10 years ago
TIL Pillbugs (Roly Polies) are crustaceans, not insects.
TIL 165 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln became the first and only president to register a patent; the invention, which was never produced, was an idea for lifting boats over obstructions if they got stuck.
TIL that Juggalo makeup blocks facial recognition technology
TIL that at most 127 USB devices can be successfully connected to a computer due to protocol limitations
TIL fans of Steve Irwin killed at least ten stingrays as an act of revenge after he died.
TIL humans learned to speak, grew bigger brains and evolved smaller faces by figuring out how to cook and chew their food less