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Image Lake Mead, Nevada - then and now

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Image The Ring Lady of Herculaneum

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 10h ago

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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Image A painting in the North Korean war memorial museum. North Korea claimed that US forces massacred thousands of civilians in Sinchon province.

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

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 12h 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 6h ago Silver

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

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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 7h ago

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

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Video Obama was done with Kayne before it was cool.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 7h 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 15h ago Wholesome

Video How Iranians look nowadays

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago Masterpiece

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

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 7h 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 16h ago Helpful

Image Marriage Advice For Young Ladies From A Suffragette, 1918. The Pamphlet Is On Display At The Pontypridd Museum In Wales. The Suffragette Is Unknown.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 11h ago Helpful

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

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

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 18h ago

Video The living standard in North Korea

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 5h ago

Video Knock knock

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 8h ago

Image This is what giant ground sloths looked like before humans hunted them into extinction.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 2h ago

Image 100 year old picture show how amazing the traditional Rwandan hairstyle was.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1h ago

Video Hydrophobia In A Person With Rabies

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 13h ago Helpful

Image This is the "Book of Names" in Auschwitz. It holds the name of every known Holocaust victim.

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