9 years ago
TIL there is only 1 area code in Idaho
TIL there is a statistically significant increase in fatal car accidents in the days after daylight savings time, presumably due to disruption in sleep patterns.
TIL In 1988 Mad Magazine drew attention to a cigarette manufacturer that owned a life insurance company - claiming cigarettes were harmless while charging more to insure smokers.
TIL when deaf people with schizophrenia 'hear voices', they hallucinate hands communicating using sign language
TIL "Heizölrückstoßabdämpfung" is the longest german word without any repeating letters. 24 in total.
TIL that on October 6, 1909, Vancouver revealed its first Auto Ambulance and was taken on a test drive, when it ran over and almost instantly killed a wealthy man from Austin, Texas. Ironically, this man was the first person the ambulance picked up.