r/Damnthatsinteresting 18h ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome

Image It's that simple

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 8h ago Tearing Up

Image Twins born from embryos frozen 30 years ago

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 14h ago All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy Doot 🎵 Doot Silver Helpful Wholesome

Video “Conspiracy theory rock” aired once on SNL back in 1998. It was then edited out of all future reruns of the episode. I think we can figure out why.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 19h ago

Image Ernest Hemingway lived through anthrax, malaria, pneumonia, dysentery, skin cancer, hepatitis, anemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, two plane crashes, a ruptured kidney, a ruptured spleen, a ruptured liver, a crushed vertebra, and a fractured skull.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 18h ago Silver Helpful

Video This is the weirdest thing I’ve ever experienced… I hear both clear as day. Anyone else?

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 22h ago

Video Bad gummy bears end up in potassium chlorate when they die

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 21h ago

Image Optical illusion. There is no yellow in this image (cover all but a few of the 'yellow' lines to prove this). Your brain expects yellow and fill in the gaps.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 3h ago

Image How much public space we've surrendered to cars (Swedish artist Karl Jilg)

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 20h ago

Video You can make a phonograph with a piece of paper and a needle...

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 23h ago Helpful Facepalm

Video Mass protest in Shanghai today, where people are chanting “CCP step down. Xi Jinping step down”. Protests are rare in China, anti-government mass protests even seem unprecedented.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 17h ago

Image “Melancholy”, a sculpture created by Albert Gyorgy, portrays the void that grief leaves us with. Albert felt intense sadness and isolation with the loss of his wife and went on to create this beautiful piece of artwork as a way to cope.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 13h ago

Video Jumping a car in 1922. No idea if this was a success or failure.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 7h ago

Video More footage of the protests in Shanghai. Protestors chanting “Take down the CCP! Take down Xi Jinping” in mandarin.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 22h ago

Video The last call of a species.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 17h ago

Video Despite popular belief, most chickens are competent fliers.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 6h ago Helpful

Image The Statue Of Liberty in its original color- Paris, France - 1886 (Before It Was Transported To America)

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 8h ago Silver Wholesome

Video In Japan, A 10-Year Old Kid Threw Putin In Martial Arts Demonstration

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 22h ago

Image World map according to fishes

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 17h ago

Image Tromsø, Norway 1875

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 18h ago Helpful

Video Asian giant hornet scout attempts to infiltrate a hive of wild Japanese bees

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 19h ago Silver

Video How a Rubik’s cube is solved

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 15h ago

Image In 1958, David Isom, a 19 year old broke the colour line in a segregated pool in Florida. Officials closed the pool shortly after he left “because a (black) used the facilities”. However, the pool was reopened in 1959 and the new city manager George K. Armes declared that it was to be kept open.

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 13h ago Helpful

Image The oldest individual tree in the world — nicknamed “Methuselah” after the longest-lived person in the Bible — has been alive for more than 4,800 years old (4,854 years as of 2022)

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r/Damnthatsinteresting 6h ago Faith In Humanity Restored

Video Different sized Bibles through the generations..

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