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15 Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

15 Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Daven Hiskey October 1, 2014 2

1) The Name: “Cellular phones,” or more common today “cell phones,” get their name from the fact that areas served by towers are divided up into “cells.”  The first use of the word “cellular”

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Weekly Wrap Volume 57

Weekly Wrap Volume 57

Daven Hiskey September 27, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Who was Cunningham of Cunningham’s Law? Cunningham’s Law is an internet adage that states “The best

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Becoming a British Monarch

Becoming a British Monarch

Daven Hiskey September 23, 2014 1

This is a video from CGP Grey. If you’re a fan of TodayIFoundOut, I guarantee you’re going to love his YouTube channel, unless you just hate videos that is. (He also has a good

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Weekly Wrap Volume 56

Weekly Wrap Volume 56

Daven Hiskey September 20, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why Golfers Yell “Fore” and Other Interesting Golf Facts There is a long-standing belief that golf

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The Perfect Game of Connect Four

The Perfect Game of Connect Four

Daven Hiskey September 16, 2014 0

This is a video from the very talented Brady Haran who, among other channels, produces phenomenal videos such as this one over at Numberphile, which you can subscribe to here. You can also follow

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Weekly Wrap Volume 55

Weekly Wrap Volume 55

Daven Hiskey September 13, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why a Gecko’s Feet Can Stick to Almost Anything It has been observed since the 4th

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Weekly Wrap Volume 54

Weekly Wrap Volume 54

Daven Hiskey September 6, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. The Indestructible Jacklyn H. Lucas Would you fall on a grenade to save your friends? How

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An Explanation and Simple Solution to the Good Will Hunting Math Problem

An Explanation and Simple Solution to the Good Will Hunting Math Problem

Daven Hiskey September 4, 2014 0

This is a video from the very talented Brady Haran who, among other channels, produces phenomenal videos such as this one over at Numberphile, which you can subscribe to here. You can also follow

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Weekly Wrap Volume 53

Weekly Wrap Volume 53

Daven Hiskey August 30, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Split Infinitives are Not Incorrect Grammatically As mentioned in the recent Star Trek “to boldy go”

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How to Fix a Wobbly Table With Nothing But Math

How to Fix a Wobbly Table With Nothing But Math

Daven Hiskey August 29, 2014 0

This is a video by video journalist Brady Haran. For more great videos like this, be sure to subscribe to Brady’s phenominal Youtube channel Numberphile. Also, don’t forget to check out TodayIFoundOut’s YouTube channel here,

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The Amazing Audie Murphy

The Amazing Audie Murphy

Daven Hiskey August 25, 2014 3

This is a video from our pal Jeremiah Warren. You can subscribe to Warren’s YouTube Channel here. Also, don’t forget to check out TodayIFoundOut’s YouTube channel here, which very soon will start being updated weekly

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Weekly Wrap Volume 52

Weekly Wrap Volume 52

Daven Hiskey August 23, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. A Brief History of the Ballpoint Pen and Whether NASA Really Spent Millions Developing a Pressurized

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The Difference Between Holland and the Netherlands

The Difference Between Holland and the Netherlands

Daven Hiskey August 21, 2014 0

This is a video from CGP Grey. If you’re a fan of TodayIFoundOut, I guarantee you’re going to love his YouTube channel, unless you just hate videos that is. (He also has a good

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Weekly Wrap Volume 51

Weekly Wrap Volume 51

Daven Hiskey August 16, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century, the Berners Street Hoax The year was 1809.

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What Causes a Hangover

What Causes a Hangover

Daven Hiskey August 14, 2014 0

Today I found out what causes a hangover. There are several things that contribute to hangovers, but one of the principal factors is simple dehydration.  Alcohol has a dehydrating effect by inhibiting the release

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How Picking Your Soulmate and Picking the Cleanest Toilet at a Public Event in the Fewest Tries Has the Same Optimal Solution

How Picking Your Soulmate and Picking the Cleanest Toilet at a Public Event in the Fewest Tries Has the Same Optimal Solution

Daven Hiskey August 12, 2014 0

This is a video from the very talented Brady Haran who, among other channels, produces phenomenal videos such as this one over at Numberphile, which you can subscribe to here. You can also follow

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The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century

The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century

Daven Hiskey August 11, 2014 0

Today I found out about the greatest practical jokes of the 19th century, the Berners Street Hoax.The year was 1809. Famed English author, Theodore Hook, made a bet with one of his close friends,

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Weekly Wrap Volume 50

Weekly Wrap Volume 50

Daven Hiskey August 9, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why the French-Founded Notre Dame School’s Athletic Teams are the “Fighting Irish” When the green and

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