TIL of 14-year-old Aitazaz Hassan Bangash, who sacrificed his life after tackling a suicide bomber who was determined to kill students gathered for their morning assembly at their school. During the scuffle, the bomber dressed in a school uniform, panicked and set off the bomb, killing them both.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 01:32PM by iTerence16
TIL that the famous flag over the Reichstag photo from WW2 had to be edited because one of the soldiers had a wristwatch on each arm, indicating he had been looting.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 10:47AM by Vanquishhh
TIL: George Lucas wants to build affordable housing on his land because ‘we’ve got enough millionaires’
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 01:18PM by ellinorianne
TIL the Morton salt company raised the national IQ by 3.5 points when they iodinized salt in America. Iodine is critical for normal neurodevelopment particularly during gestation.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 01:44PM by reddit4485
TIL a dog in Milan regularly catches the No. 54 bus by himself, to visit his favourite spot in the city. He will only get on if it’s the driver that he likes, and once he has reached his destination (a park) he leaps off and wanders around for a few hours before catching the same bus home again.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 01:15PM by laanai_98
TIL a 2006 trial of an autoimmune drug that was found to be safe in mice, caused human volunteers fingers and toes to die within minutes of taking it and left them with multiple organ failures.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 11:37AM by GardsVision
TIL that to avoid facial wrinkles, a woman claims to have not smiled or laughed for 40 years, even after the birth of her daughter
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 08:48AM by TheCannon
TIL Anchorage, Alaska was so snow starved this year they actually had to import 7 train cars full of snow for the starting section of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 07:53AM by TheCannon
TIL one of the first MMA fights was between Muhammad Ali and a Japanese pro wrestler. Only shortly before the fight Ali’s camp realized it was not going to be orchestrated. After the fight (and 64 kicks to his leg), Ali was left with 2 blood clots which nearly caused his leg to be amputated.
Submitted April 30, 2016 at 04:55AM by RightLegDave