TIL there’s a Burger King in the town of Mattoon, Illinois which actually opened before the giant chain and registered as a statewide trademark in 1959. The Burger King chain isn’t allowed to operate within 20 miles of the original restaurant. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL there’s a Burger King in the town of Mattoon, Illinois which actually opened before the giant chain and registered as a statewide trademark in 1959. The Burger King chain isn’t allowed to operate within 20 miles of the original restaurant.
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Submitted June 30, 2016 at 02:24PM by MartianSurface
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TIL a study of 1,300 cross country runners found that runners who didn’t stretch and runners who always stretched had the same injury rate; however runners who only sometime stretched had a much higher injury rate. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL a study of 1,300 cross country runners found that runners who didn’t stretch and runners who always stretched had the same injury rate; however runners who only sometime stretched had a much higher injury rate.
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Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:35AM by necromancerPR
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TIL Michael Jackson admired Eminem as an artist but was disappointed when the rapper made fun of him in “Just Lose It” and said that “I’ve never attacked a fellow artist. Great artists don’t do that”. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL Michael Jackson admired Eminem as an artist but was disappointed when the rapper made fun of him in “Just Lose It” and said that “I’ve never attacked a fellow artist. Great artists don’t do that”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKE1Sc0wPLE

Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:12AM by tutogaya
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TIL Adult actress Katie Morgan initially entered the industry as a means to pay off her bail and plea bargain after being arrested in 2000 for transporting over 100 pounds of marijuana from Mexico into the United States. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL Adult actress Katie Morgan initially entered the industry as a means to pay off her bail and plea bargain after being arrested in 2000 for transporting over 100 pounds of marijuana from Mexico into the United States.
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Submitted June 30, 2016 at 09:31AM by joecooool418
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TIL Mark Twain predicted his own death in 1909 “I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it.” He died in 1910, a day after the comet returned. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL Mark Twain predicted his own death in 1909 “I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it.” He died in 1910, a day after the comet returned.
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Submitted June 30, 2016 at 06:57AM by tibm2sc
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TIL legendary baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. had never stepped foot inside the Baseball Hall of Fame before being inducted this year, because of superstition. via /r/todayilearned

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TIL legendary baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. had never stepped foot inside the Baseball Hall of Fame before being inducted this year, because of superstition.
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Submitted June 30, 2016 at 05:07AM by article134
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