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TIL in an experiment every one of 54 undergraduates in wine making and tasting thought they were tasting a red wine while it was actually a dyed white wine. Furthermore when comparing identical wine of different prices experts raved about the expensive wine while panning the cheap wine

MeNY7 TIL of the Swedish 'Right to Public Access', a constitutional right protecting Swedish citizens to partake in activities such as taking a walk, go kayaking, climbing a mountain, or just sittimg down on a rock to think.
d8MvQ TIL that Ada Lovelace, daughter of poet Lord Byron, is regarded as the first computer programmer. She wrote an algorithm for Charles Babagge's theroetical Analytical Engine in 1842, over 100 years before the development of the first computer.
ADR1a TIL that must of us can recognize the lower case loop-tail form of ‘g’, but for the life of us, most of us can’t draw it.
yDx8 TIL that a Labrador Retriever service dog pulled his disabled owner into the recovery position after he was struck unconscious, then covered him with a blanket, retrieved his mobile phone and pushed it against his face, and only left his owner to fetch help. He could also operate an ATM card.
rvmW TIL That there is a mountain in Australia called Mount Disappointment. It was named “Disappointment” Because the first people who got to its top had their view blocked by the mountain’s many trees, consequently they recorded their feelings in the name they chose for the mountain.