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TIL After visiting the Cambridge Hotel, Gordon Ramsay payed for 4 years of the chefs college, helping him to achieve his dream of owning a bakery. The only thing he wanted in return was a loaf of bread.

R8y6 TIL The City of London, with a population of just over 7,000 residents, is one of the smallest cities in the U.K. The administrative district of Greater London, while technically not a city, is home to 8.3 million residents and is large enough to fit over 4 New Yorks and almost 50 Paris’s.
x69Wg TIL that in 2018, a family walking along the beach in Australia discovered the oldest message in a bottle, which had been thrown into the sea back in 1886.
PYpLO TIL about solved games. Solved games are games whose outcome can be correctly predicted from any position, assuming both players play the best possible moves. Tic-tac-toe is easily solvable. Chess may never be fully solved.
Oore4 TIL in 1991 it was discovered that the heart has its "little brain" or "intrinsic cardiac nervous system." This "heart brain" is composed of approximately 40,000 neurons that are alike neurons in the brain, meaning that the heart has its own nervous system.
VMm7Z TIL of Gabe Sonnier, a man who started off as a janitor in a Louisiana elementary school until one day in 1985, when he was inspired by the then-principal to take up teaching. Gabe was 39 years old when he started studying for a teaching degree. He’s now the principal of that elementary school.