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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2300 on: November 20, 2017, 06:21:34 pm »
TIL about various Canadian citizenship laws
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2301 on: November 21, 2017, 02:17:24 pm »
TIL that I can see my main university building for my program from my bedroom window :0
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2302 on: November 22, 2017, 03:46:34 am »
TIL that it IS possible for me to feel vague sympathy for Galacta Knight.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2303 on: November 23, 2017, 12:07:59 am »
TIL there's a classification of bugs called 'true bugs'
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2304 on: November 24, 2017, 10:59:25 am »
Today I learned that I really have a liking to Lindsey Stirling and Becky G's new Christmas song
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2305 on: November 24, 2017, 12:46:43 pm »
TIL my dad's really good at decorating for Christmas.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2306 on: November 24, 2017, 07:18:26 pm »
TIL that a lot of the reason violence started in Nigeria is because of the military shooting hundreds of non violent protesting college students who didn't want oil drilling because it would ruin their homes. That was in the 90s.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2307 on: November 24, 2017, 08:31:57 pm »
TIL the "creator" of sea monkeys was antisemitic even though he was ethnically Jewish
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2308 on: November 27, 2017, 09:43:35 am »
TIL that I should do my work on time
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2309 on: November 29, 2017, 11:32:09 am »
TIL a lot of notable events from the 1800s, particularly those contributing to women's rights, took place in upstate New York. Overall, there were so many interesting aspects that aren't covered in history textbooks.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2310 on: December 06, 2017, 11:58:36 am »
TIL that procrastination isn't the best for my grades :badger:
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2311 on: December 08, 2017, 12:47:30 am »
TIL that I should do my work on time

TIL that ^ and to keep track of dates and times. Theure important
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2312 on: December 08, 2017, 04:49:59 pm »
TIL that only 10 people in my finance class are going to the field trip. I'm very glad that the person who kept bothering me for the whole semester decided not to go.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2313 on: December 10, 2017, 01:51:19 pm »
TIL at the restaurant "Quince" in San Francisco, they serve white truffle croquets on iPads playing videos of dogs digging for truffles. The dish is called "Dog in Search of Gold"
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2314 on: December 27, 2017, 12:24:35 pm »
TIL I have the same birthday as Marlene Dietrich
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2315 on: December 27, 2017, 01:11:01 pm »
TIL Avery sometimes has trouble finding threads but when she does it's hilarious.

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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2316 on: December 27, 2017, 05:43:41 pm »
TIL that Christmas ornaments go on sale after Christmas. I guess this is pretty common knowledge but I didn't quite connect the dots (or expect so many good ones to be left)
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2317 on: December 28, 2017, 01:21:50 am »
TIL that silver dollars will eat any plant in a tank.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2318 on: December 28, 2017, 10:49:46 am »
Today I learned that diamonds can come in brown, yellow, pink, red, orange, blue, and green!
I thought they only came colorless or white.
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Re: Today I learned/TIL
« Reply #2319 on: January 20, 2018, 08:17:40 pm »
Saw this on the front page of reddit, but TIL that United Airlines saved 170,000 gallons of fuel by just using lighter paper on the in-flight magazines o_O