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Tumblr Gems of The Historical Persuasion

The people of Tumblr know that history isn't just about memorizing dates and battles. It's about incredibly trivial circumstances, cross-dressing emperors and military grade experimental amphetamine benders on skis. Here are more instances of Tumblr making history fun, as well as Tumblr uncovering the legend of the world's fastest manhole cover.

Funny History themed funny tumblr moments and stories | seduce with obscure knowledge history wonkas-golden-nword-pass Nintendo and ottoman empire existed during same time wonkas-golden-nword-pass Period Nintendo Founded 1828 1908 September 23, 1889, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan Nintendo
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Quora User Learns That Ants Can Scream

Well, how about that for a trippy Quora rabbit hole. This Quora user asked people if ants could scream? She was convinced after "hearing" them while watering down her patio. 

Quora user asks if ants can scream | Susan Campbell scream at spiders! Answered Dec 5 Is normal ants scream? Whenever use water get them off my patio hear screeching.
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Ridiculous Individuals Who Believe They're Geniuses

The internet isn't lacking absurd individuals who think they're utter geniuses. It's full of folks who are convinced that they're so enlightened that it gives them an excuse to be a jerk, ruin jokes and call very normal strangers morons. The web is smeared with their cringeworthy bragging. It's like some folks think using a new word they learned yesterday will give them psychic powers.

People who aren't smart but brag about being intelligent online | Laugh away know divide by zero haven't figured out mathematical/physical ramifications my discovery all way, yet, but needless say feel great responsibility research its effects on reality before publishing my work. Like said, laugh away, but outpaced Einstein and Steven Hawking by discovering math they couldn't envision *and withholding my ideas until ok with understanding will happen public expect release this new, outrageously
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Stuff People Can Disclose After Expired Non-Disclosure Agreements

Whether it comes from a legal dispute, or part of being hired to work at a company, sometimes people are sworn to secrecy via non-disclosure agreements. Those can expire, and now people have old secrets burning holes in their mind pockets. Every industry has it's dirty secrets.

Things people agreed to not tell in expired Non-Disclosure Agreements | idrawstone 40.1k points 1 day ago cake/cupcake shop used work claimed everything homemade, but used Pillsbury cake mix as base.
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Times People Unknowingly Challenged Experts

This fun AskReddit thread has people describing times that experts dunked on oblivious challengers. It can be a deeply humbling experience for one to realize that they've challenged an expert, soon as things get underway. Whether it's video games, swimming, or a landlord expecting that the tenant wouldn't be a construction worker with just the kind of knowledge that could cut through their thin layer of BS; experts know where it's at. 

A collection of times that people challenged experts without realizing it | NickKnocks 4h My landlord tried blaming damage kitchen cabinets but didnt know im construction and am very familiar with home building codes. They placed cabinets too close stove and glue held laminate had melted.
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Crazy Rumors About Americans That Ended Up Being True

This AskReddit thread explores various, crazy rumors that non-Americans heard about Americans that ended up being true. Stuff like Americans drinking out of red solo cups, the size of drinks, milk being packaged and distributed in gallons, and the sink water not tasting like garbage (in some places), are actually real life. 

Non-Americans describe crazy rumors about Americans that ended up being true | RavynLearnsBadly 298d 3 1 Award Australia, and all my life believed red Solo cups were like 555 area codes Hollywood prop immigrated US, my MIL making dinner and offered iced tea red Solo cup lost made everyone sign cup still got .
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Facts And Fiction Collide In Fun "History" Thread

Sure, sometimes the truth is indeed stranger than fiction. That being said, we'd be very surprised if all these fun and absurd tidbits of "history knowledge" went on to be true. But hey, the world is a strange place, and human beings have acted out in all kinds of bizarre ways for a very long time. 

A ridiculous Tumblr list of unverified history knowledge | confirmance Follow S perks--being-chinese gilbertbielschmidt seduce with ur history knowledge simaraknows vikings made their woman handle finances because they thought math is witchcraft
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Tumblr Thread: Radioactive Lava-Like Material Has Medusa Powers

This is one of those quick and informative Tumblr threads that is just brimming with absurdity. Apparently the world hatched this thing, which was labelled the "Elephant's Foot", and that ended up possessing literal "Medusa" powers. Specifically, that you couldn't stare at it directly without meeting your demise. Wild. And to make matters even more wild (somehow), a mold came along and started chowing down on the lava-like material. 

Tumblr thread describes a monster mold that has the powers of Medusa | unexplained-events photo above is closest humanity has ever come creating Medusa. If were look at this would die instantly | image is reactor core lava formation basement Chernobyl nuclear plant s called Elephant's Foot and weighs hundreds tons, but is only couple meters across. Oh, and regarding Medusa thing, this picture taken through mirror around corner hallway. Because wheeled camera they sent up take pictures destroyed
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Tumblr Thread Is Rich With Cake Baking Tips

This brief and helpful Tumblr thread breaks out the tips on how to bake that next glorious cake. Cake baking tricks are fun. 

A quick and helpful Tumblr thread shares various baking tips | docholligay Coming state champion baker: If y'all use decent box mix and use melted butter instead vegetable oil, an extra egg, and milk instead water, no one can tell difference sure as hell can't. Also, if add little almond extract vanilla cake, or little coffee chocolate cake sends through roof. This concludes attempting be helpful.
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Life Pro Tips To Get A Leg Up On The Game

Everyone could always use a pro tip, here and there, to get a little ahead in life. These life pro tips might just end up helping folks navigate this chaotic existence with a little grace and flexibility. 

A collection of life hacks that can be helpful for people | LPT can add "Time Magazine's Person Year 2006 CV works as good conversation starter during Interviews and is true, since Time Magazine made person year 2006.
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Life Pro Tips To Ace Your Existence

In these strange and troubling times, as the world navigates a rapidly changing reality due to the Coronavirus, it is helpful to have some life pro tips from folks who have experienced isolation, and done so successfully. Outside of those relevant and helpful pointers on keeping sane during insane times, there are some other tips to support one's ability to get with the wild flow of life. Good old life pro tips.

A collection of life pro tips that are helpful for people navigating the world | LPT Advice on managing extended periods away World Learning submariner 6 years with multiple deployments 6 months and other extended underways multiple months with short -port stints between time had develop coping strategies dealing with isolation and loss social contact with outside World. Here's learned: 1. Hold fast whatever is waiting on other side doesn't matter feels foolish, or whether there is certainty hap
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A Submarine Service Member's Tips For Isolation

Jon Bailey hooked it up with a quick and helpful Twitter thread on how to navigate the time of isolation. He provides tips that could help folks stay centered, as the world works on dealing with the Coronavirus

A submarine service member shares his tips for people dealing with isolation | Jon Bailey @SloopJontyB During my time Submarine Service along with many others endured many weeks and months cooped up steel tube under waves just thought share few coping strategies many now facing Covid-19 “patrol Purell ADVANCED HYGIENIC HAND RUB GEL HYDRO-ALCOOLIQUE POUR LES MAINS GEL ALCOHÓLICO PARA DESINFECCIÓN HIGIÉNICA DE MANOS ANTISÉPTICO PARA PIEL SANA GEL ALCOÓICO ANTISSÉPTICO PARA MÃOS ONTSMETTE Co tish S
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Chris shares some helpful advice on how best to navigate the time of self-isolation amidst the Coronavirus

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Clearly Conan O'Brien is taking this Coronavirus pandemic in some kind of stride. Not sure what's going through his head at this moment. 

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Tumblr User Shares Advice To Squash Laundry Industry

This angry Tumblr user shared some helpful advice on how to challenge the laundry industry itself, after seeing yet another article targeting millennials for being clueless. It might actually end up inspiring people to make their own laundry supplies. 

Tumblr post on how to not have to buy laundry detergent | Weirdly anti-millennial articles have scraped bottom barrel so hard they are now two feet down into topsoil tramampoline its so wild like this generation with no fucking money is learning prioritize essentials and all these chucklefucks can write is advertisements these companies
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Twitter Users Share Their Quarantine Routines

People are bonding over their "quarantine routines" on Twitter. What else are we going to do? Some of these may prove effective, while others may get a nice and satisfying laugh out of you. Waking up and staring at the phone as you ponder the infinite abyss of existence is always a fun hobby to pick up, in these times of self isolation. 

People on Twitter share their preferred quarantine routines | Kevin Farzad @KevinFarzad My Quarantine Routine just wanted share works This is just give structure and sense stability 9 am 2 am: wake up stare at my phone
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