TIL There are Now 100+ Scientific Studies Showing Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells
Submitted March 22, 2018 at 04:49AM by EarthRocker_
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TIL two men were brought up on federal hacking charges when they exploited a bug in video poker machines and won half a million dollars. His lawyer argued, “All these guys did is simply push a sequence of buttons that they were legally entitled to push.” The case was dismissed.
Submitted March 22, 2018 at 02:14AM by Debiens
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TIL about a UN weapons inspector (David Kelly) who after declaring that Saddam Hussein had no WMDs (contradicting Britain’s motive for involvement in the war) was found dead of an apparent suicide just 2 days later. His postmortem examination was then made classified for 70 years.
Submitted March 22, 2018 at 12:43AM by perfectsnowball
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TIL that the Roman Emperor Nero did not play the fiddle as he watched the Great Fire burn Rome. When the fire broke out he was at his villa in Antium, 35 miles away. When he received news of the fire he immediately rushed back to Rome to begin relief efforts.
Submitted March 21, 2018 at 05:45PM by BonyIver
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