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Today I Learned Head lice are not known to transmit any diseas
submitted 22 hours ago by Oeethagreat
TIL about Lutfur Rahman, a Muslim politician who got away with election fraud by pulling the "Islamophobia" card. He was later ousted for bribery and intimidation, but never faced criminal charges.
submitted 1 month ago by discoball
Runaway wallaby on the loose in Cornwall England
submitted 20 days ago by flyingcuttlefish
TIL that the first [mechanical] pocket calculators were made in Liechtenstein.
submitted 7 days ago by TheRealMaestro
TIL: The famous quote, "We have met the enemy and he is us" is from the comic strip Pogo
submitted 6 days ago by jaceame
TIL, a tick must be attached for 36 to 48 hours to spread lymes disease.
submitted 16 days ago by bikergang_accountant
TIL: the nail gun was invented to aid in the construction of the Spruce Goose
submitted 3 days ago by jaceame
TIL that Linkin Park singer Chester had information that could lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton
submitted 6 days ago by Chempergrill
TIL: A double shrew fiddle was an medieval punishment that forced two people to face one another until they resolved their issue
submitted 4 days ago by jaceame
TIL Sam Yam is the other Co-Founder of Patreon along with Jack Conte. Neither seem like SJWs, not sure what is to be done about Lauren Southern's being banned
submitted 6 days ago by Howie
TIL Unilever Bought Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billion In Cash
submitted 3 days ago by Tor1
TIL The Columbine shooters' original plan was to hijack a plane and crash it into a building in NYC. Columbine was in 1999.
submitted 20 days ago by discoball
TIl: Czech hedgehogs are neither soft nor cuddly.
submitted 9 days ago by jaceame
TIL There was an intern who stole moon rocks from NASA, spread the rocks on his bed and had sex on them, resulting in contamination making the rocks virtually useless to the scientific community.
submitted 9 days ago by http404
TIL how cheeses are made at Voat's parent company - Chèvre
submitted 7 days ago by Tor1
TIL: The Clinton Foundation collected over $2 billion and consumed 94% of that cash in "mysterious" expenses.
submitted 10 days ago by guinness2
‘Clinton Cash’ Author Peter Schweizer Confirms: Clinton Foundation Gives Only Six Percent to Charity
Clinton Foundation shuns veterans groups for foreign causes that allow less transparency
Where did all the money go?
TIL Jordan Chandler denied the allegations that Michael Jackson abused him until after he was administered sodium amytal [drug that enables false memories to be implanted] by his dentist father.
submitted 30 days ago by http404
TIL of the "Satanic verses" 'incident', The name given to the occasion on which the Islamic Prophet Muhammad is said to have mistaken the words of "satanic suggestion" for divine revelation.
submitted 4 days ago by stillinit
Wiki archive: http://archive.is/7sD6T
More reading material on some ex-muzzy site: http://archive.is/7Lnbf
TIL a rehearsal for the D-Day landings ended in the deaths of at least 749 US servicemen, including 450 from friendly fire
submitted 9 days ago by deejf
TIL that the Finns used to prop up frozen Soviet soldiers to intimidate the Soviet troops.
submitted 5 days ago by ZardoZ2017
TIL Hitler didn't keep his mustache like that because he couldn't grow one, or because it didn't fit in a gasmask. It was just the popular style at the time.
submitted 20 hours ago by tanukihat
TIL Pizza was first created as a food for broke college students.
submitted 26 days ago by Obergruppenkraken
TIL: Nominative determinism -> Nomen est omen -> people are drawn to professions that fit their name
submitted 23 days ago by parnellsUprising
TIL of an Australian prime minister named Harold Holt who served from 1966 to 1967. One day, while in office, he went for a swim and just disappeared without a trace.
submitted 1 fortnight ago by http404
TIL: Scientology is making a concerted effort to recruit Muslims
submitted 14 hours ago by Vvswiftvv17
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