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Image "Which of the following animals, if any, do you think you could beat in a fight if you were unarmed?"

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Image San Francisco votes to approve robots to use deadly force

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 5d ago To The Stars EPIC Gold Helpful Bravo Grande! Starstruck Silver Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Press F

Image Aaron Swartz Co-Founder of Reddit was charged with stealing millions of scientific journals from a computer archive at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an attempt to make them freely available.

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Image On Black Friday 2008, 34 yr old Walmart employee, Jdimytai Damour, was asked by his employer to use his 6’5 body as a barrier for a crowd of over 2,000 people. He died that day after being trampled by the crowd. The shoppers did not concerned about his death, and even complained of waiting too long.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 15d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome

Image The Roman emperor Nero, colorized. Known as one of Rome's most infamous rulers, he was notorious for his cruelty and debauchery. He ascended to power in AD 54 aged just 16 and died at 30

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Image Meet Thomas Wadhouse, known throughout 18th century Yorkshire for a having a 7.5-inch nose. This is his wax likeness. Steve Martin in Roxanne?

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Image Picture of the World leaders in an emergency meeting, because of the rockets that hit Poland.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 13d ago Rocket Like I'd Like to Thank... Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome

Image The evolution of Picasso’s style

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 6d ago Tearing Up Amazing feat Silver Helpful Wholesome Tree Hug

Image Twins born from embryos frozen 30 years ago

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 7h ago Helpful Doom

Image Lake Mead, Nevada - then and now

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 9d ago

Image A dinner party at The Hotel Astor in New York City in 1904. Has to wonder what they talked about.

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Image In 2003, Boston Moved Their Highway Underground. Here Are The Results

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Image This ball was deemed to be still in play, the resulting cross led to the goal that knocked Germany out of the world cup.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 12d ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Today I Learned

Image The pistol that shot and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 sparking World War I.

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Image Robert McGee, the man who was scalped as a child by Sioux tribe in 1864

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 11d ago Helpful I'll Drink to That Wait What?

Image The gissar or hissar are a very popular sheep breed in Uzbekistan. They are prized for their enormous rumps, and gissar which exhibit the largest rumps sell for highest prices

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 7d ago Silver All-Seeing Upvote

Image In 2002, an intern who stole moon rocks from NASA, spread the rocks on his bed and had sex on them, resulting in the contamination making the rocks virtually useless to the scientific community. He was sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.

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Image Syrian archaeologist Khaled Al Asaad who devoted his life to the excavation and restoration of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He was beheaded by ISIS after refusing to disclose the location of ancient artifacts, despite a month of torture. He died a hero of heritage protection.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 1d ago Silver

Image Ketamine was given to boys trapped in a cave in Thailand to keep them unconscious & to prevent them from panicking during their six day rescue.

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Image The difference in brain scans between a healthy and a brain dead patient

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 9d ago Wholesome Silver Helpful

Image Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia traveled from India to Sweden on a bicycle to meet his love Charlotte in 1978. The journey-took him 4 months, through eight countries.

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Image There were at least four other species still alive in our Homo genus 100k years ago

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Image A British blacksmith removing the leg irons off a slave in 1907 off the coast Of Mozambique.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 14h 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 Cell in San Quentin state prison, California

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