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TIL that Majel Barrett, the voice of the Starfleet computer on Star Trek, recorded an entire library of phonetic sounds before she died which allowed her voice to be used as the computer for future generations.
TIL about a psychological phenomenon known as psychic numbing, the idea that “the more people die, the less we care”. We not only become numb to the significance of increasing numbers, but our compassion can actually fade as numbers increase.
A Herd Of Deer Relaxing By Cherry Blossom Trees In Nara, Japan
TIL on the evening of July 16, 1962, President John F. Kennedy joked he wanted to smoke cannabis; so his mistress later brought him six joints to the White House. After three joints he felt no effects, but then closed his eyes and refused a fourth. "Suppose the Russians did something now," he said.
TIL During the Battle of Cannae, Hannibal encircled the entire Roman army with his troops and killed between 50,000 - 70,000 Roman soldiers while loosing only 6,000 of his own men. Today this battle is often considered to be the perfect defeat of an enemy army.
What happens when foam filler has a slow leak.
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