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How the Five Day Work Week Became Popular
 
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How do They Decide Who Gets to Guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
 
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Check my other channel Biographics! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnDI2sdehVm1zm_LmUHsjQ →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why Do People Tell Actors to Break a Leg? https://youtu.be/9JZMvEZTIuY?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 Why Aren't There Many Female Commercial Pilots? https://youtu.be/zWU4Ev7Qia0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: Since 1937, the Tomb of the Unknowns has famously never once been left unattended with there always being at least one guard present to keep vigil. The highly coveted position of Tomb Sentinel is only meted out to truly exceptional soldiers, all of whom must prove their dedication and mettle through a series of grueling and somewhat unusual tests. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/06/standing-hurricane-insane-dedication-watch-tomb-unknowns/ Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmkatPVRcsA http://wamu.org/news/13/04/11/how_not_to_get_yelled_at_while_visiting_the_tomb_of_the_unknowns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ose5Z3LajhE http://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2014/11/11/a-day-with-the-sentinels-the-elite-guards-of-the-tomb-of-the-unknowns/ http://www.oldguard.mdw.army.mil/specialty-platoons/tomb-of-the-unknown http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/sentinels-guard-tomb-unknowns-clock/story?id=17666504&singlePage=true http://www.army.mil/article/38013/ http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Explore-the-Cemetery/Changing-of-the-Guard https://tombguard.org/tomb-of-the-unknown-soldier/the-tomb-guard/ http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/guarding-the-tomb-of-the-unknown-soldier/ Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/37052879026 https://media.defense.gov/2011/Mar/16/2000276334/-1/-1/0/110315-A-5947G-015.JPG http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/128588/pentagon-channel-documentary-focuses-on-storied-old-guard/ https://www.army.mil/article/86705/a_sentinels_last_watch https://www.flickr.com/photos/timevanson/7102837085 https://www.army.mil/article/86699/first_mp_in_11_years_earns_tomb_badge http://www.macdill.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2000202571/ http://www.honorguard.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2001260781/ https://www.army.mil/article/97757/old_guard_soldier_mentors_younger_brother_through_training_program https://www.army.mil/e2/c/images/2013/03/05/284452/size0.jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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Why are Cashews Not Sold to Consumers in Their Shells?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Brazil Nuts are not from Brazil... and 12 other Food Facts https://youtu.be/AbeYosU9w-w?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO How Many Burgers Come from One Cow? ...and 8 other food facts https://youtu.be/6WYCPbWWA1Q?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO In this video: Cashews are a member of the same family as poison ivy, Anacardiaceae. Like poison ivy and many other members of the family, part of the cashew plant contains an oily chemical called urushiol, which is a strong irritant for most people and can even be fatal for some if ingested. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/03/cashews-sold-consumers-shells/ Sources:
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What Ever Happened to Confederate President Jefferson Davis?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut How Did George Washington Die https://youtu.be/zewWRHBLo6I?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k The First Presidential Assassination Attempt https://youtu.be/xBCyvllTPio?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k In this video: Jefferson Davis was attending a Sunday church service in the capital of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia, when he heard the news. Union General Ulysses S. Grant had broken General Robert E. Lee’s defenses in Petersburg, less than twenty five miles from Richmond. By nightfall, the evacuation of Richmond needed to be completed. At approximately midnight, Confederate cabinet members, officials, their families, and the entire treasury (the mythical “Confederate gold”) were finally making their way south to Danville, Virginia on the only railroad still open. This was April 2, 1865. One week later, on April 9th, General Grant and General Lee met at the Appomattox Court House to sign the Confederacy’s official surrender. America’s Civil War was finally over. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/07/ever-happened-confederate-president-jefferson-davis/ Sources: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jefferson-davis-captured http://encyclopediavirginia.org/Jefferson_Davis_s_Imprisonment#start_entry http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/biographies/jefferson-davis.html http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/capture-jefferson-davis http://clevelandcivilwarroundtable.com/articles/society/confederate_gold.htm http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/petersburg/maps/petersburgbreakthroughmap.html http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/counties-cities-neighborhoods/washington http://books.google.com/books?id=qWVYMp1Dlu8C&pg=PA268&lpg=PA268&dq=Gerrit+Smith+paid+Jefferson+Davis+bail&source=bl&ots=zoSqv2xbLQ&sig=TNNPUbCFCSWV1dxRZAVUVafu4I8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=txHLU5yTG5LyoAT-6ILACg&ved=0CEEQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Gerrit%20Smith%20paid%20Jefferson%20Davis%20bail&f=false http://library.syr.edu/digital/collections/g/GerritSmith/540.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourteenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution http://books.google.com/books?id=j05vwNRXi-0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Cooper+Jefferson+Davis&hl=en&sa=X&ei=tRjLU6_MGuadjAKVz4D4Dw&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=inferior&f=false http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiv
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What Really Happens When Someone Enters the Witness Protection Program?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why a Bakers Dozen is 13 Instead of 12 https://youtu.be/UPDV0POS5d0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k Why Vampires Can't Exist... and 9 Other Amazing Facts https://youtu.be/cDlat4Pdd4U?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO In this video: Membership in the witness protection program is typically for life, and usually begins with a visit from U.S. marshals, whether anticipated or not. While many of the witnesses and their family members have time to make the decision and prepare for their new lives, others are forced to choose rather quickly. Even occasionally having to leave within moments of the marshals arriving. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/03/really-happens-someone-enters-witness-protection-program/ Sources: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/things-goodfellas-henry-hill/story?id=16557945#1 http://www.nytimes.com/1993/07/02/obituaries/aladena-fratianno-mobster-informer-79.html http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/billings-woman-tells-of-trouble-with-federal-witness-protection-program/article_e634a7fe-df2d-11df-9af7-001cc4c002e0.html http://www.biography.com/people/henry-hill-9542499#life-in-the-mafia http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/16/justice/witness-protection-program/ http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1987-08-28/news/8703050337_1_fratianno-informant-witness-protection-program http://www.usmarshals.gov/duties/factsheets/witsec.pdf http://priceonomics.com/what-happens-when-you-enter-the-witness-protection/ http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/07/witness-protection-5-not-so-wiseguys/ http://www.usmarshals.gov/witsec/
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Why Do Men's Bikes Have a Horizontal Crossbar and Women's Usually Don't?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why Aren't There Many Female Commercial Pilots? https://youtu.be/zWU4Ev7Qia0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 Why Do Men Have Nipples https://youtu.be/S2_Rg_bgVSc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: It would seem that having a slanted crossbar like on women’s bikes would make much more sense for men’s bikes, decreasing the chance of racking the guy if he slips off the pedals or the like. However, there is actually a really good reason to have a horizontal crossbar on a bike; namely, the horizontal crossbar ends up adding quite a bit of strength to the frame of the bike. This was particularly important in some of the early bikes, which were often made of significantly weaker materials than modern day frames, occasionally even being made of wood. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/09/why-mens-bicycles-have-a-horizontal-crossbar-and-womens-bicycles-typically-dont/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_performance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle http://www.ehow.com/about_5366678_do-mens-bicycles-crossbar.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18460992 http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1919/why-is-there-a-difference-between-boys-and-girls-bikes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tire http://www.sanbrooks.com/
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Badass Week: Leo Major and His Balls of Solid Steel
 
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Badass Week: That Time an Army Dentist Killed 98 Attacking Enemy Soldiers Single-Handedly
 
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Biographics: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnDI2sdehVm1zm_LmUHsjQ If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After It Ended, Because He Didn't Know https://youtu.be/U6rOSe3EsdM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Unwilling Soldier of Three Armies https://youtu.be/zhl-nIK1kV4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: On the morning of July 7, 1944, Captain Ben L. Salomon of the U.S. Army’s 105th Infantry, commissioned as a dentist, single-handedly held off a fierce attack of an overwhelming force of Japanese soldiers in order to allow sufficient time for approximately 30 of his comrades to safely retreat. After 15 hours of terrible fighting, when relief finally arrived, Salomon was found dead upon a machine gun, riddled with bullet and bayonet holes and surrounded by 98 dead enemy soldiers; and yet despite his selfless heroism, it still took 57 years for Salomon to receive the Medal of Honor – due to a misread of the rules of war. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2017/01/amazing-heroism-ben-l-salomon-army-dentist-killed-98-attacking-enemy-soldiers-single-handedly/ Sources: http://articles.latimes.com/2002/may/05/local/me-medal5 http://www.nationalreview.com/article/423904/astonishing-heroism-ben-salomon-josh-gelernter https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_L._Salomon http://history.amedd.army.mil/moh/Salomon.html http://ameddregiment.amedd.army.mil/moh/bios/salomon.html http://www.dentistrytoday.com/news/industrynews/item/1233-benefit-to-salute-congressional-medal-of-honor-recipient-captain-ben-l-salomon Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-156982571/stock-photo-map-with-pin-point-of-milwaukee-in-wisconsin%2C-usa https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-197626195/stock-photo-autopsy-medical-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-130776698/stock-photo-tax-inspector-investigating-financial-documents-through-magnifying-glass-forensic-accounting-or-financial-forensics-inspecting-offshore-company-financial-papers-documents-and-reports https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-53419750/stock-photo-expired-red-grunge-stamp https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Army_reinforcements_to_Saipan_HD-SN-99-02827.JPEG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marines_dig_in_after_hitting_the_beach.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Original_Geneva_Conventions.jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Tragic Life of JFK's Sister
 
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What Ever Happened to the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes?
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Falling on Grenades: The Indestructible Jacklyn H. Lucas https://youtu.be/FAbQ_XCm3eI?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR Swift Nick Nevison and His Remarkable Dash to Secure an Alibi https://youtu.be/lGWTEIBa-kE?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: It was on November 18, 1985, when Calvin met Hobbes. As the first appearance of this legendary comic strip shows, Calvin sets a trap for a tiger using a tuna sandwich because “tigers will do ANYTHING for a tuna fish sandwich.” Sure enough, hanging by one foot and munching on the sandwich, Calvin’s freshly caught tiger confirms this, “We’re kind of stupid that way.” Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2018/02/calvin-met-hobbes-story-iconic-comic-strip-elusive-creator/ Sources: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2005/11/calvin_and_hobbes.html https://www.salon.com/2013/11/13/dear_mr_watterson_remembering_the_last_great_newspaper_comic/ http://www.cleveland.com/living/index.ssf/2010/02/bill_watterson_creator_of_belo.html http://www.cleveland.com/living/index.ssf/2010/02/fans_still_pine_for_calvin_and.html https://books.google.com/books?id=50mEYVVdB1QC&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Looking+for+Calvin+and+Hobbes&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjIusbg5qDZAhVJGt8KHXXbA8AQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q&f=false http://www.angelfire.com/wa/HOBBES/info/press1.html http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1902376_1902378_1902435,00.html http://articles.latimes.com/1987-04-01/news/vw-770_1_calvin-and-hobbes https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5007825 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2014/06/06/exclusive-calvin-and-hobbes-creator-bill-watterson-returns-to-the-comics-page-to-offer-a-few-pearls-gems/?utm_term=.2c09c19f580b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvin_and_Hobbes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Watterson http://mentalfloss.com/article/53216/mental-floss-exclusive-our-interview-bill-watterson Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-219071002/stock-photo-roasted-peanuts-with-peanut-shells-isolated-on-white-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-229164241/stock-photo-the-cat-looks-at-his-reflection-in-the-mirror-it-sees-a-tiger-there https://www.flickr.com/photos/stacyherbert/4742504895 https://www.flickr.com/photos/actualitte/16229499478 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Potomacwatershedmap.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cuyahoga_County_Ohio_incorporated_and_unincorporated_areas_Chagrin_Falls_highlighted.svg http://www.creative-commons-images.com/highway-signs/f/failure.html https://www.flickr.com/photos/yusaku/6450756501 https://flickr.com/[email protected]/6272173262 https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/23303834473 https://niffniffcastor.deviantart.com/art/Calvin-toaster-243804191 https://www.flickr.com/photos/yugen/6935635843/ https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/03/23/15/26/books-1274964_960_720.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/31743421122 https://racheledare.deviantart.com/art/Calvin-and-Hobbes-plus-Perks-of-Being-a-wallflower-459332076 https://www.flickr.com/photos/cluefree/3950683448 Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Pass That Allows People to Fly for Free Forever
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut In this video: Back in 1981, in an effort to raise some quick funds, American Airlines introduced a $250,000 pass (about $641,000 today) that would allow customers to fly on its airlines for free for the rest of their lives. In 1990, they bumped the price to $600,000 (about $1.07 million today), and then in 1993 to $1.01 million (about 1.7 million today). Despite the sticker price, the airline has since admitted this is one of the costliest mistakes it has ever made. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/10/pass-allows-people-fly-free-forever/ Sources: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/353994-aairpass-tarriffs.html http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2012/05/lifetime-airline-passes http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/05/07/the_men_who_flew_to_much.html http://business.time.com/2012/05/08/the-250000-airline-pass-that-was-worth-every-penny/ https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/353984-rothstein-first-complaint.html http://nypost.com/2012/05/13/freequent-flier-has-wings-clipped-after-american-airlines-takes-away-his-unlimited-pass/
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Why People On Planes Say “Mayday” in an Emergency?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why We Say "O'Clock" https://youtu.be/2YKrILmZz7E?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3-uys3Rl2dvdsFkk96zRbt Why “Colonel” is Pronounced “Kernel” https://youtu.be/7opCZv6JqnU?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3-uys3Rl2dvdsFkk96zRbt In this video: In 1923, a senior radio officer, Frederick Stanley Mockford, in Croydon Airport in London, England was asked to think of one word that would be easy to understand for all pilots and ground staff in the event of an emergency. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/01/planes-ships-used-word-mayday-distress/ Sources: http://www.marine-knowledge.com/marine-safety/mayday-distress-signal.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayday http://www.thelinguafile.com/2013/05/the-etymology-of-mayday-and-voice.html http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=mayday http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_93 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_5390 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan-pan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Stanley_Mockford
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Why Aren't the Windows Aligned with the Seats in Aircraft?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Helicopters Won’t Just Drop Like A Rock If The Engine Dies https://youtu.be/pL1-QH7eQAY?list=PLR0XuDegDqP01NqW8KRpOy-_y2m6S2VEF Why Aren't There Many Female Commercial Pilots? https://youtu.be/zWU4Ev7Qia0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: While airplane manufacturers do design the planes with general row positioning and pitch (the measurement from one seat to the same exact point on the seat in front or behind it) in mind, with the windows often lining up with the seats, the designers’ exact recommended arrangement is rarely, if ever, followed. You see, the final placement of seats is left up to the individual airlines that purchase the plane. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/08/planes-arent-windows-aligned-rows-seats/ Sources: http://mentalfloss.com/article/51270/11-things-we-no-longer-see-airplanes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airliner#Cabin_configurations_and_features https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_cabin https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airliner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airline_seat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_seat_map https://youtu.be/Cp8s-Kf6gtw http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/travelers-ed/the-shrinking-airline-seat https://www.fas.harvard.edu/~loebinfo/loebinfo/Proportions/humanfigure.html
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Badass Week: The General Who Had His Skin Turned Into a Drum
 
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The Curious Case of Ronald Opus
 
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Check my other channel Biographics! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnDI2sdehVm1zm_LmUHsjQ →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Soldier Who Voluntarily Became a Prisoner in Auschwitz https://youtu.be/O3qHnfxQmKk?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After It Ended, Because He Didn't Know https://youtu.be/U6rOSe3EsdM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: In 1987, then president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Dr. Don Harper Mills, went on stage at a banquet for members of that organization and told a story about a recent case in which a medical examiner had investigated a suspicious death and concluded that a man was guilty of his own murder. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2017/07/curious-case-ronald-opus/ Sources: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=wT4zVvtulH0C&redir_esc=y http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/opus.asp https://web.archive.org/web/20080922141556/http://www.sfgate.com:80/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/examiner/archive/1999/10/01/EDITORIAL2953.dtl https://sites.psu.edu/hilkrcl2016/2016/02/17/suicide-or-homicide-of-ronald-opus/ http://www.darwinawards.com/legends/legends1998-16.html https://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/susan/joke/suicide.htm Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Surprisingly Mysterious Life of Famed Artist Bob Ross
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Remarkable Bass Reeves https://youtu.be/mirZQ64xf1A?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Surprisingly Diverse Pre-Hollywood Career of Jason Statham https://youtu.be/Wnjunu6zogg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: Amongst the pantheon of notable public television personalities, Bob Ross easily ranks alongside the likes of Mr Rogers and Elmo as a star who is almost universally loved and respected by the public. Despite being famous the world over for his balmy, soothing demeanour, his show The Joy of Painting and his amazing ‘fro, we know surprisingly little about arguably one of the best known artists in modern times. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/09/surprisingly-mysterious-life-artist-bob-ross/ Sources: http://www.bobross.com/aboutus.asp# http://www.avclub.com/article/study-happy-little-numbers-statistical-analysis-bo-203519 https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LvwaBwAAQBAJ&pg=PT22&lpg=PT22&dq=&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false http://airforcelive.dodlive.mil/2015/01/before-they-were-famous-airman-edition/ http://www.nytimes.com/1995/07/13/obituaries/bob-ross-52-dies-was-painter-on-tv.html http://mentalfloss.com/article/31206/what-happened-bob-ross-paintings http://www.nytimes.com/1991/12/22/arts/television-bob-ross-the-frugal-gourmet-of-painting.html http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1990-07-07/lifestyle/9007060122_1_bob-ross-joy-of-painting-pbs/2 http://www.aptonline.org/catalog.nsf/vLinkTitle/BOB+ROSS+THE+HAPPY+PAINTER https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bob_at_Easel.jpg Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/haiden1991/549347271 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Alexander.png https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-124632578/stock-photo-man-in-business-suit-holding-a-microphone-conducting-a-business-interview%2C-journalist-reporting%2C-public-speaking%2C-press-conference%2C-mc https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-176544823/stock-photo-privacy-access-identification-password-passcode-and-privacy https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-146453711/stock-photo-tv-media-interview https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-99580169/stock-photo-sick-dachshund-puppy-with-a-thermometer-to-check-fever https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-145270727/stock-photo-pilot-walking-away-from-jet-fighter-at-air-force-base https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-171498470/stock-photo-school-of-art-college-of-arts-education-for-group-of-young-students-man-sketching-for-fun-student-drawing-for-hobby-close-up-of-hand https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-31748009/stock-photo-%D0%BA%D1%80%D1%83%D0%BF%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%BC-%D0%BF%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%BC-%D1%84%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B3%D0%BC%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%82-%D0%B8%D0%B7%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F-%D0%B1%D0%B0%D0%B1%D0%BE%D1%87%D0%BA%D0%B0-%D0%B6%D0%B8%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%8C-%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%BC https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-167487215/stock-photo-detail-of-a-business-man-offering-a-bribery-money-selective-focus https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-156638345/stock-photo-close-up-view-of-business-partnership-handshake-concept-two-businessman-handshaking-process-successful-deal-after-great-meeting-horizontal%2C-flare-effect%2C-blurred-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-129877913/stock-photo-video https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-119273381/stock-photo-camera-operator https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-77234006/stock-photo-video-camera https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-16977086/stock-photo-%D0%9D%D0%B0-%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%B7%D0%B4%D1%83%D1%85%D0%B5-%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B4%D1%83%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B6%D0%B4%D0%B0%D1%8E%D1%89%D0%B5%D0%B5-%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-151939301/stock-photo-pours-sand-from-his-hands-on-a-black-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-117360773/stock-photo-true-or-false-question-in-vintage-letterpress-wood-type-printing-blocks https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-116122241/stock-photo-privacy http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=24769&picture=bob-ross-oil-color-paints Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Greatest Year in Gaming History
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Steve Jobs' Illegal First Business https://youtu.be/frol3SRqMTc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR Miss Unsinkable https://youtu.be/8-798XH2RPE?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: [intro text] http://www.usgamer.net/articles/greatest-years-in-gaming-history-1998 https://gamerant.com/1998-best-year-in-video-gaming-opinion/ http://kotaku.com/5925979/was-1998-the-ultimate-year-in-video-gaming https://www.gamespot.com/articles/why-1998-was-the-best-year-in-gaming/1100-6424354/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/21/1993-best-year-for-movies_n_5008958.html https://www.ign.com/articles/1999/01/29/ignpcs-best-of-1998-awards https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_considered_the_best https://www.pcgamer.com/the-five-best-years-in-pc-gaming-history/ https://www.imdb.com/search/title?sort=moviemeter&title_type=game&year=1998,1998 Sources: [insert sources] Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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Why Don't Trains Have Cabooses Anymore?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation= →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut In this video: Carrying a brakeman and a flagman back when brakes were set by hand, when it was time to slow the train, the engineer would blow the whistle. This signaled to the brakemen, and one would emerge from the caboose and work his way toward the engine, while another would leave the engine and work his way back toward the caboose. At each car, the brakemen would stop and turn its brakewheel with a club. Once the train stopped, the flagman would leave the caboose with a flag, lantern or other visual display and walk back down the track to warn any approaching trains. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/07/cabooses-go/ Sources: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-02-02/features/9502020309_1_caboose-train-freight http://articles.philly.com/2015-05-15/news/62170969_1_amtrak-train-robert-sumwalt-new-york-bound-train http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-02-02/features/9502020309_1_caboose-train-freight https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Philadelphia_train_derailment http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/20/lac-megantic-oil-train-disaster-inquiry-finds-string-of-safety-failings http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/rail/2013/r13d0054/r13d0054-r-es.asp http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/20/politics/philadelphia-train-accident-speed-investigation/ http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/americas/canada-rail-disaster-report/ http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/why-don-t-trains-have-cabooses-anymore/article_ea4cb5fb-da41-5915-b899-1b540fe21989.html http://www.up.com/aboutup/history/caboose/technology_overtakes/index.htm http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/10/02/us-usa-train-crash-idUSN0152835520081002
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The Billion Dollar Speech that Sank a Major Company
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/todayifoundoutsubscribe →Why Do Superheroes Wear Their Underwear on the Outside?: http://bit.ly/1Ow7J0K Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from Today I Found Out: The Difference Between Concrete and Cement http://bit.ly/1gPX1XK The Real Moby Dick http://bit.ly/1TTraUf Why Superheroes Wear Their Underwear On The Outside http://bit.ly/1HLvFLb In this video: Ratner was the CEO of the Ratners Group, jewellers that shook up the usually stiff and inflexible jewellery market by aiming some of its products at the working class through a chain of shops colloquially known as “Ratners.” Although the chain was widely ridiculed and considered “gaudy,” “tacky” and “cheap” by the press and other jewellers, many wanting to buy jewellery and not break the bank flocked to the stores, turning Ratners into a household name throughout England in the 1980s. Want the text version? http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/04/speech-cost-nearly-billion-dollars/ Resources/Further Reading: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1573380/Doing-a-Ratner-and-other-famous-gaffes.html http://www.businessblogshub.com/2012/09/the-man-who-destroyed-his-multi-million-dollar-company-in-10-seconds/ http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=CSxQ07JVfS4C&pg=PA179&lpg=PA179&dq=Gerald+Ratner+tacky&source=bl&ots=FKxEI-Mcjh&sig=O5RGh7zsHBXwNg9nOVEAYGMuuIA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=-o-eT8_GCubg0QHFvvzxDg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Gerald%20Ratner%20tacky&f=false http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-2371730/GERALD-RATNER-INTERVIEW-How-I-cut-cr-p--The-return-UKs-biggest-online-jeweller.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/ratner-losses-mean-closure-of-330-shops-1541709.html http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=q-A6EYg1m8MC&pg=PA82&dq=Petticoat+Lane+Market+Gerald+Ratner&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zbVCU7DGOKPD0QWliIHICQ&ved=0CD4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Petticoat%20Lane%20Market%20Gerald%20Ratner&f=false Image Credit (Thank you) https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4154/5083887168_5573407463_o.jpg http://www.todayifoundout.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/jewelry-store.jpg http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/07/20/article-0-1AE34194000005DC-523_634x420.jpg http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/11_01/ratnerMS0211_468x316.jpg http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1841127868/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1841127868&linkCode=as2&tag=vicastingcom-20 http://i.guim.co.uk/static/w-620/h--/q-95/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/8/21/1408620094293/640f4d55-2620-4338-8a82-986cd9f56f5e-620x372.jpeg http://www.professionaljeweller.com/gerald-ratner-to-launch-online-store-in-india/ http://en-production-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/2015/05/19/15/18/15/411/SpeakOutGeraldRatner.jpg http://i2.dailyrecord.co.uk/incoming/article5011780.ece/ALTERNATES/s615/WA258548.jpg http://c8.alamy.com/comp/A0KMRH/ratners-jewellers-in-oxford-street-london-A0KMRH.jpg http://i0.wp.com/www.thelodownny.com/leslog/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ratners-.jpg?resize=650%2C488 http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02491/ratners_2491063b.jpg
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That Time a Soldier Was Awarded a Posthumous Medal While Still Alive
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut That One Time a Parachuting Soldier Took Down a Zero Fighter Plane With Nothing but a Handgun https://youtu.be/7FVcwpB9Fmc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Surprising Number of Survivors Aboard the Hindenburg https://youtu.be/FpRA3DR4GXM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: The Param Vir Chakra (roughly, the “Wheel of the Ultimate Brave”) is India’s highest military decoration for gallantry during battle and is “awarded for rarest of the rare gallantry which is beyond the call of duty and which in normal life is considered impossible to do”. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2017/08/story-soldier-accomplished-something-unbelievable-awarded-posthumous-medal-still-alive/ Sources: http://www.rediff.com/news/1999/aug/17pvc.htm https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=p69GMA226bgC&pg=PA45&dq=yogendra+singh+yadav&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XbcxVK_kHoKWuQSikYGADg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=yogendra%20singh%20yadav&f=false https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=D9ymBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT138&dq=%E0%A4%B5%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%B0+%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%B9%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%B0&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%E0%A4%B5%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%B9%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%B0&f=false http://www.badassoftheweek.com/yadav.html https://www.saddahaq.com/3-living-legends-of-indian-army-param-veer-chakra-winners http://www.india-today.com/itoday/19990830/defence.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Param_Vir_Chakra https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yogendra_Singh_Yadav http://www.rediff.com/news/slide-show/slide-show-1-independence-day-special-the-hero-of-tiger-hill/20120814.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tiger_Hill https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Yogendra_Singh_Yadav_PVC.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_Hill,_Kargil Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Great Stink of 1858
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut That Time Johnny Carson Accidentally Caused a Near Month Long Toilet Paper Shortage in the US https://youtu.be/IqMleWYgo3s?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k The Tiny Nation of Sealand https://youtu.be/NhlCrm1pSWM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k In this video: According to the only book I currently have on my desk, everyone poops and that’s okay. What’s less okay though is when there’s nowhere for that poop to go- something people in Victorian era London found out first hand when all of the sewage they’d pumped into the Thames dried up and caused a stench that spurred London’s City Press to note- “Gentility of speech is at an end—it stinks, and whoso once inhales the stink can never forget it and can count himself lucky if he lives to remember it.” Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/07/great-stink-1858/ Sources: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/parliamentary-archives/archives-highlights/archives-parliament-and-the-thames/ http://www.choleraandthethames.co.uk/cholera-in-london/the-great-stink/ http://www.choleraandthethames.co.uk/cholera-in-london/the-big-thames-clean-up/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/trail/victorian_britain/social_conditions/victorian_urban_planning_03.shtml http://publichealth.artsci.wustl.edu/great_stink http://www.thameswater.co.uk/about-us/850_2611.htm http://www.victorianweb.org/science/health/thames1.html http://www.history.co.uk/study-topics/history-of-london/sir-joseph-bazalgette-and-londons-sewers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Stink https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow_%28physician%29 Image Credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_silent_highwayman.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Thames#/media/File:FaradayFatherThames.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:London_Thames_copper_engraving_19th_century.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dirty_father_Thames.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hartmann_Maschinenhalle_1868_(01).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Punch-A_Court_for_King_Cholera.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Whitehead_(priest)#/media/File:Whitehead_henry1884.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Father_Thames_introducing_his_offspring_to_the_fair_city_of_London.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Queen_Victoria_by_JJE_Mayall,_1860.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Dickens_1858.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Faraday-Millikan-Gale-1913.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JosephBazalgettePortrait.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_bazalgette.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow#/media/File:John_Snow.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/derekskey/9091729041 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-164808215/stock-photo-oxford-united-kingdom-august-21-all-souls-college-oxford-university-on-august-21-2016-in-oxford-united-kingdom-all-souls-college-is-a-constituent-college-of-the-university-of-oxford-in-england Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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When the Universe Hates You...
 
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Check out the BrainFood podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brainfood-show/id1350586459?mt=2 (Or search your favorite podcast app for “BrainFood”) →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut: Steve Jobs' Illegal First Business https://youtu.be/frol3SRqMTc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR Miss Unsinkable https://youtu.be/8-798XH2RPE?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: On June 21, 1994, a Spanish man by the name of Jose Martin was out for a drive with his wife when he got definitive proof that the Universe doesn’t like him, or, at least, doesn’t like his car. How? Well, it dropped a nearly 2 kilo hunk of space rock that just moments ago had been travelling at several thousand miles per hour through his windshield…. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2018/06/struck/ Sources: http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?bibcode=1991JRASC..85..263S&db_key=AST&page_ind=15&plate_select=NO&data_type=GIF&type=SCREEN_GIF&classic=YES http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/Natural_Disasters/impacts.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1490_Ch%27ing-yang_event https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/02/130220-russia-meteorite-ann-hodges-science-space-hit/ https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=4gnumbZdVqEC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=Jose+Martin+meteorite&source=bl&ots=E07TY7nG_o&sig=AksNPCy45bVtioz7nDwyAL6U-2A&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiasOWS84rbAhVJD8AKHdBSDZoQ6AEISzAJ#v=onepage&q=Jose%20Martin%20meteorite&f=false https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=2FNfjWKBZx8C&pg=PA279&dq=June+21st+jose+martin+meteorite&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjFuaTT84rbAhVKyKQKHT_OBxYQ6AEILTAB#v=onepage&q=June%2021st%20jose%20martin%20meteorite&f=false https://www.space.com/6833-boy-hit-meteorite.html http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu//full/1954Metic...1..125S/0000125.000.html?high=484678bbd509569 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hodges_Meteorite http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordinary_chondrite http://meteoritecar.com/history/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chondrite http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1685_Toro http://historygarage.com/meteorite-1980-chevy-malibu/ https://www.lohud.com/story/news/2017/10/05/peekskill-meteorite-car/730963001/ http://www.nbcnews.com/id/31322855/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/teen-knocked-down-meteorite/#.WyBf8iAh2Ul http://meteoritecar.com/
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Why are There No B Batteries?
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Siberian Family Who Didnt See Other Humans For Over 40 Years https://youtu.be/zwN7UNZIevs?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR Adolf Hitler's British Nephew Who Joined the U.S. Navy https://youtu.be/WbvR1VtfShw?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: There actually are B batteries, but they aren’t something you’ll usually see stocked at most stores any longer. Since the invention of the battery, there have been a pretty amazingly diverse number of battery types used with different sizes/shapes/voltages/storage capacities/etc., and also named a variety of things. This gave rise to the need for an industry wide standard, particularly as the lack of an international or even national standard during WWI was problematic for the military. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/05/why-are-there-no-b-batteries/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_battery_sizes http://www.ansi.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_%28vacuum_tube%29 http://www.swe.com/admin/FILES/ANSI%20Battery%20Standardization%20History.pdf http://www.antiquewireless.org/otb/biascell.htm http://blogcritics.org/scitech/article/q-why-do-battery-letters-skip/ http://antiqueradio.org/bsupply.htm Image Credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Batteries_comparison_4,5_D_C_AA_AAA_AAAA_A23_9V_CR2032_LR44_matchstick-1.jpeg https://www.flickr.com/photos/moria/393087509 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:6_most_common_battery_types-1.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:24A_LR03_AAA_battery.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeepersmedia/15203928442 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ray-O-Vac_Radio_%27B%27_Battery,_45_volts,_French_Battery_Company,_Madison,_Wisconsin_-_National_Electronics_Museum_-_DSC00237.JPG Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Siberian Family Who Didnt See Other Humans For Over 40 Years
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/todayifoundoutsubscribe →Why Do Superheroes Wear Their Underwear on the Outside?: http://bit.ly/1Ow7J0K Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from Today I Found Out: What Started World War I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiZn7CbjHPQ Why Does the Moon Look Bigger on the Horizon? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsBygd_EERU Why Superheroes Wear Their Underwear On The Outside https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8Q699A6egU In this video: To this day, the Siberian wilderness is still one of the most isolated places in the world. Known as the Siberian taiga (meaning “forest” in Russian), its harsh, cold climate greatly discourages human habitation. Its steep hills and difficult terrain makes it nearly impossible to travel through it, much less live there. It’s filled with pine and birch trees, nearly undisturbed by humans for centuries. Bears and red foxes wander through the forest during the day, while wolves hunt at night. It’s freezing cold with the average mean yearly temperature at negative five degrees Celsius. Stretching east to west, from the Atlantic Ocean across the continent to the Mediterranean, and extending up north to the Mongolian Arctic border, the Siberian taiga is the largest of Earth’s nearly uninhabited wilderness. Nearly five million square miles of barren land sparsely populated by a few towns containing only a few thousand people. Want the text version? http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/05/the-siberian-family-who-didnt-see-another-human-for-over-40-years/ Resources/Further Reading: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/030010300X/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=030010300X&linkCode=as2&tag=vicastingcom-20 http://www.newser.com/story/161882/whats-world-war-ii-siberian-family-lived-isolated-for-40-years.html http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/For-40-Years-This-Russian-Family-Was-Cut-Off-From-Human-Contact-Unaware-of-World-War-II-188843001.html http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/field-notes/2013/01/russian-family-isolated-world-survives-siberian-taiga-40-years http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siberia http://worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/pa0605 Image Credit (Thank you) http://www.factroom.ru/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/9-e1427970409690.jpg http://www.factroom.ru/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/13-640x333.jpg http://halfpastdone.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Lykov_0001-300x260.jpg http://www.peoples.ru/state/citizen/lykov_family/lykov_1.jpg http://cdn.net.outdoorhub.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Dimitry-and-Father.png http://lib.rus.ec/i/70/163170/i_006.jpg http://aborigen.rybolov.de/img/agafja_likowa7.jpg http://4tololo.ru/files/images/201321101311073832.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/28/Lykovs_staff.JPG
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That Time the US Accidentally Nuked Britain's First Satellite
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Green Coca-Cola... and 5 other everyday myths https://youtu.be/EmUo-TEP2FU?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO The Coming Banana Apocalypse https://youtu.be/pCpmtI6oDLM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP01NqW8KRpOy-_y2m6S2VEF In this video: When it comes to nations with a long and rich history of space travel and exploration, Britain isn’t normally a country that comes to most people’s minds. However, they were the third country in the world to operate a satellite in orbit. It’s just a shame America ended up accidentally killing it just a few months later… Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/04/time-u-s-accidentally-blew-britains-first-satellite/ Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmCe0GeCwA0 http://eandt.theiet.org/magazine/2012/03/satellite-expertise-above.cfm http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1962-015A http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/9602801/Ariel-1-launch-anniversary-celebrated-with-commemorative-stamps.html https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/311973/space-uk-issue-35.pdf http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/ionosphere.html http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2010/07/01/128170775/a-very-scary-light-show-exploding-h-bombs-in-space http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=g-UOdh34utQC&pg=RA2-PA266&dq=telstar+transistors+radiation+starfish&hl=en#v=onepage&q=telstar%20transistors%20radiation%20starfish&f=false http://www.wired.com/2012/03/starfishandapollo-1962/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starfish_Prime
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On The Far Side
 
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Check out my other channel TopTenz! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut What Ever Happened to the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes? https://youtu.be/ZwMn9VMOBmQ?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR Swift Nick Nevison and His Remarkable Dash to Secure an Alibi https://youtu.be/lGWTEIBa-kE?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: For 15 years, Gary Larson took millions of readers over to the “Far Side.” Using anamorphic animals, chubby teenagers, universal emotions, a simple drawing style and a really bizarre, morbid sense of humor, The Far Side became one of the most successful – and praised – comic strips of all time. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2018/03/going-far-far-side/ Sources: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2003/nov/30/gary_larson_revisits/ https://www.salon.com/1999/12/21/larson_2/ https://books.google.com/books?id=93DucokOwToC&dq=editions%3A8GqBkEUDSvIC&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=Sumner http://www.portmann.com/farside/index.html?home.html https://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/28/science/aficionado-of-science-gary-larson-an-amateur-of-biology-returns-to-his-easel.html?_r=0 https://books.google.com/books?id=n5eIBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49&dq=gary+larson+pacific+search+1979&source=bl&ots=XR3utI89j4&sig=jXFlrU2lGIrkpXRcuPpz3zJPUQY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj2-fz52qvPAhWFJB4KHYiLCzgQ6AEIQTAL#v=onepage&q=gary%20larson%20pacific%20search%201979&f=false http://articles.latimes.com/1996-10-07/news/ls-51445_1_cartoons http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,490695,00.html http://www.nndb.com/people/281/000022215/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/watch-out-for-that-thagomizer-98891562/ https://www.scpr.org/blogs/offramp/2014/12/02/17624/20-years-later-the-far-side-is-still-far-out-and-t/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature%27s_Way Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After It Ended, Because He Didn't Know
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut "Scotty" on Star Trek Was Shot Six Times on D-Day https://youtu.be/Q1U20n3LIy4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Last Veteran of the Civil War https://youtu.be/1Eakd_v-G5o?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k In this video: Hiroo Onoda is a Japanese citizen that originally worked at a Chinese trading company. When he was 20 years old, he was called to join the Japanese army. He promptly quit his job and headed off to training in Japan. At a certain point in his training, he was chosen to be trained at Nakano School as an Imperial Army Intelligence Officer. In this specialized military intelligence training, he was specifically taught methods of gathering intelligence and how to conduct guerrilla warfare. He was being groomed to go in behind enemy lines and be left with small pockets of soldiers to make life miserable for Japan’s enemies and gather intelligence in the process. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/02/a-japanese-soldier-who-continued-fighting-wwii-29-years-after-the-japanese-surrendered-because-he-didnt-know/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroo_Onoda http://history1900s.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/soldiersurr.htm http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fl20070116jk.html http://www.google.com/search?q=Hiroo+Onoda&hl=en&safe=off&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei=tf9wS7zzCpGGswO-_sGTCA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=20&ved=0CEwQ5wIwEw Image Credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Onoda-young.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiroo_and_shigeo_onoda_1944.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Atomic_cloud_over_Hiroshima_(from_Matsuyama).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PanayIslandPhilippines1945.jpg https://www.goodfreephotos.com/historical-battles/world-war-ii/japanese-foreign-affairs-minister-signing-japanese-surrender-of-world-war-ii.jpg.php https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:President_Marcos_and_Hiroo_Onoda.jpg https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-159280508/stock-vector-suspicious-watermark-stamp-text-tag-between-horizontal-parallel-lines-with-grunge-design-style-rubber-seal-white-stamp-with-scratched-texture-vector-ink-imprint-on-a-black-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-130069091/stock-photo-green-jungle-and-water-lake-balinsasayao-in-dumaguete-negros-island-philippines https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-132085478/stock-photo-surrender-written-on-a-speechbubble https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-122305397/stock-photo-antonym-concept-of-dead-versus-alive https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-113930918/stock-photo-woman-looking-though-binoculars-at-jungle https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-168073769/stock-photo-time-to-succeed%2C-3d-rendering%2C-grunge-metal-stamp https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-99694886/stock-photo-hand-hold-bloody-knife-in-a-steel-shell-for-halloween-%28-filtered-image-processed-vintage-effect-%29 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-130290995/stock-photo-young-college-student-group-sitting-in-a-classroom https://www.flickr.com/photos/vasnic64/8479394033 Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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11 Popular Urban Legends Dispelled
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Keanu Reeves Gives Away Millions ... and 6 other Celebrity Facts https://youtu.be/6F_NzmAQbg4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO When Humans Started Shaving Different Parts of Our Bodies https://youtu.be/Am7uIOSxSH4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: The Dissolving Tooth: There are numerous urban legends involving Coca Cola. In fact, there are so many that these legends all now have their own category known as “Colklore”. The most popular is that if you were to leave a tooth in a cup of Coke overnight, by morning the tooth would be completely dissolved. Like most of the other legends involving the popular drink this is totally untrue. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/02/11-popular-urban-legends-dispelled/ Sources:
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Surviving a 2 Mile Fall Without a Parachute and a 10 Day Trek Alone in the Peruvian Rainforest
 
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Check my other channel Biographics! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnDI2sdehVm1zm_LmUHsjQ →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Surprising Number of Survivors Aboard the Hindenburg https://youtu.be/FpRA3DR4GXM?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Siberian Family Who Didn't See Other Humans For Over 40 Years https://youtu.be/zwN7UNZIevs?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: On Christmas Eve, 1971, just a few hours after attending her high school graduation, 17 year old Juliane Koepcke and her mother, Maria, got on a flight from Lima, Peru to Pucallpa. The two were headed out to join Juliane’s father, Hans-Wilhelm, a famous German zoologist who was working at a remote research station in the rainforest. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/04/a-17-year-old-girl-survived-a-2-mile-fall-without-a-parachute-then-trekked-alone-10-days-through-the-peruvian-rainforest/ Sources: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0983754705/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=vicastingcom-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0983754705 http://articles.cnn.com/2009-07-02/world/germany.aircrash.survivor_1_plane-air-crash-minor-injuries?_s=PM:WORLD http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17476615 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/space/how-risky-is-flying.html http://www.flightattendantcabincrewtraining.com/airlinecrash.htm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/5402342.stm http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/12/plane-crash-sole-survivor-list http://www.vice.com/read/the-woman-who-fell-to-earth-508-v17n9 Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-226833886/stock-photo-lightning-hits-the-wing-of-an-airplane%2C-collage https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-211151467/stock-photo-heavy-rain-in-the-tropical-rain-forest https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-141273995/stock-photo-fake-dictionary-dictionary-definition-of-the-word-survivor https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-238792300/stock-photo-the-forest-brook%2C-the-girl-washed-her-hands-in-clean-water-and-enjoys-her-freshness%2C-the-natural-ben https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-186643516/stock-photo-nose-horned-viper-camouflaged-in-faded-leaves-natural-habitat-of-most-dangerous-european-snake-%28-vipera-ammodytes-%29 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-248852449/stock-photo-walking-in-the-stream Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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That Time the World's Most Popular Spectator Sport was Walking
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Black Babe Ruth https://youtu.be/smWPojGVrcc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3fLCVklBGENr2Tsd2UPpOI Did Fidel Castro Really Almost Pitch in the Major Leagues? https://youtu.be/elqTGzbR-QQ?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3fLCVklBGENr2Tsd2UPpOI In this video: In 1809, Captain Robert Barclay Allardice made a bet with one of his pedestrian rivals, Sir James Webster-Wedderburn, that he could walk 1,000 miles (about 1,609 kilometers) in 1,000 hours. The wager? 1,000 guineas. To get around the major problem of needing to rest, Barclay figured if he walked back to back miles–a mile at the end of one hour and another at the beginning of the next–and repeated this strategy throughout the race, he would be able to rest in approximately 90 minute intervals throughout the near 42 day long race. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/05/time-emma-sharp-walked-1000-miles-1864-just-prove-woman/ Sources: http://www.npr.org/2014/04/03/297327865/in-the-1870s-and-80s-being-a-pedestrian-was-anything-but http://www.thelizlibrary.org/undelete/woa-spotlight/02-pedestriennes.html https://books.google.com/books?id=ME87AwAAQBAJ&pg=PA35&lpg=PA35&dq=Australian+Margaret+Douglas,+1000+miles&source=bl&ots=JiT5MTe8NK&sig=7AvZ5XF4qrMQ8WslEgFV9jcfxHw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjJ_4P63r7MAhUPwGMKHZkCD3AQ6AEIITAB#v=onepage&q=Australian%20Margaret%20Douglas%2C%201000%20miles&f=false http://gillonj.tripod.com/thecelebratedpedestrian/ https://mentalfloss.atavist.com/the-insane-6-day-500-mile-race http://www.amazon.com/Illustrated-Hipperholme-Including-Exhibition-Highnesses/dp/1230050426/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&qid=1462955373&sr=8-1&keywords=Illustrated+Rambles+from+Hipperholme+to+Tong&linkCode=ll1&tag=vicastingcom-20&linkId=13767fd2e202e8f2c1a6b02f5fbd2f1a http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/tahistory/featuresnostalgiapasttimes/4405083.Long_walk_to_put_women_on_the_map/ http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/11473854.Great_walk_celebrated/ http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/1729412.val_steps_in_ancestors_history/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Barclay_Allardice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedestrianism https://books.google.com/books?id=jfuoCgAAQBAJ&pg=PA28&lpg=PA28&dq=anderson+15+minutes+quarter+mile&source=bl&ots=97cVAFmegQ&sig=24aRAl-cCjZoJv6AX_TziAA0BEg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwin2Y6x8dHMAhVC-mMKHW3uA0gQ6AEIMDAE#v=onepage&q=anderson%2015%20minutes%20quarter%20mile&f=false Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-131220980/stock-photo-wanna-bet-wager-casino-dice-take-chance-words-3d-illustration https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-193582669/stock-photo-athlete-man-tired-walks-exercising-in-a-park-workout-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-197329288/stock-photo-sport-man-with-shoe-are-walking-on-road-and-exercise-in-morning-concept-as-health-winner-and-success https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-157540871/stock-vector-failed-watermark-stamp-text-tag-between-parallel-lines-with-grunge-design-style-rubber-seal-stamp-with-unclean-texture-vector-red-color-ink-imprint-on-a-white-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-170474051/stock-photo-female-athlete-walking-on-the-racing-track-on-a-sunny-day https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-200105236/stock-vector-grunge-stamp-with-word-banned-square-grunge-rubber-stamp-on-white-background-vector-stock https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-11766857/stock-photo-%D0%98%D0%B4%D0%B5%D1%8F%2C-%D0%BF%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%BD-%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%B9%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B9 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-116581979/stock-photo-deal%2C-business-handshake https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-180239461/stock-photo-sales-increase-line-style-illustration-with-doodle-design-elements-sales-increase-inscription-on-the-line-style-illustation-with-green-arrow-and-doodle-design-icons-around-3d https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-193176253/stock-photo-confused-bald-guy-scratch-his-head https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-122865872/stock-photo-success-concept-success-drawn-on-dark-wall-success-in-multicolor-doodle-design-success-concept-modern-illustration-in-doodle-design-style-of-success-success-business-concept Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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Hobbs and His Locks: The Great Lock Controversy of 1851
 
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If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →BOOK RECOMMENDATION: http://amzn.to/2xmgokz →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut When Humans Started Shaving Different Parts of Our Bodies https://youtu.be/Am7uIOSxSH4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 When Did Humans Start Wearing Clothes? https://youtu.be/RA2xntE-kvE?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: In April 1851, Alfred C. Hobbs boarded the steamship Washington bound for Southampton, England. His official duty was to sell the New York City-based company Day and Newell’s newest product – the parautopic lock – at a trade show – London’s Great Exhibition. But Hobbs had something a bit more nefarious up his sleeve, or rather in the small trunk that accompanied him on the ship. In it sat a large assortment of picks, wrenches, rakes, and other slender tools. You see, Hobbs wasn’t just trying to sell his locks. He was trying to prove that his competitors’ locks were, quite simply, not good enough. He had the tools, skills, and charisma to do just that. Alfred Hobbs was about to launch the Great Lock Controversy of 1851. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/06/great-lock-controversy-1851/ Sources: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/crime/features/2013/the_lock_pickers/alfred_c_hobbs_the_american_who_shocked_victorian_england_by_picking_the.html http://books.google.com/books?id=MpsVAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA90&lpg=PA90&dq=%E2%80%9Ca+description+of+which,+for+obvious+reasons,+we+fear+to+give%E2%80%9D&source=bl&ots=3OsAfVMpaW&sig=jNtDCYO8oNFIh3C_rZiCm816JSU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=H5eSU8apH4uxoQT9l4DACw&ved=0CDoQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=%E2%80%9Ca%20description%20of%20which%2C%20for%20obvious%20reasons%2C%20we%20fear%20to%20give%E2%80%9D&f=false http://books.google.com/books?id=WYZCAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA610&lpg=PA610&dq=%E2%80%9CWe+believed+before+the+Exhibition+opened+that+we+had+the+best+locks+in+the+world%22+Times&source=bl&ots=bgn1skQXUp&sig=GcIvUQqa-mT_5BXEvb6sOW2U_Dw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=V5yTU9-cBIv8oATKloDoAQ&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=Great%20Lock%20Controversy&f=false http://www.historyoflocks.com/lib016.html http://archive.org/stream/ahistoryoldtown00orcugoog/ahistoryoldtown00orcugoog_djvu.txt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Charles_Hobbs http://books.google.com/books?id=19wY8iof5ywC&pg=PA262&lpg=PA262&dq=The+Great+Lock+Controversy+of+1851&source=bl&ots=ApvETeN4yD&sig=ZDLH_SfdMOJqTTimUWCD9eK2Qrw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=P1-SU7mXGs77oATR-ILoAw&ved=0CHkQ6AEwCA#v=snippet&q=Hobb&f=false http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9D02EED7123AE533A25754C0A9679D94609ED7CF http://www.chubb-safe.co.uk/chubb-history/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chubb_Locks Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-204425902/stock-photo-several-lockpicking-to-open-a-lock-on-a-door https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-165681359/stock-photo-several-lockpicking-to-open-a-lock-on-a-door https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-100513625/stock-photo-burglar-hand https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-146133215/stock-photo-closeup-hands-of-locksmith-using-metal-pick-tools-to-open-locked-door https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-1037082/stock-photo-%D0%9A%D0%BB%D1%8E%D1%87 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-177599635/stock-photo-farmhand-cutting-back-weeds-at-the-edge-of-a-bed https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-123926078/stock-photo-mature-male-lockpicker-fixing-door-handle-at-home https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-194780353/stock-photo-closeup-of-locksmith-hands-using-pick-tools-to-open-locked-door https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-206377669/stock-vector-lockpick-in-the-hand-of-the-criminal-latchkey%2C-thief-tool%2C-crime-single-icon-in-flat-style-vector-symbol-stock-illustration Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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Can Anyone Try to Climb Everest?
 
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Get your first KiwiCo box free by clicking here! https://www.kiwico.com/brainfood If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! In this video: Standing at a foreboding 8,848 metres (or 29,029 feet) high, Mount Everest is recognised as the Earth’s highest mountain. While Everest isn’t generally considered to be the most difficult peak to climb (that honor probably belongs to either Annapurna in Nepal or K2 on the China/Pakistan border), it is the most famous and, as such, sees the most people attempting to scale it each year. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/08/can-anyone-climb-everest/ Sources: http://www.mounteverest.net/expguide/permit.htm http://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2015/12/21/everest-2016-how-much-does-cost-to-climb-mount-everest/ http://www.livescience.com/32851-do-not-post-why-does-a-permit-to-climb-mt-everest-cost-70000.html https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/14/nepal-slashes-cost-climbing-mount-everest http://www.reuters.com/article/us-nepal-everest-idUSKCN0YG0CE https://adventure-journal.com/2012/06/the-list-the-deadliest-mountains-in-the-universe/ http://motherboard.vice.com/read/when-the-internet-came-to-everest http://www.mounteverest.net/expguide/route.htm http://blogs.dw.com/adventuresports/2014/10/20/well-under-drugs-is-half-way-up/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Everest http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/there-are-over-200-bodies-on-mount-everest-and-theyre-used-as-landmarks-146904416/?no-ist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khumbu_Icefall http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-phones/10161553/4G-coverage-on-Mount-Everest.html http://www.alpineascents.com/everest-faq.php http://www.mounteverest.net/expguide/accli.htm https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/apr/30/everest-climbers-sherpa-mob-attack https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Sharp_(mountaineer) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Green_Boots.jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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What Happens if a Cemetery Goes Under?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why a Bakers Dozen is 13 Instead of 12 https://youtu.be/UPDV0POS5d0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k Why Vampires Can't Exist... and 9 Other Amazing Facts https://youtu.be/cDlat4Pdd4U?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO In this video: Cemeteries are just like any other business; they need to make money in order to stay open. However, unlike other businesses, cemeteries, particularly ones in heavily populated areas, can only operate for so long before they run out of their main product- usable space to put bodies in. The people who buy a burial plot generally purchase the land once and then never move out. So how do cemeteries keep from themselves going under and what happens when they run out of money? Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/04/happens-cemeteries-go/ Sources: http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/07/30/3556637.htm http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/09/27/cemetery-full-buried-bodies-reuse-plot_n_4002911.html http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-14647010 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Bankrupt-Cemetery--Whats-Next-For-Deceased-141675153.html http://newsok.com/oklahoma-city-cemetery-foreclosure-raises-many-questions/article/3389382 http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/memory-gardens-imperial-california http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Foreclosed-Cemetery-Ruling-Gives-Relief-to-Some-Maryland-Families-127490573.html http://www.news9.com/story/11010730/families-worry-loved-ones-wont-rest-in-peace-after-foreclosure http://articles.latimes.com/1995-11-03/local/me-64460_1_cemetery-improvements http://willoughbyohio.com/service-department/cemetery/cemetery-regulations/ http://www.united-church.ca/files/handbooks/cemetery.pdf http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/20/who-wants-to-buy-a-cemetery/?_r=1 http://apr.org/post/uncovering-dark-secrets-lincoln-cemetery http://consumer.iccfa.com/faq/2 http://www.irs.gov/irm/part7/irm_07-025-013.html http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2248/do-cemetery-plots-have-expiration-dates http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB878260299583598500
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The Curious Case of Shizo Kanakuri's 1912 Olympic Marathon Run
 
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Why are There Bibles in Hotel Rooms
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut What Happens if a Cemetery Goes Under? https://youtu.be/LwhFDJYDQTk?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 Why Are People So Much Taller Today Than Historically? https://youtu.be/ML6dQzwi2nQ?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 In this video: “Hotel Bibles” are also called “Gideon Bibles” after Gideon International, a group of male missionaries and Christian businessmen who took it upon themselves to provide this work to hotels across the nation. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/07/why-there-are-bibles-in-hotel-rooms/ Sources: http://www.gideons.org/AboutUs/OurHistory.aspx http://www.gideons.org/FAQ/FAQ.aspx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gideons_International http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gideon http://mentalfloss.com/article/30241/why-are-there-gideon-bibles-hotel-rooms Image Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CentralHouseHotel.jpg https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-165465812/stock-photo-human-hands-open-palm-up-worship-eucharist-therapy-bless-god-helping-repent-catholic-easter-lent-mind-pray-christian-concept-background https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-16577408/stock-photo-%D0%A1%D0%B2%D1%8F%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B9-%D0%91%D0%B8%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B8%D0%B8-%D0%B2-%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%87%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%BC-%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B5 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-98674358/stock-photo-holy-bible-book-in-a-open-drawer-upside-down https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-589990/stock-photo-%D0%A1%D0%B2%D1%8F%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B9-%D0%91%D0%B8%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B8%D0%B8-%D0%B2-%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%BB%D0%B5-%D1%8F%D1%89%D0%B8%D0%BA https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-101452877/stock-photo-business-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-143385338/stock-photo-bible-book-in-open-drawer https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-98674361/stock-photo-holy-bible-book-in-a-open-drawer-upside-down https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gideon_and_His_Men_Destroying_the_Altar_of_Baal_LACMA_M.88.91.429b.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gideon_and_His_Three_Hundred_(Bible_Card).jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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From a Life of Crime to One of the Most Prolific Actors of All Time  Danny Trejo's Prison Break
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut From Soccer Hopeful to Worlds Angriest Chef https://youtu.be/6BvaNnfrsSI?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR What Happened to Howard Hughes' Money After He Died https://youtu.be/-qdTW1kuWX8?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: While Danny Trejo might not be a name as many people would recognise as say, Tom Cruise, with over 300 film credits to date since his acting debut in the mid-1980s, not to mention his distinctive hard-as-nails look, he’s certainly one of the more recongisable faces in Hollywood. Unlike most, however, Danny’s trail to becoming one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood began in prison while facing “three gas-chamber [worthy] offences”. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/12/life-crime-one-prolific-actors-time-danny-trejos-prison-break/ Sources: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2012/dec/06/danny-trejo-hole-gas-chamber http://grantland.com/features/the-life-career-machete-kills-star-danny-trejo/ http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/interview-danny-trejo-on-his-new-film-machete-1-479108 http://www.mensfitness.com/life/entertainment/danny-trejo?page=2 http://www.latinomagazine.com/summer11/features/superhero.htm http://www.npr.org/2014/08/03/337134637/danny-trejo-from-the-big-house-to-the-big-screen Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-40544476/stock-photo-%D0%9B%D0%BE%D1%81-%D0%90%D0%BD%D0%B4%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%81-%D0%9D%D0%BE%D1%8F-02%3A-%D0%94%D0%AD%D0%9D%D0%9D%D0%98-%D0%A2%D1%80%D0%B5%D1%85%D0%BE%2C-%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B1%D1%8B%D0%B2%D0%B0%D1%8E%D1%89%D0%B8%D1%85-%D0%B2-%C2%AB%D0%93%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%B4-%26-%D0%9A%D1%83%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%80-3d-%D0%A0%D0%BE%D0%B6%D0%B4%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE%C2%BB-%D0%9B%D0%BE%D1%81-%D0%90%D0%BD%D0%B4%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%81-%D0%9F%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BC%D1%8C%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B0-o https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-58249364/stock-photo-danny-trejo-at-the-los-angeles-premiere-of-grindhouse-orpheum-theatre%2C-los-angeles%2C-ca-03-26-07 https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-138385874/stock-photo-death-penalty-legal-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-172971344/stock-photo-plastic-packet-with-cocaine-powder-or-another-drugs-in-mans-hand-close-up-macro-photo https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-114274049/stock-photo-police-patrol-car-with-flashing-lights-and-siren-on-during-the-night-raid https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-70167589/stock-photo-criminality https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-147739052/stock-photo-los-angeles-sep-17%3A-danny-trejo-at-the-storks-premiere-at-the-village-theater-on-september-17%2C-2016-in-westwood%2C-ca https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-78726068/stock-photo-los-angeles-mar-11%3A-danny-trejo-at-the-muppets-most-wanted-los-angeles-premiere-at-the-el-capitan-theater-on-march-11%2C-2014-in-los-angeles%2C-ca https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-57328676/stock-photo-danny-trejo-at-the-machete-los-angeles-premiere%2C-orpheum-theater%2C-los-angeles%2C-ca-08-25-10 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Danny_Trejo_2.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/loadmagazine/3795154582 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Trejo,_Danny_(2007a).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edward_Bunker.jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Remarkable Bass Reeves
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Was Duncan Hines a Real Person? https://youtu.be/XPthiuw_6zA?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR The Gruesome Tale of Lady Bluebeard https://youtu.be/gxE5jtUaJL4?list=PLR0XuDegDqP33-NUx7wuKb-3PDj-gRKgR In this video: While historians posit that the Wild West was nowhere near as wild as Hollywood would have you believe, it was a place where certain lawmen forged reputations as legendary heroes in their pursuit of outlaws. (Although in some cases, such as Wyatt Earp, the lawmen were little better than some of the criminals, see: Wyatt Earp – The Great American… Villain?) As for “The Indomitable Marshal” Bass Reeves, he was a former slave turned Deputy Marshal who captured some 3000 outlaws in his long and storied career. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/11/real-lone-ranger-story-remarkable-bass-reeves/ Sources: http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=2406 https://www.amazon.com/Black-Badge-Deputy-United-Marshal/dp/097596545X/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&qid=1479843378&sr=8-1&keywords=Paul+L.+Brady&linkCode=ll1&tag=vicastingcom-20&linkId=2483be373f8f7e86509cad2eae1babeb https://books.google.com/books?id=t_idf86ZSkUC&pg=PA20&lpg=PA20&dq=William+Steele+Reeves&source=bl&ots=Tv6g3LdIc3&sig=zO2aDvldWm0WGNUK9WsUDC9EijQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjd2dL5hr3QAhUU1mMKHdqABxEQ6AEIQTAG#v=onepage&q=William%20Steele%20Reeves&f=false http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042303/1908-01-02/ed-1/seq-5/#date1=1789&index=5&rows=20&words=BASS+REEVES&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024827/1906-02-22/ed-1/seq-8/#date1=1789&index=6&rows=20&words=Bass+Reeves&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1Bll http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025010/1884-09-04/ed-1/seq-2/#date1=1789&index=14&rows=20&words=Bass+Reeves&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042303/1910-01-18/ed-1/seq-4/#date1=1789&index=9&rows=20&words=BASS+REEVES&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025010/1886-02-04/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1789&index=19&rows=20&words=Bass+Reeves&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86090528/1903-08-03/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1789&index=18&rows=20&words=Bass+Reeves&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=Bass+Reeves&y=17&x=14&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Starr https://www.nps.gov/fosm/learn/historyculture/bass_reeves.htm http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=1747 http://blackartblog.blackartdepot.com/african-american-history/10-facts-about-marshall-bass-reeves.html http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-bassreeves.html https://www.policeone.com/police-heroes/articles/6408028-Police-History-Was-U-S-Marshal-Bass-Reeves-the-real-Lone-Ranger/ http://www.badassoftheweek.com/bassreeves.html http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-bassreeves.html https://www.britannica.com/biography/Bass-Reeves http://martingrams.blogspot.com/2015/04/myth-debunked-bass-reeves-was-not-lone.html https://americanhandgunner.com/the-gun-fights-of-bass-reeves/ Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-137432231/stock-vector-an-hand-drawn-vector-sheriff-wild-west-scene-an-horse-rider-in-front-of-wooden-saloon-american-scenery-landscape-colored-line-art-vector-is-editable-in-groups-and-layers-freehand-sketching https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-149037314/stock-photo-misty-grave-yard-crosses-and-graves-backlit https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-46443841/stock-photo-%D0%9D%D0%B0-%D1%86%D0%B5%D0%BB%D1%8C https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-93491279/stock-vector-wanted-poster-wild-west https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-56386091/stock-photo-laughing-cowboy-with-gun https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-63038836/stock-photo-jail-cell-with-open-door-and-bunch-of-keys https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-118171523/stock-photo-judge-gavel%2C-scales-of-justice-and-law-books-in-court https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-132825245/stock-vector-usa-state-of-oklahoma-on-a-brick-wall-illustration%2C%0Athe-flag-of-the-state-of-oklahoma-on-brick-textured-background%2C-%0Afont-with-the-united-states-flag%2C-%0Aoklahoma-map-on-a-brick-wall
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What Happened to Howard Hughes' Money After He Died
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/todayifoundoutsubscribe →Why Do Superheroes Wear Their Underwear on the Outside?: http://bit.ly/1Ow7J0K Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The First Car Accident http://bit.ly/1HUe2GO When Did Humans Start Wearing Clothes? http://bit.ly/1fooPl1 In this video: Over his lifetime, Howard Hughes’ wallet became one of the fattest of his time. It isn’t known exactly how much he was worth at the time of his death, but ten years before he died, he was forced to sell his shares in the airline company TWA. The payout? $546 million (about $3.8 billion today), estimated by some to have been about 1/3 of his net worth. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/09/happened-howard-hughes-money-died/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell%27s_Angels_%28film%29 http://www.biography.com/people/howard-hughes-9346282 http://www.pbs.org/kcet/chasingthesun/innovators/hhughes.html http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/10/05/reviews/971005.05margolt.html http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704416904575502292011174892.html Image Credit: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/49/Howard_Hughes.jpg http://www.fantasticforum.com/d29d/albums/album04/Hughspic.jpg http://www.edsaplan.com/files/media-image/portfolio/howard-hughes-medical-center-building-exterior-planting-474.jpg http://www.djbcontractors.com/forbidden/Hafterson/Del/maybe_father/RVS_Henley_mysteryman_Lummis.jpg http://www.corbisimages.com/images/Corbis-U6244UNI.jpg?size=67&uid=3e094909-3caa-45b9-84b4-2a5420d5b74a http://www.cinemagraphe.com/_imagery/terry-moore/terry-moore-blue.jpg http://pe2.samondeo.com/images1/terry-moore-6.jpg http://mlm-s2-p.mlstatic.com/the-beauty-and-the-billionaire-terry-moore-15504-MLM20103878253_052014-O.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Amelia_Earhart_LOC_hec.40747.jpg http://data.websitebox.com/data/users/0011/837/uploads/CCQ_summerlinjpg.jpg https://www.awesomestories.com/images/user/a72ac985fc.jpg http://www.museumofflight.org/files/images/events/Hells-Angels.jpg https://latimesphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/fa_396_47gooseflys2a_970.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/78/Howard_Hughes_piloting_Spruce_Goose.jpg/1024px-Howard_Hughes_piloting_Spruce_Goose.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/a3/84/40/a38440e1436197c5578966d42a74c324.jpg https://nyogalleristny.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/51388922.jpg http://40.media.tumblr.com/3ae3de9469eecd2b4022cb4b77f07f93/tumblr_mq6qkabNLL1rf1jvro1_1280.jpg
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The Curious Case of the Campden Wonder
 
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The Forgotten Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico, Norton I
 
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A Violinist and the Devil
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Real Story Behind Krampus: The Christmas Demon The Bear Who Fought in WWII In this video: At the height of his fame and fortune, Niccolò Paganini, arguably the greatest violinist ever to live, was both the toast, and the bane, of Europe. Considered by most a musical genius, by some a musical god and by others, the Devil’s minion, Paganini’s virtuosity, appearance and bearing had some believing his skill could only come after he had made a pact with the Devil. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/06/famous-violinist-paganini-really-sell-soul-devil/ Sources: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/jun/16/robert-johnson-sells-soul-devil http://www.violinstudent.com/biographies/paganini.html http://www.biography.com/people/niccol%C3%B2-paganini-21196451 http://www.thehumanmarvels.com/niccolo-paganini-the-devils-violinist/ http://www.guitarramagazine.com/NicocoloPaganini http://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/jun/16/robert-johnson-sells-soul-devil http://www.vagablogging.net/robert-johnson-sold-his-soul-to-the-devil-in-rosedale-mississippi.html http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/779 http://music.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/0010_halloween/violin.shtml Image Credit: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niccol%C3%B2_Paganini#/media/File:Hetty_Krist,_Paganini_(Farblithographie).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NiccoloPaganini.jpeg https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variationen_%C3%BCber_ein_Thema_von_Paganini_(Brahms)#/media/File:Kersting_-_Der_Geiger_Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alessandro_Rolla_by_Luigi_Rados.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elisa_Baciocchi_Franque_Joseph.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nicolo_Paganini_by_Richard_James_Lane.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niccolo-Paganini.jpeg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kersting-Nicolo_Paganini.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paganini_on_his_death_bed.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paganini.jpeg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gregory_XVI.jpg https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-154152245/stock-vector-harmonic-icon-flat-illustration-of-harmonic-vector-icon-for-web https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-160730816/stock-photo-old-violin-on-a-wooden-background-stringed-musical-instrument-in-close-up
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The Real Red Baron
 
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How Were Kamikaze Pilots Chosen?
 
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FactFiend: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaR-e8ComPih10DqPi3sdWg Brainfood: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brainfood-show/id1350586459?mt=2 If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've got a variety of perks for our Patrons, including Simon's voice on your GPS and the ever requested Simon Whistler whistling package: https://www.patreon.com/TodayIFoundOut →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! In this video: During WWII, thousands of Japanese pilots made the ultimate sacrifice for their country by becoming, essentially, flying suicide bombers. But what was it that made these men so willing to lay down their lives in such a way? Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/11/kamikaze-pilots-chosen/ Sources: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26256048 http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/619508.html http://www.tcr.org/tcr/essays/EPrize_Kamikaze.pdf http://www.historynet.com/wings-of-defeat-kamikaze-pilots-who-survived.htm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/2266173.stm http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-kamikaze-attack-of-the-war-begins http://www.historynet.com/a-kamikaze-who-lived-to-tell-the-tale.htm http://www.theguardian.com/world/2002/aug/22/japan.historybooks http://www.animeigo.com/liner/out-print/father-kamikaze http://www.wtj.com/articles/kamikaze/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze Image Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chiran_high_school_girls_wave_kamikaze_pilot.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kwangchowan_Japanese_military_occupation_1943.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Captured_Japanese_Zero_-_Dutch_Harbor_Alaska_-_June_1942.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Air_combat_off_the_Marianas_during_Battle_of_the_Philippine_Sea_1944.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ensign_Kiyoshi_Ogawa_hit_Bunker_Hill_(new).png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kamikaze_attacks_USS_Columbia_(CL-56)_in_Lingayen_Gulf_on_6_January_1945_(NH_79449).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%C5%8Cnishi_takijir%C5%8D.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:19441025_onishi_seki_farewell.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:19441025_pilots_of_japanese_201_naval_air_corps_farewell.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Saburo_Sakai.jpg Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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The Cult That Made Your Grandmother's Fine Silverware
 
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Check out the BrainFood podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brainfood-show/id1350586459?mt=2 (Or search your favorite podcast app for “BrainFood”) →Some of our favorites: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0XuDegDqP10d4vrztQ0fVzNnTiQBEAA →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut When Did People First Start Clapping to Show Appreciation? https://youtu.be/9KhAVL6jbb8 How the Weird British Tradition of Putting Topless Women on the Third Page of Newspapers Got Started https://youtu.be/I9Shz1-8PB8 In this video: For many Americans in the 20th century, holiday meals meant getting out the special Oneida Silverware. Stainless steel, ornamental and moderately expensive, it wasn’t a fancy dinner unless there was a Silverplate Oneida spoon on the table. Despite its traditional look, the history of Oneida Silverware is anything but. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/07/oneida-silverware-socialist-sexual-polygamous-religious-community/ Sources: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-polyamorous-christian-socialist-utopia-that-made-silverware-for-proper-americans/ https://books.google.com/books?id=y9VfCgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Oneida:+From+Free+Love+Utopia+to+the+Well-Set+Table&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjfp6_Y9MjNAhUIjz4KHQlUBMoQ6AEIHDAA#v=onepage&q=Oneida%3A%20From%20Free%20Love%20Utopia%20to%20the%20Well-Set%20Table&f=false https://books.google.com/books?id=GFnUBYVtQc0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Without+Sin:+The+Life+and+Death+of+the+Oneida+Community&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQ55-X9cjNAhXJdj4KHfP3C5cQ6AEIITAB#v=onepage&q&f=false https://books.google.com/books?id=4-_tAAAAMAAJ&q=Without+Sin:+The+Life+and+Death+of+the+Oneida+Community&dq=Without+Sin:+The+Life+and+Death+of+the+Oneida+Community&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQ55-X9cjNAhXJdj4KHfP3C5cQ6AEIHDAA http://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/24/books/complex-marriage-to-say-the-least.html http://www.nnyliving.com/index.php/2013/04/20/a-scandalous-past-oneida-flatware-began-as-necessity-for-utopian-community/ http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/people/charles-finney.html http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Second_Great_Awakening?rec=1532 http://www.wsj.com/articles/everyware-global-files-prepackaged-chapter-11-plan-1428495567 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Humphrey_Noyes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oneida_Community Image Credit: https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-209243137/stock-photo-table-set-service-with-silverware-and-glass-stemware-at-restaurant-before https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-116720321/stock-photo-perfectionism-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-235674409/stock-photo-a-woman-puts-a-wedding-ring-in-a-registry-office-for-a-man-marriage-and-hands-close-up-against-the https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-222110677/stock-photo-wedding-ceremony-the-bride-and-groom-exchange-wedding-rings-against-the-wedding-arch-celebrate-the-wedding-wedding-ceremony-near-the-wedding-arch https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-101732747/stock-photo-inherit-word-in-cash-piles-or-stacks-of-money-to-illustrate-wealth-and-riches-left-to-you-by-last-will-and-estament-of-relatives-who-died-or-passed-away https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-197907262/stock-photo-man-hand-handcuffs-arrest-handcuff-arrested-rear-view https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-233967241/stock-photo-incomes-are-rising-the-profit-of-the-entrepreneurs-grew-up-in-prices-are-rising-the-cost-of-real https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-218121352/stock-photo-community-word-written-on-wood-block-community-text-on-table-concept https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-209573455/stock-photo-close-up-photo-of-laughing-woman-friends-hugging-each-other-on-city-street https://www.bigstockphoto.com/ru/image-31853747/stock-photo-%D0%A0%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%BB%D0%B8%2C-%D0%B4%D0%B0%D0%B2%D0%B0%D1%8F-%D0%B8%D1%85-%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%87%D1%8C-%D0%BF%D0%BE%D1%86%D0%B5%D0%BB%D1%83%D0%B9 Music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com.
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What Really Happened to the Library of Alexandria?
 
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The Curious Case of Self Mummification
 
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The Mysterious Encephalitis Lethargica Epidemic
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut The Story Behind the Legend (of Zelda) https://youtu.be/ZwilErjfu_c?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0pKsFCF23nHSpFkH-MPwSM The Surprising Cost of the Nike Logo https://youtu.be/ZNkfcd-R2IA?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3fLCVklBGENr2Tsd2UPpOI In this video: What if we told you that around 90 years ago an epidemic swept across the world that killed over a million people while affecting numerous others, before disappearing, leaving the finest scientific minds of the age absolutely stumped . Then what if we told you that when it didn’t kill you, this illness could instead potentially trap you inside your body, stopping you from having the will to move or speak. You’d say we’d have to be lying because no disease that terrifying could stalk the Earth and have resulted in such an epidemic without being front-page news and remembered in the history books. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/01/mysterious-encephalitis-lethargica-epidemic/ Sources: http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/127/1/21.full.pdf http://pn.bmj.com/content/6/6/360.extract http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3930727.stm http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11594935 http://socrates8181nc.tripod.com/id5.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constantin_von_Economo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akinetic_mutism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encephalitis_lethargica http://books.google.com/books?id=a8Pgsk_Q4e8C&pg=PA103&lpg=PA103&dq=somnolent-ophthalmoplegic&source=bl&ots=skopOpSfzV&sig=MGuxO9EeEluKmADRD_n1sBCEwyU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ZgjWUpiUO4TEsASS-ICIDA&ved=0CE4Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=somnolent-ophthalmoplegic&f=false http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_population_estimates Image Credit: http://media.historyofvaccines.org/images/000159_540.jpg http://www.baillement.com/images/voneconomo.gif http://www.baillement.com/image-quarte/parkinsonism_encephalite.gif http://www.baillement.com/image-bis/voneconomo-labo.gif http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-89ehT6hMGLg/U7NXwMLF_-I/AAAAAAAAobg/GhILp295D6g/s1600/Encephalitis_Lethargica_top10.jpg http://d1gqps90bl2jsp.cloudfront.net/content/brain/131/8/2227/F3.large.jpghttp://adesteinhomecare.com/colorado-senior-care/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Understanding-The-Stages-Of-Parkinsons-Disease.jpg http://i.ytimg.com/vi/6Tbn55LZb1Q/hqdefault.jpg http://pre09.deviantart.net/30c3/th/pre/f/2009/123/f/c/sleep_walking_6___requested_by_sbg_crewstock.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/de/thumb/2/27/WP_Constantin_von_Economo.jpg/220px-WP_Constantin_von_Economo.jpg http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/medicare/images/photo-history1_10b.jpg http://www.flu.gov/pandemic/history/1918/the_pandemic/iowa_flu2.jpg http://i.ytimg.com/vi/5lNVtUlroZc/hqdefault.jpg http://d1gqps90bl2jsp.cloudfront.net/content/brain/127/1/21/F1.large.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/43/1918_flu_in_Oakland.jpg http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/05/31/article-1189934-05293F8D000005DC-545_468x563.jpg http://www.gcarlson.com/media/closeups/29.jpg http://twitterdoctors.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/doctors1.jpg http://max-body.ru/uploads/posts/2014-10/1414760615_buy-steroids.jpg http://www.neurology.org/content/53/8/1860/F1.large.jpg
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Where Mosquitoes Go During the Daytime
 
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That Time a 26 Year Old Edgar Allan Poe Married His 13 Year Old Cousin
 
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How Much Land do You Really Own Above and Below Your Property?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut What Happens if a Cemetery Goes Under? https://youtu.be/LwhFDJYDQTk?list=PLR0XuDegDqP0GESJ0DgpgTcThLJVEbFs8 The Fascinating History of the Hollywoodland Sign https://youtu.be/tOGxqXDrUDc?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k In this video: On paper, the concept of land ownership sounds very simple- you pay money and in return you’re given unfettered access to a predetermined amount of land. But how much of that land do you actually own? Do you own the sky above it? How about the land below it? What about all the animals that may live there; do you own those too? All of these questions and more define what exactly it means to “own” a piece of land. Surprisingly, many of the answers aren’t well defined from a legal standpoint as you’ll soon see. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/08/land-much-really-right/ Sources: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2013/07/photographer_george_steinmetz_arrest_how_much_airspace_do_you_own.html http://www.oyez.org/cases/1940-1949/1945/1945_630 http://www.more.com/reinvention-money/money/do-you-own-whats-under-your-home http://www.inbrief.co.uk/land-law/land-ownership.htm http://www.waterfrontlaw.com/what-are-riparian-rights http://www.problemneighbours.co.uk/rights-trees-and-overhanging-branches.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25742871 http://lawjournal.mcgill.ca/userfiles/other/8509457-abramovitch.pdf http://lawjournal.mcgill.ca/userfiles/other/8509457-abramovitch.pdf http://www.duhaime.org/LegalDictionary/C/CuiusEstSolumEjusestUsqueAdCoelumetadInferos.aspx http://www.lawteacher.net/land-law/essays/property-law-1-land-law-law-essays.php http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OQRAAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA592&lpg=PA592&dq=Cuius+est+solum,+eius+est+usque+ad+coelum+et+ad+inferos+1587&source=bl&ots=shASB6b5gM&sig=4c5N_XK-zUznhtPxL6r8RZhtDDU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=VHfGU8qoG-vb7AaNtYGoBg&ved=0CEIQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Cuius%20est%20solum%2C%20eius%20est%20usque%20ad%20coelum%20et%20ad%20inferos%201587&f=false https://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/show.php?dowid=872 http://www.burkemuseum.org/archaeology/laws
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