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TIL of the Cycloped, an early horse-powered locomotive
TIL that when kissing under the mistletoe, men should remove a berry for each kiss, and when they’re gone, no more kissing is allowed.
TIL Mark Wahlberg had a cocaine addiction at the age of 13 and was convicted of attempted murder at the age of 16.
TIL that not all of Antarctica's indigenous life died out hundreds of millions of years ago; Trees still grew there when our ancestors began using tools.
TIL Alfred Hitchcock was notoriously hard on actors. He was once quoted as saying, “Actors are cattle”—a quip that stirred up a huge outcry. In response, he issued this correction: “I have been misquoted. What I really said is, ‘Actors should be treated as cattle.’”
TIL That the Caesar Salad is named after Caesar Cardini, an Italian American hotel owner.