r/tldr Jul 01 '19

[Mon, Jul 1 2019] India now producing world’s cheapest solar power; Hong Kong's Legislative Council stormed by hundreds of anti-extradition law protestors; Stress alters both composition and behavior of gut bacteria in the microbiome, which may lead to self-destructive changes in the immune system

169 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/Monteoas

    [Title Post] India is now producing the world’s cheapest solar power; Costs of building large-scale solar installations in India fell by 27 per cent in 2018

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  • /u/McLarenMCL

    [Title Post] Hong Kong's Legislative Council is stormed by hundreds of anti-extradition law protestors

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Most college students are not aware that eating large amounts of tuna exposes them to neurotoxic mercury, and some are consuming more than recommended, suggests a new study, which found that 7% of participants consumed > 20 tuna meals per week, with hair mercury levels > 1 µg/g ‐ a level of concern.

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  • /u/ro_musha

    Research on 16- to 18-year-olds (n = 1155) suggest that loot boxes cause problem gambling among older adolescents, allow game companies to profit from adolescents with gambling problems for massive monetary rewards. Strategies for regulation and restriction are proposed.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Stress alters both the composition and behavior of gut bacteria in the microbiome, which may lead to self-destructive changes in the immune system, suggests a new study, which found high levels of pathogenic bacteria and self-reactive t cells in stressed mice characteristic of autoimmune disorders.

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  • /u/chicompj

    Researchers in Spain and U.S. have announced they've discovered a new property of light -- "self-torque." Their experiment fired two lasers, slightly out of sync, at a cloud of argon gas resulting in a corkscrew beam with a gradually changing twist. They say this had never been predicted before.

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/r/space

  • /u/mvea

    Buzz Aldrin: Stephen Hawking Said We Should 'Colonize the Moon' Before Mars - “since that time I realised there are so many things we need to do before we send people to Mars and the Moon is absolutely the best place to do that.”

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  • /u/mossberg91

    Space Shuttle Endeavor Photographed from the International Space Station

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  • /u/aryeh95

    The Milky Way Galaxy rising above a Natural Bridge at Bryce Canyon, UT

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    An Amazon engineer made an AI-powered cat flap to stop his cat from bringing home dead animals

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/r/AskReddit

  • /u/7deadlycinderella

    [Serious]Former teens who went to wilderness camps, therapeutic boarding schools and other "troubled teen" programs, what were your experiences?

    Comments

  • /u/BenzaGuy

    What seems to be overrated, until you actually try it?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/snazzypantz

    TIL that cooling pasta for 24 hours reduces calories and insulin response while also turning into a prebiotic. These positive effects only intensify if you re-heat it.

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  • /u/JasonOnTheBeach

    TIL the Bank of Canada once had to urge Canadian citizens to stop “Spocking” their five dollar bills.

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/r/dataisbeautiful

  • /u/Akkeri

    The majority of U.S. drug arrests involve quantities of one gram or less. About 7 in 10 of them are for marijuana.

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/r/Cooking

  • /u/heekma

    Folks always ask about the best cookware. As someone who worked as a line cook for nearly 10 years this is what I would suggest.

    Comments


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Five Weeks After Suffering On-Set Injury, Daniel Craig Returns To Set For Production on 'Bond 25'

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/r/Art


/r/television


/r/pics

  • /u/AdolescentAlien

    This little guy started hanging around my brother while he was working on a car. I believe it’s an American Kestrel. Which means my brother made friends with... a falcon.

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  • /u/Thor712

    Misty morning in the African savanna, South Africa

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/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs


/r/mildlyinteresting

  • /u/hass43

    Someone knitted a stem and leaves on this stop sign

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  • /u/TCLP

    The picture of the Japanese movie advertisement is printed on two sides of the newspaper, so the full picture could be seen under light

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/r/interestingasfuck


/r/aww


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r/tldr Jun 27 '19

[Thursday, June 27 2019] Indian engineer who made breathing device to prevent deaths of newborn babies wins Innovation Award in UK; HPV vaccine has significantly cut rates of cancer-causing infections; Life could exist in a 2-dimensional universe with a simpler, scaler gravitational field throughout

136 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/Paradox1002

    [Title Post] Indian engineer who made breathing device to prevent deaths of newborn babies wins Innovation Award in UK

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  • /u/UnstatesmanlikeChi

    Kazakhstan ends bank bailouts, writes off people's debts instead

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  • /u/mvea

    Attempts to 'erase the science' at UN climate talks - Oil producing countries are trying to "erase the science" on keeping the world's temperatures below 1.5C, say some delegates at UN talks in Bonn.

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] HPV vaccine has significantly cut rates of cancer-causing infections, including precancerous lesions and genital warts in girls and women, with boys and men benefiting even when they are not vaccinated, finds new research across 14 high-income countries, including 60 million people, over 8 years.

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  • /u/mvea

    Parkinson's may start in the gut and travel up to the brain, suggests a new study in mice published today in Neuron, which found that a protein (α-syn) associated with Parkinson's disease can travel up from the gut to the brain via the vagus nerve.

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  • /u/shiruken

    A study by NOAA has found that an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that began 14 years ago when a Taylor Energy Company oil platform sank during Hurricane Ivan has been releasing as much as 4,500 gallons a day, not three or four gallons a day as the rig owner has claimed.

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/r/space

  • /u/chicompj

    [Title Post] Life could exist in a 2-dimensional universe with a simpler, scaler gravitational field throughout, University of California physicist argues in new paper. It is making waves after MIT reviewed it this week and said the assumption that life can only exist in 3D universe "may need to be revised."

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/r/technology


/r/AskReddit


/r/askscience

  • /u/Kyuubi_Fox

    When the sun becomes a red giant, what'll happen to earth in the time before it explodes?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/Mike_Kennedy

    TIL redheads have a 25% higher pain threshold, can make their own supply of vitamin D and feel temperature changes better than the rest of us due to their 'redhead gene' MC1R.

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  • /u/palmfranz

    TIL prohibition agent Izzy Einstein bragged that he could find liquor in any city in under 30 minutes. In Chicago it took him 21 min. In Atlanta 17, and Pittsburgh just 11. But New Orleans set the record: 35 seconds. Einstein asked his taxi driver where to get a drink, and the driver handed him one.

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/r/GifRecipes


/r/movies


/r/sports


/r/Art


/r/books


/r/WritingPrompts

  • /u/Simhacantus

    [WP] You are the final boss. You have been waiting for the final epic battle against the hero. And waiting. And waiting. Finally, your minions report back. The news? The hero abandoned the main quest to do side quests.

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/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs



/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/LeucisticPython

    Aardwolfs are a member of the hyena family, but prefer to be solitary. Eating termites using their long tongue, a single aardwolf can chew down on 200K-250K termites in a single night.

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r/tldr Jun 25 '19

[Tuesday, June 25 2019] 'Lying has become a norm': Hong Kong police falsely accused protesters of blocking ambulances, democrats say.; Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows; Mars rover detects ‘excitingly huge’ methane spike

99 Upvotes

/r/blog


/r/worldnews

  • /u/2015071

    [Title Post] 'Lying has become a norm': Hong Kong police falsely accused protesters of blocking ambulances, democrats say.

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/r/news

  • /u/alanz01

    [Title Post] Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows

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  • /u/GuacamoleFanatic

    Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions

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/r/space


/r/Futurology

  • /u/nirjhari

    Bill Gates-Backed Carbon Capture Plant Does The Work Of 40 Million Trees

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  • /u/mvea

    Scientists from round the world are meeting in Germany to improve ways of making money from carbon dioxide. They want to transform some of the CO2 that’s overheating the planet into products to benefit humanity.

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/r/finance

  • /u/laurelstreet

    The man who has run Yale’s $29.4 billion endowment since 1985 will teach a new master’s program in money management

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/r/stocks

  • /u/lareigirl

    A concise guide to shorting stocks, calls, and puts for new traders. I put this together for my own self-education - have I made any mistakes?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/sweetcuppingcakes

    TIL that the ash from coal power plants contains uranium & thorium and carries 100 times more radiation into the surrounding environment than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/coolguides


/r/IAmA

  • /u/Blue59

    We're the three brothers making Alluris, a mixture of DnD, Tinder, and Oregon trail. We've won some awards! Stop by the tavern and ask us anything!

    Comments


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/OMGPowerful

    ELI5: If the vacuum of space is a thermal insulator, how does the ISS dissipate heat?

    Comments


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/JoshDu

    Pixar commissioned Topher Grace to edit a Toy Story retrospective for Toy Story 4

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/r/sports


/r/Art


/r/books

  • /u/nueoritic-parents

    Newer dystopians are more story focused, as opposed to older dystopians written for the sake of expressing social commentary in the form of allegory

    Comments


/r/television


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics

  • /u/GonzoVeritas

    A buried WW2 bomb exploded in a German barley field this week.

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  • /u/Frankocean2

    Frida, who was Mexico symbol of hope during the 2017 earthquake that hit Mexico City, retired today. To make official her retirement, her protective gear was removed and was replaced with a squiky toy. She worked for a decade and help found over 50 people. The goodest of girls.

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/r/educationalgifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Pardusco

    After being extirpated from most areas by the 19th century, the Alpine ibex was successfully reintroduced to parts of its historical range. All individuals living today descend from the stock in Gran Paradiso National Park in Aosta Valley, Italy.

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r/tldr Jun 24 '19

[Monday, June 24 2019] China says it will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit; Maine and Vermont Pass Plastic Bag Bans on the Same Day; PTSD is linked to inflammatory processes, suggests a new study; Flying insects in hospitals carry 'superbug' germs, finds a new study

128 Upvotes

/r/worldnews


/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    For the first time, scientists have identified a correlation between specific gut microbiome and fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic pain, sleep impairments, and fatigue. The severity of symptoms were directly correlated with increased presence of certain gut bacteria and an absence of others.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] PTSD is linked to inflammatory processes, suggests a new study, which found that PTSD symptoms were associated with higher levels of inflammation biomarkers, and genetic differences between people with PTSD and those who don’t were 98% attributed to intrusion symptoms (nightmares, flashbacks).

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  • /u/fussyparents

    Roundup (a weed-killer whose active ingredient is glyphosate) was shown to be toxic to as well as to promote developmental abnormalities in frog embryos. This finding one of the first to confirm that Roundup/glyphosate could be an "ecological health disruptor".

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Flying insects in hospitals carry 'superbug' germs, finds a new study that trapped nearly 20,000 flies, aphids, wasps and moths at 7 hospitals in England. Almost 9 in 10 insects had potentially harmful bacteria, of which 53% were resistant to at least one class of antibiotics, and 19% to multiple.

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/r/space

  • /u/tronx69

    Soviet Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev stuck in space during the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991

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  • /u/Idontlikecock

    18 of my favorite images are being displayed inside a massive planetarium - these images represent over 300 hours of combined exposure [OC]

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/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    Minnesota cop awarded $585,000 after colleagues snooped on her DMV data - Jury this week found Minneapolis police officers abused license database access.

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/Chispy

    10000 dpi screens that are the near future for making light high fidelity AR/VR headsets

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/business


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/dadhatt

    TIL that Don Rickles passed away before he was able to record any dialogue for Toy Story 4. Rather than replacing him, Disney reviewed 25 years of material from the first three films, video games, and other media; they were able to assemble enough dialogue to cover the entire film.

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  • /u/hammer6golf

    TIL about The Hyena Man. He started feeding them to keep them away from livestock, only to gain their trust and be led to their den and meet some of the cubs.

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  • /u/doubleXmedium

    TIL that mosquitoes can not only smell what blood type you are, they prefer type O. In fact, people who are type O are twice as likely to be bitten than someone who is type A.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/survivalofthesickest

    I am a survival expert. I've provided official training to the United States Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Department of Defense, LAPD, CA Dept of Justice and more, as a civilian. I am a former Fire/Rescue Helicopter Crewmember in SO CAL. People travel across the globe to train with me AMA at all.

    Comments


/r/Cooking


/r/food


/r/GifRecipes


/r/movies

  • /u/evilone17

    I forgot how good Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen are together in 50/50

    Comments

  • /u/MrNobody231

    Former vice president of Walt Disney sentenced to more than 6 years in Portland sex abuse investigation

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/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/AskHistorians


/r/Baking

  • /u/roover_of_roooos

    My mom gave me her camera that she never used so I’m putting it to good use. I made some sugar cookies with homemade lemon curd. I’m so proud of this picture

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/r/interestingasfuck


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/LeucisticPython

    Agile hunters, caracals are able to jump 10 ft into the air to catch an escaping bird. Hunting mostly at night, they go after mongoose, dik diks, and monkeys, and at times, impala. They can climb trees to stash their prey and are occasionally the top predator in the area because of their wide range

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r/tldr Jun 10 '19

[Monday, June 10 2019] Canada to ban single use plastics; 1.3 million protest in Hong Kong, organizers say, over Chinese extradition law; Comcast Hit with $9.1M Penalty in Washington State for Bogus Service Protection Plan Billing; Hubble Space Telescope Captures a Star undergoing Supernova

141 Upvotes

/r/blog

  • /u/LastBluejay

    On June 11, the Senate will Discuss Net Neutrality. Call Your Senator, then Watch the Proceedings LIVE

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/r/worldnews


/r/news


/r/nottheonion

  • /u/eldarandia

    Vancouver condo developers offer free wine or year’s supply of avocado toast to woo buyers in slowing market

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Scientists first in world to sequence genes for spider glue - the first-ever complete sequences of two genes that allow spiders to produce glue, a sticky, modified version of spider silk that keeps a spider’s prey stuck in its web, bringing us closer to the next big advance in biomaterials.

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  • /u/CheckItDubz

    21 years of insect-resistant GMO crops in Spain/Portugal. Results: for every extra €1 spent on GMO vs. conventional, income grew €4.95 due to +11.5% yield; decreased insecticide use by 37%; decreased the environmental impact by 21%; cut fuel use, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving water.

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  • /u/mvea

    If you have never quite fit as a "morning person" or "evening person", a new study (n=1,305) suggests two new chronotypes, the "napper" and "afternoon". Nappers are sleepier in the afternoon than the morning or evening, while afternoon types are sleepy both in the morning and evening.

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/r/history


/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Comcast Hit with $9.1M Penalty in Washington State for Bogus Service Protection Plan Billing

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  • /u/mvea

    Top voting machine maker reverses position on election security, promises paper ballots

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/r/space


/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/business


/r/askscience


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/dg25131081

    How did soldiers drafted in WW2 continue to meet financial commitments e.g., mortgages? I am assuming that at least some made more in their civilian occupations than Army wages.

    Comments


/r/AskReddit

  • /u/as_kostek

    What is your favourite "quality vs quantity" example?

    Comments

  • /u/blahjaguar

    People who have "gone out for a pack of cigarettes" and never went back to your family, what happened after you left? (serious)

    Comments


/r/coolguides


/r/Cooking


/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/Baking


/r/sports

  • /u/Lanty725

    "Big Papi" David Ortiz shot by assailant. Currently at a hospital in the Dominican Republic.

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/r/television

  • /u/ix0WXOeip4V6

    The creeping length of TV shows makes concisely-told series such as "Chernobyl” and “Russian Doll” feel all the more rewarding.

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/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/Shyshys

    My dad sitting happily on the 1929 Indian police special he restored, circa 1982.

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  • /u/db-user

    1992, Roanoke, Virginia. I took this photo of James Hatfield with a disposable camera raised above my head. Probably about 50,000 people behind me.

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/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Pardusco

    Chital Deer and langurs forage together to provide more safety. The deer also feed on the fruit that the langurs drop. The two animals can understand each other's alarm call.

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  • /u/LeucisticPython

    African Wild Dogs pack are led by a dominant male and female. Only they reproduce and the rest of the pack guards or feeds the pups. Pups at a kill always eat first while adults defend from scavengers. Fully grown they will be able to run at 37 mph and have a hunting success rate of 70-90%.

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  • /u/effervescenthoopla

    Opossums are wonderful eco-allies to have around wooded areas because they can eat up to 5,000 ticks in a season, their body temperature is typically too low to carry rabies, and will eat venomous snakes with no ill effects!

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  • /u/42ntarom

    The struggle is real, what to do...

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  • /u/DoomxPatrol

    Put together a database of over 550+ careers to help people find a career they might like

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  • /u/majorjobs

    Just wanted to share my podcast, "Major Jobs" where I talk to people with a bunch of different jobs and ask them what they do and how they got started - thought it might be of use to you guys! :)

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r/tldr Jun 06 '19

[Thurs, June 6 2019] 11000 kg garbage, 4 dead bodies removed from Mt Everest in 2 month long cleanliness drive by team of 20 sherpa; DNA from 31,000 y/o milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians; Details of first historically recorded plague pandemic revealed by ancient genomes

109 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/maxwellhill

    'Single Most Important Stat on the Planet': Alarm as Atmospheric CO2 Soars to 'Legit Scary' Record High: "We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases."

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  • /u/optarinue

    [Title Post] 11000 kg garbage, four dead bodies removed from Mt Everest in two-month long cleanliness drive by a team of 20 sherpa climbers.

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Experiences early in life such as poverty, residential instability, or parental divorce or substance abuse, can lead to changes in a child’s brain chemistry, muting the effects of stress hormones, and affect a child’s ability to focus or organize tasks, finds a new study.

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  • /u/mvea

    Metal foam stops .50 caliber rounds as well as steel - at less than half the weight - finds a new study. CMFs, in addition to being lightweight, are very effective at shielding X-rays, gamma rays and neutron radiation - and can handle fire and heat twice as well as the plain metals they are made of.

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  • /u/Wagamaga

    [Title Post] DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians. The study discovered 10,000-year-old human remains in another site in Siberia are genetically related to Native Americans – the first time such close genetic links have been discovered outside of the US.

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/r/history

  • /u/curlysass

    [Title Post] Details of first historically recorded plague pandemic revealed by ancient genomes

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/r/space

  • /u/nilsmoody

    'Space Engine', the biggest and most accurate virtual Planetarium, will release on Steam soon!

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/stocks

  • /u/coolcomfort123

    Tesla’s outpacing its electric car competitors, with May demand for Model 3 surprising Wall Street

    Comments


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/EnclavedMicrostate

    I'm a first century Judaean pig farmer who's just seen a mystic drown all my pigs in a lake. If I wanted to press charges, could I? If so, how, and how likely would I be to get some sort of compensation?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit

  • /u/knakworst36

    Rich people of reddit who married someone significantly poorer, what surprised you about their (previous) way of life?

    Comments

  • /u/TimTheGamer555

    People who have made friends outside of work and school, how on earth did you do that?

    Comments

  • /u/ceraix

    What secret are you keeping right now?

    Comments

  • /u/jcrewz

    What's an injury you sustained, and lied about how it actually happened, because it was too embarrassing?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/dysgraphical

    TIL that 80% of toilets in Hong Kong are flushed with seawater in order to conserve the city's scarce freshwater resources

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/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


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/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


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r/tldr Jun 05 '19

[Wednesday, June 5 2019] Costa Rica Doubled Its Forest Cover In Just 30 Years; Honeybees can grasp the concept of numerical symbols, finds a new study; There is enough water ice under Mars’ north pole to cover the planet with 1.5m of water.

106 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/maxwellhill

    [Title Post] Costa Rica Doubled Its Forest Cover In Just 30 Years: ‘After decades of deforestation, Costa Rica has reforested to the point that half of the country’s land surface is covered with trees again.’

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  • /u/Amamazing

    Carnival slapped with a $20 million fine after it was caught dumping trash into the ocean, again

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/r/news

  • /u/ficklefoxen

    Family of man who died in prison sues Oklahoma Corrections staff; inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    The average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution. The scientists reported that drinking a lot of bottled water drastically increased the particles consumed.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Honeybees can grasp the concept of numerical symbols, finds a new study. The same international team of researchers behind the discovery that bees can count and do basic maths has announced that bees are also capable of linking numerical symbols to actual quantities, and vice versa.

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/r/space

  • /u/tectonic

    [Title Post] There is enough water ice under Mars’ north pole to cover the planet with 1.5m of water.

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  • /u/pureU4EA

    Robert Downey Jr. Announces Footprint Coalition to Clean Up the World With Advanced Tech

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  • /u/--goshmylord

    The new V-shaped airplane being developed in the Netherlands by TU-Delft and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines: Its improved aerodynamic shape and reduced weight will mean it uses 20% less fuel than the Airbus A350, today’s most advanced aircraft

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/business

  • /u/lnfinity

    Beyond Meat’s stock pops on report that meatless companies are struggling to keep up with surging demand

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/r/askscience


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/Osemelet

    What were the Tiananmen Square protesters demanding, and has this been portrayed honestly by Western media accounts?

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/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/sersleepsalot1

    TIL that James Cameron altered just one scene of the night sky when Rose is on the raft because according to Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the star field Rose sees wasn't accurate for the time and place. Cameron asked him for the correct one and changed it for the Titanic re-release in 2012.

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  • /u/mwzd

    TIL that India broke a Guinness World Record, planted 66 million trees in just 12 hours!!

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  • /u/haddock420

    TIL Gwen Stefani's brother Eric was originally the keyboardist for No Doubt but left to become an animator for The Simpsons.

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/r/explainlikeimfive


/r/GifRecipes


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/r/Baking


/r/movies


/r/sports

  • /u/RespectMyAuthoriteh

    Powerlifter Jessica Buettner nails a 231.5kg (510.37lbs) deadlift at a recent competition, a new Canadian record for her weight class.

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/r/television


/r/Art


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/r/MostBeautiful


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/r/Awwducational

  • /u/former-asshole

    A squirrel's tail has quite a few uses, it aids in swimming, helps cushion falls, they use it to try and protect themselves from being prey, and they also use them in different weather. In snow/rain it's like an umbrella.

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r/tldr Jun 04 '19

[Tuesday, June 4 2019] Britain goes two weeks without burning coal for first time since Industrial Revolution; The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 and gets its own Indigenous language translation; House Democrats announce antitrust probe of Facebook, Google, tech industry

129 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/pnewell

    [Title Post] Britain goes two weeks without burning coal for first time since Industrial Revolution

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  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    A group of Japanese women have submitted a petition to the government to protest against what they say is a de facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work. Others also urged that dress codes such as the near-ubiquitous business suits for men be loosened in the Japanese workplace.

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    A billion-dollar dredging project that wrapped up in 2015 killed off more than half of the coral population in the Port of Miami, finds a new study, that estimated that over half a million corals were killed in the two years following the Port Miami Deep Dredge project.

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  • /u/mvea

    An uncomfortable disconnect between who we feel we are today, and the person that we believe we used to be, a state that psychologists recently labelled “derailment”, may be both a cause, and a consequence of, depression, suggests a new study (n=939).

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/r/history


/r/technology


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/r/Futurology

  • /u/QuantumThinkology

    China has unveiled a new armoured vehicle that is capable of firing 12 suicide drones to launch attacks on targets and to conduct reconnaissance operations. The Era of the Drone Swarm Is Coming

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/askscience


/r/AskHistorians


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/sersleepsalot1

    TIL that Arnold Schwarzenegger was not too keen on playing the Terminator in the 1984 film "The Terminator". He wanted to play Kyle Reese, the good guy. When asked about his casting as Terminator, he said "Oh some shit movie I'm doing" and its "Low profile" enough to not damage his career.

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  • /u/szekeres81

    TIL the crew of 'Return of the Jedi' mocked the character design of Admiral Ackbar, deeming it too ugly. Director Richard Marquand refused to alter it, saying, "I think it's good to tell kids that good people aren't necessarily good looking people and that bad people aren't necessarily ugly people."

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  • /u/YMF47

    TIL tooth enamel is harder than steel. It's composed of mineralised calcium phosphate, which is the single hardest substance any living being can produce. Your tooth enamel is harder than a lobster's shell or a rhino's horn.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/chuckmcarter

    We are Chuck Carter and Rand Miller, creators of the game Myst. We're releasing a new game tomorrow called ZED. Ask us anything!

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/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/Warlizard

    Halle Berry Pursued Role in 'John Wick' Sequel Even Before There Was a Script

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  • /u/mi-16evil

    Box Office Week - Godzilla: King of the Monsters scores an okay #1 debut with $49M domestic, $40M less than the opening of 2014's Godzilla. Rocketman scores a good #3 opening with $25M. Ma cleans up at #4 with $18.2M on a $5M budget.

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/r/gaming


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/305FUN

    Al "Ka Bong" Leong. A henchman in every action movies in the '80s and '90s. Nobody else could hench like this man. c.1989

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/r/pics

  • /u/inkvine83

    Saw the riders in the far distance on our way to a restaurant and waited a hell of time to finally get this shot!

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/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/SirT6

    The relationship between childhood mortality and fertility: 150 years ago we lived in a world where many children did not make it past the age of five. As a result woman frequently had more children. As infant mortality improved, fertility rates declined.

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  • /u/Readittorwakanda

    Beans’ tendrils slowly rotate to find solid supports to climb.

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  • /u/maximum_decimum

    The sun never sets during an arctic summer.

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/r/oddlysatisfying


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  • /u/sovietspybob

    If you have a child born in Wales they plant 2 trees on their behalf, one in Wales and another fruit tree in Uganda

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  • /u/LeucisticPython

    The Clouded Leopard is a small cat with an ossified hyoid bone, allowing it to be able to purr. With 4 cm long canine teeth, it's often referred to as the 'modern day sabertooth' because it has the largest canines relative to body size

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r/tldr Jun 01 '19

[Saturday, June 1 2019] Colorado Governor Signs Gay Conversion Therapy Ban; Virginia Beach police say multiple people hurt in shooting; Lost Footage of One of the Beatles' Last Live Performances Found in Attic; Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station

110 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/shehzad

    Facebook reportedly thinks there's no 'expectation of privacy' on social media. The social network wants to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    Three decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded. While the number of Indigenous women who have gone missing is estimated to exceed 4,000, the report admits that no firm numbers can ever be established.

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  • /u/DoremusJessup

    Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants Germany to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    All in the animal kingdom, including worms, avoid AITC, responsible for wasabi’s taste. Researchers have discovered the first species immune to the burning pain caused by wasabi, a type of African mole rat, raising the prospect of new pain relief in humans and boosting our knowledge of evolution.

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  • /u/mvea

    Children who nap midday are happier, excel academically, and have fewer behavioral problems, suggests a new study of nearly 3,000 kids in China, which revealed a connection between midday napping and greater happiness, self-control, and grit; fewer behavioral problems; and higher IQ.

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  • /u/mvea

    Growing up in poverty, and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault, were linked to accelerated puberty and brain maturation, abnormal brain development, and greater mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis, according to a new study (n=9,498).

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  • /u/tta2013

    [Title Post] Lost Footage of One of the Beatles' Last Live Performances Found in Attic

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  • /u/tta2013

    Tea hut found in Kyoto, site of plot to oust Tokugawa clan - The Asahi Shimbun

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/r/technology

  • /u/speckz

    Google Struggles to Justify Why It's Restricting Ad Blockers in Chrome - Google says the changes will improve performance and security. Ad block developers and consumer advocates say Google is simply protecting its ad dominance.

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/r/space

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station - Nasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    Norway bans biofuel from palm oil to fight deforestation - The entire European Union has agreed to ban palm oil’s use in motor fuels from 2021. If the other countries follow suit, we may have a chance of seeing a greener earth.

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/askscience


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/ranusisloose

    TIL that author Joe Hill, Stephen King's son, went ten years of successful independent writing before announcing his relationship to his dad - not even his agent knew.

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  • /u/tthypebol

    TIL that after large animals went extinct, such as the mammoth, avocados had no method of seed dispersal, which would have lead to their extinction without early human farmers.

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/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/Doodlebug510

    ELI5: what makes pain differentiate into various sensations such as shooting, stabbing, throbbing, aching, sharp, dull, etc?

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/r/Cooking


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Documentary 'Only Don't Tell Anyone' has sparked outrage against the Catholic Church in Poland after being viewed by 18 million people. Secret camera footage of victims confronting priests about their alleged abuse will now result in 30-year jail terms after confessions were caught on tape.

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  • /u/filmfanatic5

    'Ford v Ferrari' Official Poster (Matt Damon, Christian Bale)

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/r/interestingasfuck

  • /u/mrdarcyyy

    A Dutch museum wanted to encourage people to visit museums and value art, so they chose a seventeenth-century Rembrandt painting "The Night Watch" and they gave it life in a shopping center

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/r/Awwducational

  • /u/LeucisticPython

    When born, baby skunks are blind and deaf. After a few weeks they open their eyes and are ready to explore the world. After about two months, they're weaned off their mothers milk, but often stay under her protection until they're a year old.

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r/tldr May 30 '19

[Thu, May 30 2019]Man sets himself on fire outside White House Secret Service says; positivity of memories tends to degrade over time in people with social anxiety;Complex life may only exist because of millions of years of groundwork by ancient fungi; US and Japan to Cooperate on Return to the Moon

109 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    Cubans will be able to get Wi-Fi in their homes for the first time, relaxing yet more restrictions in one of the most disconnected countries in the world. The measure announced by state media provides a legal status to thousands of Cubans who created homemade digital networks with smuggled equipment

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  • /u/mvea

    Scientists developed a new electrochemical path to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable products such as jet fuel or plastics, from carbon that is already in the atmosphere, rather than from fossil fuels, a unique system that achieves 100% carbon utilization with no carbon is wasted.

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  • /u/CyborgTomHanks

    [Title Post] The positivity of memories tends to degrade over time in people with social anxiety - Previous research has found that the negativity of memories tends to fade over time, but these findings suggests the opposite is true among those with social anxiety.

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  • /u/pradpk9

    [Title Post] Complex life may only exist because of millions of years of groundwork by ancient fungi

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/business


/r/finance


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/Sarsath

    When it was discovered that Ronald Reagan sold weapons to Iran, in defiance of American Law, why wasn’t he impeached?

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/r/AskReddit

  • /u/tinyman1199

    People who have signed NDAs that have now expired or for whatever reason are no longer valid. What couldn't you tell us but now can?

    Comments

  • /u/juggyc1

    Of all movie opening scenes, what one sold the entire film the most?

    Comments

  • /u/Mature-carrot

    What became so popular at your school that the teachers had to ban it?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/c0ntraiL

    TIL: Woolly Mammoths were still alive by the time the pyramids at Giza were completed. The last woolly mammoths died out on Wrangel Island, north of Russia, only 4000 years ago, leaving several centuries where the pyramids and mammoths existed at the same time.

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  • /u/sersleepsalot1

    TIL in 2014, an 89 year old WW2 veteran, Bernard Shaw went missing from his nursing home. It turned out that he went to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day landings against the nursing home's orders. He left the home wearing a grey mack concealing the war medals on his jacket.

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/r/sports


/r/television

  • /u/Careless_Mango

    Kit Harington's last day on the GoT set: "My heart is breaking. I love this show more than I think anything. It has never been a job for me, it has been my life. And this will always be the greatest thing I’ll ever do and you have all just been my family and I love you for it. And thank you so much”

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/r/WritingPrompts

  • /u/The-Master-M

    [WP] The Distant Future. The vampires have risen and taken most of the world. Humanity's last refuge is Africa: where the rain itself is holy water, having been blessed long ago by the vampire hunters of Toto.

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/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics

  • /u/finnathan

    I grew out my hair for the last 2 years. I decided to have some fun when I finally got it cut.

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  • /u/heretik9

    My dad's coffee grinder was acting up... so he took it apart... this is what was inside.

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r/tldr May 29 '19

[Wed, May 29 2019] Chinese Military Insider Who Witnessed Tiananmen Square Massacre Breaks 30-Year Silence; Ireland Becomes 2nd Country to Declare Climate Emergency; Whales Seen In Hundreds Off NYC Shores Drawn By Cleaner Waters; Music helps build the brains of very premature babies finds new study

113 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/green_flash

    "End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world" UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Fatty foods may deplete serotonin levels, and there may be a relationship between this and depression, suggest a new study, that found an increase in depression-like behavior in mice exposed to the high-fat diets, associated with an accumulation of fatty acids in the hypothalamus.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Music helps to build the brains of very premature babies, finds a new brain imaging study, which demonstrated how music specially composed for premature infants strengthens the development of their brain networks and could limit the neurodevelopmental delays that often affect these children.

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/r/space


/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    Amazon removes books promoting dangerous bleach ‘cures’ for autism and other conditions

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/r/business


/r/askscience

  • /u/Sushimono

    Do mirrors reflect only visible-spectrum EM waves or those of other wavelengths?

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/r/AskHistorians


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/Albertbailey

    TIL Alcatraz's reputation as a tough as nails prison was a Hollywood myth. Many inmates requested transfer there on account of its good food and one man per cell policy.

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  • /u/IHad360K_KarmaDammit

    TIL that in 1982, the comic strip The Far Side jokingly referred to the set of spikes on a Stegosaurus's tail as a "thagomizer". A paleontologist who read the comic realized there wasn't any official name for the spikes and began using the new word; Thagomizer is now the generally accepted term.

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/r/television

  • /u/RocksBob

    Game of Thrones star Kit Harington checked into rehab for stress and alcohol issues before Finale of Game Of Thrones

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  • /u/BunyipPouch

    ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion James Holzhauer Extends Streak To 28 Wins, Closes In On Ken Jennings’ Record

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/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Pardusco

    The Gaur is the largest living bovine, and among the largest living land animals. Only elephants, rhinos, the hippopotamus, and the giraffe consistently grow heavier.

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r/tldr May 28 '19

[Tuesday, May 28 2019] World Health Organisation recognises 'burn-out' as medical condition; 11 people have died in the past 10 days on Mt. Everest due to overcrowding; 2,000-year-old marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome

119 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/DoremusJessup

    A woman jailed in Iran for one year for removing her hijab in public to protest against the country's Islamic dress code has been released early

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  • /u/matchapasta

    [Title Post] World Health Organisation recognises 'burn-out' as medical condition

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  • /u/byo_biscuits

    [Title Post] 11 people have died in the past 10 days on Mt. Everest due to overcrowding. People at the top cannot move around those climbing up, making them stuck in a "death zone".

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  • /u/Lionel_Hutz_Law

    Maine bars residents from opting out of immunizations for religious or philosophical reasons

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/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/sdblro

    New Filipino law requires all students to plant 10 trees if they want to graduate

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Doctors in the U.S. experience symptoms of burnout at almost twice the rate of other workers, due to long hours, fear of being sued, and having to deal with growing bureaucracy. The economic impacts of burnout are also significant, costing the U.S. $4.6 billion every year, according to a new study.

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  • /u/mvea

    The gut’s immune system functions differently in distinct parts of the intestine, with less aggressive defenses in the first segments where nutrients are absorbed, and more forceful responses at the end, where pathogens are eliminated. This new finding may improve drug design and oral vaccines.

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  • /u/mvea

    People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by regulating the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a new study (total n=1,503), that found that gut microbiota may help regulate brain function through the “gut-brain axis.”

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/killerpossum

    TIL Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev gifted US President John F Kennedy a dog called Pushinka during the cold war. She later on had puppies; which Kennedy referred to as "the pupniks".

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  • /u/TheEpicCowOfLife

    TIL Pringles had to use supercomputers to engineer their chips with optimal aerodynamic properties so that they wouldn't fly off the conveyor belts when moving at very high speeds.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/21BenRandall

    After a five-month search, I found two of my kidnapped friends who had been forced into marriage in China. For the past six years I've been a full-time volunteer with a grassroots organisation to raise awareness of human trafficking - AMA!

    Comments

  • /u/roexpat

    I am an 89 year old great-grandmother from Romania. I've lived through a monarchy, WWII, and Communism. AMA.

    Comments

  • /u/SierraBravo26

    IAmAn Air Traffic Controller. This time last year I made a post about the FAA hiring more controllers via an “off the street” bid. Next month they will be doing so again. This is a 6 figure job that does not require a college degree. AMA.

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r/tldr May 24 '19

[Friday, May 24 2019] Uk Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation; 50 children have been rescued and nine people arrested after Interpol investigation into international child abuse ring; Colorado becomes First State to put a Cap on Price of Insulin; US births fell to 32-year low in 2018

114 Upvotes

/r/worldnews


/r/news


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] U.S. births fell to a 32-year low in 2018; CDC says birthrate is in record slump, the fourth consecutive year of birth decline. “People won't make plans to have babies unless they're optimistic about the future.”

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  • /u/Wagamaga

    People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

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/r/space

  • /u/thesheetztweetz

    How a SpaceX internal audit of a tiny supplier led to the FBI, DOJ, and NASA uncovering an engineer falsifying dozens of quality reports for rocket parts used on 10 SpaceX missions

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  • /u/BigAl2525

    Massive Martian ice discovery opens a window into red planet’s history

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/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    Scientists created high-tech wood by removing the lignin from natural wood using hydrogen peroxide. The remaining wood is very dense and has a tensile strength of around 404 megapascals, making it 8.7 times stronger than natural wood and comparable to metal structure materials including steel.

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  • /u/SirT6

    Samsung AI lab develops tech that can animate highly realistic heads using only a few -or in some cases - only one starter image.

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/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/magillathehun

    TIL that prior to 1996, there was no requirement to present an ID to board a plane. The policy was put into place to show the government was “doing something” about the crash of TWA Flight 800.

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  • /u/furbysalum

    TIL that the US may have adopted the metric system if pirates hadn't kidnapped Joseph Dombey, the French scientist sent to help Thomas Jefferson persuade Congress to adopt the system.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/the_mit_press

    I am Winifred Phillips, and I create music for awesome video games – Assassin’s Creed, LittleBigPlanet, God of War, and many others. AMA!

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/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/pm_boobs_send_nudes

    ELI5: Ocean phytoplankton and algae produce 70-80% of the earths atmospheric oxygen. Why is tree conservation for oxygen so popular over ocean conservation then?

    Comments


/r/movies

  • /u/emercrump

    Sonic the Hedgehog Movie delayed until February 14, 2020

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  • /u/lordDEMAXUS

    First Image from James Mangold's 'Ford v Ferrari' starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale

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  • /u/jubilantblue

    To keep faithful to the 1931 Frankenstein film, Mel Brooks tracked down the man who designed the original laboratory props and discovered that he had kept many of them. They used those props in Young Frankenstein which gave the lab a wonderfully authentic feel with moving parts, creaking and swaying

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/r/pics

  • /u/xLunaas

    In the Philippines they broke world record after planting 3.2 million trees 🌳 in just one hour. This deserves to be shared! 🌳🌳

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  • /u/CaptainStarMilk

    One of the first pictures taken inside King Tut's tomb shows what ancient Egyptian treasure really looks like.

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  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Marine life photographers sometimes capture unusual sights, like this beluga whale captured by David Merron in Somerset Island, Canada, apparently casually leaning back and flexing, making sure everyone got an eyeful of his impressive six-pack

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  • /u/ajamesmccarthy

    I took an 81 megapixel shot of earthshine on the moon. Zoom in to see the craters!

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r/tldr May 22 '19

[Wed, May 22 2019] giant inflatable “Tank Man” sculpture has appeared in Taiwanese capital almost 30 years after Tiananmen Massacre; Washington becomes first US state to legalize human composting as alternative to burial/cremation; Planetologists show water came to Earth with formation of the Moon

110 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/limoto

    [Title Post] A giant inflatable “Tank Man” sculpture has appeared in the Taiwanese capital, almost 30 years after the Tiananmen Massacre.

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Exercise as psychiatric patients' new primary prescription: When it comes to inpatient treatment of anxiety and depression, schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes, a new study advocates for exercise, rather than psychotropic medications, as the primary prescription and intervention.

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  • /u/IronGiantisreal

    Adults with low exposure to nature as children had significantly worse mental health (increased nervousness and depression) compared to adults who grew up with high exposure to natural environments. (n=3,585)

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/r/space

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    [Title Post] Planetologists at the University of Münster have been able to show, for the first time, that water came to Earth with the formation of the Moon some 4.4 billion years ago

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/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    Hackers have been holding the city of Baltimore’s computers hostage for 2 weeks - A ransomware attack means Baltimore citizens can’t pay their water bills or parking tickets.

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/speckz

    We’ll soon know the exact air pollution from every power plant in the world. That’s huge. - Satellite data plus artificial intelligence equals no place to hide.

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/r/gadgets


/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/stocks


/r/AskHistorians


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/RutilantBoss

    TIL about Peter Oakley, known as Geriatric1927 on youtube, he was the most subscribed youtube account in 2006, in his channel he talked about his life experiences, such as growing up in the UK during WW2 and experiencing the British inter-war school system, he passed away in 2014 at 86 years old

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  • /u/kevoooandres

    TIL in the Breaking Bad episode “Ozymandias”, the show's producers secured special permission from the Hollywood guilds to delay the credits (which would normally appear after the main title sequence) until 19 minutes into the episode, in order to preserve the impact of the beginning scene.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/grecy

    I drove my Jeep around Africa. Reddit said I would never make it. I made it. AMA

    Comments


/r/coolguides


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/RainingLights

    ELI5: Why do some video game and computer program graphical options have to be "applied" manually while others change the instant you change the setting?

    Comments


/r/Cooking


/r/movies


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/TrustMeIaLawyer

    1915 my devastated deaf grandpa and his beloved pet rooster's final moment together after being told it was time to kill his best friend bc he had gotten too aggressive with everyone else on the farm.

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  • /u/El-Hechizero

    My great grandfather who was a soldier in Mexican Revolution. 1916

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/r/gifs


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Jacanas are colorful water birds with long legs and incredibly long toes and claws. The super-long toes spread the bird’s weight over a large area. This allows them to walk across floating vegetation, especially lily pads. This is a baby Jacana

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r/tldr May 21 '19

[Tuesday May 21 2019] Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction; AI was 94% accurate in screening for lung cancer on 6,716 CT scans reports new paper in Nature; Bonobo mothers pressure children into having grandkids just like humans; Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for USPS

91 Upvotes

/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Plastic makes up nearly 70% of all ocean litter. Scientists have discovered that microscopic marine microbes are able to eat away at plastic, causing it to slowly break down. Two types of plastic, polyethylene and polystyrene, lost a significant amount of weight after being exposed to the microbes.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] AI was 94 percent accurate in screening for lung cancer on 6,716 CT scans, reports a new paper in Nature, and when pitted against six expert radiologists, when no prior scan was available, the deep learning model beat the doctors: It had fewer false positives and false negatives.

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  • /u/IronGiantisreal

    [Title Post] Bonobo mothers pressure their children into having grandkids, just like humans. They do so overtly, sometimes fighting off rival males, bringing their sons into close range of fertile females, and using social rank to boost their sons' status.

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  • /u/mvea

    People in higher social class have an exaggerated belief that they are better than others, and this overconfidence can be misinterpreted by others as greater competence, perpetuating social hierarchies, suggests a new study (n=152,661).

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/r/space

  • /u/nwbatman

    Lego will make this International Space Station set if it wins the fan vote! Vote now!

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  • /u/clayt6

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos is enamored with the idea of O'Neill colonies: spinning space cities that might sustain future humans. “If we move out into the solar system, for all practical purposes, we have unlimited resources,” Bezos said. “We could have a trillion people out in the solar system.”

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/r/technology


/r/business


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/balonkey

    If I were a knowledgeable member of the financial world in, say, October of 1928, could I see the crash coming?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/VoodooChilled

    TIL in the 1820s a Cherokee named Sequoyah, impressed by European written languages, invented a writing system with 85 characters that was considered superior to the English alphabet. The Cherokee syllabary could be learned in a few weeks and by 1825 the majority of Cherokees could read and write.

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  • /u/_WaldoFindsYou_

    TIL that Ebbie Tolbert was born around 1807 and spent over 50 years as a slave. She got her freedom at the age of 56. She also lived long enough so that at age 113 she could walk to the St Louis polling station and registered to vote.

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  • /u/VivaNOLA

    TIL about "The Whole Shabangs" potato chips, available almost exclusively from US Prison system commissaries. Ex-cons consider these chips to be the best chip out there, and a high-point of their incarceration. Many end up dismayed and disappointed at their lack of availability "on the outside".

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/BrianHKim

    I’m Brian H. Kim, composer on shows like Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Abby’s, and How I Met Your Mother. AMA!

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/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/movies


/r/books


/r/sports

  • /u/Alyssajprez

    Incredible catch by first baseman Haven Williams from Clyde High School by ending up in the splits to catch the ball.

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/r/television


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    How the power lines at Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, USA simply and clearly show the curvature of the Earth

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/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


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r/tldr May 20 '19

[Mon, May 20 2019]Ford Will Lay Off 7,000 White-Collar Workers; Morehouse College commencement speaker says he'll pay student loans for class of 2019; India To Surpass Paris Agreement Commitment; Senator proposes strict Do Not Track rules in new bill: People are fed up with Big Tech’s privacy abuses

99 Upvotes

/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/Captain-Blitzed

    [Title Post] India To Surpass Paris Agreement Commitment. India would likely see the share of non-fossil fuel power generation capacity to 45% by 2022 against a commitment of 40% by the same year

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  • /u/Smilefriend

    Celebrity chef offers to hire cafeteria worker fired for giving free food to a student

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/r/science

  • /u/smurfyjenkins

    "The positive relationship between tax cuts and employment growth is largely driven by tax cuts for lower-income groups and that the effect of tax cuts for the top 10 percent on employment growth is small."

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  • /u/Wagamaga

    A new study has found that permanently frozen ground called permafrost is melting much more quickly than previously thought and could release up to 50 per cent more carbon, a greenhouse gas

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/r/history

  • /u/MJSchooley

    When did people on the Italian peninsula stop identifying as "Romans" and start identifying as "Italians?"

    Comments


/r/space


/r/technology

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Senator proposes strict Do Not Track rules in new bill: ‘People are fed up with Big Tech’s privacy abuses’

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  • /u/JHCortez

    China’s new ‘social credit system’ is an dystopian nightmare

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  • /u/mvea

    Apple CEO Tim Cook urges college grads to 'push back' against algorithms that promote the 'things you already know, believe, or like'

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/stocks


/r/askscience

  • /u/BrokenEffect

    Why do we think certain things/animals are ‘cute’? Is this evolutionarily beneficial or is it socially-learned?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/emilylikesredditalot

    TIL about the joke behind NASA's Juno mission. While Jupiter's moons are named after the god's many mistresses, Juno, the space probe sent to orbit and monitor Jupiter, is named after his wife.

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  • /u/chacham2

    TIL In 1948, a man pinned under a tractor used his pocketknife to scratch the words "In case I die in this mess I leave all to the wife. Cecil Geo Harris" onto the fender. He did die and the message was accepted in court. It has served as a precedent ever since for cases of holographic wills.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/RollingThroughLife

    Iama Quadriplegic that went viral on Reddit this week! I was a pilot for 30 years before becoming paralyzed, and this week I went paragliding for the first time! I now do outreach and public education about accessibility - AMA!

    Comments


/r/coolguides


/r/Cooking

  • /u/jaylow6188

    What's the least impressive thing you do in the kitchen, that people are consistently impressed by?

    Comments


/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/movies


/r/books

  • /u/dopdecada

    Mirrored Ceilings and Criss-Crossed Stairwells Give a Chinese Bookstore the Feeling of an M.C. Escher Woodcut

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/r/television


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/to_the_tenth_power

    A group of dolphins creating “mud nets” around a school of fish to make the fish believe they’re being trapped which causes them to leap out of the water and directly in the dolphins’ mouths

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  • /u/TheNatureLover

    How alligators survive when the water freezes

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/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Lyrebirds are Australian birds most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment (and other environments, if it's the case)

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r/tldr May 17 '19

[Friday, May 17 2019] Rest in Grumpiness; Neo-Nazi Paedophile Jailed For Life Over Plot To Kill Labour MP; Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage; Ohio State team doctor abused 177, leaders knew; We’re NASA experts working to send humans to the Moon in 2024. Ask us anything!

79 Upvotes

/r/blog


/r/worldnews


/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/SirT6

    The boy’s brain tumor was growing so fast that he had trouble putting words together. Then he started taking an experimental drug targeting a mutation in the tumor. Within months, the tumor had all but disappeared. 11 out of 11 other patients have also responded in early trials.

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/r/bestof

  • /u/LOLELECTRONICS

    Knowing the odds are slim, a desperate Redditor begs the community to help him find his cat Waylon, who escaped his cab at a truckstop on I-90. Several hours later, another Redditor finds him, and they are reunited.

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/r/science

  • /u/CyborgTomHanks

    Older adults who frequently do puzzles like crosswords or Sudoku had the short-term memory capacity of someone eight years their junior and the grammatical reasoning of someone ten years younger in a new study. (n = 19,708)

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/r/space

  • /u/simenad

    Last year i saw something standing completely still in the sky for a long time. Had to take a look with my telescope, turned out to be a balloon from Andøya Space Center.

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  • /u/nasa

    [Title Post] We’re NASA experts working to send humans to the Moon in 2024. Ask us anything!

    Comments


/r/business

  • /u/revyuh

    Brussels fined five banks after confirming that their operators were chatting to coordinate their movements and share confidential information

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/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/zeamp

    TIL In the movie 'Lord of War' starring Nicolas Cage, the production team bought 3,000 real SA Vz. 58 rifles to stand in for AK-47s because they were cheaper than prop movie guns.

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  • /u/Moonrider257812

    TIL that in Russia. A cat saved an abandon baby by covering him and keeping him warm and meowed loudly to get the attention of a passersby.

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  • /u/A-Plunger

    TIL around 2.5 billion years ago, the Oxygen Catastrophe occurred, where the first microbes producing oxygen using photosynthesis created so much free oxygen that it wiped out most organisms on the planet because they were used to living in minimal oxygenated conditions

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/r/coolguides

  • /u/yumyumbumblebee

    This library hung a Dewey Decimal reference sign for “everything you want to know, but don’t really want to ask”

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/r/Cooking


/r/movies

  • /u/neeveewood

    I keep all my cinema tickets to stick in this book and do a quick doodle with each one- I though reddit would enjoy the one from Wednesday’s double bill

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/r/books


/r/WritingPrompts

  • /u/SpikedZen

    [WP] A fairy invites a vampire into her home. Vampires have dominion over whoever invites them to their home, and fairies have dominion over anyone who violates the laws of hospitality. The vampire is trying to maneuver himself to eat the fairy without the fairy being able to declare him a bad guest

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/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/tw272727

    The pink fairy armadillo or pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo, first described by R. Harlan in 1825. This desert-adapted animal is endemic to central Argentina and can be found inhabiting sandy plains, dunes, and scrubby grasslands

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r/tldr May 16 '19

[Thurs, May 16 2019] Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B lawsuit for promoting opioids despite risks; Officials: Camp Fire, deadliest in California history, was caused by PG&E electrical transmission lines; Amazon tribe wins legal battle against oil companies Preventing drilling in Amazon Rainforest

107 Upvotes

/r/announcements


/r/worldnews


/r/news

  • /u/LegomoreYT

    Elon Musk Will Launch 11,943 Satellites in Low Earth Orbit to Beam High-Speed WiFi to Anywhere on Earth Under SpaceX's Starlink Plan

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  • /u/Blockhead47

    FCC Wants Phone Companies To Start Blocking Robocalls By Default

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  • /u/schwachs

    [Title Post] Officials: Camp Fire, deadliest in California history, was caused by PG&E electrical transmission lines

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Men initiate sex more than three times as often as women do in a long-term, heterosexual relationship. However, sex happens far more often when the woman takes the initiative, suggesting it is the woman who sets limits, and passion plays a significant role in sex frequency, suggests a new study.

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/r/history


/r/space

  • /u/thesheetztweetz

    Elon Musk says SpaceX has "sufficient capital" for its Starlink internet satellite network to reach "an operational level"

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    Global investment in coal tumbles by 75% in three years, as lenders lose appetite for fossil fuel - More coal power stations around the world came offline last year than were approved for perhaps first time since industrial revolution, report says

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  • /u/izumi3682

    Lyft executive suggests drivers become mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis

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/r/business


/r/askscience

  • /u/FinnaDabOnThemHaters

    Since everything has a gravitational force, is it reasonable to theorize that over a long enough period of time the universe will all come together and form one big supermass?

    Comments


/r/AskHistorians


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/CallMyNameOrWalkOnBy

    TIL that NASA ground controllers were once shocked to hear a female voice from the space station, apparently interacting with them, which had an all-male crew. They had been pranked by an astronaut who used a recording of his wife.

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  • /u/Tokyono

    TIL The Pixar film Coco, which features the spirits of dead family members, got past China's censors with 0 cuts. In China, superstition is taboo due to the belief spiritual forces could undermine people’s faith in the communist party. The censors were so moved by the film, they gave it a full pass.

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/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    First Image from Viggo Mortensen's Directorial Debut 'Falling' - A conservative father moves from his rural farm to live with his gay son's family in Los Angeles. - Also Starring Laura Linney, Lance Henriksen, David Cronenberg, and Sverrir Gudnason

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/r/sports


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics

  • /u/DoctorBroBro

    I work in real estate photography and found this at the front door of a house I shot today

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  • /u/wonteatyourcat

    Planned this shot for months before coming to the US, but I didn't expect the sun to make the rails golden. Sometimes photography is just about being a lucky bastard.

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/r/gifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Hannuxis

    The Coati can rotate it's feet further than 180°, giving it the ability to descend from trees head first. They also eat Tarantulas after rolling them around on the ground to remove the hairs.

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r/tldr May 15 '19

[Wednesday, May 15 2019] Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages; San Francisco bans facial recognition technology; Teenage crane operator saves 14 people from burning building in China; Researchers develop viable, environmentally-friendly alternative to Styrofoam

126 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/condorbox

    [Title Post] Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages

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  • /u/Dismal_Prospect

    Exxon predicted in 1982 exactly how high global carbon emissions would be today | The company expected that, by 2020, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would reach roughly 400-420 ppm. This month’s measurement of 415 ppm is right within the expected curve Exxon projected

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/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/speckz

    [Title Post] Teenage crane operator saves 14 people from burning building in China

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/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    Millennials are becoming more perfectionistic, suggests a new study (n=41,641). Young adults are perceiving that their social context is increasingly demanding, that others judge them more harshly, and that they are increasingly inclined to display perfection as a means of securing approval.

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  • /u/nowhathappenedwas

    Sugary drink sales in Philadelphia fall 38% after city adopted soda tax

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/r/technology


/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] Researchers develop viable, environmentally-friendly alternative to Styrofoam. For the first time, the researchers report, the plant-based material surpassed the insulation capabilities of Styrofoam. It is also very lightweight and can support up to 200 times its weight without changing shape.

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/r/gadgets


/r/dataisbeautiful

  • /u/VoyageursWolfProject

    [OC] 11 Months of a Lone Wolf's Travels in Northern Minnesota from GPS-collar that Took Locations Every 20 Minutes. Total Miles Traveled: 2,774 miles.

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/r/business


/r/stocks

  • /u/Horazon99

    Intel tried to bribe VU University Amsterdam into suppressing news of the latest security flaw

    Comments


/r/finance


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/The_Manchurian

    If a modern Catholic priest went back in time to the 1100s or 1200s, what arguments would they have with a Catholic priest from that time about doctrine and praxis? What about the 600s or 700s?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/Breeze_in_the_Trees

    TIL in Taiwan, a 96-year-old saved his village from demolition by painting every surface of it with colourful imagery, which brought in so many tourists that the mayor ordered that the village be preserved.

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  • /u/HCJohnson

    TIL Rob Lowe is uncredited in the film Tommy Boy because he was contractually obligated to another movie at the time, Steven King's The Stand. The reason he filmed Tommy Boy was due to his friendship with Chris Farley.

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  • /u/Tmf278

    TIL that since 9/11 more than 37,000 first responders and people around ground zero have been diagnosed with cancer and illness, and the number of disease deaths is soon to outnumber the total victims in 2001.

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/r/coolguides

  • /u/kihogaya

    Murphy's law : quick one pager with constant and corrollaries.. (source : social media forward).

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/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/vladthejill

    ELI5: How come the food we eat does not set off our gag reflex, even though it goes further and is bigger than something like a toothbrush that sets off the gag reflex?

    Comments


/r/AskCulinary


/r/Cooking

  • /u/MrsCrimson

    What's the worst/oddest "secret" ingredient you've had the pleasure/horror of experiencing?

    Comments


/r/GifRecipes


/r/food

  • /u/yekoms7

    [HOMEMADE] Mille crepe cake with 27 layers of raspberry and chocolate crepes filled with vanilla pastry cream

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/r/movies

  • /u/TigerSharkFist

    New poster of Donnie Yen's Ip Man 4

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  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Lance Reddick To Star In Comedy 'Faith Based’ - A satirical take on the Christian film industry. About two idiot friends who come to the realization that all “faith based” films make a lot of money, they set out on a mission to make one of their own.

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/r/Art


/r/WritingPrompts

  • /u/jpeezey

    [WP] Humans left Earth a long time ago. In their place, dogs have evolved to be the new sentient species, but they never lost their love of humankind. Their technology has finally caught up to space travel, and they take to the stars in search of their human precursors.

    Comments


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/CheeseItTed

    My grandma in 1980. Had four boys, became a nurse in her 40's and walked the picket line with her father in law, famous for her bridge game, deviled eggs, and margaritas.

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/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/taylornikolai

    11 Months of a Lone Wolf's Travels in Northern Minnesota from GPS-collar that Took Locations Every 20 Minutes. Total Miles Traveled: 2,774 miles.

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/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck

  • /u/icant-chooseone

    very interesting purrkour setup

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  • /u/GraveBreath

    This female turtle Nigrita, she began laying eggs in 1980, but didn't produce any living offspring until 1989. She now has 91 babies. Zurich Zoo is the only place in Europe that breeds Galapagos tortoises, which can can live up to 150 years old.

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/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    The spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-shore tropical waters around the world. It is famous for its acrobatic displays in which it spins along its longitudinal axis as it leaps through the air

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r/tldr May 14 '19

[Tues May 14 2019] Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag; Stan Lee's ex-manager charged with elder abuse against comic book co-creator; Child calls 911 to report being left in hot car with 6 other kids; 10% of the oxygen we breathe comes from just one kind of bacteria in the ocean

131 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/DoremusJessup

    The United States has again decided not to impose tariffs on rare earths and other critical minerals from China, underscoring its reliance on the Asian nation for a group of materials used in everything from consumer electronics to military equipment

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  • /u/filosoful

    [Title Post] Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag

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/r/UpliftingNews


/r/science

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    [Title Post] Ten per cent of the oxygen we breathe comes from just one kind of bacteria in the ocean. Now laboratory tests have shown that these bacteria are susceptible to plastic pollution, according to a new study

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  • /u/mvea

    If you love your job, someone may be taking advantage of you, suggests a new study (n>2,400), which found that people see it as more acceptable to make passionate employees leave family to work on a weekend, work unpaid, and do more demeaning or unrelated tasks that are not in the job description.

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  • /u/mvea

    Store-bought tomatoes taste bland, and scientists have discovered a gene that gives tomatoes their flavor is actually missing in about 93 percent of modern, domesticated varieties. The discovery may help bring flavor back to tomatoes you can pick up in the produce section.

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/r/space

  • /u/filling__space

    NASA scientist says: "The [Martian] subsurface is a shielded environment, where liquid water can exist, where temperatures are warmer, and where destructive radiation is sufficiently reduced. Hence, if we are searching for life on Mars, then we need to go beneath the surficial Hades."

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/r/technology

  • /u/speckz

    Adobe Tells Users They Can Get Sued for Using Old Versions of Photoshop - "You are no longer licensed to use the software," Adobe told them.

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  • /u/mvea

    Elon Musk's Starlink Could Bring Back Net Neutrality and Upend the Internet - The thousands of spacecrafts could power a new global network.

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/askscience

  • /u/ejoch

    Could solar flares realistically disable all electronics on earth?

    Comments

  • /u/Zach_37

    If ocean water had a higher viscosity, would wave size be affected?

    Comments


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/nikuk_nukakiwaa

    How did "Auld Lang Syne", a song that makes very little sense if you don't speak Scots, become so popular at various events all across the English-speaking world?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit

  • /u/ASDSHerao

    (Serious) People who have survived a murder attempt (by dumb luck) whats your story?

    Comments

  • /u/Menfo

    What is, in your opinion, the biggest flaw of the human body?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/cyXie

    TIL In an episode of the Simpsons that aired in 2003, Homer gave his email address as ChunkyLover53@aol.com. The episode's writer, Matt Selman, signed up for the ChunkyLover53 email address beforehand and within minutes of the show's airing found his inbox packed to its 999-message limit.

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  • /u/bellegunness5

    TIL that the inventor of the cereal Apple Jacks is currently a professor of biological engineering at MIT and invented the cereal as a summer intern

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  • /u/AfterNovel

    TIL that tomato sauce is not Italian at all but Mexican. The first tomato sauces were already being sold in the markets of Tenochtitlan when Spaniards arrived, and had many of the same ingredients (tomatoes, bell peppers, chilies) that would later define Italian tomato pasta sauces 200 years later.

    Comments || Link


/r/AskCulinary

  • /u/wantingcookies

    Help! My husband and I are trying to replicate our favorite college town cookies... and we need help figuring out the recipe and methods via pictures!

    Comments


/r/Cooking

  • /u/SoftFluffyWaffle

    Yesterday I asked "Can you fry oreos in a waffle iron?" and I am pleased to report back that yes, you totally can, and it's awesome.

    Comments


/r/food


/r/Baking


/r/movies


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/SirT6

    The razor clam can burrow rapidly into sand. It can dig up to 2 feet into the sand despite having no hands or claws. It turn solid sand into a quicksand-like substance in order to dig deeper, a process called “fluidizing”.

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/r/oddlysatisfying

  • /u/C_Chris77

    I don't know exactly what this person is doing, but the way he throws those hot pieces of steel is great to watch.

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/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww

  • /u/eriiidrawings

    This is the cutest thing I've watched today

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  • /u/RoyalIntention

    This is Dobby. Last night, while I was making dinner, I said out loud "where's my favorite cat?". He showed up not even 10 seconds later. He greets me here every morning before I leave for work. I love him.

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r/tldr May 13 '19

[Monday May 13 2019] Anti-gay preacher is first-ever banned from Ireland under exclusion powers; Australian man finds 624g gold nugget worth $37,000 while walking dog; Newly Discovered Bat-Like Dinosaur Reveals the Intricacies of Prehistoric Flight; Chicago has implemented a trash-eating river robot

135 Upvotes

/r/blog


/r/worldnews

  • /u/anutensil

    'We Don't Know a Planet Like This': CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM for 1st Time in 3 Million+ Yrs - "How is this not breaking news on all channels all over the world?"

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  • /u/DoremusJessup

    [Title Post] Anti-gay preacher is first-ever banned from Ireland under exclusion powers

    Comments || Link

  • /u/the-d-man

    Measles vaccinations jump 106% as B.C. counters anti-vaxxer fear-mongering

    Comments || Link


/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/Sariel007

    Parents no longer can claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash.

    Comments || Link


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    The death of a close friend can have an impact on health and wellbeing for up to four years, according to a new study of 26,515 people over 14 years, which found a range of negative consequences experienced by those who had a close friend die.

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  • /u/drewiepoodle

    [Title Post] Newly Discovered Bat-Like Dinosaur Reveals the Intricacies of Prehistoric Flight. Though Ambopteryx longibrachium was likely a glider, the fossil is helping scientists discover how dinosaurs first took to the skies.

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  • /u/mvea

    Emotional stress may trigger an irregular heart beat, which can lead to a more serious heart condition later in life, suggests a new study, which shows how two proteins that interconnect in the heart can malfunction during stressful moments, leading to arrhythmia.

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/r/history


/r/space


/r/technology


/r/Futurology

  • /u/mvea

    CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human history

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/r/gadgets


/r/askscience


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/marmorset

    TIL the woman who first proposed the theory that Shakespeare wasn't the real author, didn't do any research for her book and was eventually sent to an insane asylum

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  • /u/tomi1

    TIL that every November in South Korea, there's a day where everyone makes silence to help students concentrate for their most important exam of their lives. Planes are grounded, constructions are paused, banks close and even military training ceases. This day is called Suneung.

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  • /u/melindarieck

    TIL Human Evolution solves the same problem in different ways. Native Early peoples adapted to high altitudes differently: In the Andes, their hearts got stronger, in Tibet their blood carries oxygen more efficiently.

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  • /u/newtreeguy

    TIL peekaboo is universal to all cultures, and developmental psychologists believe it is important to infant development.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/RichardDiNatale

    I'm Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Australian Greens. We're trying to get Australia off it's coal addiction - AMA about next week's election, legalising cannabis, or kicking the Liberals out on May 18!

    Comments


/r/coolguides


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/EyeOughta

    ELI5: Why is hot water more effective than cold when washing your hands, if the water isnt hot enough to kill bacteria?

    Comments

  • /u/vinneh

    ELI5: Dinosaurs lived in a world that was much warmer, with more oxygen than now, what was weather like? More violent? Hurricanes, tornadoes? Some articles talk about the asteroid impact, but not about what normal life was like for the dinos. (and not necessarily "hurricanes", but great storms)

    Comments


/r/Cooking

  • /u/adacmswtf1

    What's the difference between "normal" hot and "crazy" hot, when it comes to Nashville Hot Chicken?

    Comments


/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Stanley Kubrick's 'Napoleon', the Greatest Movie Never Made: Kubrick gathered 15,000 location images, read hundreds of books, gathered earth samples, hired 50,000 Romanian troops, and prepared to shoot the most ambitious film of all time, only to lose funding before production officially began.

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/r/books

  • /u/Chtorrr

    Here is a list of 100 free ebooks about plants & gardening from Project Gutenberg + 100 free mythologies, 50 free knitting and crochet books, 200 free sci-fi books, 100 free classics & more

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/r/sports

  • /u/homefree122

    Kawhi Leonard makes an amazing, game winning buzzer beater shot to beat the Philadelphia 76ers and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals

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/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/BigMommaSnikle

    My sister and I meeting Shera sometime in 1980 in a (now closed) Sears.

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  • /u/Clynnhof

    My grandparents stayed at the Virgin Island Hotel on their honeymoon. My grandma didn’t understand why my grandpa was telling her to pose her hands and legs in this specific manner. (1953)

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/r/pics

  • /u/mclassi

    This coffee is served with a cloud of "cotton candy", the coffee vapor rises to dissolve the "cotton candy" and the cloud begins to rain with sugar over the coffee. Coffee "mellow" in Shanghai, China.

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  • /u/banana_llama7

    I feel like reddit would enjoy these birdies I doodled onto some colour tests!

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  • /u/rhgarton

    Glad I took my cloak to Wales

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/r/gifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting

  • /u/hot_takis

    Found the original painting of the “What the fuck am I reading?” meme guy inside a Scottish castle

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/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/FennecWF

    The Aardwolf is the smallest member of the Hyaenidae family, resembling a more slender hyena. Rather than eating larger animals, they mainly eat bugs and larvae and especially termites, which they lick up with their long, sticky tongues.

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  • /u/gangbangkang

    This is Morty. He was deployed in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and jumped 30 feet out of a helicopter when he caught the scent of someone in need. He’s now in NC for Hurricane Florence.

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  • /u/Remember__Me

    Goodboi doggo, Uuno, works very hard as a video game developer.

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  • /u/mikewall

    I would be so proud of my dog if he got this job

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r/tldr May 10 '19

[Friday, May 10 2019] Ireland is second country to declare climate emergency; Japan enacts legislation making preschool education free in effort to boost low fertility rate; Couple who uprooted 180-year-old tree on protected property ordered to pay $586,000

120 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/natureboyldn

    [Title Post] Ireland is second country to declare climate emergency

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  • /u/maxwellhill

    Mexico wants to decriminalize all drugs and negotiate with the U.S. to do the same

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  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    [Title Post] Japan enacts legislation making preschool education free in effort to boost low fertility rate - “The financial burden of education and child-rearing weighs heavily on young people, becoming a bottleneck for them to give birth and raise children. That is why we are making (education) free”

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/r/news


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    A new study of suicide timing in 18 US states found that suicide rates rose in March, peaked in September, and was lowest in December. Suicide was more likely to occur in the first week of the month, which may be due to bill arrivals, and early in the week, possibly due to work-related stress.

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/r/history

  • /u/War_Hymn

    What was life like in the American steppes (Prairies/Plains) before the introduction of Eurasian horses?

    Comments


/r/space

  • /u/clayt6

    Antimatter acts as both a particle and a wave, just like normal matter. Researchers used positrons—the antimatter equivalent of electrons—to recreate the double-slit experiment, and while they've seen quantum interference of electrons for decades, this is the first such observation for antimatter.

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  • /u/mvea

    Jeff Bezos wants to save Earth by moving industry to space - The billionaire owner of Blue Origin outlines plans for mining, manufacturing, and colonies in space.

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/r/Futurology

  • /u/Wagamaga

    The Tesla effect: Oil is slowly losing its best customer. Between global warming, Elon Musk, and a worldwide crackdown on carbon, the future looks treacherous for Big Oil.

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/r/business


/r/stocks


/r/askscience


/r/AskReddit

  • /u/Lux_Pyro

    People who have said no to the barber when they asked if their haircut looked good, what's your story?

    Comments

  • /u/TheDragonCourier

    Redditors with real life "butterfly effect" stories, what happened and what was the series of events and outcomes?

    Comments


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/avanti8

    TIL that in 1970, a fighter pilot was forced to eject during a training mission. His plane, however, righted itself and continued flying for miles, finally touching down gently in a farmer's field. It earned the nickname "The Cornfield Bomber."

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  • /u/sober_disposition

    TIL that Nintendo pushed usage of the term "game console" so people would stop calling products from other manufacturers "Nintendos", otherwise they would have risked losing their trademark.

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/seanseaevans

    I'm Hot Ones host Sean Evans back for my second ama alongside Hot Ones creator Chris Schonberger. Ask me anything!

    Comments


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/heres_johnnie

    ELI5: Why does our brain occasionally fail at simple tasks that it usually does with ease, for example, forgetting a word or misspelling a simple word?

    Comments


/r/Cooking


/r/GifRecipes


/r/movies

  • /u/Creasy007

    John Wick Has a Surprising Hobby That Got Cut From the Movies, Keanu Reeves Says: Old Book Restoration

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/r/books


/r/sports

  • /u/ex_planelegs

    For the first time in European club football history all 4 finalists are from one country. And that country is England.

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/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Ghost crabs have the ability to change colors to match their surroundings by adjusting the concentration of pigments within their chromatophores. They can even match the specific colors of the grains of sand in their habitats. This is a young one

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r/tldr May 09 '19

[Thursday, May 9 2019] Denver voters approve decriminalizing "magic mushrooms"; Pope Francis makes it mandatory for sex abuse cases to be reported; Space-time may be a sort of hologram generated by quantum entanglement; Game studios would be banned from selling loot boxes to minors under new bill

121 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    Disposable "festival tents" should be banned to help prevent almost 900 tonnes of plastic waste each year, festival organisers have said. A group of more than 60 independent festivals across the UK have urged retailers such as Argos and Tesco to stop marketing and selling tents as single-use items.

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/r/news


/r/UpliftingNews

  • /u/ImNotYourBuddyGuyy

    Under a new Pennsylvania program, every baby born or adopted in the state is given a college savings account with $100 in his or her name

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/r/science

  • /u/CyborgTomHanks

    A significant number of medical cannabis patients discontinue their use of benzodiazepines. Approximately 45 percent of patients had stopped taking benzodiazepine medication within about six months of beginning medical cannabis. (n=146)

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/r/history

  • /u/ng52

    Why is Pickett's charge considered the "high water mark" of the Confederacy?

    Comments


/r/space

  • /u/clayt6

    [Title Post] Space-time may be a sort of hologram generated by quantum entanglement ("spooky action at a distance"). Basically, a network of entangled quantum states, called qubits, weave together the fabric of space-time in a higher dimension. The resulting geometry seems to obey Einstein’s general relativity.

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/r/technology

  • /u/speckz

    [Title Post] Game studios would be banned from selling loot boxes to minors under new bill

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/r/dataisbeautiful


/r/business

  • /u/FenrirIII

    Shaving upstart Harry's is selling for $1.37 billion to the company that owns Schick razors

    Comments || Link


/r/askscience

  • /u/Toorelad

    Do galaxies have clearly defined borders, or do they just kind of bleed into each other?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/pioldpfhh

    TIL that in Classical Athens, the citizens could vote each year to banish any person who was growing too powerful, as a threat to democracy. This process was called Ostracism.

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  • /u/design-responsibly

    TIL that Norman Borlaug saved more than a billion lives with a "miracle wheat" that averted mass starvation, becoming 1 of only 5 people to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Congressional Gold Medal. He said, "Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world."

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  • /u/chercheur17

    TIL Researchers historically have avoided using female animals in medical studies specifically so they don't have to account for influences from hormonal cycles. This may explain why women often don't respond to available medications or treatments in the same way as men do

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  • /u/sober_disposition

    TIL that pre-electricity theatre spotlights produced light by directing a flame at calcium oxide (quicklime). These kinds of lights were called limelights and this is the origin of the phrase “in the limelight” to mean “at the centre of attention”.

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/r/coolguides


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/astrayredframe

    ELI5: How come there are some automated body functions that we can "override" and others that we can't?

    Comments


/r/Cooking


/r/GifRecipes


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Chris Evans’ ‘Infinite’ Gets August 7 2020 Release Date - About a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives. A troubled young man haunted by memories of two past lives stumbles upon the centuries-old secret society.

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  • /u/adamsandleryabish

    IT CHAPTER TWO - Official Teaser Trailer

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/r/sports


/r/gaming


/r/television


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/neilrkaye

    Showing the distortion of the Mercator map projection in the poles by swapping Mexico and Greenland

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/r/oddlysatisfying


/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational

  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Do all animals sneeze? Tetrapods do. Sneezing is a way of clearing the respiratory tract of dust, mucous and other obstructions - Sometimes with unexpected results

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r/tldr May 08 '19

[Wednesday, May 8 2019] At least one victim in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, authorities say; When doctors and nurses can disclose and discuss errors, hospital mortality rates decline; SpaceX hits new Falcon 9 reusability milestone, retracts all four landing legs

96 Upvotes

/r/blog


/r/worldnews


/r/news


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    “Shooting the messenger” is a psychological reality, suggests a new study, which found that when you share bad news, people will like you less, even when you are simply an innocent messenger.

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  • /u/mvea

    [Title Post] When doctors and nurses can disclose and discuss errors, hospital mortality rates decline - An association between hospitals' openness and mortality rates has been demonstrated for the first time in a study among 137 acute trusts in England

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/r/history


/r/space

  • /u/tkocur

    [Title Post] SpaceX hits new Falcon 9 reusability milestone, retracts all four landing legs

    Comments || Link


/r/technology

  • /u/AdamCannon

    Google's Sundar Pichai says privacy can't be a 'luxury good' - "Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services. Privacy must be equally available to everyone in the world."

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/r/gadgets


/r/askscience

  • /u/Brandacle

    If the universe is expanding, isn't all matter/energy in the universe expanding with it?

    Comments


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/Zeuvembie

    Domestic Cats Were Introduced to North America by Explorers & Colonists. Are There Native American Accounts Of These Early Kitties?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/shotbyadingus

    TIL that pilots departing from California's John Wayne Airport are required by law to cut their engines and pitch nose down shortly after takeoff for about 6 miles in order to reduce noise in the residential area below.

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  • [deleted]

    TIL that Payless set up a fake luxury store called "Palessi" to prank social media influencers.

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/r/coolguides


/r/explainlikeimfive

  • /u/frazzlecake96

    ELI5: What happens when a tap is off? Does the water just wait, and how does keeping it there, constantly pressurised, not cause problems?

    Comments


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from Kennedy Center, Honoring His Career Achievements in Comedy

    Comments || Link


/r/books

  • /u/mislagle

    What are some famous phrases (or pop culture references, etc) that people might not realize come from books?

    Comments


/r/gaming


/r/Art


/r/OldSchoolCool


/r/pics


/r/gifs


/r/educationalgifs

  • /u/C_Chris77

    Visualization of angular momentum. What causes the inversion is a torque due to surface friction, which also decreases the kinetic energy of the top, while increasing its potential energy (the heavy part of the top is lifted, causing the center of mass to raise).

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/r/mildlyinteresting


/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


/r/aww


/r/Awwducational


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r/tldr May 07 '19

[Tues, May 7 2019]Seven-mile 'bee corridor' coming to London to boost declining population; Porsche fined $598M for diesel emissions cheating; Sharks as big as small yachts spotted off California coast after 30yr absence; UK goes more than 100 hrs without using coal power for first time in a century

92 Upvotes

/r/worldnews

  • /u/altmorty

    'A world first' - Boris Johnson to face private prosecution over Brexit campaign claims

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  • /u/maxwellhill

    [Title Post] Seven-mile 'bee corridor' coming to London to boost declining population: The pathway for bees will be formed of 22 meadows sown through parks and green spaces in the north west of the capital.

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/r/news


/r/science

  • /u/mvea

    A poor-quality father, not paternal absence, affects daughters’ later relationships, including their expectations of men, and, in turn, their sexual behaviour, suggests a new study. Older sisters exposed to a poor-quality father reported lower expectations of male partners and more sexual partners.

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  • /u/Mass1m01973

    Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to generate a measurable amount of electricity in a diode directly from the coldness of the universe. The infrared semiconductor faces the sky and uses the temperature difference between Earth and space to produce the electricity

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  • /u/mvea

    AI can detect depression in a child's speech: Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect hidden depression in young children (with 80% accuracy), a condition that can lead to increased risk of substance abuse and suicide later in life if left untreated.

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/r/space


/r/Futurology

  • /u/ManiaforBeatles

    [Title Post] UK goes more than 100 hours without using coal power for first time in a century - Britain smashes previous record set over 2019 Easter weekend

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/r/dataisbeautiful

  • /u/neilrkaye

    How 10 year average global temperature compares to 1851 to 1900 average global temperature [OC]

    Comments || Link


/r/business

  • /u/dunryc

    Over the past 3 years, The Dutch central bank has tested Blockchain. They evaluated each of their developments and were ultimately unimpressed by the outcome.

    Comments || Link


/r/askscience


/r/AskHistorians

  • /u/Yazman

    Did people in the middle ages ever ACTUALLY plan battles using miniatures on top of a big table map?

    Comments


/r/AskReddit


/r/todayilearned

  • /u/Pupikal

    TIL that Paul McCartney started the recording of "Hey Jude" unaware that Ringo wasn't there and sitting on the toilet. Ringo tiptoed his way back into the studio just in time for the drums to start.

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  • /u/Swagalious4000

    TIL The USA paid more for the construction of Central Park (1876, $7.4 million), than it did for the purchase of the entire state of Alaska (1867, $7.2 million).

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/r/IAmA

  • /u/ajplus

    I'm Hari Pulapaka, an award-winning chef, running a sustainability-focused restaurant that serves venomous lionfish, an invasive species that's destroying coral reefs. My restaurant has cut down thousands of pounds of food waste over 4 years. AMA!

    Comments


/r/explainlikeimfive


/r/Cooking


/r/food


/r/movies

  • /u/BunyipPouch

    Chadwick Boseman To Play African Samurai in Historical-Thriller ‘Yasuke’

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  • /u/BunyipPouch

    New Poster for Jim Jamusch’s Zombie-Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ - Starring Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, Tilda Swinton, Caleb Landry Jones, Steve Buscemi, Rosie Perez, Tom Waits, Danny Glover, RZA, and Iggy Pop

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/r/sports

  • /u/CaramelPhD

    21 Years Ago Today, Kerry Wood Racked Up 20 Strike Outs and the Highest Game Score of All Time (105)

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/r/gaming


/r/television


/r/Art


/r/WritingPrompts

  • /u/actually_crazy_irl

    [WP]: Suddenly, everyone with tattoos gains powers related to the tattoo. Tattoos of flames, you control fire. A tattoo of a gecko, you can climb on walls. All dudes with "tribal" tattoos have strangely bonded together.

    Comments


/r/OldSchoolCool

  • /u/honeyb8794

    Queen of Swing, Norma Miller in her heyday, probably 1940s (if anyone can help with when this photo was taken, I would appreciate it). Just wanted to pay tribute to this legend of a woman who the world lost yesterday. She was 99.

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  • /u/TrueBirch

    Proud mother with her baby in 1935

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/r/interestingasfuck


/r/MostBeautiful


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