - My dog keeps bringing me the same toy. I wonder if that is his favorite toy, or if he thinks it is my favorite toy.

 

#17 - Arrested?

 

#16 - TIL a hacker was able to recreate the fingerprint of the German Defense Minister from a photograph. This is the same hacker who defeated Apple's thumbprint verification within 24 hours of the release of the iPhone 5S.

 

#15 - I'd rather watch the paint drying, thanks

 

#14 - Be careful when buying a dog...

 

#13 -SAT books are getting too real these days

 

#12 - Nice swing!

 

#11 - Zika Virus May Have Spread To Common Mosquito

 

#10 - How to improve the garage

 

#9 - TIL that following Marilyn Monroe's death, Joe DiMaggio was so devastated he held a private funeral barring all the Hollywood elite, delivered roses to her grave three times a week for over 20 years, never remarried, and his last words were "I'll finally get to see Marilyn."

 

#8 - There's someone out there for everyone.

 

#7 - Always check before playing

 

#6 - TIL Madonna leaked a fake version of her album to pirates where every song was a loop of her saying "What the fuck do you think you're doing?" Then a hacker posted the real songs on her own site for everyone to download.

 

#5 - Little Pig Likes Sitting in People's Laps

 

#4 - Ex fiancé and ex best man (both redditors) are now dating. He left his Wii at my place. I made sure to get it back to him.

 

#3 - TIL 6 months before the Challenger disaster a lone engineer told his superiors about the O-Ring problem and warned the result "would be a catastrophe of the highest order - loss of human life".

 

#2 - The ISIS encrypted messaging app, widely reported in the media as a tool for plotting terrorist attacks, does not exist

 

#1 - TIL Harry Markopolos determined Bernie Madoff was a fraud within five minutes of review. He then spent 10 unsuccessful years trying to alert the SEC.

 

 

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Jan 28, 2016

#20 - Advertising industry CEO continues bashing adblockers: “These ad blocking companies are little piss ants, they are run by a handful of people with silly titles and funny walks who are individually irrelevant…[and are] diminishing freedom of expression.

 

#19 - Red Crab Migration

 

#18 - Jurassic Parkour

 

#17 - What computer users see in security warning boxes

 

#16 -Chinese woman's body riddled with parasitic worms and cysts, as a result of eating raw pork for 10 years

 

#15 - Planned Parenthood has been absolved. The GOP should give up its crusade. "In their evidence-free crusade, they have put vital health services at risk and wasted millions of taxpayer dollars."

 

#14 - Conan O'Brien pays final tribute to long-time guest (and running gag) Abe Vigoda

 

#13 -TIL In Qauker Instant Oatmeal with fruit pieces, the strawberries and peaches are actually dehydrated apples, and the blueberries are dehydrated figs.

 

#12 - Google's artificial intelligence program has officially beaten a human professional Go player, marking the first time a computer has beaten a human professional in this game sans handicap.

 

#11 -TIL in 2011 the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was in a deep financial crisis. Kid Rock, in what he called "the best drunk move I ever made," decided to throw a benefit concert. He raised over one million dollars for the symphony and helped save classical music in Detroit.


#10 - The use of antibiotics in young children may alter the natural populations of gut microbes in a way that leaves them predisposed to weight gain and asthma in later childhood

 

#9 - hi how are you

 

#8 - Amazonian Drone

 

#7 - Drone racing

 

#6 - 49 years ago, the crew of Apollo 1 gave their lives for the pursuit of space

 

#5 - One of the many reasons i love traveling to the Oregon / Washington area

 

#4 - 1 Ball 2 Hands

 

#3 - TIL that Michigan has a bottle deposit of 10 cents, instead of the usual 5 cents. Their recycle rate is 97%, compared to 70% of states with bottle deposits, compared to 33% for states without any deposit laws.

 

#2 - Principal dies after pushing students out of way of bus

 

#1 - United Nations panel finds evidence that Saudi-led coalition has conducted widespread air strikes against civilian targets, in violation of international law

 

 

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Jan 27, 2016

#20 - Japan is building the World’s largest floating solar power plant

 

#19 - Lego Achievement Unlocked

 

#18 - A Brazilian town plans to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to suppress the wild mosquito population responsible for Zika and Dengue outbreaks.

 

#17 - Rome's nude statues covered to spare Rouhani's blushes

 

#16 -This was all the plot I needed back in the day


#15 - She passed out playing on the train

 

#14 - Slippery floor

 

#13 - Well... I guess that's one option...

 

#12 - Most fleeing to Europe are ‘not refugees’, EU official says: Dutch commissioner Frans Timmermans says 60% of arrivals are economic migrants

 

#11 -TIL An April Fool's Day Joke on the BBC resulted in a number of people contacting them in order to discover how they could grow their own Spaghetti Trees. At the time, Spaghetti was fairly unknown in the UK. It is regarded as one of the biggest hoaxes ever from a reputable news establishment.

 

#10 - My girlfriend took up knitting a couple weeks ago... Lucky now has 3 new hats.

 

#9 - TIL the Chambarakat Dam in Mosul, Iraq is listed as the most dangerous dam in the world due to being built on an unstable base of gypsum (the same mineral used in drywall). If it should fail, it would ultimately put Baghdad under 15 ft of water with a death toll of 500,000.

 

#8 - How the British as seen by Americans and Europeans

 

#7 - TIL Axl Rose once postponed a Guns N’ Roses show because he was watching TMNT 2: Secret of the Ooze

 

#6 - A Cthulu-sized "Arcus" storm rolls in on the coast of Beligum

 

#5 - How I play my horror games.

 

#4 - TIL The only character to appear, played by the same actor, in 10 different series is Richard Belzer's Detective John Munch. He has appeared as this character in crossover shows ranging from X-Files to Arrested Development. His character has even been on five different TV networks.

 

#3 - Father of the year

 

#2 - "It's My Birthday!!"

 

#1 - Sri Lanka destroys huge illegal ivory haul - Govt publicly destroys biggest ever illegal ivory haul in bid to show poachers it will not tolerate the violent trade. Sri Lanka also becomes world’s 1st country to apologize for complicity in the illegal killing of elephants.

 

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Jan 26, 2016

#20 - The older I get the more I envy Homer Simpson. He owns a 4bd house, has a loving and supportive wife, and job security.

 

#19 - Hiked to the top of a small mountain and there was a register book on top, found this in there.

 

#18 - He managed to fix the sink..

 

#17 - Never give up..

 

#16 - First Monkeys with Autism Created in China | They spin in their cages and don’t interact. The scientists who created autistic monkeys say they’ll now try to cure them

 

#15 - TIL the original candidate for DC Comics' first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all."

 

#14 - 40 inches of snow swallows skeleton (and action figures)

 

#13 - Senators Whine About FCC's 25 Mbps Broadband Standard, Insist Nobody Needs That Much Bandwidth | Techdirt

 

#12 - 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.

 

#11 -Pffft. Who needs soccer anyway?

 

#10 - The three bears

 

#9 - Explorer Henry Worsley dies after suffering exhaustion and dehydration during solo Antarctic crossing attempt



#8 - 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

 

#7 - Dog accidentally runs US half-marathon, finishes in an impressive seventh place

 

#6 - An everyday struggle

 

#5 - In 1994, this is what a video game trailer looked like

 

#4 - Finally! I got 6 planets all in one image.

 

#3 - River otters...Sea otters...Snow otters?

 

#2 - Kid completed Bark at the moon on Guitar Hero 100%, but youtube took it down due to copyright issues. Kid reuploaded it with the problem solved.

 

#1 - With teamwork through the winter  

 

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Jan 22, 2016

#20 - Hey, put that thing down and play with me!

 

#19 - Global temperatures in 2015 by far hottest in modern times. Not only was 2015 the warmest year since records began, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed.

 

#18 - TIL there are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear.

#17 - As a child, the concept of having a favourite color seemed more important than it turned out to be.



#16 - Bretter swipe left

 

#15 - me_irl

 

#14 - We've come full-circle.

 

#13 -Free-throw distraction taken to the next level

 

#12 - Slippery...slippery...SLIPPERY!!!

 

#11 -Because, I'm a bus...

 

#10 - Bill Gates to create multibillion-dollar fund to pay for R&D of new clean-energy technologies. “If we create the right environment for innovation, we can accelerate the pace of progress, develop new solutions, and eventually provide everyone with reliable, affordable energy that is carbon

 

#9 - Some roads have better views than others

 

#8 - Building in Toronto



#7 - TIL Lord Acton's famous quote 'Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.' is immediately followed by 'Great men are almost always bad men'.

 

#6 - You're too old for this shit...

 

#5 - Texas high school student suspended after carrying classmate having an asthma attack to the nurse

 

#4 - A guy in purgatory gets the answers to as many questions as he can ask in one minute

 

#3 - For defying no-call lists, Dish may be fined $24 billion

 

#2 - 56% Would Drop ESPN In A Heartbeat If It Meant Saving $8 A Month On Cable

 

#1 - I built a tree in my daughter's bedroom

 

 

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Jan 21, 2016

#20 - Hitler declaring war on America (1941) (X-Post from Colorizedhistory)

 

#19 - 40 feet of snow, North Dakota 1966

 

#18 - Americans are flooding the government with appeals to have their student loans forgiven on the grounds that schools deceived them with false promises of a well-paying career—part of a growing protest against years of surging college costs.

 

#17 - German high court rules Facebook "Friend Finder" is unlawful, calling the contact-scraping tool a deceptive marketing practice

 

#16 -Anon posts some triggering statistics about the all white Oscars scandal

 

#15 - See #1

 

#14 - What happens when you park under a tree with millions of caterpillars in it

 

#13 -The same street, 71 years ago.

 

#12 - TIL: 60% of the Fat and 31% of the calories in Burger King's Chicken Sandwich come from the mayonnaise alone

 

#11 -Remember? Do you?

 

#10 - But no warnings about leopards...?

 

#9 - So my kid has now realized the full potential of the little recliner we got him.

 

#8 - A little survivor of the fires in south-western Australia

 

#7 - winter clothing



#6 - This monkey protects this puppy from stray dogs. Makes sure the puppy eats first and is full and then monkey eats.



#5 - The state of privacy in America: What we learned - "Fully 91% of adults agree or strongly agree that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected and used by companies.

#4 - ATM and overdraft fees top $6 billion at the big 3 banks

 

#3 - See #1

 

#2 - ISIS destroys Iraq's oldest Assyrian Christian monastery that stood for over 1,400 years

 

#1 - The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet. Today, two scientists announced evidence that a body nearly the size of Neptune—but as yet unseen—orbits the sun every 15,000 years.

 

Astronomers have announced the potential discovery of "Planet X", a Neptune-sized ninth planet in our solar system

 

Astronomers say a Neptune-sized planet lurks beyond Pluto

 

 

 

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Jan 20, 2016

#20 - Human Rights Campaign rates Hillary Clinton at 89% and Bernie Sanders at 100%

 

#19 - That's one way to clean out the fire pit

 

#18 - This monkey is a dick

 

#17 - I'm pretty sure he's cheating

 

#16 - Cut from a single piece of black paper

 

#15 - mrw i flush and the water reaches the rim, but then goes back down on its own

 

#14 - TIL more salt is used for de-icing roads (8% of global manufactured salt) than for human consumption (6%).

 

#13 - German police make first arrest in Cologne New Year's Eve sexual assaults

 

#12 - Bernie Sanders Calls for "Automatic" Federal Investigations of Deaths in Police Custody

 

#11 - My life on repeat

 

#10 - New pool...it's time to play!

 

#9 - Make sure you skid boots with don't know what will be like on of the road.

 

#8 - french cake decograting

 

#7 - Bernie Sanders Opens Up 60-33 Lead Against Hillary Clinton In New Hampshire Poll

 

#6 - Credit Card 1958

 

#5 - Excellent overtake with RC car

 

#4 - How to not cross the street

 

#3 - Oceans running out of fish as undeclared catches add a third to official figures

 

#2 - Hauling giant steel beams is a game of inches.

 

#1 - Flint water crisis: American city is still charging residents up to $200 a month for contaminated 'toxic waste' water

 

 

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Jan 15, 2016

#20 - Reefer madness debunked as major UK study finds marijuana does not reduce IQ in teens

 

#19 - John Boyega on BB-8

 

#18 - Make sure you put your money where it makes a difference

 

#17 - Danish 15yo girl who converted to Islam arrested for possessing explosives, sanctioning terror

 

#16 - Mitt Romney: Republicans Are “Nuts Not to Raise the Minimum Wage”

 

#15 - The Nation endorses Bernie Sanders for President

 

#14 - "A proposed bill in New York [New York, USA] seeks to require that all smartphones sold in the state can be decrypted or unlocked and proposes hefty fines for vendors failing to comply."

 

#13 - The Queen aging over time through banknotes.

 

#12 - See #1

 

#11 - See #1

 

#10 - A strangely satisfying feeling

 

#9 - Denmark is poised to pass a law requiring newly arrived refugees to hand over valuables, including gold or jewelry, to help pay for the costs of lodging them.

 

#8 - Our 6 y/o asked Dad for an advance on his allowance for a toy. This is the response he got.

 

#7 - My friend's kid is going places.

 

#6 - The effective way to unload

 

#5 - Flowers at Platform 9¾

 

#4 - service dog on her owner's wedding day

 

#3 - Upstate NY police seize $8.5 million in assets a year without having to prove a crime

 

#2 - Water ice found on the surface of comet 67P

 

#1 - Alan Rickman, giant of British film and theatre, dies at 69

12 - Daniel Radcliffe's touching tribute to Alan Rickman

11 - Rupert Grint and Alan Rickman

 

 

 

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Jan 14, 2016

#20 - Obama at his first State of the Union Address and his last one

 

#19 - Responsible Kylo Ren

 

#18 - Gecko feeding frenzy

 

#17 - Ayyyy

 

#16 - N. Korea says its H-bomb ‘capable of wiping out whole US at once’

 

#15 - Pinpointing their prey

 

#14 - I sent Wendy's an email asking for coupons or free food because I am a broke college student. This is what they sent back.

 

#13 - "can we finally come out and play?"

 

#12 - Found this guy just sitting there at 30m

 

#11 - TIL the Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace handle public nuisances not by ignoring them as seen in movies, but by shouting and pointing their loaded rifles at them.

 

#10 - Scribblenauts Logic.

 

#9 - Amazing Nick Valentine Cosplay

 

#8 - Went to the shelter. Came home with this little troublemaker. Meet Daisy!

 

#7 - This fuckin' house in Germany

 

#6 - Don't even bother, Reddit. I got this locked tonight.



#5 - Wearing black jackets adorned with a symbol of a Viking and the Finnish flag, the "Soldiers of Odin" have surfaced as self-proclaimed patriots patrolling the streets to protect native Finns from immigrants, worrying the government and police.

 

#4 - TIL that Mark Spitz, nine time olympic champion, jokingly told the Russian swim team coach in 1972 that his moustache increased his speed in the water, deflecting water away from his mouth. The next year, every Russian swimmer was sporting one.

#3 - "Blarg, I'm dead! No, really. I'm dead."

 

#2 - So you think your area is rough?

 

#1 - TIL there's a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films

 

 

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Jan 13, 2016

#20 - Putin says Russia has no interest in "costly," "meaningless" role as superpower

#19 - The best way to wake up in the morning

 

#18 - Yesterday, My Spirit Animal Found Me

 

#17 - TIL David Bowie considered himself a "closet heterosexual," having declared himself gay in 1972 then bisexual in 1976, but ultimately admitted that those declarations were a mistake.

 

#16 - Apparently my cat weighs himself every couple weeks

#15 - Trash Panda loves being thrown

 

#14 - I made my first game! It's tiny, but it's mine. (Except the music in it. I can't do that.)

 

#13 - A hubless Bike

 

#12 - Ryan Reynold tweeted this. New strategy to trick the wives and girlfriends

 

#11 - What I miss most in Fallout 4

 

#10 - Explosion in Istanbul's Sultanahmet, injuries reported

 

#9 - Well, shit...

 

#8 - I made a loud noise to try and get my cats attention for a picture, I may have startled him.

 

#7 -TIL that when the Queen dies, no comedy programming on BBC will be aired for 12 days.

 

#6 - Anti AFK machine

 

#5 - No money for dentist? No problem.

 

#4 - Oil Falls Below $30/Barrel for First Time Since December 2003

 

#3 - Grandma asked if we could send $5,000 to a man she met on Facebook that lives overseas. Here's his profile pic

 

#2 - A bachelor party is more appropriate after a divorce than before a wedding.

 

#1 - In an extremely unusual airstrike, the U.S. dropped bombs Sunday in central Mosul, Iraq, destroying a building containing huge amounts of cash ISIS was using to pay its troops and for ongoing operations

 

 

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Jan 12, 2016

#20 - Never stick your dick in crazy

 

#19 - All I wanted for lunch was a baked potato

 

#18 - I'm a commercial diver. Got this job offer today

 

#17 - New Deadpool Poster

 

#16 - Hillary Clinton's Lead Over Sanders Nearly Vanishes

 

#15 - Today marks the three year anniversary since we lost Internet activist Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz. (Nov 8 '86 – Jan 11 '13). It's been three years of inaction on the passing of Aaron’s Law Act to reform the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act under which he was charged. Let's have a conversation.

 

#14 - 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.

 

#13 - PSA: It's that time of year again. If "the IRS" calls you demanding money, it's not the IRS.

 

#12 - Easy money

 

#11 - The inside of a fire alarm is just a simple switch.

 

#10 - TIL a trial run of the "skyhook" (method of retrieving a stranded person using a plane without landing) used a live pig, which spun in the air uncontrollably during test. After regaining its bearings on the plane, it attacked the crew.

 

#9 - Swedish police accused of covering up rampant sexual abuse at music festival

 

#8 - That's some quality H2O

 

#7 - Polished sphere of fossilized wood

 

#6 - There's only so much a frog can take before completely losing it.

 

#5 - Dog Opens Dog Proof Container

 

#4 - Frosty morning. I think this is the best picture I've ever taken.

 

#3 - The U.S. Supreme Court rejects a bid by Nestle to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves to harvest cocoa.

 

#2 - Iran removes core of Arak heavy water nuclear reactor and fills it with concrete, fulfilling one of its key obligations in the nuclear deal

 

#1 - David Bowie dies, age 69.

Jan 8, 2016

#20 - TIL Russia didn't consider beer to be an alcoholic beverage until 2011. Before then it was classified as a soft drink.

 

#19 - Never fails to amuse me

 

#18 - I am Stormwind City Guard. AMA!

 

#17 - What's something everyone knows but no one wants to admit?

 

#16 - Max Parrot - World's First Switch Quadruple Underflip 1620

 

#15 - Steven Seagal, the absolute madman

 

#14 - Oh.

 

#13 - Guy having a hard time trying to throw his garbage away in the Netherlands

 

#12 - Mosquitoes are grossly overlooked as a threat during the zombie apocalypse.

 

#11 - You have to want it

 

#10 - That's some cold shit, Princess

 

#9 - Reports of sexual assaults on women across European cities, including Cologne, Hamburg, Zürich, Salzburg, Helsinki during NYE festivities

 

#8 - TIL According to the creator, a bikini can only be considered genuine if "it can be pulled through a wedding ring"

 

#7 - Sleepy time

 

#6 - The ears on this goat

 

#5 - Fucking rogues, man...

 

#4 - TIL that Tom Moore Jr, a member of the Texas House of Representatives, introduced an April Fools resolution to illustrate how some of his colleagues didn't read things they voted on. The bill passed, officially commending The Boston Strangler for his work in population control.

 

#3 - TIL in the twilight of the Cold War, the United States spent millions of dollars to supply Afghan schoolchildren with textbooks filled with violent images and militant Islamic teachings, part of covert attempts to spur resistance to the Soviet occupation.

 

#2 - Armed suspect shot dead after trying to storm Paris police stationGraphic

 

#1 - My mom found one of my old tests from almost 20 years ago.

Jan 6, 2016

#20 - You all suck equally

 

#19 - Still cracks me up every time...

 

#18 - He's behind me again, isn't he?

 

#17 - Game versus Reality, side by side

 

#16 -TIL that Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain's death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters first album.

 

#15 - ISIS Militants Strap Bomb on 4 Year-Old Boy and Blow Him Up after Killing the Child’s FatherSource?

 

#14 - One of my favourite things

 

#13 - TIL that Colin McGregor, brother of Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor, is a British RAF pilot and goes by the call-sign "Obi Two"

 

#12 - Yoda fighting off cat snakes.

 

#11 - Train Drift

 

#10 - Still better than ads, though

 

#9 - I've clicked thousands of links on reddit without getting a virus. Yet, my grandparents can spend 10 minutes on my laptop and get a virus.

 

#8 - Got a 3D printer for Christmas and took my Dungeons and Dragons campaign to the next level!

 

#7 - German Chancellor Merkel disgust at New Year gang assaults

 

#6 - This makes human laugh, I must continue.

 

#5 - Theo Jansen mechanism

 

#4 - Passing out first

 

#3 - Fluffy doofus

 

#2 - Mistakes were made

 

#1 - TIL Sergei Bubka repeatedly and deliberately broke the world pole vault record by the smallest possible height so he could cash in on a Nike bonus with each new record. In a two-year span, he broke his own world record 14 times.

 

 

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Jan 5, 2016

#20 - Another year of quality service.

 

#19 - Mystaké

 

#18 - Our daughter is NOT OK with going back to school....

 

#17 - Subway

 

#16 -2 days off: Typical weekend. 3 days off: Well rested. 4+ days off: Forget every single element of what it takes to be a functional member of society.

 

#15 - Hammer drill

 

#14 - My brother, who only has vision in one eye, bought a dog that was only born with one eye that no one else wanted.

 

#13 - G.M. invests $500 million in Lyft - Foreseeing an on-demand network of self-driving cars

 

#12 - Based on first-year results of a two-year study, researchers find helmetless-tackling drills is effective in reducing head impacts by 28 percent in one season. The innovative technique alters tackling behavior and is meant to reduce risk of head injury.

 

#11 - TIL that Microsoft Solitaire was developed by a summer intern named Wes Cherry. He received no royalties for his work despite it being among the most used Windows applications of all time.

 

#10 - 1,900 year old tomb carved from a single rock in Saudi Arabia

#9 - Exclusive: UK Government urged to reveal its role in getting Saudi Arabia onto UN Human Rights Council | Liberal Democrat and Green Party leaders call on David Cameron to reveal whether British government supported Saudi bid

 

#8 - China halts trading as stocks fall 7% (

 

#7 - 500+ arrests for public drunkeness, 1993 - 2010.

 

#6 - Every month when I open my Comcast bill

 

#5 - The President's car

 

#4 - Rice planting machine

 

#3 - Snow Sunrise, Italy

 

#2 - TIL: Rice does not need to grow in water, but since it can survive it, is done so to control weeds and other pests- creating higher yields.

 

#1 - Consumers won't know meat origin after US ends labeling law: "After more than a decade of wrangling, Congress repealed a labeling law last month that required retailers to include the animal's country of origin on packages of red meat."

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