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.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 02:24PM by MartianSurface
TIL the man who received the world’s first penis transplant conceived a child 6 months after the surgery.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:59AM by I_am_Nathan
TIL: Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:37AM by tedlove
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.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:35AM by necromancerPR
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”.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 10:12AM by tutogaya
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.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 09:31AM by joecooool418
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.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 06:57AM by tibm2sc
TIL Kobe Bryant holds the record for the most missed shots in the NBA
Submitted June 29, 2016 at 11:14PM by UNDRCVRPRDGY
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.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 05:07AM by article134
TIL that sharks can collapse under their own body weight on land because they lack a rib cage.
Submitted June 30, 2016 at 04:49AM by a_random_user0000