TIL Princess Diana was the first prominent public figure in the UK to be pictured holding the hand of a person with AIDS in his hospital bed, an action which helped to change perceptions on AIDS victims.
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 10:55AM by Awsome_Brien
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TIL that the neutron star ‘PSR J1748-2446ad’ rotates on its axis 716 times per second, and is the fastest spinning known neutron star. At its equator, it spins at 24 percent of the speed of light.
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 12:04AM by aurnik
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TIL a pitbull mix named Dosha, following being hit by a car, was shot in the head by a police officer in order to stop the dog’s suffering. At an animal control center, her body was put in a freezer. Two hours later, she was found alive. Dosha was taken into surgery, and survived the ordeal.
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 04:05AM by TheGuyWhoLikesThings
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TIL that If an American wants to visit Canada but has ever committed an act that could be considered an indictable offense in Canada, they may be classified as criminally inadmissible. This can include Driving under the influence. The Canadian border has full access to the FBI criminal database
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 12:24AM by wacrover
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TIL that a male tiger retaliated against a group of poachers who killed his mate and cub.
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 01:21AM by Yoursisterissexy
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TIL that during filming of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Gene Wilder liked to keep the kids on their toes. None of the kids had seen the chocolate room prior to filming the scene or his rant in the famous boat scene. Most looks of shock were genuine and they thought Gene had lost it.
Submitted July 18, 2018 at 02:57AM by shanster925
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TIL that the box office flop “Idiocracy” (2006) was released in as few theaters as possible by 20th Century Fox so as to not offend the negatively portrayed advertisers in the movie. Fox then planned, and succeeded, in recuperating its budget by purposefully making the movie garner a cult following
Submitted July 17, 2018 at 07:07PM by Ripcode11
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