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TIL alligators have permanently erect penises
TIL that an anonymous Brit drew penises around potholes in Manchester to force authorities to stop delaying fixing them. It worked
TIL the term “meme” was coined in 1976 by Richard Dawkins as a method of explaining how cultural traits are passed on and popularized
TIL roman emperor Diocletian retired in 305 AD to grow cabbages and tend to his vegetable gardens.
TIL of King Psamtik I, who conducted the first recorded experiment in psychology. He sought to prove that the innate language was Egyptian. He sent two infants to live secluded in care w/out ever hearing words. The conclusion: Phrygian. One babys first word was “becos,” Phrygia’s word for bread.
TIL In Space there's only 9 to 12 seconds to be conscious outside airlock and humans are totally rescuable for atleast 30 seconds.