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- Kellyanne Conway Calls Jan. 6 ‘A Terrible Day’ During Testimony
- Igor Novikov: Regardless of cause, Ukrainian helicopter crash ‘a direct result of this terrible war’
- TIL that in 1984 Weird Al Yankovic’s single “Eat It” reached number 1 in Australia. It outranked the song that it was making a parody of, Michael Jackson’s “Beat It,” which only reached number 3.
- TIL that the “Christmas bonus” given by the UK government to disabled people has been fixed at £10 ever since it was introduced in 1972. Had it been adjusted for inflation it would be more than £130 now.
- A Pangolin reacts happily to a human grooming it in places it could not reach or take care of it by itself. There are many benefits to humans having opposable thumbs.
- Bought my wife a new iwatch for Christmas from our local Verizon store. Looks like someone else bought it, registered it to their account and then returned it. Dead in the water unless any of you know firstname.lastname@example.org’s password LoL.
- The aviation sector wants to reach net zero by 2050. How will it do it?
- There is currently a radioactive capsule lost somewhere on the 1400km stretch of highway between Newman and Malaga in Western Australia. It is a 8mm x 6mm cylinder used in mining equipment. Being in close proximity to it is the equivalent having 10 X-rays per hour. It fell out of a truck.
- Young Mao Zedong statue is located on Orange Isle in Changsha, Hunan. The monument stands 32 metres (105 ft) tall and depicts Mao Zedong’s head. The Hunan People’s Government began building it in 2007 and it was completed two years later, in 2009. It took more than 800 tons of granite
- Dread it. Run from it.
- Our uber driver with her high beams on at all times. I mentioned it and she said she needs it like that to see better 🤦♂️
- Bought a suitcase and it came locked, they offered 20% off to keep it so take a guess what the lock code is in the comments as I will have to go through 1000 different combos
- TIL of a very rare condition called Anton syndrome, in which a person becomes blind however they are unaware of it and will deny it, as their brain generates (false) visual images so they continue to believe that they can see.
- The message President Zelensky wanted to share during the World Cup final. FIFA refused to broadcast it, so here it is for all to hear.
- The “Ninja Bomb” that was used to kill an Al-Qaeda leader. It doesn’t explode (no warhead). It slices and cuts its target into pieces to minimize collateral damage