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TIL goats have "accents"
TIL Researchers have created a bio-inspired compound eye that is helping scientists understand how insects sense an object and its trajectory with such speed. The compound eye could also be useful for 3D location systems for robots, self-driving cars and unmanned aerial vehicles.
TIL the first player to play in Negro League Baseball who would go on to play for a current MLB team was not Jackie Robinson but Pedro Dibut, a White Hispanic player from Cuba who played for Cuban Stars in 1923 and the Cincinnati Reds in 1924
TIL In 1945, a mere 5 percent of France’s homes had a private, indoor bathroom
TIL that with a median age of only 15.2 years, half the population of Niger is too young to remember the last military coup in 2010.
TIL 2 rats will stop playing with each other if the bigger one doesn't let the smaller one win at least 30% of the time