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TIL more than 50 percent of people get away with murder.
TIL Wineries in Israel are trying to recreate ancient wine, including the varities that Jesus may have drank. Researchers use techniques like DNA testing and three-dimensional scans of grape seeds found at archaeological digs to help identify these unique varieties
TIL that in North Korea you are forced to choose one of 28 government-approved haircuts.
TIL that some insects, like the Pea Aphid, can explode themselves to frighten or kill enemies. They have been observed doing this after being eaten.
TiL about General Walton Walker who commanded in WW1-2 and Korea. He served directly under General George Patton who died from an accident involving his staff car. Walker later commanded an Army of his own in Korea but later also died from an accident involving his staff car.
TIL: The ‘Interplanetary Transport Network’ is a collection of gravitationally determined pathways through the Solar System that require very little energy for an object to follow.