TIL for Queen’s “Bicycle Race” music video, the band rented several bikes which naked models raced at Wimbledon Stadium. When the renting company found out how the bikes were used, it forced the band to purchase all the seats. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL for Queen’s “Bicycle Race” music video, the band rented several bikes which naked models raced at Wimbledon Stadium. When the renting company found out how the bikes were used, it forced the band to purchase all the seats.
http://ift.tt/1TIiQ8a

Submitted May 31, 2016 at 02:36PM by BP0413
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TIL that in 1991 an F-15 fighter achieved an air-to-air kill using a 2000lb bomb. The USAF F-15E Strike Eagle of the 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron released a GBU-10 Paveway II laser-guided bomb which, after 30 seconds of flight, impacted an Iraqi Air Force Mil Mi-24 Hind helicopter gunship. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL that in 1991 an F-15 fighter achieved an air-to-air kill using a 2000lb bomb. The USAF F-15E Strike Eagle of the 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron released a GBU-10 Paveway II laser-guided bomb which, after 30 seconds of flight, impacted an Iraqi Air Force Mil Mi-24 Hind helicopter gunship.
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Submitted May 31, 2016 at 11:04AM by tbhimsmh
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TIL all of our terrestrial radio and television broadcasts become indistinguishable from background noise at only a few light years away from the Earth thanks to the inverse square law via /r/todayilearned

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TIL all of our terrestrial radio and television broadcasts become indistinguishable from background noise at only a few light years away from the Earth thanks to the inverse square law
http://ift.tt/1lmCYCg

Submitted May 31, 2016 at 07:56AM by QnA
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TIL in 2014, a priest discovered a sealed room in a old church in Liverpool. The room hadn’t been open since before WWII. It was full of childrens toys, books and candy. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL in 2014, a priest discovered a sealed room in a old church in Liverpool. The room hadn’t been open since before WWII. It was full of childrens toys, books and candy.
http://ift.tt/1HKMcSw

Submitted May 31, 2016 at 06:03AM by RandyLiddell
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TIL of the “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”, a sixteenth century medieval atlas with artistic hand drawn eyewitness maps of major world cities. Organized and compiled in the year 1570, it utilized the talent and works of several cartographers. The first traditional “world atlas”, it contains 53 maps. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL of the “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”, a sixteenth century medieval atlas with artistic hand drawn eyewitness maps of major world cities. Organized and compiled in the year 1570, it utilized the talent and works of several cartographers. The first traditional “world atlas”, it contains 53 maps.
http://ift.tt/1etIU8N

Submitted May 31, 2016 at 05:25AM by KazCarpent
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TIL of the medieval “Wolves of Paris”. In the winter of 1450, a pack of wolves raided Paris and killed 40 people. Enraged, the citizens lured the wolves into the city center. They were slaughtered with rocks and spears in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL of the medieval “Wolves of Paris”. In the winter of 1450, a pack of wolves raided Paris and killed 40 people. Enraged, the citizens lured the wolves into the city center. They were slaughtered with rocks and spears in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral.
http://ift.tt/1Ph8JIC

Submitted May 31, 2016 at 03:35AM by KazCarpent
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