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TIL in 2001 MTV taped a pilot called “Dude, This Sucks”, where two team captains would do stunts to win money. In the second half two 13 year old girls were sprayed with feces by grown men. There was a lawsuit and the game show was never aired.

Y677 TIL there were no red M&Ms for over a decade because a common red food coloring was found to cause cancer. M&Ms never contained the cancer causing FD&C Red No. 2, but Mars still pulled all their red candies to avoid consumer confusion.
Brewr TIL In his songs, Chuck Berry articulated every word, with precise diction and no noticeable accent, leading some listeners and concert promoters, used to a different kind of rhythm-and-blues singer, to initially think he was white. Teenagers didn't care about his race
7rLxb TIL that on 7 May 1946 a company called Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo was established. The company is now called Sony - one of the world's leading technology companies.
oRNMA TIL There's a festival in Spain called 'El Colacho' where they lay newborn babies out in the street, after which men dressed in red and yellow costumes run and hurdle over them. This is meant to cleanse the babies of original sin and protect them in their future lives.
wL1MJ TIL British actor Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, thought he looked awkward running so every scene that showed Moore running was performed by a body double. He also had hoplophobia, a fear of firearms, due to a childhood accident.