3 years ago
TIL the salary of the President of Laos is $1,600.
TIL that entirely poodle teams have competed in the Iditarod
TIL Baghdad, considered to be currently among the least hospitable places to live on earth, was once the cultural and scholarship center of the world during the Islamic Golden Age.
TIL the oldest building in the world is located in France and dates to 4800 BC.
TIL the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles was so profitable that profits continue to help fund youth sports as recently as in the 2010s
TIL that dozens of indigenous women have gone missing in and around the Yakama Reservation in Yakima, Washington, USA. Some have been found dead, and most cases are unsolved.