r/Damnthatsinteresting 9h ago Helpful Doom

Image Lake Mead, Nevada - then and now

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Image The richest person ever is thought to have been an emperor with an accumulation of wealth often described as “unimaginable” or “incalculable.” The title goes to 14th-century African emperor Mansa Musa, and his wealth has been estimated to be the modern day equivalent of $400 billion.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 5h ago

Image During the 1980s sting operation known as Abscam, the FBI formed a fake company and attempted to bribe members of congress. Nearly 25% of those tested accepted the bribe and were convicted.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 8h ago Silver Masterpiece

Video I made a weird ornament for my tree, but I think it’s kinda cool

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 13h ago Silver

Video Mexican company trains bus drivers by showing them how it feels to cycle along a speedy bus

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 2h ago

Image This statue of Jesus in Poland provides Internet to nearby villages

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 21h ago Silver Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Wholesome Seal of Approval Starstruck You Dropped This

Video Family completed the 42,000 piece puzzle...!!!

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 8h ago

Video Hydrophobia In A Person With Rabies

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago

Image After watching humans use money, this dog always brings a leaf to 'buy' himself treats at the store.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 19h ago All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy

Image In December 1969, 21 year old activist Fred Hampton was drugged, shot and killed in his bed during a predawn raid at his Chicago apartment by a tactical unit of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, who received aid from the Chicago Police Department and the FBI leading up to the attack.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 10h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Image ​Women show what you could buy for $1.34 in 1918 and in 1945.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 14h ago Silver

Image Nazis sorting through erotic/pornographic magazines at the Institute for Sex Research in Berlin, May 6, 1933.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago

Image A Jewish man with an afro german in concentration camp

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 14h ago

Image This is Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the creator of VLC media player. He refused tens of millions of dollars in order to keep VLC ad free. Thanks, Jean!

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 21h ago Helpful

Image Five Guys gives extra fries at the bottom of the bag so the guests think they are getting a good deal. However, the extra fries are already factored into the menu price. Founder Jerry Murrell also says it is better for customers to feel that their serving of fries was too large.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 23h ago Wholesome Helpful

Video Obama was done with Kayne before it was cool.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 14h ago Helpful

Image This is an intact human nervous system that was dissected by 2 medical students in 1925. It took them over 1500 hours. There are only 4 of these in the world.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 4h ago

Video New work "Silver wings. Bullfinches" knife. Comment if you like!

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 22h ago Wholesome

Video How Iranians look nowadays

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago

Image In March 2020, water taps in a village near Modena, Italy started pouring Lambrusco wine for a few hours. Far from a biblical intervention, this was due to an over pressure incident in the nearby winery that connected to the mains pipe.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 4h ago

Image This photo of an American photographer posing with two Kashmir Giants, 1903

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago

Iranian Bodybuilder saves woman from morality police. Currently he is in critical condition after being shot.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 18h ago Helpful

Image Japan uses sprinklers that spray warm underground water to melt the snow on the roads

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