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TIL The Japanese are descendants of ancient Koreans
TIL The Lekki Conservation Center In Lekki, Nigeria, is an oasis of nature within the urban chaos of Lagos, and the suspended canopy walkway that rises over the reserve is the longest in all of Africa
TIL France produces 75% of their electricity with nuclear power. US produces 60% more than France, but it accounts for only 19% of US electricity production.
TIL: Albuquerque held a funeral for Walter White to celebrate the series finale of Breaking Bad
TIL the bikini was named after a Pacific island the United States bombed during nuclear testing nuclear testing, displacing the entire population and rendering the island uninhabitable. The bikini was supposed to have the same "explosive" effect on men who saw women wearing it.
TIL that during the 1976 campaign, Indiana Democrats commissioned a 13-foot statue of a grinning peanut in support of Jimmy Carter