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TIL in 2007, "Big Bang Theory" set designers toured the apartments being used by current graduate students to see how young scientists really live. They did a faithful re-creation of the apartments, but after CBS tested the show, the sets were scrapped because they were too depressing.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 72,471
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 3223

11 different brands of AA batteries, tested in identical flashlights. [OC]

Subreddit : dataisbeautiful
Points : 82,966
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 4440

TIL that the Mythbusters once tested a combination of common materials that made an extremely powerful explosive. They deleted the tapes and swore to never release the information, then contacted DARPA and warned them about the possibility of misuse from the combination.

Author : xoforoct
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 105,742
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 6516

The U.S. Navy has successfully tested the first railgun to fire multiple shots

Author : Lemon_Lyman_
Subreddit : videos
Points : 28,369
Published : 8 months ago
Comments : 5512

Study tested whether video game players could operate UAVs as effectively as pilots. Gamers displayed less overconfidence when deciding to intervene/override the system.

Author : BocceBaller42
Subreddit : science
Points : 37,313
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 2494

TIL that an 11-year-old boy was suspended for a year for possession of a "marijuana leaf" that tested negative for marijuana three times.

Author : Infinity59426
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 57,321
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 3749

This may be a stupid question, but what defines GMO. Is it simply changing a plant through cross pollinating (at its simplest level) such as Mendel, or does GMO mean laboratory tested and genetically altered through a laboratory?

Subreddit : askscience
Points : 4,999
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 892

Universal antibody drug for HIV-1 prevention and immunotherapy: Tandem bi-specific broadly neutralizing antibody is universally effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains tested but also promoted the elimination of latently infected cells in a humanized mouse model.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 13,260
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 368

How was the first parachute tested?

Subreddit : askscience
Points : 6,799
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 565

I thought I was a pretty good dad until I was tested

Author : fat_lardo
Subreddit : confession
Points : 17,100
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 445

TIL horses can communicate with humans by pointing to symbols. Researchers trained the horses to understand 3 symbols which meant “blanket on,” “blanket off,” and “no change.” After training they were tested in different weather conditions and researchers found the choices matched the weather.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 32,422
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 718

Game Over For Coal: Scientists Nail Down Pesky Perovksite Solar Cell Problem - “The research team successfully tested a perovskite solar cell in ambient conditions without protection for 1,000 hours, and it retained 94% of its conversion efficiency.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 14,668
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 842

5 different brands of Alkaline AA batteries, tested with the same resistive load. [OC]

Author : GoBay33
Subreddit : dataisbeautiful
Points : 10,730
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 668

Virgin Galactic’s rocket-powered spacecraft successfully tested

Author : Portis403
Subreddit : space
Points : 9,676
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 531

The Plan to Prove Microdosing Makes You Smarter - a new placebo-controlled study of LSD microdosing with participants being tested with brain scans while playing Go against a computer.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 18,913
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 2029

Every Single Building Tested After Grenfell Tower - 120 Total - Has Failed Fire Safety Checks

Author : Silvoan
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 36,598
Published : 10 months ago
Comments : 2034

1 in 5 sausages tested across Canada contained different meat than labelled, study finds

Author : Mordoom
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 23,732
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 1886

TIL owls make almost no noise from flying, even when tested in a room with multiple microphones

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 34,168
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 1085

Whistleblower: We tested Trump slogans in 2014

Subreddit : politics
Points : 6,400
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 569

My fiancé & I tested his sister's supposed gluten allergy.

Author : KnowOneNoseMe
Subreddit : confession
Points : 4,803
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 504

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sunspot battles with three Sentinels exhibiting powers of mutants not seen in the film - Rockslide, Emma Frost, and Lady Deathstrike - signifying they were likely tested on and killed prior to the events of the movie

Author : chefr89
Subreddit : MovieDetails
Points : 11,498
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 590

TIL a nurse wanted to know if her farts were contaminating equipment in the lab. The doctor and a microbiologist tested the hypothesis by having a colleague fart clothed then naked onto two Petri dishes. The conclusion was that clothing acts as a filter, but naked farts can cause contamination.

Author : ThePharros
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 55,456
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1618

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space - It uses electromagnetic waves as 'fuel', creating thrust by bouncing microwave photons back and forth inside a cone-shaped closed metal cavity.

Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 25,864
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 3833

11 out of 25 Mark Hunt's MMA Opponents have now tested positive for PED's.

Author : spoofex
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 2,397
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 393

Steam Controller being tested

Author : Cerpin-Taxt
Subreddit : reallifedoodles
Points : 25,290
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 330

TIL that Finnish police found a dead mosquito while searching a stolen car. They tested the blood from the mosquito's last meal and used it to identify the thief.

Author : 7UPvote
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 50,177
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1476

There cannot be two kinds of medicine: EU scientists shred homeopathy, alt med - “There is only medicine that has been adequately tested and medicine that has not...”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 10,823
Published : 8 months ago
Comments : 1331

Wildlife species are being exposed to high levels of rat poison in northwest California, with illegal marijuana farms the most likely source point. Study found 7 of the 10 northern spotted owls and 40% of the 84 barred owls collected tested positive for rat poison.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 13,207
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 498

ULPT Can't afford STD testing? Just sleep with someone who has health insurance then tell them to get tested.

Points : 9,627
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 406

Recommended, Tested Mods

Subreddit : skyrimvr
Points : 622
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1190

TIL A 9,000 Year Old Skeleton Was Found in a Cave in Cheddar, England Known As Cheddar Man. When CM's DNA was tested a Living Relative Was Found Teaching School Half a Mile Away, Linking Back 300 Generations

Author : Mattandsuch
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 44,368
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 2050

Steve Bannon ordered messaging tested about Putin in 2014: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

Author : _GusTriandos
Subreddit : politics
Points : 4,937
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 256

Stray neighborhood kitten moved in on Saturday. Tested negative for FIV and FeLV, Spay tomorrow. Positive vibes welcome.

Author : Odo1969
Subreddit : cats
Points : 7,088
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 148

The quad turbocharged, W16 engine for the Bugatti Chiron is tested in a Veyron derived mule. Due to the increased size of the engine, wiring and reservoirs have been moved outside of the engine bay. A temporary scaffold provides chassis reinforcement and sensor/camera mounting points.

Author : Kvorbeck0311
Subreddit : EngineeringPorn
Points : 3,664
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 180

My[28M] wife[26F] got tested for STDs the same afternoon that she returned from an 8-week long business trip. Used a solo shopping trip to conceal the appointment.

Points : 1,559
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 834

Trump did say there might be a cure during his tenure: Vaccine that cured 97% of cancers in mice will be tested on humans. They've been hiding this for decades.

Author : Minspy
Subreddit : The_Donald
Points : 5,077
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 334

Navy corrects Fox to say Navy SEALS have not tested Trump border wall prototypes

Subreddit : politics
Points : 6,653
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 318

New Recoil Tested (12 Guns) - Side by Side Comparison - Rainbow Six Siege TTS (OC)

Author : ItsAdaptive
Subreddit : Rainbow6
Points : 2,197
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 472

Guide: All new grips tested, spray pattern comparison, (for assault rifles - m416 used for testing)

Author : WackyJacky101
Subreddit : PUBATTLEGROUNDS
Points : 3,289
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 234

ULPT: If you are being arrested for drunk driving, go limp and lightly hit your head on the floor, any head injury that happens in the field must be taken to hospital before a station, giving you time to sober up [Tried and tested UK]

Author : Thin_Foil_Hat
Points : 7,989
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 710

Did some (scary) investigative work regarding McGregor's arrest and whether NYPD drug tested him at time of arrest

Author : Waynok
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 786
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 576

Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study - Technology & Science

Author : Boris740
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 2,624
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 413

[Wojnarowski] Wizards guard Jodie Meeks suspended 25 games for violating NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug program, ending his season. Tested positive for Ipamorelin and GHRP-2. Meeks’ attorney Ben Levine to ESPN, “It is regrettable that the NBA has prematurely taken action against Jodie.

Author : AnotherDuck
Subreddit : nba
Points : 1,583
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 377

you have tested the site in IE?

Subreddit : ProgrammerHumor
Points : 20,193
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 454

TIL when scientists first realized that American gay men and Africans in France were both suffering from the same disease (AIDS), French researchers sent over a sample to be tested. But a scientist with a grudge against the French institute switched out the sample, setting research back years.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 32,932
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1296

TIL the "infinite monkey" theory was tested in 2003 at the Paignton Zoo (England). After a month, the six monkeys had only produce five pages (consisting mostly of the letter S), partially destroyed the computer, and used it as a lavatory.

Author : notsofastandy
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 1,419
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 257

Tested and Approved

Subreddit : BlackPeopleTwitter
Points : 5,460
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 379

[WP]You are a Super and your power has just manifested; It’s pretty weak and you can’t do much with it. But your parents are still worried and make you get your potential tested at the local Department of Variant Human Affairs). The results come in the next day: "Armageddon Class"

Author : exejpgwmv
Subreddit : WritingPrompts
Points : 1,494
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 239

[BBC] The captains of Australia, Denmark and France have asked FIFA to lift the ban on Paolo Guerrero - captain of group rivals Peru - so he can play in the World Cup. Guerrero tested positive for cocaine in October (he says he ingested it from a tea) and is serving a 14-month ban.

Author : HeSawTheLight
Subreddit : soccer
Points : 1,480
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 177

TIL: to make an extra buck, Rod Serling of “The Twilight Zone“ tested parachutes and other experimental technologies for the Air Force. “In one instance, he earned $1,000 for testing a jet ejection seat that had killed the previous three testers.”

Author : MostProper
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 5,344
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 126

I [24F] got an IUD recently and asked my boyfriend [27M] to get tested for STD's prior to having unprotected sex. He doesn't see the point, but I'm standing my ground.

Author : shaftyshaker
Subreddit : sex
Points : 2,712
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 263

IBM's Watson was tested on 1,000 cancer diagnoses made by human experts. In 30 percent of the cases, Watson found a treatment option the human doctors missed. Some treatments were based on research papers that the doctors had not read. More than 160,000 cancer research papers are published a year.

Author : speckz
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 33,652
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1345

The Tsar Bomba was the biggest nuclear weapon ever tested - the equivalent of 10 times all the munitions expended in World War II. But it's detonation may have been more political than anything - it was a bomb too big to use in anger.

Author : ClockworkEyes
Subreddit : history
Points : 8,280
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 820

Sunny: Kinda funny to get drug tested after that performance xD (21-43 vs. FaZe in BO3)

Author : Ulmali
Subreddit : GlobalOffensive
Points : 1,022
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 219

Blighttown Fixed in Dark Souls Remastered! PS4/PS4 Pro Performance Tested! [Digital Foundry]

Subreddit : Games
Points : 508
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 287

I tested the 'facebook uses your mic to direct ads at you' experiment and it had beyond creepy results.. ads with the specific make and model of things I was talking about... is there anyway to disable apps/websites from using my mic?

Subreddit : NoStupidQuestions
Points : 3,000
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 489

TIL the company that makes Listerine marketed it as a cure for gonorrhea in the late 1800s; however, no one scientifically tested this claim until now. Lab studies show Listerine inhibits bacterial growth and that infected men are less likely to test positive for gonorrhea after gargling with it.

Author : bjc716
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 15,452
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 303

TIL Stockholm, Sweden tested a "Speed Camera Lottery" where speed limit-abiding drivers were automatically entered into a drawing to win a prize pool funded out of fines paid by speeders.

Author : quockerwodger
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 36,911
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1567

Dana White confirms Jon Jones tested positive

Author : Shokzyyy
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 3,902
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 1114

Tested: Denuvo DRM has no performance impact on Final Fantasy 15

Author : ninjyte
Subreddit : Games
Points : 657
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 558

"First picture of SpaceX spacesuit. More in days to follow. Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup). Already tested to double vacuum pressure. Was incredibly hard to balance esthetics and function. Easy to do either separately."

Author : jclishman
Subreddit : spacex
Points : 4,562
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 841

So my sister got her allergy test done and she was allergic to everything they tested for. Her worst reaction was to horses.

Author : lofty_ginger
Subreddit : pics
Points : 20,211
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 3056

Sage Northcutt: “What’s the deal lol I put on 25lbs and I get drug tested ha ha” (USADA with the boiiiiss)

Author : KeiythaYT
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 592
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 294

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

Author : noeatnosleep
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 9,574
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1789

I'm Hunter Biden. Son of Joe. I tested positive for cocaine while in the Navy. I cheated on my wife with hookers. She left me. When my late brother died, I thought it would be a good idea to shack up with his ex. This is my family. I thought you should know. Like father like son.

Author : gillymead
Subreddit : The_Donald
Points : 5,638
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 164

South Korea and the United States have launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile.

Author : jhutto2
Subreddit : news
Points : 4,052
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 415

Thomas Davis Was Informed He Allegedly Tested Positive For A Banned Substance

Author : Saca312
Subreddit : nfl
Points : 789
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 343

I’ve tested seventy VPN providers and 16 of them leaks users’ IPs via WebRTC (23%)

Author : nibblesec
Subreddit : netsec
Points : 1,818
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 255

PUBG netcode tested by Battle(non)sense

Author : _megazz
Subreddit : PUBATTLEGROUNDS
Points : 1,761
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 822

The most USADA tested fighters so far in 2018

Author : MrTrickle
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 328
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 311

Sleeping fewer than six hours may impair your ability to perform simple tasks – regardless of whether or not you feel rested. The small study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found most people do not notice the effects of under-sleeping, and even report feeling alert, but underperformed when tested.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,987
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 105

It’s a good thing the first person they tested penicillin on wasn’t allergic to penicillin

Author : ElyFlyGuy
Subreddit : Showerthoughts
Points : 10,681
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 213

"Tested the wrong person" (xpost r/gifs)

Subreddit : WhyWereTheyFilming
Points : 7,721
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 181

[NC] Employer drug tested me, and also gave me a pregnancy test...?

Author : davi-dayanna
Subreddit : legaladvice
Points : 6,262
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 173

Harvard Forum: Should Older Politicians And Judges Be Tested For Mental Decline?

Subreddit : politics
Points : 6,608
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 344

Scientists create "sugar sponge" which can be injected into diabetics to sop up and bind glucose when glucose levels are high, and release the sugar when its concentrations are low. They also tested the sponge in mice with type-I diabetes, and within two days, they saw antidiabetic effects.

Subreddit : science
Points : 24,787
Published : 11 months ago
Comments : 418

USADA confirms Jones tested positive for turibanol

Author : Shokzyyy
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 2,229
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 807

Tested: OnePlus 5T Is the Fastest-Charging Smartphone

Author : iIBuono
Subreddit : Android
Points : 2,572
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 399

Mcgregor is the most drug tested fighter in the UFC since USADA began testing.

Subreddit : MMA
Points : 2,351
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 505

11 Year Old Student Suspended for a Year, Charged with Possession for Substance That Tested Negative for Marijuana

Author : thejshep
Subreddit : news
Points : 15,063
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 2367

TIL Aspartame -- a common artificial sweeter in soft drinks -- is one of the most rigorously tested food ingredients to date. Scientists have found no link between regular Aspartame consumption and cancer.

Author : rhiever
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 11,816
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 2270

TIL of the cesium test. To test if an old bottle of wine is genuine it is tested for cesium 137. If there is none present, the bottle predates 1945 and the nuclear age.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 10,951
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 422

Byzantium strategy in 1.25 all DLCs tested successfully!

Author : ctank101
Subreddit : eu4
Points : 1,064
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 217

If Mythbusters didn't have to worry about ethics or laws, what myth would you like to see tested out?

Author : Couch_Licker
Subreddit : AskReddit
Points : 3,018
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1779

"Uh oh. Sam Bradford walking off the field already. He barely tested knee, didn't drop back at all."

Author : cuadz
Subreddit : fantasyfootball
Points : 2,004
Published : 8 months ago
Comments : 760

My 6 yr old was tested at school to see if she could be placed into the advanced program.

Author : I_Say_I_Say
Subreddit : AdviceAnimals
Points : 24,987
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 1689

Russia tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack, UK dossier claims

Author : Johnny_W94
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 1,372
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 140

TIL in 1996 and 1997, Emily Rosa, 9, tested 21 therapeutic touch practitioners whether their claims to detect "human energy fields" were true. After finding they were right only 44% of the time, she published the results on 1998, becoming the youngest person to have a research paper published.

Author : Johannes_P
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 7,340
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 288

Nick Diaz has already been tested twice by USADA since his case was resolved

Author : gymacc
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 923
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 114

Physicists have tested a gauntlet from a 16th-century suit of armour with a method usually used to study solar panels.

Subreddit : history
Points : 8,804
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 430

Like the horse of Troy, scientists have developed a way to sneak synthetic cells right into tumor tissue, where they then begin producing cancer-fighting proteins from the inside. The technique was tested in both cell cultures and in mice, and found to be an effective treatment in both cases.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 8,569
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 106

[Kennedy] Grayson Allen tested REALLY well at the NBA Draft combine. That's big for his draft stock. Lane agility: 10.31 seconds (1st this year, 5th-best in @DraftExpress database dating back to 2000) Shuttle run: 3.4 seconds (2nd-best this year) Max vertical: 40.5" (6th-best this year)

Author : SDas_
Subreddit : nba
Points : 340
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 183